PM Modi appeals for calm ahead of the Ayodhya verdict
Ayodhya verdict: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed for calm ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya, saying that whatever judgment the country's top court gives will not be anyone's victory or loss.
Mumbai Police, other security forces on alert
Mumbai Police, other security forces on alert. Cameras, drones to be used to monitor situation in city.
Section 144 not imposed in Mumbai yet, monitoring social media: Police
PRO Mumbai Police: Sec 144 (prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) hasn't been imposed yet.
School, colleges shut in UP, MP, Karnataka, J-K, Delhi; Section 144 imposed
Schools, colleges and other educational institutes will remain closed in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka and Delhi as the Supreme Court delivers its verdict in the decades-old Ayodhya dispute on Saturday.
Mobile internet service suspended in Bharatpur till 6 am tomorrow: Rajasthan Government
Rajasthan Government: Mobile internet service suspended in Bharatpur till 6 am tomorrow ahead of verdict on Ayodhya land dispute case today.
'I appeal to all to respect SC verdict, maintain peace': Mahant Satyendra Das Chief Priest of the makeshift Ram temple
Mahant Satyendra Das, Chief Priest of the makeshift Ram temple in Ayodhya: I appeal to all to respect the Supreme Court verdict and maintain peace. Prime Minister has rightly said that the Ayodhya verdict will not be anyone’s loss or victory.
Lawyers gather outside CJI Ranjan Gogoi's court
Supreme Court: Lawyers gather outside Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi's court. Five-judge SC bench to deliver verdict in Ayodhya land case at 1030 am.
Amit Shah calls a high level security meeting
Home Minister Amit Shah calls a high level security meeting at his residence. National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, Intelligence Bureau (IB) Chief, Arvind Kumar, and other senior officials to attend the meeting.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi arrives at Supreme Court
Delhi: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi arrives at Supreme Court
I appeal to people of Uttarakhand to accept whatever verdict is given by SC: Trivendra Singh Rawat
Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat on Ayodhya Verdict: I appeal to people of Uttarakhand to accept whatever verdict is given by the Supreme Court. No rumours or objectionable comments should be made on social media or other platforms that could adversely affect social harmony.
Five-judge Supreme Court bench to shortly deliver verdict
Five-judge Supreme Court bench to shortly deliver verdict in #Ayodhya land case; Senior advocates K Parasaran, CS Vaidyanathan, Rajeev Dhawan, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta and other lawyers representing different parties in the case arrive in courtroom.
Judgment is unanimous, CJI Gogoi tells court; pronouncement to last for 30 mins
The Ayodhya Judgment will be an unanimous judgment. Pronouncement of judgment to last for half an hour.
Netizens trend #hindumuslimbhaibhai ahead of Ayodhya verdict on twitter.
Ahead of the Ayodhya verdict, the most controversial of all, netizens are constantly reminding people to accept the Supreme Court’s decision as it may come, and maintain peace and order at all costs. Read more.
Ayodhya: How Rajiv Gandhi rekindled the Ram Janmabhoomi
ASI evidence shows Babri Masjid wasn't built on vacant land, says court
There is adequate material in ASI report to conclude the following: Babri Masjid not constructed on vacant land. There was a structure underlying the disputed structure. The underlying structure was not an Islamic structure, Supreme Court.
Court must accept faith and accept belief of worshippers: CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi while reading out judgement: This court must accept faith and accept belief of worshippers. Court should preserve balance.
Faith of Hindus that Lord Rama was born at demolished structure is undisputed: SC
Hindus consider this place as birthplace of lord Ram, even Muslims say this about disputed place. Faith of Hindus that Lord Rama was born at demolished structure is undisputed, says Supreme Court.
Section 144 imposed in Mumbai
Section 144 of CrPC (prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) imposed in Mumbai city till 11 am tomorrow.
SC directs allotment of alternate land to Muslims
SC directs allotment of alternative land to Muslims to build new mosque.
Disputed site goes to Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas, Sunni Waqf Board gets alternate land
Supreme Court orders that Central Govt within 3-4 months formulate scheme for setting up of trust and hand over the disputed site to it for construction of temple at the site and a suitable alternative plot of land measuring 5 acres at Ayodhya will be given to Sunni Wakf Board.
Give 5 acres alternate land to Muslims at a prominent place in Ayodhya: SC
Vishnu Shankar Jain, Hindu Mahasabha Lawyer: Supreme Court has said, 'to give 5 acres alternate land to Muslims at a prominent place in Ayodhya.'
Centre, UP govts to monitor construction of temple, mosque
Centre, Uttar Pradesh governments to monitor construction of temple, mosque.
SC directs Centre to form trust to build temple in Ayodhya
In a unanimous judgement, a 5-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, said the Sunni Waqf Board, which was a party to the title suit, should be given an alternate land somewhere else to build a mosque.
Lawyers stopped from chanting Jai Shri Ram outside SC
Amid heavy security after the Ayodhya verdict, a group of lawyers raised Jai Sri Ram slogans in Supreme Court premises. They were later asked to stop by other lawyers.
Historic judgment, says Hindu Mahasabha lawyer
Varun Kumar Sinha, Lawyer of Hindu Mahasabha: It is a historic judgement. With this judgement, the Supreme Court has given the message of unity in diversity.
Respect verdict but not satisfied, says Sunni Board lawyer
Zafaryab Jilani, Sunni Waqf Board Lawyer: We respect the judgement but we are not satisfied, we will decide further course of action.
We welcome Ayodhya verdict, tweets Arvind Kejriwal
"The years-old dispute ended today. I appeal to all people to maintain peace and harmony," wrote Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
Ayodhya verdict beneficial for social harmony: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Ayodhya Verdict: Supreme Court's judgement should be welcomed by everyone, it will be beneficial for the social harmony. There should be no further dispute on this issue, that is my appeal to the people.
Union minister Nitin Gadkari says Ayodhya verdict must be accepted
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Ayodhya Judgment: Everyone must accept the Supreme Court judgement and maintain peace.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh says Ayodhya verdict is landmark judgment
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Ayodhya Judgment: It is a landmark judgement. Appeal to the public to maintain peace and calm.
We will file a review petition: Zafaryab Jilani
Zafaryab Jilani, All India Muslim Personal Law Board: We will file a review petition if our committee agrees on it. It is our right and it is in Supreme Court's rules as well.
Ram Temple must be constructed at earliest: Raj Thackeray
MNS chief Raj Thackeray: I am happy today. All 'karsevaks' who gave sacrifices during the entire struggle..their sacrifice has not gone waste.Ram Temple must be constructed at the earliest. Along with Ram Temple, there should also be ‘Ram Rajya’ in the nation,that is my wish.
MIB issues advisory to all channels to strictly adhere to Programme Code during debates
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) issues advisory to all channels and cable TV operators to strictly adhere to the Programme Code during discussion, debates and reporting.
Will visit LK Advani to thank, congratulate him: Uddhav Thackeray hails verdict
The Shiv Sena chief hailed the verdict, stating that "Today's day will be written in golden letters in the history of India. Everyone has accepted the verdict." He added that he intends to go to Ayodhya on 24 November.
Thackeray also said that he will visit LK Advani ji to thank him and congratulate him. "He had taken out 'Rath-Yatra' for this. I will surely meet him and seek his blessings," he said.
We welcome the verdict, will not go for review: Chairman of UP Sunni Central Waqf Board
Zafar Farooqui, the Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board said, "We welcome and humbly accept the verdict of the Supreme Court. I want to make it clear that UP Sunni Waqf Board will not go for any review of the SC order or file any curative petition."
Envoys from different countries being briefed by MEA: Sources
Sources say that envoys from different countries are being briefed about the Ayodhya verdict by senior officials of the Ministry of External Affairs.
PM Modi addresses nation, says judicial process that went on for decades has concluded
The world accepts that India is the worlds largest democracy. Today world has seen how alive & strong is India's democracy. After the result every strata, every community, has accepted verdict.
No place for fear, bitterness, negativity in 'New India' says PM Modi in adress to nation
PM Modi said, "Supreme Court listened to all the sides during the hearings of this case with utmost patience and it is a matter of happiness for the entire country that the decision came with the consent of all."
"After the verdict, the way every section of society, of every religion, has welcomed it is a proof of India's ancient culture and tradition of social harmony," he added.
Ayodhya verdict, Kartarpur corridor 'messages of unity' similar to fall of Berlin wall says PM
PM Modi drew a parallel between the fall of the Berlin wall (which happened on November 9) with the Ayodhya verdict and the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, calling them “messages of unity”