Senior SC lawyer Rajeev Dhavan to appear in Ayodhya case

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 Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, who recently gave up court practice in wake of his courtroom spat with Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, has reconsidered his decision on the request of his client to appear in the Supreme Court in the Ram Janama bhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute. Seventy-four-year-old Dhavan had on December 11 called it quits… Read more »

Spl court defers framing of charges in Ayodhya case

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A special CBI court today deferred till May 30 framing of charges against six accused in one of the two Babri Masjid demolition cases, after five of them sought exemption from appearance. Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Mahant Ram Vilas Vedanti, Baikunth Lal Sharma alias Prem Ji, Champat Rai Bansal, Dharma Das and Satish Pradhan are… Read more »

Babri case: SC judge recuses from hearing crl appeals

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A Supreme Court judge today recused from hearing appeals pertaining to dropping of criminal conspiracy charge against L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, Uma Bharti and other BJP-VHP leaders in the Babri Masjid demolition case. Justice V Gopala Gowda, who was heading the bench also comprising Justice Arun Mishra, recused himself from the hearing without… Read more »

SC judge recuses himself from Ayodhya case

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A Supreme Court judge today recused himself from hearing a plea seeking basic amenities for devotees visiting the disputed site in Ayodhya. Justice U U Lalit, who was part of the bench led by Justice V Gopala Gowda, recused from the case without citing any reason. Earlier, the apex court had asked the Centre and… Read more »

Ayodhya case: Advani, others oppose CBI plea

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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and his colleagues accused in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case have told the Supreme Court that a CBI plea that challenged the quashing of conspiracy charges against them amounted to abuse of process of law. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has challenged an Allahabad High Court… Read more »

Ayodhya case: Hashim Ansari to file appeal

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Hashim Ansari, the oldest litigant in the Ayodhya title suit, today said he has decidedto file an appeal in the Supreme Court tomorrow against the high court”s verdict as all efforts by him to find anout-of-the-court settlement have failed. “As all the attempts have failed, I have no optionsleft but to file the special leave… Read more »

Ayodhya case: Hindu Mahasabha files caveat in Supreme Court

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The Akhil Bharatiya India Hindu Mahasabha has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to prevent opponents in the Babri Masjid dispute from obtaining exparte relief without its knowledge. he caveat will ensure that no interim order is passed by the court without hearing the Mahasabha, which was a party to the case before the… Read more »