Ayodhya verdict

"We respect the decision. Now this is the responsibility of the government where it provides land for the mosque. This is a sort of victory of the Muslims," he said.

Necessary instructions were issued earlier and additional personnel have been allotted to some districts. Peace committees have been formed in sensitive districts and areas, he said.

The Sena and BJP are at loggerheads over government formation in Maharashtra, the stalemate over equal sharing of the chief minister's post leading to an impasse, resulting in the resignation of CM Devendra Fadnavis a day ahead of the expiry of the 13th state Assembly.

A five-judge Constitution bench led by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi had on October 16 reserved its judgement in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute case. The verdict is expected before Justice Gogoi retires on November 17.

New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday said the party has always maintained that all sides should accept a Supreme Court verdict in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid issue and the government should take all steps to implement it. “Congress has always been of the opinion that whatever verdict is given by the Supreme Court in the Ram …

New Delhi: It is to be mentioned that in 1994, a five-judge Constitutional Bench, hearing the M Ismail Faruqui vs Union of India case, had held that a mosque is not an ‘essential part of the practice of the religion of Islam’. The 1994 judgement will be re-evaluated by Supreme Court on Thursday, where SC will decide …