VHP Dharm sabha underway in Ayodhya

Ayodhya has come under heavy security blanket as Shiv Sena supremo Uddhav Thackeray and nearly 10,000 Shiv Sena workers have descended on the temple town. The town is on the edge as a VHP programme is also scheduled for Sunday. Follow all the developments LIVE here.
  • 17:59

    Ayodhya build up, an open "challenge" to court: AIMPLB


    Terming VHP's "Dharm Sabha" and visit of Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray to Ayodhya an open "challenge" to Supreme Court, All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Sunday said a situation is being created against the Muslims.

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  • 16:53

    1992 spectre haunts many residents of Ayodhya

    The congregation of right-wing activists in Ayodhya for Vishwa Hindu Parishad's mega event for construction of Ram temple has triggered the painful memories of the 1992 tragedy among many residents, with a few Muslim families temporarily leaving the town fearing for their safety.

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  • 16:09

    People participate in `Dharam Sabha’, being organised by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to push for the construction of the Ram temple, in Ayodhya, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (PTI Photo)

  • 15:15

    Ram temple construction not a political issue: Fadnavis

    Ram temple is not a political issue, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday and expressed hope that Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, who is in Ayodhya, would get the blessings of Lord Ram.

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  • 14:25

    Important decision about Ram Temple will be taken after December 11

    A senior Saint claims that a very senior union minister has assured him that important decision about Ram Temple will be taken after December 11.


    He also claimed without naming the minister that the centre had decided to make an announcement regarding the Temple on December 6, the day the disputed structure was demolished but could not do so owing to the model code of conduct in some states.

  • 14:18

    Devotees chanting "Jai Shree Ram" arrive in Ayodhya for 'dharam sabha'

    The lanes and by-lanes of Ayodhya have come alive to the loud chants of "Jai Shree Ram" on Sunday morning, with devotees from all walks of life descending here to take part in VHP's "dharam sabha" to discuss the way forward for the construction of the temple.

  • 13:24

    Saints say BJP should remember that it was a product of the Ram Temple movement.

  • 13:20

    VHP warns that no mosque in the country will be safe if Hindus are not allowed to build Ram Temple in Ayodhya

  • 13:07

    Tight security arrangements in place in Ayodhya

  • 12:34

    Uddav offers prayers to Ram Lalla in Ayodhya

    Emotions of Hindus should not be taken for granted, the Sena chief said.

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  • 12:04

    VHP Dharm sabha begins in Ayodhya

  • 11:45

     A worker engraves a stone that Hindu groups say will be used to build a Ram temple in Ayodhya. (Reuters Photo)

  • 11:03

    221-m statue of Lord Ram to come up in Ayodhya: UP govt

    Uttar Pradesh government will install a 221-metre bronze statue of Lord Ram in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Information) Avanish Awasthi said on Saturday.

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  • 10:59

    Udhav Thackeray addressing press conference in Ayodhya