LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti to skip hearing
LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti, Kalyan Singh unlikely to be present in court at time of delivery of verdict in Babri case, a Advocate told news agency PTI.
Accused reach Lucknow
Accused Vinay Katiyar, Dharamdas, Vedanti, Lallu Singh, Champat Rai and Pawan Pandey reach Lucknow.
Accused Ritambhara, Champat Rai, Vinay Katiyar, Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh and other accused arrive at the CBI Special court
All accused in Babri Masjid demolition case, except Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, Satish Pradhan and Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, have arrived
Lal Krishna Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Kalyan Singh, Uma Bharti, Satish Pradhan and Mahant Nritya Gopal Das attend proceedings via video conferencing
All accused in Babri Masjid demolition case acquitted by Special CBI Court in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
I welcome the verdict by Special CBI Court, Lucknow acquitting all 32 accused. It proves that justice triumphed however late it may be: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh
Sanjay Raut welcomes the Babri Masjid demolition case verdict
Rajya Sabha MP and Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said he doesn't want to talk about Mathura. He further said that as a party it welcomes the judgement.
‘Truth prevailed’: Ex-Sena MP Satish Pradhan accused in Babri demolition
Former Shiv Sena MP Satish Pradhan, who was an accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case, on Wednesday welcomed a CBI special court's verdict acquitting all the 32 accused in the case.
"Truth has prevailed," the 80-year-old former mayor of Thane told PTI, after attending the hearing through video conference. The court said there is conclusive proof against the accused. Pradhan had earlier been granted bail in the case. The first mayor of Thane near Mumbai while he was with the Sena, Pradhan is now with the BJP.
Congress asks govt to challenge acquittal in Babri demolition case
The decision of the CBI court to acquit all the accused in the Babri Masjid Demolition Case runs counter to the Supreme Court judgment & to the Constitutional spirit. The SC had held in a 5-judge bench that the destruction of the mosque as illegal. Every Indian who has innate faith in the Constitution & also in the spirit of communal amity & brotherhood expects & urges the Central & State governments to file an appeal against the decision of the special court as founded in error: Congress leader Randeep Surjewala