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No foreign funding in "love jihad" cases: SIT

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.

10 people who drove the Ram Janmabhoomi movement

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.

"Jai Siya Ram," says Modi after groundbreaking ceremony in Ayodhya

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.

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

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".

Maharashtra: Shiv Sena says no discussion on reservation for Muslims

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.

Ayodhya: Nritya Gopal Das named president of Ram Mandir trust

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.

Azaan at Durga Puja Pandal sparks outrage, lawyer files complaint

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.

VHP to discuss Ram Temple, Article 370 at important meet

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.

Meet Pratap Sarangi: The minister who lives in a hut

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.

Modi won't visit makeshift Ram Temple for no apparent reason

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.

#AyodhyaMediation: Here's how talks panned out in the past

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.

Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic

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.

#Ayodhyacase: Centre moves SC to transfer undisputed-land to Mandir trust

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.

#AyodhyaDelayed: Here's why Justice Lalit recused himself from the case

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.

Pravin Togadia announces new party, will contest Lok Sabha elections

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.

Another push for Ram Mandir: VHP organizes mega-rally in Delhi

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.

UP: On Babri Masjid demolition anniversary, security tightened in Ayodhya

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.

Modi: Congress 'scares' SC judges to delay Ayodhya hearing

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.

#MandirPush: Ayodhya on tenderhooks ahead of VHP, Shiv Sena rallies

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.

Adityanath has approved Ram statue; it will be world's tallest

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.

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

18 Nov 2018

'Right-to-pray' crusader, Swamy, feels Hindu unity will ensure temple's construction

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said if Hindus unite then no one can stop the construction of a magnificent Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

If Hindus unite, nothing can stop Ram Temple construction: Swamy

18 Nov 2018

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.

Hindus believe SC decision will be in Ram-temple favor: VHP

14 Nov 2018

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.

Sabarimala opens for few hours today, police forces on toes

05 Nov 2018

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.

Priest, thrashed by Muslim neighbor following spat over loudspeakers, dies

02 Nov 2018

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.

#Loveratri: Salman accused of hurting Hindu sentiments, court orders FIR

12 Sep 2018

#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'.

AIMPLB meet next-month; Ayodhya issue may come up for discussion

28 Jun 2018

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.

CIA terms VHP, Bajrang Dal as 'religious militant outfits'

15 Jun 2018

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.

Saying Taj Mahal's gate obstructs temple's entrance, VHP-activists create ruckus

11 Jun 2018

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.

Alleging 'Loveratri' hurts Hindu-sentiments, Togadia's-aide announces reward for thrashing Salman

01 Jun 2018

Alleging 'Loveratri' hurts Hindu-sentiments, Togadia's-aide announces reward for thrashing Salman

Govind Parashar, Agra chief of the organization 'Hindu Hi Aage,' on Thursday alleged Salman Khan's production 'Loveratri' hurt Hindu sentiments, and announced a reward of Rs. 2 lakh for thrashing the superstar in public.

The-hero-we-need: In Uttarakhand, Sikh cop saves Muslim man from angry-mob

25 May 2018

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.

VHP targets Salman's 'Loveratri', says it distorts Navratri's name

23 May 2018

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.

What-have-we-come-to: Man cancels Ola ride because of Muslim driver

22 Apr 2018

What-have-we-come-to: Man cancels Ola ride because of Muslim driver

Taking bigotry to unfathomable levels, a verified Twitter user Abhishek Mishra, apparently a member of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, canceled an Ola ride because the driver was Muslim.

Pravin Togadia quits VHP; VS Kokje elected new party president

15 Apr 2018

Pravin Togadia quits VHP; VS Kokje elected new party president

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.

Tamil Nadu: Petrol bomb hurled at BJP district chief's house

21 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu: Petrol bomb hurled at BJP district chief's house

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.

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

29 Jan 2018

UP Governor: Kasganj violence shameful, shouldn't be repeated

UP CM Yogi Adityanath is being pulled up for his state's law-and-order situation after the disturbing Kasganj violence on Republic Day.

Mamata warns VHP, no 'shastra puja' will be permitted

18 Sep 2017

Mamata warns VHP, no 'shastra puja' will be permitted

Mamata Banerjee warned all the right wing factions to keep peace and not "play with fire".

No beef ban, tourists can eat everything, says Goa minister

10 Jul 2017

No beef ban, tourists can eat everything, says Goa minister

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.

Delhi: Crimes against women drop this year

18 Jun 2017

Delhi: Crimes against women drop this year

According to police-figures, cases of molestation and rape have dropped in Delhi this year. 836 rape cases were reported till May 31 as against 924 in the same period last year.

After UP, Haryana, BJP-ruled MP to shut illegal slaughterhouses

08 May 2017

After UP, Haryana, BJP-ruled MP to shut illegal slaughterhouses

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that the state's illegal slaughterhouses would all be shut down.