Suit in Mathura court seeks ownership of Krishna Janmabhoomi land, removal of Idgah Masjid

y A suit has been filed in a Mathura court, on behalf of Hindu deity Lord Shrikrishna Virajman, seeking ownership of the entire 13.37 acres of Krishna Janmabhoomi land and removal of Shahi Idgah Masjid, which is situated adjacent to the Krishna temple complex in the city. A civil suit filed by Ram Lalla Virajman […]

RSS to go by what ‘samaaj’ thinks on Kashi & Mathura mosques, after seers’ call to remove them

DK Singh New Delhi: With Hindu seers reviving the demand for the removal of mosques from “holy sites” in Kashi (Varanasi) and Mathura, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is inclined towards re-thinking its decision not to get involved in any Ayodhya-like movement in the future. The Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP), an apex body of 14 akhadas or […]

Did PM Violate Constitutional Authority by Taking Part in a Religious Function?

Dr. KS Chauhan CASTE is the foundation to evolve a discriminatory system in Indian society. It is based on graded inequality and the system of gradation is designed to discriminate against fellow citizens. As integral to the foundation of the Hindu religion, the temple is used to discriminate and deprive weaker sections of the society. […]

Pune-based tech university announces donation of Rs 21 crore towards Ram Mandir

Kritika Sharma and Rahul Sampal New Delhi: The Maharashtra Institute of Technology World Peace University (MIT-WPU) has announced a donation of Rs 21 crore for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya. The private university was established by the MIT Group of Institutes, which runs several other education institutions in the state. MIT Pune became MIT-WPU in 2017 […]

Hyderabad Police Re-Registers Sedition Case Against 2 Muslim Women for Protesting Against Ayodhya Verdict

New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Central Crime Station (CCS) under the Hyderabad police on Thursday re-registered a sedition case against two women from Saidabad which was previously registered by the Saidabad police last year. “We have re-registered a sedition case against the women. The case will be investigated by SIT of CCS,” […]

Masjids will be demolished and temples rebuilt in Mathura and Kashi too: Karnataka minister

By Marx Tejaswi SHIVAMOGGA: While the Bhoomi Poojan was being done for the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya on Wednesday, RDPR Minister and BJP leader K S Eshwarappa made a controversial remark in the city, claiming that masjids were built in Mathura and Kashi after demolishing temples. He also said those masjids will also be destroyed […]

Supreme Court’s Babri ruling is cornerstone of Hindu Rashtra: Audrey Truschke

The Supreme Court’s Ayodhya judgement enshrines Hindu majoritarian wishes as a principle of Indian law. / Kevin Ilango for The Caravan Maps of the Hindu Rashtra typically depict the Indian subcontinent drenched in a uniform saffron. Some see a lofty vision of unity in that colouring, but I see the violent and painful erasures of […]

The lessons from Germany and Italy for the Sangh Parivar’s fascism

Renowned historian, Prof Sumit Sarkar analyzed how demolition of mosque at Ayodhya was beginning of street violence of the fascist tradition. A quarter century later many of Professor’s worries have turned into reality.

SC Ayodhya ruling: CJI Gogoi’s lack of transparency is a moral lapse

Supreme Court has descended into the arena of a communal conflict and stamped a blot on its reputation

Ram has been demoted to the status of a partisan hero

Temple and mosque Inside and beyond India, many have questioned the logic in the Supreme Court’s verdict giving to Hindu parties the disputed 2.77-acre site on which the Babri Mosque had stood until its 1992 demolition. After holding clearly, unqualifiedly, and unanimously that the demolition was an ‘illegal act’, and after condemning in similar language […]

Former Supreme Court Judge slams Babri order

The Supreme Court announced its final verdict in the contentious Ayodhya case on November 9, less than a month after it concluded final hearing in the case. “I am perplexed and disturbed. The constituion gives the right to every one and justice has to be given to everyone but in this case the justice has […]

Transformation of India is nearly complete: New York Times

According to Indian journalist Hartosh Singh, the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to allow the building of a temple for Rama on a disputed site is likely to intensify the Hindu nationalist efforts to turn India into a majoritarian nation.

‘Why I won’t eulogize Vajpayee and you shouldn’t either’

My encounter with Atal Behari Vajpayee after the demolition of the Babri Masjid