Free Press Journal
  • 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.

  • Mulayam woos Muslims at start of ‘Sandesh Yatra’

    Lucknow : To woo Muslims, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday said minorities helped his party come to power after the Babri Masjid was demolished in Ayodhya and claimed that SP will return to power in the state again. “When BJP pulled down the Babri masjid in Ayodhya, Muslims helped my party form government …Muslims are not against us…we did not kill anyone in Ayodhya yet case was lodged against us,”

  • Letters Speak: Tanya Tania

    There’s a Tanya Talathi in Karachi and a Tania Ghosh in Mumbai. This is a story based on letters “exchanged” between them from February 14, 1991 to December 9, 1992. If either of them is conscious of the fact that the first letter was written on Valentine’s Day, it is not reflected in their correspondence. But the date of the last letter coincides with the horrors of the Bhendi Bazar riots post

  • ASI man appointed head of Ayodhya-link museum

    New Delhi : Buddha Rashmi Mani, a former Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) official who had led a team that excavated the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid site in 2003, has been appointed the director general of the National Museum.

  • Rao’s ‘pro-Hindu mindset’ led to Babri demolition: Aiyar

    New Delhi : Former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao’s “pro-Hindu mindset” encouraged the destruction of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992, senior Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said on Monday.

  • Babur never demolished Ayodhya temple: Book

    PATNA : Against the common belief that the temple at Ram Janambhoomi, Ayodhya, was demolished by Babur, a new book ‘Ayodhya Revisited’ claims the mosque – Babri Masjid, was never built by Babur.

  • Chilling video: Rajnath vows to fight terrorists

    New Delhi : With the Islamic State releasing a video saying “we will return to avenge the Babri Masjid, and the killings of Muslims in Kashmir, Gujarat, and Muzaffarnagar”, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the government is taking all necessary steps for the security of the country and there is a sense of confidence among the people of India.

  • Rao never conspired on Babri: Jairam Ramesh

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh today lavished praise on former Prime Minister late Narsimha Rao calling him political “Chanakya” for managing economic reforms and rued that “99.99 per cent of Congress party believed he conspired” to have the Babri Masjid demolished.

  • Collusion of BJP, SP to create communal tension over Ram temple: BSP

    New Delhi: Responding to the fresh load of stones in Ayodhya, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Sudhindra Bhadoria on Thursday said that it is the collusion of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Samajwadi party (SP) to create communal tension on the Ram temple issue.

  • Army intel filmed Babri razing: Pawar

    New Delhi : As defence minister, then Congress leader Sharad Pawar ordered the army intelligence to videotape the Babri Masjid razing in Ayodhya on Dec 6, 1992.

  • Togadiya claims temple of Lord Ram will be built at Ayodhya soon

    BHOPAL : Making a call to all Hindus to get united for construction of a grand Ram Mandir on anniversary of demolition of Babri Masjid, VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would ensure construction of a grand Ram Mandir in Ayodhya as decided by the BJP national executive and promised in the Lok Sabha elections. He made this comment while addressing a programme organised by the

  • Tight security in Ayodhya for 23rd Babri anniversary

    Faizabad: The Faizabad district administration has stepped up security and is taking measures to maintain peace ahead of the VHP’s ‘big show’ here tomorrow to mark the 23rd anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition.

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    Ashok Singhal, man behind Babri razing, is dead

    Gurgaon : VHP leader Ashok Singhal, who was one of the key architects of the mass campaign that led to the razing of the Babri mosque in 1992, died here on Tuesday. He was 89. In an acknowledgement of his stature in the Hindutva movement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Singhal’s death at a hospital here “a deep personal loss” and described him as “an institution in himself”.

  • Modi became PM due to Cong inefficiency: AIMIM

    Kishanganj : The All India Majlis-e- Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM)  on Sunday accused Congress of being “responsible” for the demolition of Babri Masjid and blamed its “inefficiency” for Narendra Modi’s ascent to power.

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    Are ’92-93 Mumbai riot victims history?

    With the execution of Yakub Memon, convicted for 1993 Bombay serial blasts, there is a sigh of relief that the protracted and unending legal process in the case has finally come to an end. The last minute unprecedented hearing of the case- past midnight in the wee hours- has created a judicial history. The convict was given every possible opportunity to defend himself, though the opinion whether the death sentence could have

  • I am opposed to ‘one-man shows’ in political parties, says Advani

    New Delhi :  Veteran BJP leader L K Advani, who created a flutter on Thursday with his apprehensions of Emergency again in India, on Friday clarified that it was not aimed at any individual but said he was against ‘one-man shows’ in political parties and asked leaders to be modest like Atal Bihari Vajpayee.