Why revanchist claims to places of worship are legally untenable

November 9, 2019, was a historic day for the Supreme Court of India. On this day, five justices pronounced an unanimous verdict in M. Siddiq v. Mahant Suresh Das, better known as the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid judgment. In what was hailed by many as a masterful act of judicial statesmanship, the Bench speaking as one … Read more

10 Top Tourist Places to Visit Near Satna, Madhya Pradesh

Be it the essence of spirituality; Wild and serene ambiance, cultural and heritage splendors or refreshing hill stations, Satna always attracts Tourists for its vast wealth of spiritual, heritage sites and refreshing vistas of nature. Satna used to be a princely state in earlier times which is the reason why it has the influence of … Read more

Hindus and Muslims must give up rigid positions on contested places of worship

Simt-e-Kashi se chala janib-e-Mathura baadal — starting from Kashi the cloud ahead towards Mathura — are the deeply devotional words with which an Urdu writer of the recent past, Mohsin Kakorvi, had begun his poetic eulogy for the Prophet Muhammad. Long before him, the uncrowned king of Urdu poetry for all times Asadullah Khan Ghalib … Read more

Determining religious character of worship place not prohibited under Protection of Places Act: SC

India oi-Vicky Nanjappa | Updated: Friday, May 20, 2022, 17:33 [IST] A debate has broken out following the plea filed by five Hindu women seeking permission to worship idols within the Gyanvapi Mosque complex. New Delhi, May 20: While transferring the Gyanvapi Mosque case to the District Judge, the Supreme Court observation on Friday made … Read more

Explained: The places of worship act

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear a challenge to the order of a civil court in Varanasi directing a videographic survey of the Maa Shringar Gauri Sthal in the Kashi Vishwanath temple-Gyanvapi mosque complex. The principal contention of the Committee of Management of Anjuman Intezamia Masjid, the organization that has filed the appeal, is … Read more

City of Maharajas and great kings – 10 places to visit in Jaipur – Today’s Traveler

Jaipur, which is the capital city of Rajasthan is a city with its own magnificent grandeur and majestic history. It is a city that sings the glory of great Indian kings and every atom of its soil carries the spirit of sacrifice. The City of Jaipur is a remarkable instance of indigenous city planning and … Read more

Summer break – 10 stunning places to visit in scenic Sikkim – Today’s Traveler

Nestled by the borders of Nepal, Tibet, and Bhutan, scenic Sikkim is an incredibly beautiful destination in India with a tranquil, meditative environment that is immersive. The pristine beauty of the Himalayas, the tranquility of the monasteries, vast lavish lush full forests, and the calm and cool climate of this peaceful place create a lesser-known … Read more