SC drops contempt charges against Giriraj Kishore

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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. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice R M Lodha also dropped contempt proceedings against editor and reporter of a daily Khabardar India… Read more »

Babri Masjid case: SC to hear CBI plea against Advani

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he Supreme Court on Friday said it will hold a hearing in December on the CBI’s plea challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict discharging BJP leader LK Advani, Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray and 19 others in the Babri Masjid demolition conspiracy case. A bench of Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice C.K. Prasad directed the… Read more »

Supreme court admits plea against Ayodhya verdict

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The Supreme Court Monday admitted a petition by the Akhil Bhartiya Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Punarudhar Samiti challenging the Allahabad High Court verdict in the Babri Masjid case. An apex court bench of Justice Aftab Alam and Justice R.M. Lodha, while admitting the petition, tagged it with the main case. The Sunni Waqf Board, which opposed… Read more »

Babri Masjid case: Apex court issues notices to Advani, Thackeray

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The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani, Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray and 19 others on a petition by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging their discharge in the Babri Masjid demolition conspiracy case. An apex court bench of Justice V.S.Sirpurkar and Justice T.S.Thakur issued the notice… Read more »