The Gyanvapi case has stirred controversy with many likening it to the Ayodhya case and the Babri-Ram Janmbhoomi dispute. However, this is the not first petition to make it to courts this year in which petitioners have sought probes into the origins of mosques in the name of protecting Indian and Hindu heritage.
The incident happened on Wednesday night at Saroornagar when the victim, B Nagaraju, a Dalit was travelling on a motorbike with his wife and was confronted by his attackers. They pushed Nagaraju to the ground and beat him up indiscriminately with the rod and stabbed him to death.
On Monday, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the BJP should ask its leaders about Sena's role in the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, hitting back at BJP's Devendra Fadnavis for his comment that there was no Sena leader when the Babri structure in Ayodhya was brought down.
The Congress said it cannot evade responsibility for the crumbling law-and-order situation in Punjab and asked why its national convener Arvind Kejriwal was shying away from appealing for peace, attacking AAP over the Patiala clashes.
During the 16th and 17th century, 'Mahaprabhu' Chaitanya's followers tried to replace fish in their diet with daal, a vegetarian source of protein. Eventually, lentil soup with fish heads became one of Bengal's most popular dishes
MLA Ravi Rana and his wife MP Navneet Rana on Saturday gave up their plan of reciting Hanuman Chalisa outside Maharashtra Chief Minster Uddhav Thackeray's residence amid stiff resistance by the ruling Shiv Sena workers.
Shiv Sena workers broke through the barricades and tried to enter the premises of the Khar residence of Maharashtra MLA Ravi Rana and his wife MP Navneet Rana who had earlier announced to recite Hanuman Chalisa outside CM Uddhav Thackeray's house.
The foot-soldiers of Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV), an organisation founded by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, had intensified efforts to ensure that 'Maharaj ji' gets the second term as chief minister.