Gyanvapi Mosque
India  /  Published 21.07.22

Gyanvapi: SC to hear pleas in Oct first week

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that it will await the Varanasi district judge's decision on the Gyanvapi mosque committee's application raising objections to the maintainability of the civ...
By Our Bureau, PTI

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.22

Closed minds

It was my younger grandson’s  annaprasan  the other day. We adults celebrated it while he, poor babe, had no comprehension of what was happening in his name. It’s the same with a...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.22

Uncaged: BJP's 'Frankenstein' moment

The endurance of great literature can be attributed to the lessons it holds for future generations. It is not known whether the leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party are familiar with Mary Shelley&rsq...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 08.06.22

Doubly pious: Mohan Bhagwat's recent speech

Pious politics and piety in religious beliefs are far from contradictory. Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, demonstrated that in a recent speech. Finding a shivalinga in eve...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.06.22

Boat procession for Shivalinga on Ganga

The head priest of the Kashi Vishwanath temple who has in the past campaigned for Narendra Modi has announced a boat procession on the Ganga to press for Hindu’s rights to worship a purported Sh...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


Opinion  /  Published 05.06.22

Points to ponder

The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the cordoning off of a part of the Gyanvapi mosque ordered by a lower court in Varanasi illustrates the way in which the judicial process sometimes creates ...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 05.06.22

Not all sadhus listen to RSS chief

A sadhu from Gujarat who is visiting Varanasi began an indefinite fast on Saturday morning after police prevented him from going to the Gyanvapi mosque and carrying out his declared objective of worsh...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 04.06.22

Bhagwat: No more 'andolan' for temple

Speaking at a congregation of newly trained RSS cadres in Nagpur, the headquarters of the Sangh, Bhagwat spoke at length on the Gyanvapi dispute and in the process recalled the Muslim invaders an...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.05.22

Another Gyanvapi case out of civil judge hands

A Varanasi district judge on Wednesday shifted a case for the Gyanvapi premises’ handover to Hindus from the court of a civil judge, whose past orders on a similar case had triggered controversy...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 25.05.22

Gyanvapi: Shivling plea shifted

  A district court here on Wednesday transferred a petition seeking permission to worship a "Shivling" claimed to have been found in the Gyanvapi complex during a videography survey to...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Varanasi


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