Free Press Journal
  • Action Replay: 5 reasons why it seems like the 90s all over again

    For the generation that grew up in the 90s, there were no smartphones, 24 news channels or IPL. It was all about the simple pleasures of life. Circa 2017, everything has changed, but in a strange way, it seems like the 90s all over again. Here are five reasons for the same.

  • Babri: CBI gives copies of witness statements to defence lawyers

    Lucknow : The CBI on Friday provided copies of statements of 196 of its prosecution witnesses to the counsel for 12 BJP, RSS and VHP stalwarts including L K Advani, M M Joshi and Uma Bharti in Babri Masjid demolition case.

  • Imponderables dot the Babri demolition case

    It is difficult to say that the framing of charges against BJP veterans Lal Krishna Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, Union Minister Uma Bharti and three others in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case in a special CBI court in Lucknow is a setback for the BJP. Both Advani and Joshi were once very powerful but having been sidelined on pretext of age after the party stormed to power in 2014 at the Centre,

  • Ayodhya: Yogi Adityanath offers prayer at Ram Janmabhoomi

    Ayodhya: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday arrived here and offered prayers to Ram Lalla at the Ram Janmabhoomi, the controversial site where Babri Masjid was demolished by right wing extremists on December 6, 1992.

  • No conspiracy behind Babri Masjid demolition: Uma Bharti

    Lucknow: Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti, who faces charges of criminal conspiracy in the Babri Masjid demolition case, said on Tuesday that there was no conspiracy but an “open movement” which led to the demolition.

  • Babri Masjid case: CBI court frames ‘criminal conspiracy’ charges against Advani, Joshi and Uma

    Lucknow: Special CBI court on Tuesday framed orders against BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi, Uma Bharti and three others in Babri Masjid demolition case. There is enough evidence on record against L K Advani, M M Joshi, Uma Bharti and others for framing of criminal conspiracy charge, the CBI court said. Earlier, the CBI special court rejects applications of discharge moved by BJP stalwarts Advani, Joshi, Uma Bharti and three

  • Gujarat Riots 2002: Chilling stories that got justice (Part 2)

    We are no longer new to riots in the name of religion accompanied by hate speeches and violence that destroys thousands of lives in the spur of the moment. Talking about riots, the first thing that comes to anyone’s mind would be ‘Gujarat riots 2002’. Even the name is enough to give you goosebumps. 15 years since the events, it still has the power to enrage, agonize and shame us. Here is the list

  • Gujarat Riots 2002: Chilling stories that got justice (Part 1)

    We are no longer new to riots in the name of religion accompanied by hate speeches and violence that destroys thousands of lives in the spur of the moment. Talking about riots, the first thing that comes to anyone’s mind would be ‘Gujarat riots 2002’. Even the name is enough to give you goosebumps. 15 years since the events, it still has the power to enrage, agonize and shame us. Here is the list

  • Babri Masjid trial: Congress backs ‘historic’ judgement

    New Delhi: Commenting on the Supreme Court’s decision to restore criminal conspiracy charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veterans regarding demolition of the Babri Masjid, the Congress party on Thursday hailed the ‘historic judgement’ as a ‘resurrection of the majesty of law’.

  • Babri case returns to haunt BJP veterans

    Sixteen years after a lower court dropped charges of criminal conspiracy against BJP veterans Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and others in the Babri Masjid demolition case, the Supreme Court has decided to revive the charge on an appeal by the CBI. The case against demolishing the 16th century Babri Masjid, with BJP leaders claiming that it had been built on the birthplace of Lord Rama where a temple existed before

  • Supreme Court keeps the Babri sword hanging over Advani, Joshi

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday kept the sword hanging over L.K. Advani and other senior BJP leaders by reserving its order on whether to reopen the conspiracy charges in the Babri Masjid demotion case.

  • Supreme Court to hear Babri Masjid demolition case today

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, on Thursday, is likely to examine whether to revive the conspiracy charges against senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leaders, Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh and several others of the party in connection with the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case.

  • Muslims should support construction of Ram temple: Subramanian Swamy

    Jamshedpur: BJP leader Subramanian Swamy today urged the Muslim community to support construction of the Ram Temple at the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in Ayodhya. “Ram mandir can only be built at one place in Ayodhya where the structure of a temple was found at the disputed site following investigation by the Archaeological Survey of India,” Swamy said at a function organised to pay tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Shukhdev