Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath dead

Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath, who had been in the forefront of the movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, died here tonight after prolonged illness.

Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath passes away

Former MP Mahant Avaidyanath, who had been in the forefront of the movement for Ram Temple in Ayodhya, died here tonight after prolonged illness.

Mahant of Ayodhya's Maniram Chawni temple found murdered

A priest associated with Maniram Das Chawni temple, city's largest and richest temple complex, was on Friday found murdered on the premises, police said.

Ram temple issue will be raised in 2015: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday indicated going soft on the Ram temple issue for now, saying the "permanent temple" would take shape in Ayodhya after the Supreme Court verdict.

Initiate steps to rebuild Ram Temple in Ayodhya: Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate steps to rebuild the Ram Temple in Ayodhya by 2016 and fulfil the party`s commitment to the electorate.

SC drops contempt charges against Giriraj Kishore

The Supreme Court Wednesday dropped contempt charges against VHP leader Giriraj Kishore, who died after judgement on the issue was reserved, for allegedly making defamatory statement in 1994 on Ayodhya controversy.

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj declared absconder in Babri case

BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh`s Unnao constituency Sakshi Maharaj has been declared an absconder by a special CBI court after he failed to appear for a trial.

Construction of Ram temple on VHP`s agenda: Praveen Togadia

VHP on Monday said that construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya is on its agenda.

UP police receives intelligence alert for Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi

The Uttar Pradesh Police has tightened security arrangements in temple towns of Ayodhya, Mathura and Kashi for the upcoming holy month of Shravan after intelligence inputs of possible disturbances.

Centre alerts UP over possible terror strike at temple towns

The Centre has alerted the Uttar Pradesh government over a possible terror strike in the state.

Muslims will soon give nod to Ram temple at Ayodhya: VHP

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday said it was hopeful that the Muslim community will give up its opposition to the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.

Ram Temple construction in Ayodhya not contentious issue: Heptulla

Senior BJP leader Najma Heptulla Sunday said the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya, part of the BJP`s core agenda, was "not a contentious issue" and it could be done as per the Allahabad High Court`s judgment.

Congress accuses Modi of using Lord Ram as `fodder` for political gains, EC seeks report

Hours after Narendra Modi evoked Lord Ram at a public meeting in Faizabad, near Ayodhya, on Monday the Congress lashed out at the BJP saying the party is using such tactics for gaining cheap electoral gains.

Beni demands fast track courts for Babri demolition, Gujarat riots

Welcoming Centre`s decision to constitute a judicial commission to probe `snoopgate` issue, Union minister Beni Prasad Verma on Saturday demanded fast track courts to punish those guilty of demolishing disputed structure in Ayodhya and the post Godhra riots.

BSP moves EC to ban Sangeet Som from canvassing in Ayodhya, Faizabad

Bahujan Samaj Party has demanded the Election commission to ban BJP MLA and Muzaffarnagar riots accused Sangeet Som from campaigning in Faizabad and Ayodhya, saying that his presence will spark "communal disturbances" in the area.

Uma Bharti faces cases of rioting, causing enmity between groups

Charges of rioting and promoting enmity between different groups in Ayodhya are among the 13 cases pending against firebrand BJP leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Uma Bharti, the party`s candidate for this Lok Sabha seat.

Conspiracy to give elections communal colour: Rajnath on sting

Referring to a sting operation on the demolition of Babri Mosque, Bhartiya Janta Party national president Rajnath Singh on Saturday alleged anti-BJP parties were conspiring to give elections a communal colour.

Besides 370, Ayodhya, VHP demands jobs for Hindu youths

Senior VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday asked the political parties, especially BJP, to promise various concessions and schemes for Hindu community in their manifestos, apart from enactment of law to build the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

`Will solve Ram temple issue out of court if we come to power`

BJP Vice-President Uma Bharti on Friday said the issue of establishing Ram temple in Ayodhya will be solved through out-of-court settlement, if her party comes to power.

Varanasi on target: Taliban-trained `human bombs` arrested in UP

In a major breakthrough, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad arrested two suspected suicide bombers planning to launch suicide attacks during Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s rally.