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Verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute case has been pronounced by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi in the Supreme Court. To ensure peace, sensitive areas across various states were put under heavy police security. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday had appealed to the country to maintain calm and had said the judgement in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute is not a matter of victory or defeat.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 09, 2019 23:45 IST
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The Supreme Court has pronounced its verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case. The verdict, which was earlier reserved by the apex court was to be pronounced anytime before the retirement of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. Justice Gogoi is slated to retire on November 17. Meanwhile, elaborate security measures have been put in place and police personnel have been deployed at various sensitive areas across states.  

All the roads leading to the disputed Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi disputed site were sealed and the area covered with extra forces. The security outside the residences of the five judges on the Constitution Bench that delivered the judgement was also been beefed up. The police had planned elaborate security arrangements and all precautionary measures were taken.

Indiatvnews.com brings to you Highlights and breaking news on Ayodhya verdict.

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  • 6:13 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi concludes his address to nation by extending wishes of Eid

    PM Modi has concluded his address to the nation by extending Eid wishes to all.

  • 6:11 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: We have greater responsibility now

    PM Modi reminded all Indians of a 'greater responsibility' towards their duties, towards obedience of law.

  • 6:08 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: Our laws and constitution can find solution to hardest of our problems

    "Our laws and constitution can find solution to hardest of our problems," PM Modi expressed during his address.

  • 6:07 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: It's time to come together and co-exist peacefully

    "It's time to come together and co-exist peacefully," said PM Modi during his address.

  • 6:05 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: Nation's judiciary is worthy of special appreciation

    "Nation's judiciary is worthy of special appreciation," said Modi in his address.

  • 6:04 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: Today's development exemplifies 'Unity in Diversity'

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: Today's development exemplifies 'Unity in Diversity'

  • 6:03 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Modi on Ayodhya Verdict: Entire nation has accepted the verdict wholeheartedly

    "Entire nation has accepted the verdict wholeheartedly," said PM Modi in his address to the nation.

  • 6:00 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    PM Narendra Modi begins his address to the nation

    PM Narendra Modi has begun his address to the nation.

  • 5:30 PM (IST) Posted by Manas Joshi

    Ayodhya Verdict: PM Narendra Modi to address nation shortly

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to address the nation over Ayodhya Verdict delivered by Supreme Court today. The address will begin at 6 pm

  • 4:16 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    We accept Supreme Court's order and will not file review petition: Sunni Waqf Board

    Sunni Waqf Board said: "We have accepted the Supreme Court's order and we will not file a review petition." 

  • 3:20 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    IB Ministry issues advisory to all channels and cable TV operators

    Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) issues advisory to all channels and cable TV operators to strictly adhere to the Programme Code during discussion, debates and reporting.

  • 2:36 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Historic Verdict: Baba Ramdev on Ayodhya Verdict

    "This is a historic verdict. A grand Ram temple will be built. Decision to allot alternate land to Muslim side is welcome, I believe Hindu brothers should help in the construction of the Masjid as well," Baba Ramdev told reporters.

  • 2:34 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Supreme Court is 'supreme but not infallible': Owaisi over Ayodhya verdict

    "Not satisfied with the verdict. Supreme Court is indeed supreme but not infallible. We have full faith in the constitution, we were fighting for our right, we don't need 5 acre land as donation. We should reject this 5 acre land offer, don't patronize us," Owaisi said

  • 2:33 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    I am happy today: MNS chief Raj Thakeray hails Ayodhya verdict

    "I am happy today. All 'karsevaks' who gave sacrifices during the entire struggle..their sacrifice has not gone waste.Ram Temple must be constructed at the earliest. Along with Ram Temple, there should also be ‘Ram Rajya’ in the nation,that is my wish," Raj Thackeray told ANI.

  • 2:29 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

     2 men taken into preventive custody for spreading rumours on Ayodhya verdict, say Noida police

  • 2:28 PM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Everyone should respect SC verdict and maintain harmony, says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

    Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said the Supreme Court judgment in Ayodhya case should be respected by all and harmony and peace be maintained.

    "The day of judgement came after a long wait. Everyone should respect the decision and peace and harmony should be maintained,” Gehlot told reporters here.

    “We have made all arrangements to deal with any situation or anti-social element who tried to create any disturbance,” he added.

  • 12:50 PM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya land dispute

  • 11:52 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Nitin Gadkari reacts to Ayodhya verdict

    Everyone must accept the Supreme Court judgement and maintain peace: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Ayodhya verdict

  • 11:51 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Nitish Kumar reacts to Ayodhya verdict

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Ayodhya verdict: Supreme Court's judgement should be welcomed by everyone, it will be beneficial for the social harmony. There should be no further dispute on this issue, that is my appeal to the people

  • 11:48 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Will seek review on Ayodhya verdict: UP Sunni Central Waqf Board

    Ayodhya verdict has lot of contradictions, will seek a review: Zafaryab Jilani of UP Sunni Central Waqf Board

  • 11:37 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    We are not satisfied with the verdict: Zafaryab Jilani, Sunni Waqf Board lawyer

    We are not satisfied with the verdict: Zafaryab Jilani, Sunni Waqf Board lawyer

  • 11:25 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    SC grants entire 2.77 acre of disputed land in Ayodhya to deity Ram Lalla

    Supreme Court grants entire 2.77 acres of disputed land in Ayodhya to deity Ram Lalla

  • 11:17 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Ayodhya verdict

    Supreme Court orders that Central Govt within 3-4 months formulate a scheme for setting up of trust and hand over the disputed site to it for construction of a temple at the site and a suitable alternative plot of land measuring 5 acres at Ayodhya will be given to Sunni Wakf Board.

  • 11:13 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Possession of disputed 2.77 acre land will remain with Central govt

    Possession of disputed 2.77 acre land will remain with Central government receiver, says Supreme Court

  • 11:13 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Ayodhya verdict

    Centre or state government will have to allot 5-acre land to Sunni Waqf board in Ayodhya

  • 11:12 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    SC asks centre to frame scheme within 3 months and set up a trust for construction of a temple.

  • 11:11 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    5 acre land to be allocated to Sunni Waqf Board for the construction of mosque

    5 acre land to be allocated to Sunni Waqf Board for the construction of mosque, says Supreme Court 

  • 11:09 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Muslims to get alternate land for construction of mosque, says Supreme Court

  • 11:08 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Damage to Babri mosque was violation of law: SC

    Damage to Babri mosque was violation of the law, says Supreme Court 

  • 11:06 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Ayodhya verdict

    UP Sunni Central Waqf Board has failed to establish its case in Ayodhya dispute: Supreme Court

  • 11:05 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    No evidence that Muslims abandoned mosque: SC

    There is no evidence that Muslims abandoned mosque. Hindus always believed the birthplace of Lord Ram was in the inner courtyard of the mosque, says Supreme Court.

    Clearly established that Muslims offered prayer inside the inner courtyard and Hindus offered prayers in the outer courtyard, court says.

  • 11:05 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Ayodhya verdict

    Muslims have not adduced evidence they were in exclusive possession of dispute site. Muslims were not in possession of outer courtyard of the site: Supreme Court

  • 11:02 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Ayodhya verdict

    Iron railing was set up at site in 1856-1857, it suggests Hindus kept worshipping at the site. Despite obstruction caused in offering prayers at Mosque, evidence suggest that there was no abandonment: Supreme Court

  • 11:00 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Ayodhya verdict

    Title cannot be established on ground of faith, belief; they are kind of indicator for deciding dispute: Supreme Court

     

  • 10:58 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Evidence suggests Hindus were in possession of outer courtyard: SC

    Evidence suggests Hindus were in possession of outer courtyard, says Supreme Court

  • 10:57 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    ASI unable to prove a temple was demolished for construction of mosque at Ayodhya

    ASI unable to prove that a temple was demolished for the construction of a mosque at Ayodhya, says Supreme Court 

  • 10:56 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    The existence of Sita Rasoi, Ram Chabutra and Bhandar grih are the testimony of the religious fact of the place: Supreme Court

  • 10:55 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Supreme Court accepts HC findings that idols were placed inside Babri Masjid dome at midnight of 22-23 December, 1949. 

     

  • 10:53 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Existence of Sita Rasoi, Ram Chabutra, Bhandar grih a testimony of religious fact of Ayodhya

    The existence of Sita Rasoi, Ram Chabutra and Bhandar grih are the testimony of the religious fact of the place: Supreme Court

  • 10:53 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Faith of Hindus that Lord Rama was born at demolished structure is undisputed: Supreme Court

     

  • 10:50 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Ayodhya verdict

    Hindus consider this place as birthplace of lord Ram, even Muslims say this about disputed place: Supreme Court

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Update on Supreme Court verdict

    Supreme Court now refers the content of the lawsuit of devotee Gopal Singh Visharad seeking right to worship at the site. 

  • 10:48 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    No dispute on belief of Hindus that Ayodhya was the birthplace of Lord Ram: SC

    No dispute on the belief of Hindus that Ayodhya was the birthplace of Lord Ram, says Supreme Court

    Hindus consider this place as the birthplace of Lord Ram, even Muslims say this about the disputed place, Supreme Court says.

  • 10:45 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Ram Janmabhoomi not a juristic person, says Supreme Court

    Ram Janmabhoomi not a juristic person, says Supreme Court

  • 10:44 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Babri Masjid not constructed on vacant land, says Supreme Court

    Babri Masjid not constructed on vacant land. There was a structure underlying the disputed structure. The underlying structure was not an Islamic structure: Supreme Court

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    ASI report can't be dismissed as a conjecture: Supreme Court in Ayodhya verdict

    ASI report can't be dismissed as a conjecture, says Supreme Court in final Ayodhya verdict

  • 10:41 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Disputed land was govt land in revenue records: Supreme Court

    The disputed land was the government land in revenue records, says Supreme Court as Justice Gogoi reads Ayodhya verdict. 

    The claim of Nirmohi Akhara is only of management. Nirmohi Akhara is not a Shebait, rules Supreme Court. 

  • 10:37 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi: "We have dismissed the Special Leave Petition(SLP) filed by Shia Waqf Board challenging the order of 1946 Faizabad Court."

  • 10:35 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    SC judgement dismissing Shia Waqf Board's plea a 'unanimous verdict'

    Supreme Court's judgement dismissing Shia Waqf Board's plea was a unanimous judgment. More details soon.

  • 10:33 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Shia Waqf Board's plea dismissed by Supreme Court's 5-judge bench

    Supreme Court has dismissed Shia Waqf Board's plea. CJI Gogoi is reading out the main judgment. 

  • 10:31 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    CJI Ranjan Gogoi signing the judgement

    Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi is signing the final judgement on Ayodhya verdict. 

  • 10:29 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    CJI Ranjan Gogoi reaches courtroom 1

    Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi has reached court room number 1. The crucial Ayodhya verdict will be pronounced soon. 

  • 10:28 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    All the 5 judges sitting in their chamber

    All the five judges, who will pronounce the Ayodhya verdict, are sitting in their chamber. Judgement will be pronounced shortly. 

  • 10:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Police on high alert in Ahmedabad, Gujarat

    Police in Gujarat are on high alert in view of the Supreme Court verdict on the sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid suit, which will be delivered on Saturday, a top officer said.

    Police personnel are deployed in sensitive areas and patrolling has been intensified on streets, said CID, Crime and Railways, Ashish Bhatia.

  • 10:24 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    CJI Gogoi to arrive at court room 1 shortly

    Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will arrive at Supreme Court's court number 1 shortly. The five-judge Constitution bench headed by Gogoi will deliver the crucial verdict. 

  • 10:24 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Huge rush at Supreme Court ahead of Ayodhya verdict

    Ahead of the Ayodhya verdict, as many as 500 lawyers and journalists gathered outside the Chief Justice courtroom in the Supreme Court. The crowd also includes the people connected with the case. A five-judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court will deliver its verdict in the Ayodhya title dispute at 10.30 a.m. 

  • 10:22 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Ayodhya verdict is minutes away. Supreme Court's 5-judge bench to have its final say shortly

    In a few minutes from now, the Supreme Court's five-judge Constitution bench will pronounce verdict in the decades-old Ayodhya case. Heavy security has been deployed across India ahead of the crucial verdict. 

  • 10:19 AM (IST) Posted by Nidhi Taneja

    Court number 1 opens ahead of Ayodhya verdict

    Court Number 1, where the Ayodhya verdict will be pronounced, has been opened. A beeline of lawyers had been waiting outside the room in Supreme Court. 

  • 10:16 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    Ayodhya Verdict: Ram Lalla deity lawyer with Rajeev Dhavan

    Image shows Ram Lalla deity lawyer, CS Vaidyanathan (extreme right) in conversation with Dr Rajeev Dhavan, a senior lawyer for Sunni Wakf Board, outside the CJI courtroom in Supreme Court

    India Tv - Ayodhya Verdict

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    Ram Lalla deity lawyer with Rajeev Dhavan 

     

  • 10:13 AM (IST) Posted by Vani Mehrotra

    40,000 cops deployed in Mumbai

    At least 40,000 police personnel have been deployed in Mumbai in view of the Supreme Court's verdict on the sensitive Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid suit, which will be delivered on Saturday. The situation will be monitored through drone units and live CCTV feeds from the police control room.
    The financial capital had witnessed communal riots after the demolition of the disputed structure in Ayodhya in December 1992 and January 1993.

    "We are prepared to tackle any eventuality," said DCP Pranay Ashok. He said police are keeping a close watch on every activity in the city and will also deploy SRPF, Riot Control Police, Rapid Action Force.

  • 10:13 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address the media in Delhi at 1 pm

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address the media in Delhi at 1 pm on Saturday after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid title suit.

    Mohan Bhagwat will address the media at KeshavKunj Parisar, Jhandewalan, RSS tweeted.

  • 9:57 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami appeals for peace and harmony

    With the Supreme Court slated to deliver its verdict on the Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case on Saturday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami appealed to all sections of the society to maintain peace and harmony.

    All should respect the verdict, he said in a statement.

    "The Amma (late Jayalalithaa) government is ensuring good law and order in Tamil Nadu and people are maintaining communal harmony and brotherhood," he said. 

    The court was scheduled to deliver its final judgement, he said and urged that "all should respect it and give no place for any law and order issue and ensure Tamil Nadu continued to remain peaceful."

  • 9:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    CJI Ranjan Gogoi reaches Supreme Court

    Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi reaches Supreme Court. The five-judge constitution bench headed by Gogoi will pronounce verdict in Ayodhya case shortly.

  • 9:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Supreme Court to pronounce verdict in court number 10

    The Supreme Court will pronounce Ayodhya verdict in court number 1. The Apex court will open at 10 am. Lawyers have gathered outside the gate of the court number 1. 

  • 9:42 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Amit Shah calls meeting of BJP spokespersons

    Union Home Minister and former BJP President Amit Shah has called a meeting of the party spokespersons at his residence.

  • 9:29 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Internet services suspended in Jaipur Commissionerate from 10 am today

     Internet services to be suspended for 24 hours in Jaipur Commissionerate, from 10 am today.

  • 9:26 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Ayodhya verdict not a matter of victory or defeat: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed for calm ahead of verdict in the politically sensitive Ayodhya verdict on Saturday. The judgement in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute is not a matter of victory or defeat, the prime minister said in a series of tweets. Read More

  • 9:22 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Uneasy calm in Ayodhya ahead of Supreme Court verdict

    As the Supreme Court is set to pronounce its verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case, authorities said social media posts will be monitored to ensure that no attempt is made to vitiate the atmosphere by spreading fake or inflammatory content and necessary arrangements have been made to ensure the safety and security of religious places. Read More

  • 9:14 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Where to watch Supreme Court judgment live proceedings

    Here is everything you need to know about watching the live proceedings in the Supreme Court: Live Streaming, Ayodhya Verdict: Watch full coverage of Supreme Court judgment on India TV

  • 9:05 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    CJI Ranjan Gogoi leaves for Supreme Court

    Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has left his residence for the Supreme Court. He is likely to pronounce the verdict at 10:30 am.

  • 8:27 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh asks officers to remain on high alert

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh reviews the State’s law and order situation, directs officers to remain on high alert ahead of historic verdict by the Supreme Court.

  • 7:44 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Himachal police warns against circulation of fake news

    The Himachal Pradesh police has issued a warning against the circulation of fake news in the wake of the Supreme Court's verdict. The Himachal Pradesh police has issued a warning against the circulation of fake news in the wake of the Supreme Court's verdict.

  • 7:34 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Mobile internet service suspended in Bharatpur till 6 am tomorrow

    Rajasthan Government: Mobile internet service suspended in Bharatpur till 6 am tomorrow ahead of verdict on Ayodhya land dispute case today.

  • 7:28 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Schools and colleges in various states to remain closed today

    Schools and colleges in various states including Karnataka, UP, Delhi and J&K to remain closed on Saturday in the wake of Ayodhya land dispute case verdict to be announced by the Supreme Court at 10:30 am today.

  • 7:16 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Congress leaders to meet Saturday morning, ahead of Ayodhya verdict

    Congress top brass would be meeting on Saturday morning to discuss its strategy in the wake of the Ayodhya verdict by the Supreme Court.

    Congress general secretary organisation KC Venugopal said the meeting of the CWC would be held tomorrow morning. It was earlier to be held on Sunday.

  • 7:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sidhant Mamtany

    Security outside Hanuman Garhi Mandir, Ayodhya

    India Tv - Security outside Hanuman Garhi Mandir, Ayodhya

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    Security outside Hanuman Garhi Mandir, Ayodhya

  • 6:58 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Ayodhya Verdict: No classes in Jamia on Saturday

    Jamia Millia Islamia Friday night said there will be no classes in the varsity on November. Sources said it is a precautionary measure taken in view of the Ayodhya verdict on Saturday.
    "No classes will be held tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday in @jmiu_official," the varsity tweeted. On Friday, the varsity's vice-chancellor had appealed for peace and harmony ahead of the Supreme Court verdict on the sensitive issue.

  • 6:57 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    Section 144 imposed in the state of Uttar Pradesh ahead of Ayodhya verdict

    Section 144 (prohibits an assembly of more than 4 people in an area) has been imposed in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

  • 6:53 AM (IST) Posted by Priya Jaiswal

    SC to pronounce Ayodhya verdict today

    After seven decades of a protracted legal battle, the Supreme Court on Saturday will pronounce the judgment in Ayodhya title dispute case at 10.30 a.m. on Saturday.

    A five judge bench headed by Chief JusticeGogoi and comprising Chief Justice-designate Justice S.A. Bobde, Justice Ashok Bhushan, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud and Justice S.A. Nazeer, had reserved the judgement on October 17, after 40 days of daily hearing on the matter, which began on August 6.

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