Tag: Ayodhya

Faizabad district to be renamed as Ayodhya: CM Adityanath

Ayodhya (UP): Close on the heels of renaming Allahabad as Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Tuesday announced that Faizabad district would henceforth be known as Ayodhya. “Ayodhya is a symbol of our ‘aan, baan aur shaan’ (honour, pride and prestige),” he said at a grand “Deepotsav” event organised in the pilgrim town, about […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Kim Jung
Korean First Lady wearing saree for Diwali delights people of Ayodhya

Ayodhya: Draped in an elegant saree, South Korean First Lady Kim Jung-sook soaked in Diwali festivities in Ayodhya much to the delight of the people of this pilgrim town. From the moment she arrived in Ayodhya on Tuesday till she departed, local people, especially the youth, applauded and cheered her at the multiple events she […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Babri Masjid Demolition
Special CBI court to hear Ayodhya case on May 24

Lucknow: A special CBI court has set May 24 as the next date of hearing in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. The court postponed today’s hearing as Satish Pradhan, one of the six accused, did not appear before it. On May 20, the special CBI court began day-to-day hearing in the politically sensitive case […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Advani, Bharti, Joshi to stand trial in Ayodhya case

New Delhi: BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti will face trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case as the Supreme Court today allowed the CBI plea and restored criminal conspiracy charges against them. The court also clubbed the trial in the matter pending against the leaders and ‘karsevaks’ and […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Tale Of Brotherhood Scripted In UP After Ayodhya Hindus Elect Muslim As Village Head
Tale Of Brotherhood Scripted In UP After Ayodhya Hindus Elect Muslim As Village Head

"My victory is an example of Hindu-Muslim affinity not only in village Rajanpur but the entire Ayodhya. I never played the communal card and sought votes from my brothers and sisters. I treat the village as an extended family."

  • Wednesday, 12 May 2021
Ayodhya hearing: Over 11,000 pages need to be translated into English

New Delhi: Over 11,000 pages of documents, mostly deposition of witnesses in Hindi, need to be translated into English, a task that would require 120 working days, for the Supreme Court hearing in the Ayodhya land dispute matter. As per the information provided by the Supreme Court’s Secretary General to a five member constitution bench headed […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
SC orders mediation to settle Ayodhya title dispute

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered mediation to settle the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid Ayodhya title dispute case by a three-member panel. The panel will be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice F.M.I. Kalifulla with Art of Living founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, and senior advocate Shriram Panchu as its members. Ordering the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Ayodhya title dispute: Nirmohi Akhara moves to SC against land release

New Delhi: Nirmohi Akhara, one of the parties that got one-third of the disputed land in Ayodhya title dispute, moved the Supreme Court on Tuesday opposing the Centre’s plea to release majority of the 67.7 acre of acquired land in favour of Ramjanamboomi Nyayas. The apex court’s ordered mediation is already in process. The akhara […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Proud of Babri Masjid demolition: Pragya Thakur

Bhopal: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Bhopal parliamentary consituency in Madhya Pradesh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur said on Sunday that she takes pride in the demolition of the Babri Masjid. “We do not regret but are proud of demolishing the Babri Masjid. We removed the waste from our Lord Ram’s temple,” she said in a […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
2nd EC notice to Pragya Thakur for Babri remarks

Bhopal: The Election Commission on Sunday issued a show cause notice to Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal, for her controversial remarks about the Babri Masjid demolition. This is the second poll panel notice against Thakur since the saffron party announced her candidature on Wednesday. She has been asked to reply by Monday. In […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
EC bars Sadhvi Pragya from campaigning for 3 days

New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday barred Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal, from campaigning for 72 hours starting 6 a.m on Thursday, for seeking votes on religious lines thereby violating the model code of conduct (MCC). In its order issued on Wednesday, the poll panel “strongly condemned” her remarks and warned […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Statue of Kodamb Ram to be installed in Ayodhya

Ayodhya: A seven-foot tall statue of Kodamb Ram from Karnataka will be installed at a museum in Ayodhya. The statue is made of a single rosewood block and will be unveiled by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on June 7 when it will be put up at the Shodh Sansthan here. The statue has […]

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Ayodhya put on high alert

Ayodhya: Ayodhya has been put on high alert after security agencies were given an intelligence input of a possible terror attack in the holy city. According to top security officials, the intelligence input says that terrorists are likely to enter Uttar Pradesh from Nepal. All incoming trains and buses are being searched and hotels, lodges […]

  • Thursday, 29 April 2021
Ayodhya Ram statue project runs into rough weather

Ayodhya: The installation of the tallest statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya seems to have run into rough weather with strong resentment brewing over acquisition of land for the project. The land for the project is to be acquired in Mirpur area, near the highway bridge on the banks of the Saryu river. The proposed […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
League of Lord Ram's descendants in Rajasthan gets longer

Jaipur: Several Rajput families from Rajasthan, including the erstwhile royals of Jaipur and Udaipur, a Congress Minister and partys spokesperson, have joined the league of claimants to the rich legacy of Lord Ram. Claiming to be descendants of Lord Rama soon after the Supreme Court’s five-judge Constitution bench raised the question: “We are just wondering […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021