On August 5, Narendra Modi inaugurated the construction of the contested Ram Mandir. Here, we list some facts about the site and its political background.
A bitter reality for India: secularism more under threat than ever, as the ruling BJP praises its Ayodhya project but polarises opinion as it pushes ever closer to the extreme Hindu-right.
On Wednesday, the Hindu ultra nationalist Indian leader, Narendra Modi, will attend a groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya. The event culminates a decades-long campaign to build a temple on the site of a historic mosque destroyed by mobs in 1992.
Police ordered onto the streets of an Indian town where Hindu groups will next week begin building a temple on the site of a mosque whose destruction had sparked the bloody Ayodhya riots.
The Nepalese prime minister accused New Delhi of appropriating its heritage and distorting history in the latest rift between the South Asian neighbours.
The bill, which looks all set to become law, will for the first time distinguish citizens of India on the basis of religion.
TRT World speaks to Zafaryab Jilani who represented Muslim parties in the recently concluded high profile Babri Masjid case that has split India's Hindus and Muslims.
All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Muslim scholar organisation Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind say they would contest the apex court's judgment that awarded Hindus control of razed Babri mosque site.
Social media users say they're highlighting the South Asian country's Islamic heritage, a week after a top court ruled to hand the historic Babri Mosque site to Hindus.
The contentious 135-year dispute over the Babri mosque has finally come to an end, and a temple will now replace the mosque built on the orders of the first Mughal King, Babur.
Muslim group involved in the case calls verdict 'unfair', says it was likely to seek a review of the decision that gave Hindus control of 16th-century mosque that was demolished in 1992 by Hindu hardliners in northern Ayodhya city.
In recent years, Pakistan has increasingly invested in renovations to both Sikh gurdwaras and Hindu temples, but structural problems still exist with its minorities.
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