Indian court delays verdict on holy site dispute

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
September 23, 2010 12:12

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

NEW DELHI— A top Indian lawyer says the Supreme Court has agreed to delay a verdict in a religious dispute that has shaken the core of modern India and led to repeated outbreaks of Hindu-Muslim violence.

A separate Indian court had been scheduled to rule Friday on whether a holy site in Ayodhya should be given to the Hindu community to build a temple to the god Rama or should be returned to the Muslim community so it can rebuild the 16th-century Babri Mosque.

Mukul Rohatgi, a lawyer who asked the court to defer the verdict, said Thursday the bench had agreed to delay it and hold a new hearing next week on whether it should be put off further.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 23, 2018
IDF: Sirens caused by internal fighting in Syria, no damage to Israel

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF