Acquitting all 32 accused, the CBI court ruled there was no evidence that demolition was a conspiracy.
'The Indian Express' said CBI must appeal against the verdict and 'Business Standard' said the case is a sorry reflection on India's premier investigative agency.
Constitutional expert and law professor Faizan Mustafa points out how the Babri Masjid destruction case was scuttled from the very beginning.
Archival footage, eyewitness and reporter accounts of what happened on the days leading up to and after the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
Meanwhile, BJP leaders welcomed the verdict and tweeted 'Jai Shri Ram'.
The verdict, delivered almost 30 years after the destruction of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya, has acquitted Bharatiya Janata Party veterans LK Advani, Murali Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharati.
Here's how those accused in the Babri demolition case reacted after their acquittal.
"No one demolished Babri Masjid? We all saw visuals from an alternate reality?" asked a Twitter user.
The court said there wasn't enough evidence to say the demolition was pre-meditated.
Uma Bharti and Kalyan Singh are in hospital being treated for the coronavirus, while LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi have reportedly sought an exemption from appearance in court.