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  • Pakistan condemns commencement of temple construction at site of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya: FO

    The Foreign Office (FO) on Wednesday condemned the Indian government's decision to proceed with the construction of a mandir at the site of the historic Babri Masjid in Ayodhya...

    "The commencement of [the] construction of a mandir at the site of the historic Babri Masjid in Ayodhya on May 26 is another step in this direction and the government and people of Pakistan condemn it in the strongest terms...

  • Pakistan condemns construction of temple at Babri Masjid site as Modi lays foundation

    Pakistan on Wednesday strongly condemned the construction of a temple at the site of the demolished 16th-century Babri Mosque, hours after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundations of the Hindu place of worship...

    "A temple built on the site of a historic mosque will remain a blot on the face of the so-called Indian democracy for the times to come," it said, adding that the "painful scenes" of the demolition of Babri...

  • Demolition of Babri mosque shamed India: Mukherjee

    KARACHI: From the controversial and fateful storming of the Golden Temple in Amritsar to the aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination to the demolition of the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has been privy to many significant events in Indian history...

    In his book, the Indian president termed the inability to prevent the demolition of the Babri Mosque in 1992 one of P...

  • India revives charges against BJP leaders in Babri Masjid case

    The Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday revived charges of criminal conspiracy against leaders of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party in two cases pertaining to the 1992 demolition of the Babri mosque, The Hindu reported...

    The demolition of the mosque, located in the northern town of Ayodhya, triggered wide-scale religious riots that killed thousands, deepening divisions between Hindus and India's large Muslim...

  • SC orders trial of key BJP leaders in Babri Masjid case

    NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the revival of criminal conspiracy charges in the destruction of the Babri Masjid against senior BJP leaders, including L...

    It said the Lucknow case was against “lakhs of unknown kar sevaks” and dealt with the actual act of demolition and violence...

  • OIC concerned over Indian citizenship law, Babri Masjid verdict

    The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed concerns over discriminating legislation on citizenship rights in India and the verdict of the Babri Masjid case, in which India's apex court allowed construction of a temple at the site of a centuries-old mosque...

    The new Indian law grants citizenship to persecuted Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who fled Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan prior to...

  • Burnt after Babri attack, this Pakistani temple celebrates Christmas with as much joy as Diwali

    Even before Pakistan was partitioned from India in 1947, the cafeteria used to entertain intellectuals and activists from surrounding universities...

    In October end, as the Hindu festival of Diwali went nearly unnoticed in Pakistan, a few 100 devotees gathered at the courtyard of this temple to light lamps and sing bhajans celebrating the return of Lord Ram and Sita to their Kingdom of Ayodhya after 14 years in exile...

  • Tens of thousands rally for temple on Babri Mosque’s site

    Huge crowds of saffron-clad protesters, some waving swords and chanting “praise be to Ram”, massed in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh state, where right-wing Hindu groups want a grand temple to be built on the site where the Babri Mosque once stood...

    Many Hindus claim a spot there marks the birthplace of Ram and allege that the Babri Mosque, which stood there for 460 years, was built after the destruction of an earlier temple...

  • Babri mosque litigant Iqbal Ansari 'threatened' to withdraw case

    One of the main litigants of the Babri mosque case in India, Iqbal Ansari, was allegedly physically assaulted at his residence in Ayodhya on Tuesday, The Wire reported...

    Many Hindus claim a spot there marks the birthplace of Ram and allege that the Babri Mosque, which stood there for 460 years, was built after the destruction of an earlier temple...

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