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Gyanvapi Mosque

Decoding Places of Worship Act; Why is SC hesitant to uphold it?

By NAYAB GAUHAR / Maktoob Media In his autobiography ‘My Country, My Life’, L.K Advani wrote “an exhilarating period of my life” while describing the...

Now they are coming for the Taj Mahal and the Qutb Minar

Will the Qutub Minar and the Taj Mahal too be destroyed by Hindutva vandals like the five-hundred-year-old Babri Masjid and replaced with temples? By Muqtedar...

Structure found in Gyanvapi mosque is fountain, not Shivling, says Hindu priest

The head priest of Kashi Karvat temple, which is located behind the Gyanvapi mosque, has said that the structure found at the mosque is...

Faith or Reason: Are the Judicial Victories of Hindutva Accidental?

By Shivasundar / The Wire Even though Hindutva organisations in India no longer need any institutional or constitutional endorsement of their actions or claims over...

In God’s name: Gyanvapi mosque case part of a push for Hindutva hegemony

By DIVYA TRIVEDIVENKITESH RAMAKRISHNAN / Frontline The Hindu Vishwambhar Nath Mishra, the mahant (head priest) of Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir, one of the oldest temples...

‘It will be a bulldozer this time’: In Varanasi, Hindutva groups impatient for Gyanvapi demolition

By Aishwarya Iyer / Scroll On April 1, just before Navratri, Hindutva groups in Varanasi organised a rally. It crossed Godoliya chowk, a bustling market...

To Demolish Gyanvapi, A Deluge Of Copy-Paste Petitions Aims To Overwhelm Muslim Defendants & India’s Judiciary

By BETWA SHARMA / Article-14 Varanasi: Sitting under a yellow-coloured tarpaulin tethered to a tree in a corner of the Varanasi district court, Sudhir Tripathi laid...

Former VHP Spox, Store Owner: Meet the People Behind Gyanvapi Mosque Petitions

"When I was coming back from Ayodhya in 1984 after offering Kar Seva (voluntary labour) I was troubled by the thought if there was a way...

Gyanvapi case: Rumours being spread about shivling to invoke citizens’ sentiments, says mosque panel

Rumours are being spread about the shivling claimed to be found at the Gyanvapi mosque to invoke sentiments of citizens, the mosque management committee told the...