All roads leading to Ram temple blocked by Uttar Pradesh administration as security measure
As the security preparedness has been ramped up in Ayodhya before the ruling on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case is pronounced, all roads leading to the temple have been completely blocked by the state administration. After intensive monitoring, the administration is permitting entry only by foot.
‘Testing time for nation’: Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid urges people to exercise restraint
Syed Ahmed Bukhari, Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, on Friday urged all Indians “to exercise restraint and demonstrate faith in the judiciary” ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title case.
“It is a testing time for the nation. Though passions on both sides are running high, but I would urge the Indian conscience to exercise restraint and demonstrate faith in the judiciary,” Bukhari said in a statement.
“I hope that the constitutional superiority shall prevail and rule of law is not compromised. It is a testing time for the nation,” the statement added.
Veteran actor Rajinikanth urges people to respect SC verdict on Ayodhya
Veteran actor Rajinikanth on Friday appealed to the people to remain calm and respect the judgment by Supreme Court on Ayodhya title suit case that is expected to be announced before the tenure of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi ends on 17 November.
“I appeal to people to remain calm and respect the verdict,” he told reporters in Chennai.
Uttar Pradesh chief secy, DGP conclude meeting with CJI Ranjan Gogoi
Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rajendra Kumar Tiwari and Director of Police OP Singh, along with other top officials leave Ranjan Gogoi’s office in Supreme Court after meeting the CJI ahead of Ayodhya verdict.
Other than Ayodhya, Ranjan Gogoi to deliver verdict on Rafale, Sabarimala and applicability of RTI Act to CJI’s office before 17 Nov
Other than pronouncing the ruling on Ayodhya land dispute, CJI Ranjan Gogoi has three other landmark judgments to deliver – Rafale, Sabarimala and whether the Right to Information (RTI) law is applicable to the CJI’s office – before his tenure ends on 17 November.
The Ayodhya case has been lingering since 1858 and litigation on it has been going on since 1885. There is hope that the court will render a unanimous verdict as it would remove any ambiguity that could arise in case of a 4-1 or 3-2 decision.
VHP stops carving work for construction of Ram temple at disputed site of Ayodhya in view of SC verdict
In anticipation of the Supreme Court verdict, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a Hindu right-wing organisation who has been at the forefront of the movement demanding the construction of Ram temple at the disputed site, has stopped stone carving work for the construction of the ‘grand temple’ in Ayodhya for the first time since 1990.
“All the artisans involved in the work have returned to their homes,” said VHP spokesperson Sharad Sharma.