Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP): News
12 Feb 2023Uttar Pradesh
VHP leader shot after argument over Mohan Bhagwat's anti-Brahmin remarks
A Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader was reportedly shot in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad by a local Brahmin leader after a heated argument over Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent alleged anti-Brahmin remarks.
10 Oct 2022Delhi Police
Delhi Police books organizers of VHP's controversial 'hate speech' rally
A day after the Vishva Hindu Parishad's (VHP) Delhi rally turned into a hate speech arena, the Delhi Police booked its organizers on Monday.
09 Sep 2022Gurugram
Gurugram: Kunal Kamra's show cancelled over Bajrang Dal, VHP threats
A bar in Gurugram has decided to cancel a show by comedian Kunal Kamra after protest threats from right-wing groups.
14 Jun 2022Delhi
Prophet row: Delhi VHP calls for Hanuman Chalisa mass recitation
The Vishva Hindu Parishad's (VHP) Delhi unit has called on people to gather in temples and participate in Hanuman Chalisa mass recitations on Tuesday (June 14) to protest the violence that erupted in several parts of India on Friday.
24 May 2022Delhi
Can't revive temple at Qutub Minar, a protected monument: ASI
The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) on Tuesday submitted its response to Delhi's Saket court, opposing a plea to revive a temple at the site of the Qutub Minar.
22 May 2022Delhi
Qutub Minar Excavations: Culture Ministry denies giving orders to ASI
The officials at the Union Ministry of Culture have rubbished reports stating it had ordered the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to conduct excavations at Qutub Minar in Delhi.
14 Nov 2021Maharashtra
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 2021Uttar Pradesh
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 2020Karnataka
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 2020Uttar Pradesh
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 2020Narendra Modi
"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.
28 Apr 2020Jamshedpur
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".
07 Feb 2020Dalit
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.
06 Oct 2019West Bengal
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 2019Jammu And Kashmir
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.
01 Feb 2019Supreme Court Of India
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.
28 Jan 2019Narendra Modi
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.
03 Jan 2019Narendra Modi
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.
16 Dec 2018West Bengal
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 2018Ayodhya
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 2018Ayodhya
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 2018Yogi Adityanath
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 2018Ayodhya
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 2018Yogi Adityanath
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.
24 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Mayawati slams BJP for highlighting Ram temple issue before LS-polls
Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati slammed the BJP and Shiv Sena today for raking up the Ram temple issue ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, alleging it to be a "political tactic" to divert attention from their failures.
18 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said on Saturday if Hindus unite then no one could stop the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya.
17 Nov 2018Mumbai
#SabarimalaRow: Hindu-groups call for hartal as temple opens for 2-months
Sabarimala Karma Samiti, an umbrella organization for outfits of Hindu groups opposing the Supreme Court order, has called a state-wide shutdown in Kerala after Hindu Aikya Vedi state President, KP Sasikala was detained on Saturday morning.
14 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Hindus believe SC decision will be in Ram-temple favor: VHP
Hindus have faith that the Supreme Court will rule in favor of the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Vice President, Champat Rai, said today.
05 Nov 2018Supreme Court Of India
Sabarimala opens for few hours today, police forces on toes
A thick police force has been put in place near Sabarimala Temple, as the hill shrine in Kerala opens for a special puja on Monday.
04 Nov 2018Kerala
Don't send women journalists to Sabarimala: Hindu-outfits to media houses
Several Hindu outfits in Kerala agitating against the entry of women of menstrual age into the Sabarimala Temple have urged media outlets not to depute women journalists to cover the issue as the Lord Ayyappa temple is set to open Monday for a special puja.
03 Nov 2018Ayodhya
#Ayodhya: Ram temple construction to start in December, says VHP
A day after the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) vowed an agitation against the Supreme Court over the deferring of the Ayodhya hearing, senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ram Vilas Vedanti, on Saturday, said that he would start the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya in December.
02 Nov 2018Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Priest, thrashed by Muslim neighbor following spat over loudspeakers, dies
A 68-year-old priest of Sai Baba temple in Warangal (Andhra Pradesh) died days after he was attacked by a Muslim neighbor following a quarrel over the use of loudspeaker at the shrine.
24 Sep 2018Salman Khan
'Loveyatri' controversy: Aayush Sharma feels the objection is unnecessary
Aayush Sharma's debut movie 'Loveyatri' has become the controversy's favorite child these days, owing to its title.
20 Sep 2018Ayodhya
Bhagwat says Ram Mandir in Ayodhya will promote Hindu-Muslim peace
Speaking on the last day of the outreach programme, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Ram Mandir in the disputed land in Ayodhya would ensure Hindu-Muslim peace, as it will eliminate disagreements between the two groups.
12 Sep 2018Bihar
#Loveratri: Salman accused of hurting Hindu sentiments, court orders FIR
Controversies go hand-in-hand with Salman Khan, and this has been proved once again as the superstar landed into trouble for his upcoming production 'Loveratri'.
28 Jun 2018Supreme Court Of India
AIMPLB meet next-month; Ayodhya issue may come up for discussion
The Ayodhya issue is likely to come up for discussion at the All India Muslim Personal Law Board's one-day executive meeting to be held in the Islamic seminary Nadwa in Lucknow on July 15.
15 Jun 2018Taj Mahal
CIA terms VHP, Bajrang Dal as 'religious militant outfits'
The United States' Central Investigation Agency (CIA) has termed Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) as 'religious militant outfits' in its World Factbook.
11 Jun 2018Taj Mahal
Saying Taj Mahal's gate obstructs temple's entrance, VHP-activists create ruckus
Alleging a gate at the West entrance of Taj Mahal obstructed the entrance to a '400-year-old' Siddheshwar Mahadev temple, activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) created ruckus at the monument, and scared some foreign tourists too, on Sunday.
25 May 2018Muslims
The-hero-we-need: In Uttarakhand, Sikh cop saves Muslim man from angry-mob
What could have turned into another tragic incident of mob-lynching was averted, all thanks to a Sikh cop deployed in the area.
23 May 2018Salman Khan
VHP targets Salman's 'Loveratri', says it distorts Navratri's name
'Loveratri', which marks the Bollywood debut of Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush Sharma and Warina Hussain, has landed in trouble, months before its scheduled release date.