Babri Masjid

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POLITICS

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Babri Masjid, MM Joshi, LK Advani, 2017 Presidential Elections

Advani must be heartbroken today to not be BJP's President choice

By nominating Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind, Modi has proven he's not the bigger man.

VARIETY

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Uma Bharti, Murli Manohar Joshi, LK Advani, Babri Masjid

Babri Masjid case: Long road to justice still

Section 120B of the IPC, however, may not erode the political fortunes of LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti and other accused.

POLITICS

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Architecture, Muslim, Hindu, Babri Masjid

How we created the myth of Muslim invader and a battlefield out of Babri

Architectural reuse was a well-established Indic practice much before Islam’s foray into the subcontinent.

POLITICS

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LK Advani, Babri Masjid

I declare that I am prepared to die for reconstructing Babri Masjid

RSS and Hindutva armies may win elections with slogans, but beneath is an embattled society reviving communal hate.

VOICES

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Liquor ban, Babri Masjid, Supreme Court

Can Supreme Court do 'complete justice' in Babri Masjid demolition case?

SC may be entitled to 'take law into its own hands', but only such 'law' as it is, and not as it imagines it to be.

POLITICS

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Demonetisation, Babri Masjid, Supreme Court

7 times political challenges trumped the Supreme Court

In these times when institutions are in crisis, the apex court must rise to the occasion.

POLITICS

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Justice, Supreme Court, Babri Masjid

Babri Masjid is a classic case of justice delayed, justice denied

The conspiracy case accepted for judicial scrutiny now is not nearly as strong as it could have been.

POLITICS

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Modi government, LK Advani, Babri Masjid

Why SC ruling on Babri Masjid case works for Modi and BJP

The saffron front knows much has changed since the day the Constitution was violently challenged under the pretext of upholding 'public sentiment'.

POLITICS

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Uma Bharti, Murli Manohar Joshi, LK Advani, Babri Masjid

Babri Masjid case: Court pulls up BJP seniors like LK Advani, but why now?

Restoring charges of criminal conspiracy against the tall leaders, even at this stage, will be meaningful.

POLITICS

 |   Long-form
Secularism, Kar Sevaks, Babri Masjid

That day in the '90s, when a karsevak visited my home after Babri Masjid fell

Breathing deeply behind the closed door, my mother said more to herself than to me, 'I didn’t want him to know we are Muslim.'