Bukhari warns against reconciliation move

BY ABDUL BARI MASOUD/ TIA/ NEW DELHI: In a an apparent warning to the ‘reconciliation lobby’ within the Muslims, a group led by the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid Syed Ahmad Bukhari on Thursday made it clear that the community would not relinquish its claim over the Babri masjid at any cost.
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BJP for negotiated settlement of Babri issue

NEW DELHI: BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said that his Party was not in favour of taking the Ayodhya issue to the Supreme Court. He said all concerned communities should sit together and find a negotiated and peaceful settlement of the vexed issue through dialogue. In an interview ..

Congress favours negotiations on Ayodhya dispute

NEW DELHI: The Congress has decided not to take any initiative to facilitate reconciliation between the parties involved in the Babri Masjid -Ram Janambhoomi issue, as it does not want to be seen to be taking sides. The party, however, underlined its position that it supports the resolution of ..

Ayodhya Verdict divides Hindus too

BY BOSCO CELESTINE/ NEW DELHI: Initial euphoria over the Ayodhaya verdict within the Hindu groups appears to be waning and realization is dawning that the verdict is flawed. The latest reaction of Vishwan Hindu Parishad chief Ashok Singhal has added a new dimension to the issue when he describe..

Sunni Board to challenge Babri verdict in SC

LUCKNOW: (AMN) The Sunni Central Wakf Board on Tuesday decided to challenge the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit in the Supreme Court. The Board said no person had been authorised to explore possibilities of an out-of-court settlement.Speaking to mediapersons, chairperson ..

Pressure mounts on AIMPLB for reconciliation

NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding the dismay and disquiet among Muslims over the Allahabad high court verdict on Babri Masjid, a group of some Muslim organization and a small section of All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) are reportedly engaged in the reconciliation move.Though the little ..

How to get temple without losing Muslim vote?

NEW DELHI: IN HIS weekly column in Rashtriya Sahara (Urdu) M J Akbar says that the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya dispute is a semi-colon, not a full stop. He opines that the full stop will come when the Supreme Court takes a decision and Muslims have every right to appeal. He also ..

SC/ST demand reservation in Private Sector

NEW DELHI (TIA): The leaders of schedule caste and schedule tribe have demanded reservation for their communities in the private sector. They said that the reservation in Private Sector was the matter of life and death for them. At a two day national Convention of All India Confederation of SC/ST ..

Babri Petitioner Aslam Bhure is Dead

NEW DELHI:(AMN) Mohammad Aslam Bhure (55), one of the petitioners in Babri Masjid case died after a brief illness on Saturday morning. He is survived by two sons and one daughter.
The poor cycle-rickshaw shop-owner Bhure came to limelight 1991 when his first a petition resulted in a status ..

Babri Verdict; Govt Invokes Gandhi for Peace

TIA SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT / NEW DELHI: Ahead of verdict on Babri Masjid, the government on Wednesday invoked father of nation Mahatama Gandhi quote to appeal people to maintain peace and tranquility in the aftermath of the judgment.The much awaited verdict on Babri Masjid at Ayodhya would be ..



SC slams Centre for ‘lethargy’ over upkeep of Taj Mahal

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today criticised the Central Government and its authorities for their, wh ...

India, Nepal to jointly promote tourism

AMN / KATHMANDU India and Nepal have decided to promote tourism jointly. This was decided at the 2nd meeting ...