Edit: A fine balance

The Supreme Court has put an end to a conflict that lasted for centuries, by delivering a balanced and nuanced verdict in the Ayodhya issue. Everyone is heaping laurles on Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and other members of the bench, for their handling of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title suit and delivering the judgement on the fractious issue. Continue Reading

Editorial: Judgement reserved

At last, the Supreme Court Wednesday concluded the hearing in the Ayodhya case and reserved the judgement. The bench heard for 40 days the arguments of the Hindu and the Muslim parties. It granted three days to contesting parties to… 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

Ayodhya: SC takes note of Sunni Waqf Board lawyer’s plea

The Supreme Court today took note of the submission of a lawyer, representing Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, that he has been receiving threat messages for appearing in the matter. Continue Reading

Ayodhya row: SC issues notice to two for threatening senior advocate 

The Supreme Court today sought responses from two persons for allegedly threatening senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan for taking up the case on behalf of the Sunni Waqf Board and other Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute matter. Continue Reading

Ayodhya: SC forms mediation panel, Gives 8 weeks to complete process

The Supreme Court today referred the politically sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case for mediation by a panel headed by former apex court judge F M I Kallifulla and gave it eight weeks to complete the process. Continue Reading

Ayodhya issue: Centre moves SC to give excess vacant land to original owners

The hearing in the Ayodhya title dispute case was scheduled Tuesday but had to be deferred due to non-availability of Justice S A Bobde who is one of the five judges of the Constitution bench. Continue Reading