SULUNGA - There is no chanting of mantras or ostentatious decor, but simple prayers to the goddess. A goat sacrifice is also held to symbolise the fight against British colonial rulers. Welcome to the Durga Puja of the Santhal tribals of this village.
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NEW DELHI - Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Tuesday stressed that the Ayodhya verdict was neither a victory nor defeat for any party and said a new India of "goodwill and brotherhood" has emerged after the judgment.
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LUCKNOW - Virtually derailing efforts at a possible reconciliation, the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board Tuesday said it is all set to take the Ayodhya legal battle to its logical next stage - the Supreme Court.