Articles about Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)
14 Nov 2021
2 journalists reporting on Tripura communal violence detained in Assam
The Tripura Police has booked two women journalists for allegedly "instigating" communal enmity in the state after an FIR was lodged against them by a Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) activist.
15 Jan 2021
President Kovind donates Rs. 5L for Ayodhya Ram Mandir construction
President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday donated an amount of Rs. 5,00,100 in his personal capacity toward the construction of the grand Ram Temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.
22 Dec 2020
VHP to start fund-raising drive in Karnataka for Ram temple
The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) will rope in over five lakh volunteers to start a door-to-door fundraising drive in Karnataka from January 15 to February 27, 2021, to build a grand Sri Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the outfit's international working president Alok Kumar said on Tuesday.
24 Nov 2020
No foreign funding in "love jihad" cases: SIT
Amid a huge furor over "love jihad," a Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Uttar Pradesh probing the matter has found no conspiracy or foreign funding in 14 cases that it examined.
05 Aug 2020
10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement
Decades after the Ram Janmabhoomi movement gave a new face to Hindu sentiments in India, the groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya happened today, putting an end to bloodshed and a long-drawn legal battle.
05 Aug 2020
"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave a speech from the Ram Janmabhoomi site, shortly after he participated in the Bhoomi Pujan ceremony that will kickstart the temple's construction.
05 Aug 2020
Ayodhya: PM Modi lays first brick for Ram Temple's construction
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday installed a silver brick at the Ram Janmabhoomi site in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, a symbolic gesture that means the construction of a grand Ram Temple can begin.
02 Aug 2020
LK Advani, MM Joshi to attend Ayodhya ceremony via videoconferencing
Ahead of the August 5 ground-breaking ceremony for a temple at the once-disputed site in Ayodhya, two veteran leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are reportedly going to skip the in-person event.
28 Apr 2020
Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more
In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".
02 Mar 2020
Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims
Days after a minister of the Maharashtra Maha Vikas Aghadi government said that Muslims will be given a 5% reservation in educational institutes, Shiv Sena, one of the constituents of the coalition, said this topic wasn't being discussed.
20 Feb 2020
Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust
The trust tasked with overseeing the construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya met for the first time on Wednesday and named Nritya Gopal Das as its president.
07 Feb 2020
Who is Kameshwar Chaupal, Ram Mandir trust's Dalit member?
Months after the Supreme Court paved the way for the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a trust in the Parliament for the temple's construction.
11 Nov 2019
Ayodhya: Ram Mandir's construction may begin on Ram Navami
On Saturday, the Supreme Court pulled off one of the most impossible feats by ending the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute.
14 Oct 2019
Ayodhya hearing to enter final stage today, Section 144 imposed
As the proceedings in the crucial Ayodhya case is all set to enter its final leg on Monday, the administration of the Uttar Pradesh town imposed Section 144 to deal with tensions.
06 Oct 2019
Azaan at Durga Puja Pandal sparks outrage, lawyer files complaint
At a time when festivities have taken over West Bengal, a Durga Puja Pandal in Kolkata has sparked massive outrage on social media.
18 Jun 2019
VHP to discuss Ram Temple, Article 370 at important meet
An important meeting of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is scheduled for Wednesday-Thursday in Haridwar and the Hindu right-wing organization is expected to discuss the Ram Temple issue.
31 May 2019
Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut
On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Cabinet of ministers took oath at the bedecked Rashtrapati Bhavan.
30 Apr 2019
Modi won't visit makeshift Ram Temple for no apparent reason
During his first visit to Ayodhya as the Prime Minister on May 1, Narendra Modi won't visit the makeshift Ram temple in the Uttar Pradesh town, reports HT. He had skipped visiting the temple in 2014 as well when he was campaigning.
14 Apr 2019
Mamata on BJP's Navami celebrations: Whose throat will you slit?
Launching a fresh salvo on BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday questioned 'armed' processions which were taken out on Ram Navami by the saffron party and VHP.
26 Mar 2019
History, roots, leaders and ideology: Know all about BJP
Nearly 51% of Indians live in states ruled by Bharatiya Janata Party. Before the saffron party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi lost elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan in December 2018, the aforementioned figure was 71%.
08 Mar 2019
#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past
The Supreme Court on Friday decided the decades-old Ayodhya title dispute will be solved through mediation.
04 Mar 2019
Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic
On Sunday morning, a railway coach was set on fire in Vadodara to recreate 2002's Godhra train burning incident for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, reports IE.
02 Feb 2019
Mandir wahi banega, says Shah; asks RaGa to clarify stand
While addressing booth workers of two Lok Sabha constituencies- Tehri and Haridwar on Saturday, BJP President Amit Shah reiterated his party's stand on the sensitive Ayodhya issue. He said Ram Temple would be built at the disputed site.
01 Feb 2019
Bhagwat says Ram Mandir construction in 4-months; protesters demand date
On Friday, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat warned the government that work on the Ram Mandir would begin in four months if no concrete steps were taken to commence the construction of the temple.
30 Jan 2019
Ayodhya: Previously, SC wanted 'excess' land to remain undisturbed
The Supreme Court has, in last 16 years, told twice that excess land surrounding the disputed property of Ayodhya, which the Centre wants to return to rightful owners, shouldn't be disturbed before the title dispute reaches a conclusion.
29 Jan 2019
#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust
In a big move, the NDA led Centre moved Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking permission to hand over 'surplus' land in Ayodhya, which isn't disputed to its owner. The rightful owner of land is a trust named Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas.
28 Jan 2019
Proud to be first Hindu-American to run for US-president: Gabbard
Democratic presidential aspirant Tulsi Gabbard has alleged that she had become a victim of "religious bigotry" and some media outlets were targeting her and accusing her supporters, who have Hindu names, of being Hindu nationalists.
10 Jan 2019
#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case
On Thursday, the Supreme Court adjourned the sensitive Ayodhya case for January 29 after one of the five judges in the Constitution bench recused himself.
04 Jan 2019
#AyodhyaCase: SC hearing on January 10 on constitution of bench
On Friday, the Supreme Court fixed January 10 as the date for hearing the Ayodhya dispute.
03 Jan 2019
Pravin Togadia announces new party, will contest Lok Sabha elections
Former president of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Pravin Togadia is all set to launch his political party, whose name will be announced soon.
21 Dec 2018
Calcutta High Court cancels earlier order allowing BJP's rath yatras
In a setback to the BJP's ambitions in West Bengal, a division bench of the Calcutta High Court has overturned an earlier order by the court that had allowed the BJP to take out rath yatras.
16 Dec 2018
Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras
On Saturday, the West Bengal government denied permission to the BJP's proposed rath yatras in certain parts of Bengal, citing intelligence reports that they could lead to communal violence.
16 Dec 2018
WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence
The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.
09 Dec 2018
Another push for Ram Mandir: VHP organizes mega-rally in Delhi
In what qualifies as yet another push for early construction of Ram Mandir at the disputed site of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday organized a rally in New Delhi.
06 Dec 2018
UP: On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, security tightened in Ayodhya
On the 26th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition, security has been tightened in Ayodhya and police have made preventive arrests to contain protests.
28 Nov 2018
Seers oppose proposal to erect Lord Ram's statue in Ayodhya
A three-day 'Param Dharma Sansad' was held in Varanasi, where seers opposed the Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to install a 221-meter statue of Lord Ram on the bank of the Sarayu river in Ayodhya.
25 Nov 2018
Shivpal Yadav meets UP Governor over VHP's 'Dharam Sabha'
As devotees poured in Ayodhya today to attend the VHP's 'Dharam Sabha', Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) (PSP) chief Shivpal Singh Yadav submitted a memorandum to UP Governor Ram Naik urging him to maintain law and order in the state.
25 Nov 2018
Modi: Congress 'scares' SC judges to delay Ayodhya hearing
With debate over the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya heating up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has broken his silence on the issue.
25 Nov 2018
#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies
Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya has turned into a fortress ahead of mega rallies of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Shiv Sena demanding the construction of Ram Mandir in the disputed land of the temple town.
25 Nov 2018
Adityanath has approved Ram statue; it will be world's tallest
On Saturday, ahead of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)'s Dharma Sabha in Ayodhya and Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath finalized the plans for a Ram statue in Ayodhya.