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Withdraw Babri cases: Hindu Mahasabha writes to PM Withdraw Babri cases: Hindu Mahasabha writes to PM


New Delhi, Just 72 hours after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya title suit dispute, Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding criminal cases against Ker Sevaks for bringing down the Babri Masjid, be withdrawn. The organisation has also demanded 'martyr' status for Kar Sevaks killed in 1992 and during other endeavours for kar seva.

Manmohan Singh nominated to Parliament panel on Finance Manmohan Singh nominated to Parliament panel on Finance



New Delhi, Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been nominated to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance.

He was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha for a sixth term in August this year from Rajasthan.

According to a Rajya Sabha bulletin, the "Chairman has nominated Dr. Manmohan Singh, Member, Rajya Sabha, to the Committee on Finance in place of Shri Digvijaya Singh, w.e.f. 06.11.2019.

Gahlot writes to Punjab, Haryana CM over stubble burning Gahlot writes to Punjab, Haryana CM over stubble burning



New Delhi, Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gahlot on Monday wrote to the Chief Ministers of Pubjab and Haryana urging them for immediate actions to stop stubble burning in their states.

Speaking to the media, Gahlot said that he also wrote to Union Environment Minister Prakash Jaavdekar over the same and expressed the displeasure as the meeting called by the Centre on November 9 for air pollution was not attended by the Environment ministers from Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

Muslims may get proposed land across Saryu Muslims may get proposed land across Saryu



Ayodhya, The Supreme Court-awarded five-acre land to the Muslims in the Ramjanmabhoomi title dispute case is not available in the Ayodhya town, administrative sources said, adding the land may be allotted at some other location, such as across the river Saryu where the Uttar Pradesh government plans to develop a township or at Muslim-dominated Shahenwan village, about 5km from the temple town.

Sonia chairs crucial meet over support to Sena-NCP in Maha Sonia chairs crucial meet over support to Sena-NCP in Maha

 

New Delhi, With all eyes on Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi to give a signal on supporting the Shiv Sena and the NCP in forming the Maharashtra government, several senior party leaders, including from the state, held a crucial meeting for the second time at her residence on the issue.

Gandhi, who held a meeting with senior party leaders Ahmed Patel, Mallikarjun Kharge, K.C. Venugopal, Ambika Soni, and Jyotiraditya Scindia in the morning for over one and a half hours, again held a detailed meeting with party leaders, along with senior leaders from the state, to come to a conclusion.

Group of youth stage 'protest' at JNU against SC's Ayodhya verdict Group of youth stage 'protest' at JNU against SC's Ayodhya verdict

New Delhi, A group of youth, claiming to be students of Jamia Millia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), gathered at JNU campus on Saturday night and made provocative speeches against the Supreme Court verdict in the Ayodhya title suit.

With about 50 youth in attendance at the "protest" against the Supreme Court judgement that awarded the entire disputed land in Ayodhya to the Hindu side, speakers at the gathering made highly critical remarks against the judicial system, the authorities and the political parties of the country.

Modi flags off 1st pilgrimage to Kartarpur Modi flags off 1st pilgrimage to Kartarpur

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India as he flagged off the first pilgrimage to Darbar Sahib in Pakistan after inaugurating the Kartarpur Corridor here.

In the first-of its-kind occasion in seven decades, Modi sent the first lot of 500 pilgrims to visit Darbar Sahib, also called Kartarpur Sahib, the last resting place of first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev, in Narowal district in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Ayodhya verdict will strengthen India's unity, integrity: Shah Ayodhya verdict will strengthen India's unity, integrity: Shah


New Delhi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday welcomed the Ayodhya verdict and said the decision will strengthen the country's unity, integrity and great culture, as he urged all communities to maintain peace and harmony.

In a series of tweets in Hindi, Shah expressed gratitude to all the people and organisations who contributed and tried for so many years on the dispute.

Sunni board will not file any petition: Faruqi Sunni board will not file any petition: Faruqi

 

Lucknow, Zufar Faruqi, the chairman of the UP Sunni Central Waqf Board, has announced that it will not go for a review of the Supreme Court verdict or file a curative petition in Ayodhya case.

Faruqi said that the board was 'grateful' to the Supreme Court for setting aside as 'erroneous' the observation of one of the judges of the Allahabad High Court in 2010 which diluted the provision of the Places of Worship Act 1991.

Celebrations in parts of Ayodhya despite govt warning Celebrations in parts of Ayodhya despite govt warning


Ayodhya, As the Supreme Court anounced its verdict in the contentious Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute on Saturday, a celebratory mood prevailed in parts of Ayodhya town, as local residents burst crackers and chanted 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans.


Before the verdict, the Faizabad-Ayodhya administration and the state government had warned citizens against any "victory celebration."

Modi thanks Imran for timely opening of Kartarpur corridor Modi thanks Imran for timely opening of Kartarpur corridor

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India.

The opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor before the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devi has brought us immense happiness, he said.

Modi thanks Imran, flags off pilgrimage to Pakistan Modi thanks Imran, flags off pilgrimage to Pakistan

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab), Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan for respecting the sentiments of India and flagged off the pilgrimage to Darbar Sahib in Pakistan after inaugurating the Kartarpur Corridor.

In the first-of its-kind occasion in seven decades, Modi sent the first lot of 500 pilgrims to visit Darbar Sahib, also called Kartarpur Sahib, the last resting place of first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev, in Narowal district in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Delhi govt includes Kartarpur in free pilgrimage scheme Delhi govt includes Kartarpur in free pilgrimage scheme

 

New Delhi, Ahead of the Kartarpur coridor inauguration, the Delhi Cabinet on Friday gave its in-principal approval to include the sikh shrine in its free pilgrimage scheme for senior citizens.

The Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province is located 4.5 km from the Indian border. The shrine will be accessible to Indian pilgrims throughout the year via the corridor.

Centre removes SPG cover of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul & Priyanka Centre removes SPG cover of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul & Priyanka



New Delhi, The Centre on Friday removed Special Protection Group (SPG) cover of Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi, her son Rahul and daughter Priyanka.

They will now be provided 'Z plus' security cover by Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

The government's decision has been conveyed to the Gandhi family.

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