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Babri Masjid

The Future Is Safe

Siddharth Singh

Handing over of the 2.77 acres in Ayodhya will not spell doom for Indian Muslims

Ram’s Ghar Wapsi

Go to any museum or temple in India. Not one murti or figure from premodern India survives without disfiguration. If there is one, then the only explanation will be that it somehow escaped Muslim marauders

‘Left Historians Misled Indian Muslims on Ayodhya’

“Hindu-Muslim relations over Ayodhya would not have deteriorated to this point if the left historians had not misled and misguided the Muslim group,” says historian Meenakshi Jain

For God’s Sake

Pilgrimage to the birthplace of the Lord is an elemental journey in every relevant religion. The Supreme Court, by adjudicating on the legality of the deity and granting an unfettered right to the deity’s birthplace, has created space for India to move on

A Chariot in History

At a brainstorming session Pramod Mahajan came up with the idea of a nationwide grand yatra, Narendra Modi concurred and that was the beginning of the Ram Rath Yatra, catapulting the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on the national scene with LK Advani emerging as the face of Hindu aspirations

The Eternity of the Deity

The court has looked at a concept deeply rooted in the spiritual traditions of this land through the prism of English and Roman law

The Spirit of New India

When the grand Ram temple is finally built on the site reclaimed from an invading army, the restoration of national sovereignty—the essence of the struggle for independence—would have been completed

Challenging the Tyranny of Reputations

The Supreme Court judgment will accelerate the decolonisation of the Indian mind. An alternative narrative has come to dominate and influence the national mood

The Day of the Demolition

Why December 6, 1992 was the ‘saddest day’ for the BJP leadership

Taslima Nasrin: ‘Without sexual freedom women will never get equality’

The third of her seven-volume memoir is out in English and Taslima Nasrin still remains a rebel with no regrets

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