Articles about Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP)
15 Apr 2018Politics
Vishwa Hindu Parishad veteran Pravin Togadia quit the outfit on Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost the party's presidential election, held for the first time since it was founded in 1964.
13 Apr 2018India
Tamil folk singer Kovan was arrested on Friday in Tiruchirappalli for singing a song which criticized BJP, PM Modi, and VHP rath yatra.
06 Apr 2018Politics
On this day in 1980, two young leaders Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Lal Krishna Advani took the bold decision of forming the BJP by dismantling Jan Sangh. As its first party president, Vajpayee gave the party's clarion call "Andhera Chhatega, Suraj Niklega, Kamal Khilega."
02 Apr 2018India
Dozens of VHP and Bajrang Dal activists took to streets on Sunday in Arundhatinagar, Tripura, seeking a ban on cow slaughter.
31 Mar 2018Politics
As West Bengal burns, we have an Asansol Imam to thank for the violence not spreading further.
21 Mar 2018India
Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of a BJP functionary in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu early on Wednesday but no one was injured, police said.
07 Mar 2018India
VHP president Pravin Togadia alleged a conspiracy to kill him after his vehicle was hit by a truck today near Kamrej in Surat, Gujarat.
29 Jan 2018India
UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.
28 Jan 2018India
The 22-year-old man killed in UP's Kasganj on Republic Day, Chandan Gupta, was shot dead for refusing to say 'Pakistan Zindabad,' his family has claimed.
27 Jan 2018India
Republic Day celebrations in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj district were marred by violence between two groups which resulted in the death of a one person and injured over 10.
24 Jan 2018Politics
In a strongly worded editorial in Samaana, the Shiv Sena sought clarifications from PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah over VHP chief Pravin Togadia's claim.
16 Jan 2018India
Revealing details of his disappearance, VHP chief Pravin Togadia has made sensational claims: plans were being made to have him killed.
15 Jan 2018India
VHP president Pravin Togadia has been "missing" since morning, the party claimed today. It has held protests demanding he be "traced."
14 Dec 2017India
Yesterday, reports emerged that the NGT had banned chanting of hymns and ringing of bells at the Amarnath cave shrine.
08 Dec 2017India
Vice president Venkaiah Naidu has lashed out at those opposing the 'Vande Mataram' slogan, asking, "If not your mother, whom would you salute, Afzal Guru?"
24 Nov 2017Politics
RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat made an impassioned declaration that "the day is not far when a saffron flag will fly atop the Ram Mandir."
20 Nov 2017Politics
As a solution to the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute, Shia Waqf Board has suggested that the Ram temple be built at the disputed Ayodhya site and the mosque in Lucknow.
16 Nov 2017Politics
'Art of Living' founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will meet stakeholders of the Babri Masjid/Ram Janmabhoomi dispute in Ayodhya as a mediator.
18 Sep 2017Politics
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has condemned incidents of cow vigilantism, saying those who sincerely respect cows don't resort to violence at any cost, "even if their sentiments are deeply hurt".
18 Sep 2017Politics
Mamata Banerjee warned all the right wing factions to keep peace and not "play with fire".
05 Sep 2017India
Seems like "godman" Ram Rahim's conviction in two 15-year-old rape cases was just the start; after his sentencing, the Indian judiciary has taken up various cases against Rampal Dass and Baba Ramdev.
25 Aug 2017India
Guru Ram Rahim Singh, head of Dera Sacha Sauda, claims to have five crore followers globally. Devotion to him and the sect runs deep among them.
10 Aug 2017India
A day after proposing peaceful settlement of the Ayodhya dispute, UP's Shia Waqf Board has approached the SC challenging a 1946 order declaring the mosque as Sunni-Board property.
08 Aug 2017India
In a significant development, the Shia Wakf Board proposed to the SC that a temple be built at the disputed Ayodhya site and the mosque be located nearby in a Muslim-dominated area.
16 Jul 2017Politics
Sending out a strong message to cow vigilantes, PM Modi said that violence in the name of cow protection would not be tolerated.
10 Jul 2017India
At a time when lynchings are taking place in the name of beef, Goa tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said that beef isn't banned in the state and tourists can eat whatever they feel like.
07 Jun 2017India
A special CBI court has exempted BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti from personal appearance during the ongoing Babri Masjid case trial.
08 May 2017India
Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that the state's illegal slaughterhouses would all be shut down.
17 Apr 2017India
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has stated that it would impose a ban on cow slaughter and beef consumption in Goa in just 2 years, without the government's support. It added that groups like the Bajrang Dal and the Durga Vahini would help them achieve this.
15 Apr 2017World
Saying New Delhi should take inspiration from US President Donald Trump who bombed IS hideouts in Afghanistan, VHP leader Pravin Togadia maintained India too should bomb Pakistan to rescue Kulbhushan Jadhav.
14 Apr 2017World
Events took a new turn in the ongoing Indo-Pak diplomatic standoff over a Pakistan military court's award of death sentence to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. India has sought to access legal documents including Jadhav's charge sheet and death sentence.
13 Apr 2017India
Editor-in-chief of Hindi news channel Sudarshan, Suresh Chavanke, was arrested on charges of inciting communal tension and hurting religious sentiments in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh.
12 Apr 2017Politics
VHP international joint general secretary Surendra Jain expressed confidence that PM Narendra Modi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath would come up with a certain way for the building of Ram Temple at Ayodhya.
10 Apr 2017India
Curfew was temporarily suspended on April 9 in violence-hit Bhadrak; RAF and CRPF personnel, however, remained on alert and held a flag march.
08 Apr 2017India
Communal tension flared in Odisha's Bhadrak, 114km from provincial capital Bhubaneshwar, over allegedly derogatory comments on Hindu deities on Facebook.