The back-to-back decimation of the opposition in Uttar Pradesh has led to what was once considered impossible: a pre-poll alliance between the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP). This will likely be announced on Saturday. read more
Bhartiya Janta Party president Amit Shah was addressing a party workers meeting in New Delhi on Friday. On the Ram temple issue, he said that the BJP has always been committed to it. “BJP wants Ram Mandir to be constructed at the earliest. We are trying in the Supreme Court that the case reaches its conclusion but it is the Congress which is trying to create obstacles,” he said. Shah, who was addressing thousands of BJP workers at the party’s two-day national council in New Delhi, said the parliamentary polls will be fight between two ideologies. He said the BJP stands for the poor whereas the opposition is getting together only for power.read more
The petitioner submitted that the central government had acquired the land in the vicinity of the disputed site and since the acquired land was not disputed, religious activities should be allowed on 16 ancient temples on the said land. read more
A Hindu group member protests to demand the construction of the Ram Temple, near Supreme Court in Delhi. Justice UU Lalit, one of the five judges of the Supreme Court constitution bench hearing the Ayodhya case, offered to opt out after a lawyer pointed out that he had represented one of the parties nearly two decades ago. The Supreme Court will now hear the case on January 29.
The VHP criticised the adjournment of the hearing in the Ayodhya case in the Supreme Court as ‘too long’ and said its apprehensions that the opposite party would raise frivolous issues to secure an adjournment have come true. read more
The Ayodhya case hearing was deferred to January 29 after one of the judges on the 5-judge bench recused from the case. Justice UU Lalit opted out as he had earlier appeared in a case related to the matter. The bench will now have to be reconstitute... read more
Ayodhya case HIGHLIGHTS: Justice UU Lalit, one of the five judges of the Supreme Court constitution bench hearing the Ayodhya case, offered to opt out after a lawyer pointed out that he had represented one of the parties nearly two decades ago. read more