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Advani rakes up Ram temple issue


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Raking up the controversial Ram temple issue in Uttar Pradesh, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani has linked it with the identity of Hindus and said ... Read more...

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Scuffles, brawls in parliament, state assemblies (Timeline)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
The Rajya Sabha Wednesday witnessed high drama as a scuffle broke out between a Samajwadi Party member Naresh Agarwal and BSP member Avtar Singh Karimpuri as a bill on quotas ... Read more...

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Two 1993 Jaipur blast accused jailed


April 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 24 (IANS) A designated TADA court here Tuesday convicted two men, Jalees Ansari and Abrar Rehmat Ansari, for a 1993 terror attack in Jaipur and jailed them for ... Read more...

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All eyes on Muslim vote in Uttar Pradesh (UP Newsletter)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) In the absence of a wave and no issue that could have an emotional sway on voters, the Muslim vote seems to be the one ... Read more...

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Ayodhya case: Advani, others oppose CBI plea (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and his colleagues accused in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case have told the Supreme Court that ... Read more...

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Babri demolition anniversary low-key in Ayodhya-Faizabad


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) The 19th anniversary of the demolition of 16th century Babri Mosque in Tuesday passed off on a low-key note in the temple town of Ayodhya and ... Read more...

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Red alert in Hyderabad for Babri anniversary


December 5th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad have sounded a high alert ahead of Dec 6, the anniversary of the demolition of the Babri Masjid which is coinciding this year ... Read more...

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Baba Ramdev played rabble-rouser, police tell apex court


November 28th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Delhi police Monday told the Supreme Court that yoga guru Baba Ramdev played rabble-rouser and was responsible for the events culminating in the police operation ... Read more...

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Ayodhya demolition behind 1993 Mumbai blasts, apex court told


November 1st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Tuesday that the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts were linked to the demolition of Ayodhya's Babri Masjid Dec 6, 1992 ... Read more...

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Jan Chetna Yatra is Advani’s sixth rath yatra


October 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Jan Chetna Yatra of L.K. Advani, which was flagged off from Chapra by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday morning, is the sixth ... Read more...

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Apex court admits plea against Ayodhya verdict


August 8th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a petition by the Akhil Bhartiya Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Punarudhar Samiti challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Babri ... Read more...

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Congress ignores Mani Shankar Aiyar’s comments


July 26th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A day after former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar compared the people coming to the Congress party office to those coming to a "circus" ... Read more...

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Jamia chancellor, Akbarally’s founder F.T. Khorakiwala dead (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Fakhruddin T. Khorakiwala, the chancellor of New Delhi's Jamia Milia Islamia and a business tycoon who founded the Akbarally's chain of department stores in Mumbai, passed ... Read more...

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Babri demolition, BSP alliance Congress’s mistakes: Digvijay


June 25th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Saturday said failure to prevent demolition of the Babri Masjid in 1992 and the pre-poll alliance with the Bahujan ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray hits out at Rahul Gandhi, Ajit Pawar


June 10th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Thursday targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar at a joint rally of three ... Read more...

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Sadhvi Ritambhara an old friend: Ramdev


June 4th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Defending the presence of right-wing Hindu leader Sadhvi Ritambhara as he sat on his fast against black money at the Ramlila Ground here, Baba Ramdev ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri speech, legislator sent to jail (Lead)


May 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ramadhar Singh was Thursday sent by a court to 14 days judicial custody for making an inflammatory speech after the ... Read more...

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19 years after Babri speech, Bihar MLA surrenders


May 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bihar legislator Ramadhar Singh Thursday surrendered in a court that had declared him absconder 16 years ago for refusing to appear before it in a ... Read more...

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Supreme Court verdict not a setback: BJP


May 9th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Describing as "a legal process" the apex court stay on the Allahabad High Court verdict on the disputed Babri Masjid site, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Apex court stays ’strange, surprising’ Babri verdict (Intro Roundup)


May 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it "a strange and surprising order" as none of the parties had sought a partition, the Supreme Court Monday stayed last year's Allahabad High ... Read more...

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RSS ‘happy’ about verdict on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) said it was "happy" about Monday's Supreme Court verdict that stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the ... Read more...

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Muslim groups agree with Supreme Court’s ruling on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Indian Muslim groups like the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Monday said they agreed with the stay on the Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Wakf board satisfied with Supreme Court stay


May 9th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Sunni Wakf Board Monday said it was satisfied with the Supreme Court staying the Allahabad High Court verdict that ordered division of the site ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Ayodhya verdict (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stating that it was a "strange and surprising" order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the site of ... Read more...

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BJP leader welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict staying the Allahabad High Court verdict dividing the site of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi verdict (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it a strange and surprising order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi disputed site by which ... Read more...

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Status quo at Ayodhya site extended till Aug 31 (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday extended till Aug 31 its order for maintaining status quo at the Ramjanmbhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Uttar ... Read more...

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Of history, curries and Mumbai soaps (IANS Books This Week)


April 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The book case this week is a delight for those who love a good story.1. "The Good Muslim of Jackson Heights"; Written by Jaysinh Birjepatil; ... Read more...

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Kashi Vishwanath temple security to be beefed up


March 31st, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 31 (IANS) Security in and around the historic Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi would be beefed up.A decision to this effect was taken after an on-the-spot review carried ... Read more...

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BJP opportunistic, says Sibal


March 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Sunday called the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) "opportunistic", after a leaked US diplomatic cable quoted BJP's Arun Jaitley as saying ... Read more...

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BJP is not secular, says Congress


March 4th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ideology does not fit the framework of a secular India. The party comment came in ... Read more...

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Mosque demolition: Clean-chit for Advani challenged by CBI


February 18th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The CBI Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani and 20 others of the allegation ... Read more...

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Ayodhya litigant Ansari to move Supreme Court


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 13 (ANI): The oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit, Mohammad Hashim Ansari, has finally decided to move the Supreme Court against the verdict of the Allahabad High Court in ... Read more...

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Digvijay likens RSS to Nazis, blames Advani for terror (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Sunday launched a fierce attack against Hindutva groups, comparing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's "hatred" of Muslims to that harboured by the ... Read more...

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Anti-Muslim RSS is like Nazis: Digvijay Singh


December 19th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Dec 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Sunday mounted a fierce attack on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) by likening the right-wing Hindu group to Nazis."The RSS in the ... Read more...

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