Opinion | Kumar Ketkar | Sunday January 25, 2015
His father's birth anniversary highlights a Sena that's lost, writes Kumar Ketkar.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
The youngest son of Farooq Ahmad, the oldest litigant in Babri Masjid case who died on Wednesday, will now replace his father in the Supreme Court along with six other litigants in the case.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
The oldest litigant in the Babri masjid case in Supreme Court, Mohammad Farooq, passed away due to old-age related ailments in Faizabad. He was 100.
Blog | Mohd Asim | Friday December 26, 2014
Mohd Asim disagrees with popular sentiment.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Monday December 22, 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today ruled out post-poll alliance with BJP given its stand on issues like Article 370, Uniform Civil Code and Babri Masjid as also with any other party.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 6, 2014
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said since the Pime Minister and several Union Ministers, including Home Minister and Defence Minister, represent Uttar Pradesh in the Parliament, the state should get some benefits.
India | Agencies | Friday July 18, 2014
The Supreme Court today acquitted all the 11 men who were convicted by a TADA court in Surat in connection with the 1993 twin blasts in the city. One girl was killed and 31 others were injured in the explosions.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asia News Service | Sunday April 20, 2014
BJP vice-president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said that a solution needed to be found to the Ram temple issue within the constitutional framework.
Election 2014 | Anant Zanane | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Prominent Muslim clerics today asked for a boycott of both Congress and the BJP in the Lok Sabha election and urged Muslims to vote for secular candidates.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 4, 2014
The BJP has complained to the Election Commission against a sting operation on the 1992 Babri Mosque demolition at Ayodhya, being released two days before the general election.
India | Anant Zanane | Monday October 14, 2013
An acutely embarrassed Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh has suspended a top bureaucrat over a controversial letter that called for a meeting to discuss the "reconstruction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya on lines of Somnath Temple."
India | Reported by Anant Zanane; edited by Mala Das | Monday August 26, 2013
The Uttar Pradesh government's massive crackdown to prevent a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) yatra in Ayodhya on Sunday, caused fireworks in Delhi on Monday.
Cheat Sheet | Anant Zanane | Sunday August 25, 2013
Top leaders of the right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad or VHP have been arrested this morning in Uttar Pradesh for insisting that they will defy a ban on an 19-day yatra or tour of the state, meant to culminate in Ayodhya with a demand for the construct...
India | Anant Zanane | Sunday August 25, 2013
The Akhilesh Yadav government has already banned the procession, which, it says, is aimed at mobilising support for a Ram temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya where the Babri Masjid was demolished on December 6, 1992. The government has arrested mo...
India | Anant Zanane | Thursday August 22, 2013
In four days from now, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad or the VHP plans to set off on a 300-km yatra around Ayodhya to revive its demand for a Ram temple, despite the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh having banned the yatra. This has brought the ...
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday August 20, 2013
The hint is clear: the Gujarat Chief Minister cannot opt for an LK Advani-like image makeover in which the BJP patriarch had praised Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah on a visit to Pakistan in 2005.
Elections | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday February 20, 2014
LK Advani: The man and politics
Cities | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Friday March 22, 2013
March 12, 1993 changed India and Mumbai (then Bombay) forever. 12 bomb blasts across the financial capital left 257 dead and over 700 injured. But its long term impact was the communal fault lines it created in cosmopolitan Mumbai. Since then Mumbai ...
India | Written by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday March 12, 2013
March 1993. I had just turned 14 a few months ago and was studying in the French town of Pondicherry. But for all those who had someone living in Bombay - as it was still known then - life's realities weren't lost on me.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday February 7, 2013
The Supreme Court today questioned the CBI about its delay in challenging an earlier verdict that said senior BJP leaders like LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi can not be tried for criminal conspiracy in the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 18, 2012
In the Parliament on Monday, the BJP had accused Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde of remaining silent by not responding appropriately to Malik, who triggered controversy by equating 26/11 Mumbai attack with Babri Masjid demolition and describing ...
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday December 17, 2012
After a series of controversial remarks by Pakistani minister Rehman Malik outraged India, the main opposition party, the BJP, has asked the government to explain why he was invited to New Delhi.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Saturday December 15, 2012
A day after his comments on Babri Masjid triggered intense anger and criticism, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik today denied comparing the demolition of the shrine to the Mumbai attacks, adding that he had been "misunderstood".
Saturday December 15, 2012
Pakistan's interior minister Rehman Malik, in an exclusive interview to NDTV, has clarified that his statements have been misunderstood and that he never compared the demolition of the Babri Masjid to the 9/11 attacks or the Mumbai attacks.