News:In the Ayodhya judgment, the Supreme Court has relied in part on centuries-old travelogues, gazetteers and books to provide an account of the faith and belief that the Hindus placed in the Janmasthan. Facts: About the travellers quoted by Supreme Court: Joseph Tieffenthaler(1710-1785): Tieffenthaler was an 18th-century missionary who travelled to India from Italy for… Continue reading Explained: Who are the travellers quoted in Ayodhya judgment?
News:One of the key legal questions the Constitution Bench has answered was related to adverse possession raised by the Uttar Pradesh Sunni Central Waqf Board, in its suit filed in 1961. Facts: What is Adverse possession? In simple terms, adverse possession is hostile possession of a property which has to be continuous, uninterrupted and peaceful. … Continue reading Ayodhya verdict Explained: What is adverse possession, the Muslim claim SC rejected?