The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict in Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya tomorrow at 10:30 am in the morning.
A 5-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, had reserved the judgement on October 16 after marathon hearing of 40 days.
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05:15 PM | Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to address the nation shortly, reports said, adding that he is likely to weigh in on the Supreme Court’s order in the Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday.
FINAL VERDICT: Disputed land goes to Hindus for Ram Mandir; 5 acres land to Sunni Waqf Board
– Hindus to get land subject to conditions
– Central government to frame a scheme
– A trust will be formed
– Inner courtyard will be handed over to the trust
– A suitable plot of land measuring 5 acre shall be given to Sunni Waqf Board
– Centre must set a trust with board of trustees within 3 months
11:00 AM | Muslim parties to get alternate land: SC
Muslim parties to get alternate land, rules CJI-led Constitution bench of the Supreme Court. “Wrong committed must be limited,” it says.
The Muslims Sunni Waqf Board couldn’t establish adverse possession on the disputed site. The disputed site is one composite whole, says Supreme Court. “No namaz after 1949,” the SC adds.
Sunni Waqf Board’s suit is maintainable, but Muslims can’t assert the right of adverse possession: Supreme Court
10:52 AM | Title to the land should be decided based on settled legal principles: Supreme Court
ASI refrained from recording a finding on whether mosque was built after demolishing a Hindu temple, says Supreme Court.
Finding of title cannot be based only on expert report of ASI, the Supreme Court said. “Title to the land should be decided based on settled legal principles,” the 5-judge bench held.
10:50 AM | Babri Masjid not constructed on vacant land, structure underlying the disputed site not Islamic, holds Supreme Court
10:47 AM | The claim of Nirmohi Akhara is only of management. Nirmohi Akhara is not a Shabait: Supreme Court bench
10:40 AM | Shia petition dismissed in a unanimous decision
The Supreme Court judges have unianimously dismissed the Shia Waqf Board’s petition claiming rights on the Babri mosque on the disputed land in Ayodhya.
10:30 AM | Ayodhya Judgment will be a unanimous judgment
Ayodhya judgment will be unanimous. Only one judgment
10:20 AM | Multi-layered security arrangements put in place in Ayodhya
Multi-layered security arrangements have been put in place in the temple town of Ayodhya
10:00 AM | CJI Ranjan Gogoi, other members of Constitution Bench arrive at Supreme Court
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and other members of the Constitution Bench arrive at the Supreme Court for pronouncing final verdict in Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case.
09:48 AM | Over 600 social media handles under scrutiny ahead of Ayodhya verdict
Reports say the police is keeping a strict eye on known offenders who put out inflammatory posts on social media. At least 670 accounts are being monitered by the authorities.
09:45 AM | Internet services to remain suspended in Rajasthan’s Jaipur
Rajasthan: Internet services to be suspended for 24 hours in Jaipur Commissionerate, from 10 am today
09:30 AM | UP-Nepal border sealed ahead of Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid verdict
The Uttar Pradesh-Nepal border has been sealed following a meeting of top officials with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath around Friday midnight.
10:40 PM | Prime Minister Narendra Modi says Ayodhya verdict should ‘strengthen’ peace, unity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi weighed in with an appeal for peace and unity ahead of the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute.
Modi, who in the past week has instructed state administrations to ensure that peace is maintained across the country, said. “Whatever decision the Supreme Court delivers in the Ayodhya case, it’ll not be a victory or defeat for anyone. My appeal to the countrymen is that it should be the priority of all of us that this decision should further strengthen the great tradition of peace,unity and goodwill of India.”
10:30 PM | Shiv Sena says govt can’t take credit for SC order on Ayodhya
The Shiv Sena, in a press note on Friday, said that the Centre must not take credit for the Supreme Court’s verdict in decades-old Ayodhya case, expected on Saturday at 10.30 am.
Amid a power tussle with the ruling BJP in Maharashtra, the Uddhav Thackeray-led party said, “We had requested the government to make a law on the construction of the Ram Temple but the government didn’t do that. Now when the Supreme Court is giving the order, the government can’t take credit for it.”
10:25 PM | Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath appeals for peace
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday appealed to for peace and harmony ahead of Supreme Court hearing on Ayodhya land dispute. The entire State machinery is on high alert ahead of the verdict in the politically sensitive case.
10:20 PM | Ahead of the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Ayodhya land dispute case on Saturday, the Delhi Police has tightened security across the National Capital and asked its top officials to identify sensitive areas in the city for deployment of additional force, reports said.
Uttar Pradesh govt orders closing of all schools, colleges, educational institutions and training centres in the state from tomorrow till Monday
Ministry of Home Affairs reportedly has dispatched around 4,000 paramilitary personnel for deployment in Uttar Pradesh, particularly in Ayodhya.