Petition seeking ban on 'Ram Janambhoomi' movie filed Current Affairs 

Petition seeking ban on ‘Ram Janambhoomi’ movie filed

Pune: A petition seeking ban on the movie ‘Ram Janambhoomi’ which is written and produced by Shia Waqf Board chief Waseem Rizvi, has been filed in Bombay High court for promoting deliberate obscurity and social unrest. Social activist Azhar Tamboli, who filed the petition, said that the film, if released, could create rift among two communities and break the social fabric. The film’s trailer, released in mid of November, came at a time when the RSS and the BJP used every muscle to mobilise people for the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP)…

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Babri Masjid politics of polarization Owaisi donated Rs 1.62 Cr to Muslim Personal Law Board Current Affairs 

Babri Masjid politics of polarization: Owaisi donated Rs 1.62 Cr to Muslim Personal Law Board?

New Delhi: While BJP is politicizing the building of Ram Mandir ahead of 2019 elections, the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) jumped into the fray in politics of polarization by raking up Babri Masjid issue. Akbaruddin Owaisi has claimed the donation of 1.62 Cr rupees to Muslim Personal Law Board in an election meeting address. After the rhetoric against Kapil Sibal and Congress, AIMIM has now inadvertently made an attack on Muslim Personal Law Board. The video of younger brother of party Chief Asaduddin Owaisi is fast making rounds on…

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Ayodhya Dispute Once a mosque always a mosque, Supreme Court told Current Affairs 

Ayodhya Dispute: Once a mosque always a mosque, Supreme Court told

New Delhi: The Supreme Court was on Friday told that the mosque enjoyed a unique place in Islam and its religious significance does not diminish just because it was desecrated and destroyed through a “barbaric act.” Adjudication of the politically sensitive Ayodhya land dispute case will be delayed as the Supreme Court will first decide whether the apex court’s 1994 decision in the Ismail Faruqui case that a “mosque is not an essential part of Islam” needs to be re-examined by a five-judge constitution bench. The Faruqui verdict came on…

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Another cleric endorses mosque away from disputed site in Ayodhya Current Affairs 

Another cleric endorses mosque away from disputed site in Ayodhya

Pune: Senior cleric and Islamic scholar Maulana Syed Shahabuddin Salfi Firdausi has endorsed Maulana Salman Nadwi’s stance that land for a mosque away from the disputed site in Ayodhya could be an option for Muslims. Maulana Firdausi in a tweet said, “The whole earth is a mosque. A place of worship can be replaced in the greater interests of the Indian Muslims and this will be a desirable step in Babri Masjid case”. Maulana Salman Nadwi who later retracted from his earlier statement quickly re-tweeted Maulana Firdausi’s tweet, reported Hindustan Times.…

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Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque Current Affairs 

Maulana Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical, Dr Zafarul Islam Khan backs shifting of mosque

New Delhi: Senior Islamic scholar and Delhi Minority Commission chairman Dr Zafarul Islam Khan has come forward in support of Maulana Salman Nadwi saying Nadwi’s statement on Ayodhya dispute is correct and logical. Delhi-based Khan, who is a former president of All India Muslim Majlis e Mushawarat, an umbrella body of over 40 Muslim organisations, in a piece he penned on Saturday published on News 18 Urdu, backs Nadwi for making efforts to end the dispute but disagrees that Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravishankar will succeed in convincing…

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Salman Nadvi demanded money, position and land for mosque, alleges Amarnath Mishra Current Affairs 

Salman Nadvi demanded money, position and land for Mosque, alleges Amarnath Mishra

Lucknow: Amarnath Mishra, the General Secretary of Ayodhya Sadbhavna Samanvay Maha Samiti, has alleged that former All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) executive member Maulana Salman Hussaini Nadvi demanded money, position and land for building another Mosque in Ayodhya. Mishra told ANI that he met Nadvi on February 5 and discussed the issue of Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi, after which the latter made his demand. “I met Nadvi on February 5 at his chamber in Nadwa College; we discussed the issue of Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi. He asked me to give…

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Maulana Salman Nadwi suggests Babri site shift, AIMPLB rejects Current Affairs 

Maulana Salman Nadwi suggests Babri site shift, Muslim Personal Law Board rejects

Hyderabad: Amid controversy, 26th plenary of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) began in Hyderabad on Friday. The day before, a top cleric from Lucknow’s Nadwatul Ulema seminary stoked a controversy suggesting that land for a mosque and a university away from the disputed site in Ayodhya could be an option for Muslims. Maulana Sayyed Salman Hussaini Nadwi, who is also executive member of the AIMPLB was part of a team of six Muslims that met Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Bengaluru on Thursday…

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SC adjourned Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi title suite, next hearing on March 14 Current Affairs 

SC adjournes Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi title suite, next hearing on March 14

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in politically-sensitive Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi title suite as some documents and translations have not yet been filed. The next hearing is scheduled on March 14. A special bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer has taken up 13 appeals filed against the judgment of the Allahabad High Court, which ruled a three-way split of the disputed 2.77 acres in Ayodhya. The disputed plot has been divided among the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi…

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SC adjourned Babri Masjid-Ram Janambhoomi title suite, next hearing on March 14 Current Affairs 

Muslim Personal Law Board founder member met with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar over Babri Masjid-Ramjanmabhoomi out of court settlement!

New Delhi: Once again the process to settle out of court solution for the vexed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute through talks has been accelerated. The Supreme Court is all set to hear the Ramjanmabhoomi – Babri Masjid case from December 5 – on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the demolition of the structure. Shia Central Waqf Board Chairman Wasim Rizvi who said that Ram temple can be built at the disputed site if a mosque is also constructed at a reasonable distance and in a Muslim-dominated area met…

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