India’s top court orders mediation in Hindu temple dispute

  • It is hearing petitions challenging a 2010 lower court ruling that 1.12 hectares (2.77 acres) of disputed land be partitioned among the Hindus and the Muslims
  • The destruction of the mosque in Ayodhya in 1992 sparked massive Hindu-Muslim violence in the country, leaving 2,000 people dead
By AP ·