The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected all the 18 review petitions into the Ayodhya verdict.
The in-chamber review will begin at 1:40 p.m. by circulation of petitions. A total of 18 review petitions have been filed in the apex court in connection with its November 9 judgement -- nine parties were part of the earlier litigation and the remaining have been filed by third parties.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval appreciated the pivotal role played by UP CM Yogi Adityanath in maintaining synergy with all organs of the state. Doval's sent a letter lauding the "commendable efforts".
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has appreciated the Uttar Pradesh administration for its commendable efforts in maintaining peace and communal harmony in the state after the Ayodhya verdict.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has said that while the anniversary of the historic mosque's demolition by a mob is a day of mourning for Muslims, it is "up to individuals" if they want to observe the 'yaum-e-gham' or the 'Day of Sorrow'. At the Jama Masjid Malik Shah , children were seen reading the Quran under the guidance of Haji Ismail Ansari, even as a poster with a picture of Babri Masjid hung on a wall.
The Supreme Court, in its landmark judgement on November 9 pronounced the verdict in Ayodhya case. Security has been tightened in Ayodhya as today marks the anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition. Authorities have divided the district into four security zones, 10 security sectors and 14 sub-security sectors.
AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has said the All India Muslim Personal Law Board is filing a review plea in the Supreme Court in the Ayodhya matter out of faith in the Constitution despite the injustice allegedly meted out to Muslims.
A teacher in Ayodhya's Khajurahat government primary school has been suspended and a 'Shiksha Mitra' (ad hoc) in the same school has been terminated for sending school children to get her slippers repaired.
Rajeev Dhavan was in the news on October 16 this year, when he tore into pieces a map, depicting the birthplace of Lord Ram, evoking a strong reaction from Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
The Ayodhya verdict was named the "Event of the Decade" while the five Supreme Court judges behind the verdict were named as the "Personality of the Year 2019" by search engine major Yahoo India on Monday.
A petition seeking review of the Supreme Court's November 9 judgement on Ayodhya land dispute by which the entire 2.77 acre land was granted to deity Ram Lalla was filed in the apex court on Monday.
Terming the decision of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind to seek a review of the recent Ayodhya verdict as double standard, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said Hindus and Muslims should move on and work towards strengthening the economy.
In an interview to PTI, Naqvi said that in a democracy everyone has a right to have an opinion and liberty to approach courts. However, he asserted that in an ideal scenario attempts should not be made to entangle the decades-old complex issue which has been solved by a unanimous verdict of the Supreme Court.
Hitting out at the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and the Jamiat-Ulema-e-Hind for their decision to seek a review of the Ayodhya verdict, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said they are trying to create an "atmosphere of division and confrontation" after the matter was laid to rest by the Supreme Court.
Sharad Sharma, VHP spokesperson said, "As the Supreme Court has given its verdict in favour of Ram temple, we have decided not to observe 'Dhaurya Diwas' on December 6 this year. Instead, we will light diyas in all temples in Ayodhya."
"At present, Airports Authority of India (AAI) is in receipt of a proposal from the state government of UP indicating that the state government will develop the existing airstrip through state construction and designed services (UP Jal Board) under regional connectivity scheme (RCS)-UDAN," Puri said in written reply to a question.
"The arrangements made during Kumbh and after Ayodhya verdict to maintain law and order by the state police is appreciable. The civil society also helped and media also acted wisely," Bedi told reporters after inaugurating the the two-day event.
The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board Wednesday said it would ask the government to give it the five-acre plot that the Supreme Court said should be allotted for building a mosque, if the the Shia board rejects the offer.