Free Press Journal
  • 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

  • Kolkata Imam backs SP-Cong alliance

    Kolkata: A day before the first phase Assembly election begins in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, Imam of Tipu Sultan Mosque Syed Mohammad Nurur Rahman Barkati on Friday appealed to the people to support the SP-Congress alliance, accusing the BJP and the RSS of trying to win the election through their “dirty politics”.

  • Promise temple, we’ll mobilise votes: Seers

    Ayodhya : The seers will support BJP in the upcoming UP elections only if Prime Minister Narendra Modi promises to get the Ram temple constructed in Ayodhya during his tenure, the chief priest of the makeshift temple at the Ram Janm Bhumi-Babri Masjid disputed site said here, reports PTI.

  • Ujjain: Peace prevails in city as cops put on high alert

    Ujjain: Several Hindu outfits of the region organised maha arti at various temples in the city on Tuesday evening to observe the 24th anniversary of demolishing Babri Mosque at Ayodhya.

  • SC to hear Swamy’s plea on Ayodhya next week

    NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear next week BJP leader Subramanian Swamy’s plea as to why Ayodhya temple dispute matters should be heard on a day-to-day basis. A bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice A R Dave listed the plea of Swamy for next week after he sought an urgent hearing in the matter.