Ayodhya Dispute
India  /  Published 12.06.20

Plea in SC challenging provision in Place of Worship Act

A Hindu body has moved the Supreme Court challenging a provision of a 1991 law that provides for maintaining 'religious character' of holy structures as it existed on August 15, 1947, in a bid to open...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.12.19

Rejected: All Ayodhya petitions

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed all 19 petitions seeking a recall of certain provisions of the Ayodhya judgment that earmarked the disputed land for the construction of a temple. The 19 petiti...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.19

Sacked, says fiery Babri case lawyer

Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, known for his grasp of constitutional law and spirited arguments in favour of Muslims in the Ayodhya land case, does not feature in the review petition filed in the Supr...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.11.19

A prayer to unbuild this tomb

“If you had to choose one event that has changed India, what would it be?” our deputy editor, Deepayan Chatterjee, asked one evening in The Telegraph newsroom.“The Babri Masjid demolition,” I ...
By Harshita Kalyan in

Opinion  /  Published 09.11.19

Ayodhya verdict: end of a long chapter

Balance is integral to the idea of justice. The Supreme Court believes that it has been able to strike a balance in its verdict on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case, a legal dispute that had contin...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 07.11.19

Ayodhya case: Centre asks states to remain alert ahead of verdict

The Centre has asked all states to remain alert ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute and ensure security in sensitive areas, officials said on Thursday.The ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 25.10.19

Are children watching too many soap operas?

Sir — I was recently happy to hear sounds of children from my apartment complex playing with one another. This is encouraging in an age when children are mostly glued to electronic devices. But my a...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Reflect statute values in Ayodhya order: Plea

Muslim parties to the Ayodhya dispute on Monday urged the Supreme Court to “mould” whatever relief it decided to give to the losing side in a way that reflected the “constitutional values this g...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

How the higher judiciary let down the citizenry

In 1991, I joined the Supreme Court of India as a chamber junior to G. Ramaswami, the then attorney-general for India. That winter, a Constitution bench of five judges, presided over by Chief Justice ...
By Sanjay Hegde in

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Ayodhya land case: SC concludes hearing

A 5-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, on Wednesday granted three days to contesting parties to file written notes on 'moulding of relief' or narrowing down the issues on ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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