Indian court gives disputed religious site to Hindus in landmark ruling

Rapid Action Force (RAF) personnel stand guard outside a mosque before Supreme Court's verdict on a disputed religious site in Ayodhya, in Mumbai, India November 9, 2019. REUTERS/Prashant Waydande

NEW DELHI/AYODHYA, India (Reuters) – India’s Supreme Court on Saturday awarded a bitterly contested religious site to Hindus, dealing a defeat to Muslims who also claim the land that has sparked some of the country’s bloodiest riots since independence. The ruling in the dispute between Hindu and Muslim groups paves the way for the construction […]

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