Archaeological Survey of India

SC moved against Allahabad HC order upholding Gyanvapi survey

The Anjuman Intezamia Masjid Committee that manages the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi on Thursday approached the Supreme Court against Allahabad High Court order upholding the District court order directing scientific survey of the mosque complex by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

Delhi court dismisses plea over Qutub Minar land ownership rights

The Saket court in Delhi on Tuesday dismissed an Intervention Application (IA) moved by Kunwar Mahender Dhwaj Pratap Singh, who claimed ownership rights over the Qutub Minar land while hearing an appeal that sought worship rights for Hindus and Jains inside the Qutub Minar complex.

Bin the frivolous

More critical than the fine imposed by the Supreme Court last Friday is the concern articulated by the Bench over what it calls the “mushroom growth of frivolous litigation petitions that should be nipped in the bud”.