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India’s top court orders mediation on contested sacred site

The decision comes amid a top court hearing on an appeal against a 2010 lower court verdict that gave Muslims one-third of the land and the rest to Hindu groups.

India asks top court to allow land transfer near disputed Ayodhya...

The move comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling alliance faces a tightening race for an election due by May.

India weighs plans for Hindu temple on former mosque grounds

Hindu groups believe the site to be the birthplace of Lord Ram, one of the religion's most revered deities.

Indian town tense as thousands of Hindus gather near disputed religious...

Over 200,000 people are expected near the site where a Hindu mob in 1992 pulled down a 16th-century mosque, sparking deadly religious riots.

Security heightened at disputed Indian religious site ahead of mass gathering

As millions of Hindus believe that the mosque stood at the birthplace of Lord Ram the dispute continues to be at the core of tensions between Hindus and India's Muslim minority.

Indian Hindu group expects 300,000 at temple rallies

Many Hindus believe the Babri Mosque was only built after the destruction of a temple on the same spot that marks the birthplace of their god Ram, and the issue remains hugely divisive.

Hindu hardliners push Modi to build over old mosque site

Influential priest's Ayodhya temple campaign in India a headache for prime minister.

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