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  • Bloody anniversary

    Bloody anniversary

    Its aftereffects were felt in the Mumbai blasts of 1993, the post-Godhra riots of 2002 in Gujarat and numerous other incidents.

    December 6, 2019
  • Hey, Ram!

    Hey, Ram!

    A “new” district figures on the map of Uttar Pradesh 26 years after the Babari Masjid fell to the pickaxe wielded by the Hindutva brigade. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has rechristened Faizabad as Ayodhya arguably to make amends for the delay in the construction of the temple, indeed an issue that is now before the …

    November 9, 2018
  • Wishful thinking

    Wishful thinking

    With all due respect to their Lordships, the Supreme Court will have to wave the judicial equivalent of a magic wand if there is to be any acceptance of its desire that the Ramjanambhoomi-Babari Masjid case be treated as simple title-suit. For had the decades-old controversy been a dispute over a mere 2.77 acres of …

    February 10, 2018
  • Justice levels

    Justice levels

    The attempt to extract political mileage was ephemeral. Whatever the advocates of the BJP-led government sought to project following a British court’s initiating extradition action against Vijay Mallya soon dissipated into irrelevance when the Indian apex court resurrected the conspiracy charges against top BJP leaders for the vandalism at the Babari Masjid 25 years ago. …

    April 20, 2017
  • Talk-time on Ayodhya?

    Talk-time on Ayodhya?

    The Chief Justice of India has suggested that he can act as a mediator in the pending Babari Masjid demolition case. The expression of concern is a little odd as it comes at the instance of an “inter-meddler”, and without the parties being present in Court. No wonder the suggestion on negotiations towards a muual …

    March 27, 2017
  • Talk-time on Ayodhya?

    Talk-time on Ayodhya?

    The Chief Justice of India has suggested that he can act as a mediator in the pending Babari Masjid demolition case. The expression of concern is a little odd as it comes at the instance of an “inter-meddler”, and without the parties being present in Court. No wonder the suggestion on negotiations towards a muual …

    March 27, 2017