Editorial: Lord & “My Lord”

The Supreme Court has formed a nine-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice S A Bobde to hear from 13 January the issue of allowing women and girls of all ages to enter Sabarimala temple, along with the other contentious issues of alleged discrimination against Muslim and Parsi women. The other judges on the bench are Justices R Banumathi, Ashok Bhushan, L Nageswara Rao, M M Shantanagoudar, S A Nazeer, R Subhash Reddy, B R Gavai and Surya Kant. Continue Reading

SC concludes hearing in Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute

The Supreme Court today concluded hearing in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya and reserved the judgement. Continue Reading

Need to correct historical wrong committed by Babur, Hindu party tells SC

A “historical wrong” was committed by victorious emperor Babur by constructing a mosque at the birthplace of Lord Ram in Ayodhya which needed to be rectified now, a Hindu party said in the Supreme Court today in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri masjid land dispute case. Continue Reading