India  /  Published 10.06.22

Ganga puja by sadhus to ‘free Shivalinga’

Over two dozen sadhus organised a Ganga puja on Thursday seeking “freedom of the Shivalinga at Gyanvapi”, days after the mahant of the Kashi Vishwanath temple announced a “boat proce...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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 22.05.22

Gyanvapi mock: DU prof gets bail

Delhi police arrested a college history teacher late on Friday night for a Facebook post mocking the claim of a Shivalinga’s discovery at Varanasi’s Gyanvapi mosque complex, but a court re...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.05.22

SC halts trial court Gyanvapi hearing

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Varanasi trial court to “strictly desist” from taking up any further proceedings in the suit filed by Hindu devotees claiming the existence of a ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.22

Gyanvapi: SC ‘balances’ rights

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the protection of the area on the Gyanvapi mosque premises in Varanasi where a “Shivalinga” is purported to have been found but made it clear that suc...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.05.22

Gyanvapi officials: It’s a fountain

The Gyanvapi mosque authorities have said the structure inside a tank that the Hindu side in the dispute is claiming to be a Shivalinga is a fountain that had been installed a few years ago and had be...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.05.22

Overzealous panel chief removed

The Varanasi court that has formed a commission to survey and videograph the Gyanvapi mosque removed on Tuesday the panel’s chief for “performing his duty in an extremely irresponsible man...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 18.05.22

Shivalinga will be worshipped: BJP

While the Ayodhya issue has been settled by the Supreme Court, the 1991 Places of Worship Act prohibited the BJP from officially raising the Kashi and Mathura issues. Muralidhar, by using the Gyanvap...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi


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