January 9 – Five-judge bench comprising Justices SA Bobde, NV Ramana. UU Lait, DY Chandrachud, with Justice CR Gogoi as the chief justice.
January 10 – Justice Lalit recuses as he had represented Kalyan Singh as a Lawyer.
January 25 – The bench is reconstituted with justices Gogoi, Bobde, Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer.
February 26 – SC asks parties to explore possibilities of amicable solution through meditation. A mediation panel comprising SC judge FMI Khalifullah, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar, and lawyer Sriram Panchu works to reach amicable settlement.
August 2 – Mediation panel fails to find solution; SC fixes August 6 for daily hearing.
October 16 – Following the marathon 40 day daily hearing, SC reserves its judgement.
November 9 – In historic unanimous Judgment, the honorable Supreme Court identifies disputed site as birthplace of Ram and hands over 2.77-acre land to Ram Lalla Virajman.
Asks Centre to form trust within 3 months for construction of temple.
Asks UP govt to give 5-acre land to Sunni board in Ayodhya for construction of a mosque.
Says the structure below disputed site is not an Islamic structure.
Says the faith of Hindus that Lord Ram was born at disputed site where Babri Masjid once stood cannot be disputed.