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Controversial Priest Yati Narsinghanand Put Under 'House Arrest'

Controversial Priest Yati Narsinghanand Put Under 'House Arrest'

The priest had said he would go to the mosque on June 17 and give a presentation on the Quran. The Ghaziabad administration had earlier issued a notice to him, warning of legal action if he makes a statement which spreads communal hatred.

17 June 2022
Gyanvapi: Hindu Seer Ends Fast Days After Being Denied Permission To Pray At 'Shivling'

Gyanvapi: Hindu Seer Ends Fast Days After Being Denied Permission To Pray At 'Shivling'

A Hindu seer, Swami Gyanvapi sat down on a fast after he was denied permission to pray at a 'Shivling'. He has ended is 108 day fast after receiving a letter...

08 June 2022

Trapeze, Circus, Jugglers, And Beyond: The Saga Of A Temple, A Mosque And A Survey

For digital media and television channels, the incident was like manna from heaven -- a lucrative opportunity to garner viewership. It soon manifested as one...

Petitioners In Shahi Idgah Masjid-Krishna Janmabhoomi Dispute Seek Relocation Of 'Costly' Idols 'Taken' By Aurangzeb

Petitioners In Shahi Idgah Masjid-Krishna Janmabhoomi Dispute Seek Relocation Of 'Costly' Idols 'Taken' By Aurangzeb

The notices have been sent to the Union Government and the ASI under Section 80 of the Code of Civil Procedure, under which parties are required to respond...

03 June 2022

Shivling Or Fountain? Discovery In Gyanvapi Mosque Leaves Family Of Priests Divided

While the debate initially started with the right for Hindus to pray at the Shringar Gauri complex, located at a western wall in the backside of the Gyanvapi...

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01 June 2022
Mosque Or Temple Won't Fill Stomach: Musicians Lament Loss Of Kashi's Old Culture

Mosque Or Temple Won't Fill Stomach: Musicians Lament Loss Of Kashi's Old Culture

As the old city of Kashi swarms with media crews and camerapersons along with throngs of cops waiting on the sidelines, some of the city’s residents lament...


28 May 2022
Mathura case: Application Filed For Status Quo On Mosque Premises In Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Dispute Case

Mathura case: Application Filed For Status Quo On Mosque Premises In Krishna Janmabhoomi-Shahi Idgah Dispute Case

The applications were submitted in the court of Jyoti Singh as part of a suit filed in the name of deity Sri Krishna Virajman and Lucknow-resident Manish...


03 June 2022
Varanasi Diary: A Teacher Recalls And Laments Her ‘Lost City’

Varanasi Diary: A Teacher Recalls And Laments Her ‘Lost City’

The people who have lived in this very 'Baba ki Nagri' have lost their roots. Earthly forces have denied them permission to stay close to the divine.


03 June 2022
Mandir-Masjid Row: Bengal's Adina Mosque, Largest In Indian Subcontinent, Next In Line?

Mandir-Masjid Row: Bengal's Adina Mosque, Largest In Indian Subcontinent, Next In Line?

Even though the Adina mosque has been in the crosshairs of Hindutva activists of late, there is very little evidence to suggest that any temple existed there...


26 May 2022
How 'Ram Lalla' Won Ayodhya Case And What It Means For Kashi, Mathura

How 'Ram Lalla' Won Ayodhya Case And What It Means For Kashi, Mathura

In India, deities enjoy legal rights just like human beings who are bound by the law of the land. What does that mean for the ongoing temple-mosque disputes in...


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03 June 2022
Gyanvapi: Whose Land Is It? Check History Of Temples And Mosques In Gyanvapi Complex

Gyanvapi: Whose Land Is It? Check History Of Temples And Mosques In Gyanvapi Complex

If Hindus and Muslims accept the historical facts of Gyanvapi with an open mind, this issue can be resolved amicably, and serve as a model for other disputed...


03 June 2022
Will Gyanvapi Set Off Another Ayodhya In India?

Will Gyanvapi Set Off Another Ayodhya In India?

As the campaign to remove the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi gains momentum, another Ayodhya looms large over India.


03 June 2022
From Gyanvapi To Mathura: Another Mosque, Another Temple

From Gyanvapi To Mathura: Another Mosque, Another Temple

A maze of ‘shell’ trusts and other bodies—some registered, some not—have been legally contesting the claims on the land on which Mathura’s Shahi...


19 May 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Case: SC Defers Hearing To Friday, Asks Varanasi Court To Not Hold Trial Today

Gyanvapi Mosque Case: SC Defers Hearing To Friday, Asks Varanasi Court To Not Hold Trial Today

The move came after a bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant and PS Narashima was informed by advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain that lead counsel Hari Shankar...


18 May 2022
RSS Memorial Recce Bid Case: Maharashtra ATS Arrest JeM Terrorist

RSS Memorial Recce Bid Case: Maharashtra ATS Arrest JeM Terrorist

The auto driver dropped him at a mosque near Santra Market gate, where he stayed the whole day and returned to the hotel in the evening. On July 15, Sheikh...


17 May 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Row: Commission To Seek More Time From Court As Survey Report Is Not Ready

Gyanvapi Mosque Row: Commission To Seek More Time From Court As Survey Report Is Not Ready

The mosque is located close to the iconic Kashi Vishwanath temple and the local court is hearing a plea by a group of women seeking permission for daily...


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07 May 2022
Varanasi Court Orders Inspection Survey Outside Gyanvapi Mosque Adjacent To Kashi Vishwanathan Temple

Varanasi Court Orders Inspection Survey Outside Gyanvapi Mosque Adjacent To Kashi Vishwanathan Temple

The counsel for Delhi-based plaintiffs, on whose plea the court had ordered videography and survey of the mosque, said the team would conduct the survey inside...


04 May 2022
Raj Thackeray Tweets Old Video Of Sena Founder Bal Thackeray Amid Loudspeaker Row

Raj Thackeray Tweets Old Video Of Sena Founder Bal Thackeray Amid Loudspeaker Row

In the 36-second video tweeted on Wednesday by the MNS chief, Bal Thackeray was seen draped in a saffron shawl with the Shiv Sena symbol in the background.


04 May 2022
Loudspeaker Row: Heavy Security Deployed In Mumbai, Neighbouring Areas

Loudspeaker Row: Heavy Security Deployed In Mumbai, Neighbouring Areas

Some MNS workers had plans to play the Hanuman Chalisa near there, but they left after the 'azaan' was not heard outside the religious premises.


04 May 2022
Loudspeaker Row: MNS Workers Play Hanuman Chalisa Near Mosque In Mumbai

Loudspeaker Row: MNS Workers Play Hanuman Chalisa Near Mosque In Mumbai

Thackeray had asked people to lodge complaints with police by dialling 100 if they are disturbed by the sound of 'azaan'.


30 April 2022
Gyanvapi Mosque Management Committee To Oppose Videography Inside Its Premises

Gyanvapi Mosque Management Committee To Oppose Videography Inside Its Premises

according to the court's directions, videography and survey will be conducted inside the mosque premises on may 6 and 7.


28 April 2022
Bangladesh: Hindu, Muslim Promote Communal Harmony; Donate Land For Mosque, Crematorium Respectively

Bangladesh: Hindu, Muslim Promote Communal Harmony; Donate Land For Mosque, Crematorium Respectively

According to the media report, initially, a small prayer house was built in the area, which was later replaced by a two-storey building constructed on nearly...


27 April 2022
Amid Row Over Loudspeakers, 5 Pune Mosques Say No To DJ Music During Upcoming Eid Festival

Amid Row Over Loudspeakers, 5 Pune Mosques Say No To DJ Music During Upcoming Eid Festival

The funds usually collected to procure the DJ music system during the celebration will be used to provide aid to the needy and poor people in the area, he said.


22 April 2022
Afghanistan: Bombing At Mosque And Religious School Kills At Least 33

Afghanistan: Bombing At Mosque And Religious School Kills At Least 33

Zabihullah Mujahid tweeted news of the devastating bombing in the town of Imam Saheb, in Kunduz Province, saying it also wounded another 43 people, many of...


20 April 2022
Maharashtra Mosque Row: What Constitutes Noise And Laws Around Loudspeakers

Maharashtra Mosque Row: What Constitutes Noise And Laws Around Loudspeakers

Maharashtra Home Minister Dilip Walse Patil on Wednesday said he will hold a meeting with the key leaders of all political parties and some organisations in...


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