Babri Masjid Demolition

India’s Past Becomes a Weapon

By Shashi Tharoor I'll tell you what your problem is in India,'' the American businessman said. ''You have too much history. Far more than you...

The Unholy War

By Michael S. Serrill  In a plume of dust, the central dome of an ancient Muslim mosque in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh collapsed...

Hindu Militants Destroy Mosque, Setting Off a New Crisis in India

A screaming mob of thousands of Hindu militants stormed a 16th-century mosque here today and demolished it with sledgehammers and their bare hands, plunging...

Indian Myth Sharpens Reality of Religious Strife

By Edward A. Gargan About the Archive This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication...