Sangh Parivar

Timelines
People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh

17 Sep 2019

People wearing saffron commit rapes inside temples: Digvijaya Singh

Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh is not new to controversies. Landing in headlines because of his words is something the senior Congress leader aces in.

'Not afraid of BJP': Woman-journo assaulted during #SanghParivar #SabarimalaWomenEntry protest

04 Jan 2019

'Not afraid of BJP': Woman-journo assaulted during #SanghParivar #SabarimalaWomenEntry protest

A woman journalist in Thiruvananthapuram was allegedly attacked while covering a Sangh Parivar protest organized after two women, below 50, entered the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple on Wednesday.

Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

18 Nov 2018

Kerala government destroying Ayyappa Temple's uniqueness: State BJP Chief Pillai

Spearheading a campaign against the Kerala government over the Sabarimala issue, state BJP chief PS Sreedharan Pillai alleged the CPI(M)-led dispensation was making the Lord Ayyappa shrine "a center of dispute to destroy its uniqueness."

Faizabad to be called Ayodhya, airport in Lord Ram's name

06 Nov 2018

Faizabad to be called Ayodhya, airport in Lord Ram's name

On Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, in yet another renaming move, announced that the district of Faizabad would henceforth be called Ayodhya.

Amit Shah inducts ex-ISRO chief Madhavan Nair into the BJP

28 Oct 2018

Amit Shah inducts ex-ISRO chief Madhavan Nair into the BJP

On Saturday, the BJP inducted former ISRO chief Madhavan Nair into its ranks, with BJP chief Amit Shah, who is on a day-long visit to Kerala, handing him his formal BJP membership.

#SabarimalaRow: Kerala ashram, run Swami who supports SC verdict, attacked

27 Oct 2018

#SabarimalaRow: Kerala ashram, run Swami who supports SC verdict, attacked

In yet another incident of an outburst against the Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict, an ashram founded by a preacher who supported the verdict was set ablaze, supposedly by enraged Ayyappa devotees, near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala early on Saturday.

RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

11 Oct 2018

RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran today sought to turn the tables on RSS on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that Sangh leaders had moved Supreme Court in 2006, seeking entry of women into Lord Ayyappa's shrine.

These 8 men allegedly assaulted Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand

24 Jul 2018

These 8 men allegedly assaulted Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand

Last Tuesday (July 17), as activist and former minister Swami Agnivesh left a tribal rally in Jharkhand's Pakur, a group of "100-150" men pounced on him and started assaulting him.

Tharoor says BJP win in 2019 will create 'Hindu Pakistan'

12 Jul 2018

Tharoor says BJP win in 2019 will create 'Hindu Pakistan'

Delivering a lecture on 'Threats Faced by Indian Democracy and Secularism' in Thiruvananthapuram, eminent Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said Bharatiya Janata Party will create a 'Hindu Pakistan' if voted to power after Lok Sabha elections of 2019.

Unnao, Kathua rapes are post-independent India's "darkest hour", say ex-bureaucrats

16 Apr 2018

Unnao, Kathua rapes are post-independent India's "darkest hour", say ex-bureaucrats

In an open letter to PM Narendra Modi, a group of 49 retired civil servants said this is India's "darkest hour" post-independence.

In Yogi's UP, Haj House also goes saffron

06 Jan 2018

In Yogi's UP, Haj House also goes saffron

The Yogi Adityanath-led UP government has taken its love for saffron to new heights.

Gauri Lankesh Murder: K'taka BJP issues legal-notice to Ramachandra Guha

11 Sep 2017

Gauri Lankesh Murder: K'taka BJP issues legal-notice to Ramachandra Guha

Renowned Indian historian and writer Ramachandra Guha found himself in the midst of a legal trouble following his statements insinuating the Sangh Parivar was behind the killing of Gauri Lankesh.

Mohan Bhagwat: "Most powerful outsider in Indian politics"

11 Sep 2017

Mohan Bhagwat: "Most powerful outsider in Indian politics"

Mohan Bhagwat, RSS supremo and sarsanghchalak (head), turns 67 today. Bhagwat was an unknown face until the then RSS Chief KC Sudarshan appointed him his successor in 2009.

A BJP legislator seeks to ban our beloved momos!

09 Jun 2017

A BJP legislator seeks to ban our beloved momos!

So a BJP legislator in Jammu and Kashmir has called for a new ban.

Beef fest: IIT-Madras students continue protest, management refuses to act

02 Jun 2017

Beef fest: IIT-Madras students continue protest, management refuses to act

Students of IIT-Madras continued their protests for the second day, demanding action against the alleged right-wing activists who attacked PhD student R Sooraj for organizing a beef fest.

RSS, BJP men attacked in Kerala, one arrested

05 Mar 2017

RSS, BJP men attacked in Kerala, one arrested

Three RSS men and one BJP worker were attacked in Kerala's Kozhikode by a group of people allegedly affiliated to the CPM. They have been admitted to the hospital.

RSS fires its leader who called for Kerala CM's killing

04 Mar 2017

RSS fires its leader who called for Kerala CM's killing

The RSS has relieved Kundan Chandrawat of his "responsibilities" as 'sah prachar pramukh' (joint publicity chief) in Ujjain, two days after he announced Rs.1 crore bounty for Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's head.

Bomb thrown at RSS Office, Kerala; injures 3 workers

03 Mar 2017

Bomb thrown at RSS Office, Kerala; injures 3 workers

Three RSS workers have been injured by a bomb that was thrown at the RSS Kerala office.

RSS leader announces reward for Kerala CM's head

02 Mar 2017

RSS leader announces reward for Kerala CM's head

RSS leader from Ujjain Kundan Chandrawat has stoked controversy by offering a Rs.1 crore reward for anyone who would behead Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan.

BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

14 Feb 2017

BJP worker hacked to death in Kerala

In yet another instance of political violence in Kerala, a BJP worker was hacked to death reportedly by CPI-M activists in Thrissur.