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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Ram Temple ‘Bhoomi Pujan’ in August 2020. ((ANI))

Ram temple likely to be open to public by 2023, construction as per schedule

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2021 08:44 PM IST
As of now, the excavated area is being filled with 'Engineered Fill' in 48 layers to ensure the structural longevity of the temple. The construction will be based on the zero discharge concept and green building features.
Kalyan Singh held various organisational posts in the BJP. (File Photo)
Kalyan Singh held various organisational posts in the BJP. (File Photo)

As a tribute to Kalyan Singh, UP govt announces road named after him in Ayodhya

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2021 11:40 AM IST
Kalyan Singh was a two-time chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and the senior BJP leader also served as the governor of Rajasthan.
The foundation stone of the temple was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 5, 2020, and a year on, construction is on in full swing. (ANI)
The foundation stone of the temple was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 5, 2020, and a year on, construction is on in full swing. (ANI)

Ram temple likely to open for public by December 2023

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2021 01:38 AM IST
The temple complex, which is expected to incur a cost of 900-1,000 crore and will be spread over 110 acres of land, is being built by Larsen & Toubro while Tata Consulting Engineers has been signed on as the project management consultant.
Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has been entrusted with the task of Ram temple construction in Ayodhya.(REUTERS file photo)
Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has been entrusted with the task of Ram temple construction in Ayodhya.(REUTERS file photo)

No fraud in temple land purchase, claims Trust

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2021 12:47 AM IST
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust treasurer Govind Dev Giri said lawyers and chartered accountants -- hired by the 15-member body -- studied all documents and found no irregularities in the land deals.
Former Samajwadi Party MLA from Ayodhya, Tej Narayan Pandey, and AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh have alleged corruption in a land deal by the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust for the temple in Ayodhya(REUTERS file photo)
Former Samajwadi Party MLA from Ayodhya, Tej Narayan Pandey, and AAP Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh have alleged corruption in a land deal by the Ram Janmabhoomi Trust for the temple in Ayodhya(REUTERS file photo)

Now, absconder linked to Ayodhya temple land deal

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JUN 20, 2021 04:35 AM IST
  • Harish pathak, the seller who executed land deals with the temple trust has evaded the law by simply dropping off the map — since 2016
"This clearly shows that there has been corruption in the purchase of land"AAP MP Sanjay Singh said(ANI)
"This clearly shows that there has been corruption in the purchase of land"AAP MP Sanjay Singh said(ANI)

Land for Ram temple was bought at hiked rates: AAP

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2021 06:31 AM IST
  • Addressing a press conference, the party’s Uttar Pradesh in-charge and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh said 12,080 square metres (sqm) of land was bought for 18.50 crore, while a 10,370sqm-plot next to it was bought for 8 crore.
AAP MP Sanjay Singh alleged that Champat Rai, the general secretary of Shriram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, purchased 1.208 hectares of land worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 crore in Ayodhya’s Bag Bjaisi village for <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>18.5 crore(ANI)
AAP MP Sanjay Singh alleged that Champat Rai, the general secretary of Shriram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust, purchased 1.208 hectares of land worth 2 crore in Ayodhya’s Bag Bjaisi village for 18.5 crore(ANI)

Old temple land deal was junked before inflated one signed: AAP

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 06:13 AM IST
  • The AAP has now sought a probe into the matter by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo)
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (File Photo)

'Misuse of donation an insult to faith': Priyanka Gandhi on Ayodhya charges

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 12:28 PM IST
Without naming anyone, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra remarked that misusing religious donation is an insult to the faith of the crores of people who had "made offerings at the feet of God."
Samajwadi Party leader Tej Narayan Pandey sought a CBI probe into the alleged land scam in which the price of the land was changed within minutes.(Deepak Gupta/HT)
Samajwadi Party leader Tej Narayan Pandey sought a CBI probe into the alleged land scam in which the price of the land was changed within minutes.(Deepak Gupta/HT)

Ram Mandir: Opposition alleges 'major' land scam; Won't comment now, says Trust

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 10:16 PM IST
Ravi Mohan Tiwari and Sultan Ansari bought land worth 2 crores at 7.10 pm. At 7.15 pm, Champat Rai of Ram Janmabhoomi Trust bought this land from them for 18.5 crore, AAP said, released documents on social media.
The Mela scheduled on April 21, when the Navratri ends, is a major event in Ayodhya in which several lakh people from adjoining areas participate.(Twitter/BishtLokinder)
The Mela scheduled on April 21, when the Navratri ends, is a major event in Ayodhya in which several lakh people from adjoining areas participate.(Twitter/BishtLokinder)

Navratri fest to be low key in Ayodhya

UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 10:10 AM IST
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has already cancelled the 84-Kosi Parikrama which was scheduled to start from April 27.
Nushrratt Bharuccha, Akshay Kumar and Jacqueline Fernandez at Kalina airport. (Varinder Chawla)
Nushrratt Bharuccha, Akshay Kumar and Jacqueline Fernandez at Kalina airport. (Varinder Chawla)

Akshay, Nushrat, Jacqueline leave for Ayodhya to commence Ram Setu shoot

UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2021 03:35 PM IST
  • The star cast of the film Ram Setu, including Akshay Kumar, Nushrratt Bharuccha and Jacqueline Fernandez, took a private plane from Mumbai to shoot for the film in Ayodhya.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers at a Hanuman temple on the eve of Delhi Assembly elections 2020, at Connaught Place in New Delhi, India on Friday, February 07, 2020. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers at a Hanuman temple on the eve of Delhi Assembly elections 2020, at Connaught Place in New Delhi, India on Friday, February 07, 2020. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/ HT Photo)

Kejriwal says inspired by Ram Rajya to serve people. Lists 10 principles

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 03:49 PM IST
"I am a devotee of Lord Ram and Hanuman. We have been following 10 principles, inspired by the concept of 'Ram Rajya', to serve people in Delhi," the chief minister said.
LJP president Chirag Paswan said it is the duty of everyone belonging to the deprived section of society to pitch in this regard.(HT File)
LJP president Chirag Paswan said it is the duty of everyone belonging to the deprived section of society to pitch in this regard.(HT File)

Chirag Paswan donates 1.11 lakh for Ram temple construction

PTI | , Patna
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:19 PM IST
Paswan, who is no longer part of the ruling NDA in Bihar but remains a vocal supporter of the BJP, described himself as a descendent of Shabri.
File photo: Bihar chief minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar. (ANI)
File photo: Bihar chief minister and JDU chief Nitish Kumar. (ANI)

JDU donates 1.11 lakh for Ayodhya Ram temple construction

By Vijay Swaroop, Patna
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 11:40 PM IST
  • The cheques, worth 1,11,11, were handed over to RSS office-bearers by JD(U) national president RCP Singh.
Workers give finishing touches to the model of the proposed Ram temple that Hindu groups want to build at a religious site in Ayodhya, on a tableau during a media preview of tableaux participating in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India January 22, 2021. (REUTERS)
Workers give finishing touches to the model of the proposed Ram temple that Hindu groups want to build at a religious site in Ayodhya, on a tableau during a media preview of tableaux participating in the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India January 22, 2021. (REUTERS)

Ayodhya's 'Maryada Purushottam Sriram airport' gets 101 crore in budget

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 07:07 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh cabinet had approved a proposal to name the upcoming airport in Ayodhya in November last year.
The government has a responsibility to check who was collecting funds for the Ram Temple, Kumaraswamy said.(HT File Photo)
The government has a responsibility to check who was collecting funds for the Ram Temple, Kumaraswamy said.(HT File Photo)

H D Kumaraswamy demands transparency in Ayodhya temple fund collection drive

PTI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 03:50 PM IST
Kumaraswamy said his objection was only to collection of funds for the temple construction without transparency and "loot and misuse" of funds in the name of Ram.
Under Shri Ram Janmabhooomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan drive <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>21 lakh has been donated by Shri Panchayati Niranjani Akhada in Haridwar for Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya.
Under Shri Ram Janmabhooomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan drive 21 lakh has been donated by Shri Panchayati Niranjani Akhada in Haridwar for Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya.

Chennai Muslim businessman donates 1 lakh for Ayodhya Ram Temple

PTI | , Chennai
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 03:39 PM IST
He said he was pained to see Muslims being painted as anti-Hindus or anti-India by some sections.
Krishna Dixit says her family has been associated with the Ayodhya Ram Mandir movement for a long time. (HT Photo)
Krishna Dixit says her family has been associated with the Ayodhya Ram Mandir movement for a long time. (HT Photo)

UP woman set aside 5/day for 28 yrs for construction of Ayodhya's Ram Mandir

By Haider Naqvi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kanpur
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 11:42 AM IST
  • Designated RSS and VHP leaders are going door-to-door to raise funds for the construction of Ram temple and are accepting as little as 10 for the cause.
Treasurer of Ram Janmabhoomi Swami Govind Dev Giri Maharaj with committee head for Ram Mandir construction Nripendra Misra and VHP president Alok Kumar in this file picture from January 2021. (ANI Photo)
Treasurer of Ram Janmabhoomi Swami Govind Dev Giri Maharaj with committee head for Ram Mandir construction Nripendra Misra and VHP president Alok Kumar in this file picture from January 2021. (ANI Photo)

Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra receives 1,511 crore in contributions

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 01:17 PM IST
  • The mass contact and contribution campaign for the construction of the grand temple in Ayodhya will go on for the next two weeks and will end on February 27. The drive began on January 15.
Haji Saeed Ahmed, member of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, Ayodhya. (ANI)
Haji Saeed Ahmed, member of Muslim Rashtriya Manch, Ayodhya. (ANI)

Muslim community in Faizabad donates for Ayodhya Ram Temple

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 01:24 PM IST
Speaking on the occasion, Ram Bhawan President Shakti Singh told ANI, "Today through the 'Nidhi Samarpana Abhiyan', Muslim brothers of Faizabad have donated 5,100 for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya."
Members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) rally to collect donations for the construction of Ayodhya Ram Temple, at Mehrauli, in New Delhi( Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) rally to collect donations for the construction of Ayodhya Ram Temple, at Mehrauli, in New Delhi( Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

230 crore collected for Ram temple: Trust

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 06:22 AM IST
  • On January 15, President Ram Nath Kovind donated 5 lakh. other prominent contributors include CMs of UP and MP.
Under Shri Ram Janmabhooomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan drive <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>21 lakh has been donated by Shri Panchayati Niranjani Akhada in Haridwar for Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya.
Under Shri Ram Janmabhooomi Mandir Nidhi Samarpan drive 21 lakh has been donated by Shri Panchayati Niranjani Akhada in Haridwar for Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya.

'Over 230 cr collected as donations for Ram temple construction': Trust

By HT Correspondent, Haridwar
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 06:05 PM IST
  • The Niranjani Akhada has donated 21 lakh for the construction of the temple.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath was speaking on Ram Temple at Gorakhpur on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath was speaking on Ram Temple at Gorakhpur on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)

Yogi Adityanath calls for generous donations for Ayodhya Ram temple construction

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 09:01 AM IST
  • The Gorakhpur temple trust has donated 50 lakh and 51 lakh has been donated by Gorakhnath temple in Devipatan, said a spokesperson of the Goraknath temple trust.
The mosque site in Dhannipur village near Ayodhya town.(HT Photo)
The mosque site in Dhannipur village near Ayodhya town.(HT Photo)

Dhannipur mosque project to formally begin on Jan 26 in UP's Ayodhya: Trust

PTI | , Lucknow
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 09:45 PM IST
The mosque is coming up in the Uttar Pradesh district pursuant to the Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi case.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar addresses a press conference, at Governor House in Kolkata, Friday,(PTI)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar addresses a press conference, at Governor House in Kolkata, Friday,(PTI)

West Bengal Guv, wife donate 5,00,001 for Ram Mandir construction in Ayodhya

PTI | , Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 04:53 PM IST
A Raj Bhavan statement said a signed cheque was handed over to a team of the VHP and RSS, adding, the donation was made in their personal capacity.
A replica of the Ram temple in Ayodhya (Photo@ShriRamTeerth)
A replica of the Ram temple in Ayodhya (Photo@ShriRamTeerth)

On Uttar Pradesh Day, Ram temple replicas to showcase tourism potential

PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 10:51 AM IST
On January 24, 1950, United Provinces was renamed Uttar Pradesh. The UP government introduced the tradition of celebrating the day from January 24, 2018.
A poster with AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi's picture. Priyanka Gandhi is scheduled to visit Ayodhya on Wednesday, March 26, 2019.(HT Photo)
A poster with AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi's picture. Priyanka Gandhi is scheduled to visit Ayodhya on Wednesday, March 26, 2019.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Section of saints wants Priyanka Gandhi to visit makeshift Ram temple in Ayodhya

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 12:34 PM IST
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is likely to undertake her first-ever journey to Ayodhya on Wednesday as she launches her campaign for the Faizabad Lok Sabha constituency in the Awadh region of Uttar Pradesh.
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