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'PM was so emotional'

'PM was so emotional'

'He couldn't hold himself from chanting 'Jai Siya Ram'.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi performs the bhoomi puja in Ayodhya. Photograph: PIB/PTI Photo Ayodhya MLA Ved Prakash Gupta, who was one of the 175 invitees at the bhoomi puja ceremony in the temple town reveals to Prasanna D Zore/ why Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi used 'Siyavar Ramvchandra ki Jai' instead of 'Jai Shri Ram' associated with the Ram Janambhoomi movement since the times of Lal Kishenchand ..., 2 days ago
Ram temple in Ayodhya: All you need to know Times of India, 3 days ago

Bhoomi pujan gives solace to kin of Godhra victims

For relatives of many kar sevaks who were killed in the Sabarmati Express coach fire incident in Gujarat's Godhra in 2002, the 'bhoomi pujan' for a Ram temple in Ayodhya on Wednesday brought a sense of closure to the pains of losing their near and dear ones for the cause of the temple. IMAGE: Members of Hindu organisations celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony of the Ayodhya's Ram Temple, in Gurugram. Photograph: PTI Photo "All I can say is that their sacrifice will not go in vain," said Bipin ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

'Modi had no contribution for Ram temple'

'He was a nobody then.''And whatever little his contribution was there, it was restricted to Gujarat.' IMAGE: A hoarding of Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi and other leaders in Ayodhya. Photograph: PTI Photo Wednesday bhoomi puja for the Ram temple at Ayodhya marks the culmination of a three decades-long struggle. The Bharatiya Janata Party officially co-opted the Ram Janambhoomi issue at its Palampur national convention in 1989, following which its then president Lal Kishenchand ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

'My father's Rath Yatra changed Indian politics'

In just six years after his father's Rath Yatra, the BJP came to power in New Delhi, Jayant Advani points out.  Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters   As Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi performs the bhoomi puja for the Ram temple in Ayodhya, the man who was singularly responsible for bringing the issue to the nation's consciousness will watch the ceremony on television at his home on Prithviraj Road in New Delhi. "Lal Krishna Advani is elated and extremely happy today. He sees the ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago
Economic Times

Efforts should have been made to ensure Advani and Joshi are present at bhumi pujan: Katiyar

Advani, 92, had led the Rath Yatra for the Ram janmabhoomi movement and was present in Ayodhya along with Joshi, 86, and Uma Bharati, 61, when the Babri Masjid was demolished on December 6, 1992. They are among the accused in the Babri Masjid trial. The ...
 Economic Times3 days ago Advani, Joshi, Uma among Ayodhya 'bhumi pujan' invitees  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Ram is not only for the Hindus, Ram is for everyone'

'If the Ram Mandir is made, it is because of the collective strength of our country.' IMAGE: Hindu priests and Vishva Hindu Parishad members in Ahmedabad perform rituals next to pots filled with holy water and soil which was brought from various Hindu religious sites before taking it to Ayodhya for the bhoomi puja, July 27, 2020. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters Bhupender Yadav is emerging as the man for all seasons in the Bharatiya Janata Party. Under Narendra Damodardas Modi's leadership, in ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago 'Congress doesn't have roots in Hindu society'  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Shaheen Bagh protest: A battle for the Idea of India

'Shaheen Bagh is no longer a mere ghetto of lower middle class Muslims.''Now, it is a metaphor for resistance, secularism and struggle,' notes Md. Zeeshan Ahmad. IMAGE: Republic Day being celebrated at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Photo December 2019 in India, to borrow a phrase from Charles Dickens's A Tale of Two Cities, was indeed the 'winter of despair'. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019, by giving religious premise to the secular citizenship law of India, attracted ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

From BJS to BJP: The Road Travelled

'The BJP's constitution promises allegiance to India's secularism and socialism.''This is the oath that it makes all its members sign,' observes Aakar Patel. IMAGE: Bharatiya Janata Party National President Jagat Prakash Nadda pays floral tribute to Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee, who founded the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the BJP's parent, on his 67th death anniversary, at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi, June 23, 2020. Photograph: PTI Photo   The National Democratic Alliance crossed 100 Rajya ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Suit challenges Aug 15, 1947 status quo for places of worship

A Hindu body has moved the Supreme Court challenging a provision in the 1991 law that provides for maintaining the "religious character" of holy structures as it existed on August 15, 1947, in a bid to open the litigation route to reclaim disputed religious sites other than the Ram Janambhoomi in Ayodhya.  IMAGE: The Babri masjid in Ayodhya. The petition, which has challenged Section 4 of the Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991, assumes significance in the case of Kashi and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Ayodhya title dispute: Islamic body files curative plea

New Delhi, Islamic organisation, Popular Front of India, on Friday, filed a curative petition before the Supreme Court, challenging its judgement delivered on November 9 last year, in connection with Ramjanambhoomi-Babri Masjid land title dispute case.PFI ...
 Central Chronicle2 months ago
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