Babri Masjid Demolition

Babri Demolition: Tales of Terror and Trauma

By Saurabh Sharma India’s oldest and controversial legal battle of the Ayodhya-Babri title suit came to an end on Saturday, as the Supreme Court paved...

No, the Supreme Court did not uphold the claim that Babri...

Two intertwined contentions drove the Ramjanmabhoomi movement three decades ago. The first was religious: supporters claimed that the central dome of the Babri Masjid in...

The Transformation of India Is Nearly Complete

By Hartosh Singh Bal NEW DELHI — On Saturday, fireworks were set off in parts of India to celebrate the verdict by the country’s Supreme Court to clear...

Hindu Temple Triumphs in Babri Masjid Mosque Case

India’s Supreme Court on Saturday ruled in favor of a Hindu temple on a disputed religious ground in the country’s north and ordered that...

VHP, Modi, Narasimha Rao’s roles in Ayodhya land title case

By Niharika Sharma Twenty-seven years after the Babri mosque at Ayodhya in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, was demolished, the Indian supreme court has given...

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...

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.

Court Backs Hindus on Ayodhya, Handing Modi Victory in His Bid...

NEW DELHI — India’s Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hindus on Saturday in a decades-old dispute over a holy site contested by Muslims,...

Under Modi, Hindus Find Hope for a Temple on Disputed Speck...

By Kai Schultz and Hari Kumar AYODHYA, India — The barefooted pilgrims passed by watchtowers, checkpoints and walls topped with barbed wire. They emptied their pockets, stepped through...

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

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

Babri Demolition: From LK Advani To Bal Thackeray, Here Are The...

The rath yatra led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani in 1990, and then another big rally organised by the BJP and its right-wing affiliates in...

Babri Masjid – India’s flashpoint

On 6 December 1992 thousands of Hindu fanatics tore down a medieval mosque in the temple town of Ayodhya, in India’s northern state of...

Demolition of India’s Babri mosque – the ‘Hindutva project’ 25 years...

By Murali Krishnan (New Delhi) On Tuesday, the Indian Supreme Court began its hearing in the Babri Masjid (Babri mosque) dispute. It comes seven years...