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Time now to focus on India's economy
Singapore, Nov. 14 -- By a unanimous verdict, a five-judge Bench of the Indian Supreme Court, with the Chief Justice himself sitting, ruled last Saturday that the country's most hotly contested piece of religious land in Ayodhya - claimed by Hindus as the birthplace of their Lord Rama - be handed to a trust that would build a temple onsite. A 16th-century mosque once stood at the site, but was razed to the ground in 1992. The court also ruled that the Muslim community, which claimed the land, be given a five-acre site at a prominent location nearby. In making its ruling, the Supreme Court rejected a judgment by the High Court of Uttar Pradesh state - which ordered that the land be shared equally between the parties - saying that doing so "w...
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