Ayodhya Verdict
India  /  Published 10.11.19

In Ayodhya, a silent grief

Several Muslims in Ayodhya stayed indoors on Saturday and refused to step out even on Sunday, opting not to celebrate Barawafat or Milad-Un-Nabi, Prophet Muhammad’s birthday.The occasion usually wit...
By Piyush Srivastava in Ayodhya

India  /  Published 09.11.19

Secularism not easy to crush: Academic

Neeti Nair, associate professor of history at the University of Virginia, the US, had waited long past midnight for India’s Supreme Court to deliver the Ayodhya verdict. Nair, who graduated in histo...
By G.S. Mudur in

India  /  Published 09.11.19

A plateful of surprises in the court

Saturday’s Ayodhya judgment and its accompanying events contained several surprising features, including an intriguing reticence on authorship.The 1,045-page judgment, delivered unanimously by a fiv...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.19

Blind religiosity persists in India

I once watched a small knot of men with matted hair and scanty clothes dabbing their heads and faces from a narrow stagnant ditch that used to meander through the sands opposite what was then Puri’s...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in

India  /  Published 15.11.19

Sunni Waqf Board taking legal opinion on accepting plot for mosque

The Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board on Friday said it was taking legal opinion on whether to accept a five-acre plot that is to be allotted by the Centre for a mosque as per the Supreme Court's...
By PTI in Lucknow

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

The mouth is firmly shut

The signs have been appearing for a long time, asking me to keep my mouth shut. For three decades, at least, starting from the time I was a student of Jadavpur University.Those days we would go to Jad...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 09.11.19

Foreign ministry briefs diplomats

The government on Saturday got the external affairs ministry to brief the diplomatic community on the Ayodhya verdict even as New Delhi bristled at Pakistan’s comment that the judgment had “shredd...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.11.19

Ayodhya verdict: On Dec. 6, no grand ideals

As I watched the top brass of the RSS and the BJP welcoming the Supreme Court’s judgment on the 70-year-old land dispute over the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, the one word that kept coming to mind was h...
By Sajeda Momin in

India  /  Published 09.11.19

Ayodhya case verdict: Congress respects verdict

The Congress said on Saturday it “respects” the Supreme Court verdict and appealed for peace.A statement issued by the Congress Working Committee, the party’s highest decision-making body, said:...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.12.19

Ayodhya: 4 review pleas filed in SC

Four petitions were filed in the Supreme Court on Friday seeking review of its November 9 verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute.A 5-judge bench, headed by then Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, had in a unani...
By PTI in New Delhi


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