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Kerala: Film set vandalized by right-wing group, CM promises action

25 May 2020

Kerala: Film set vandalized by right-wing group, CM promises action

Several members of a right-wing group, Antharashtra Hindu Parishad (AHP) on Sunday vandalized a film set erected at Aluva in Kerala's Ernakulam district.

AAP office attack to beef-ban: Hindu Raksha Dal's violent past

08 Jan 2020

AAP office attack to beef-ban: Hindu Raksha Dal's violent past

After Sunday's dreadful attack at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, several fingers were pointed amid a flood of fake news online.

Bulandshahr: Accused out on bail, murdered cop's wife fears threat

27 Sep 2019

Bulandshahr: Accused out on bail, murdered cop's wife fears threat

In December last year, a cop was murdered by an unruly mob in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh and later, several people were arrested.

Bulandshahr-violence accused get hero's welcome, UP-government says 'no big deal'

26 Aug 2019

Bulandshahr-violence accused get hero's welcome, UP-government says 'no big deal'

For the Uttar Pradesh government, the hero's welcome bestowed on men, accused of inciting violence in Bulandshahr which led to the death of a cop, is no "big deal".

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.

MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe

25 Feb 2019

MP twins' kidnap-murder: Shivraj Singh Chouhan demands CBI probe

A day after two six-year-old twins were found dead in Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, after meeting the victims' family, has urged Chief Minister Kamal Nath to hand the case over to the CBI.

Hyderabad: After right-wing activists forcibly marry them, couple goes missing

15 Feb 2019

Hyderabad: After right-wing activists forcibly marry them, couple goes missing

On Valentine's Day, Hindu right-wing activists remained true to their word and spread out in many local parks in India to nab unmarried couples celebrating the occasion.

50% Indians don't want anything special on V-Day: Survey

14 Feb 2019

50% Indians don't want anything special on V-Day: Survey

We know how Indian aashiqs love to express their feelings through teddy bears, flowers, and romantic dates, courtesy projection of 'love' in Bollywood, but a recent survey by dating app OkCupid revealed startling results.

3 booked under NSA for cow slaughter in Congress-governed MP

06 Feb 2019

3 booked under NSA for cow slaughter in Congress-governed MP

For the first time since Congress came to power in Madhya Pradesh, three people were booked under National Security Act (NSA), a strict law invoked for suspects who threaten nation's security, for cow slaughter on Tuesday.

Bulandshahr violence: Dead cop's phone recovered from house of accused

28 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Dead cop's phone recovered from house of accused

Almost two months after an Uttar Pradesh cop was killed by an unruly mob in Bulandshahr, his Closed User Group (CUG) mobile phone was recovered from the house of accused Prashant Natt.

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

19 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Police donate Rs. 70lakh for slain cop's family

The family of Uttar Pradesh police inspector Subodh Singh, who was slain during the Bulandshahr violence, has been given Rs. 70 lakh as compensation by the state police, over and above the Rs. 50 lakh that was given by the state government.

Bulandshahr violence: Prime accused Bajrang Dal member Yogesh Raj arrested

03 Jan 2019

Bulandshahr violence: Prime accused Bajrang Dal member Yogesh Raj arrested

Bajrang Dal member Yogesh Raj, the prime accused of Bulandshahr violence which claimed lives of a police inspector and a youth has been arrested, Uttar Pradesh police said on Thursday.

Bulandshahr violence: Cab driver arrested for killing inspector, confesses crime

28 Dec 2018

Bulandshahr violence: Cab driver arrested for killing inspector, confesses crime

More than three weeks after violence in Bulandshahr claimed the life of a police inspector and a civilian, police have arrested a Delhi cab driver.

Calcutta High Court cancels earlier order allowing BJP's rath yatras

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.

#BulandshahrViolence: Notices issued against 23 accused, including Bajrang Dal leader

16 Dec 2018

#BulandshahrViolence: Notices issued against 23 accused, including Bajrang Dal leader

Days after violence in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, killed a police inspector and another youth, the police have issued notices to 23 accused who are at large.

Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal 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.

WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible 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.

UP: Soldier, key suspect in Bulandshahr violence, arrested; denies involvement

09 Dec 2018

UP: Soldier, key suspect in Bulandshahr violence, arrested; denies involvement

Jeetender Malik aka Jeetu Fauji, who is the key suspect in Bulandshahr violence that killed a police officer and a youth, was arrested on Sunday.

#BulandshahrViolence: Cow carcasses were 48-hours old, says top cop

07 Dec 2018

#BulandshahrViolence: Cow carcasses were 48-hours old, says top cop

In what serves as a new twist to the Bulandshahr violence, a top cop has said cow carcasses (dead-bodies) found in the forest were at least 48 hours old.

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.

#BulandshahrViolence: Video shows mob chanted 'maaro, maaro', 'take his gun'

06 Dec 2018

#BulandshahrViolence: Video shows mob chanted 'maaro, maaro', 'take his gun'

A disturbing video shows a frenzied mob yelling 'maaro, maaro' and 'take his gun', has emerged in the Bulandshahr violence which killed one police inspector and another youth.

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal member among five arrested

04 Dec 2018

Bulandshahr violence: Bajrang Dal member among five arrested

A day after two persons, including a police inspector, were killed in mob violence over alleged cow slaughter in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district, a special investigation team (SIT) has been formed to probe the incident.

UP: Police inspector killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter

03 Dec 2018

UP: Police inspector killed in violence over alleged cow slaughter

On Monday, a police inspector was killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr district after violence broke out in the aftermath of an alleged case of cow slaughter.

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.

UP: Married for ten-years, woman alleges forceful conversion to Islam

09 Jul 2018

UP: Married for ten-years, woman alleges forceful conversion to Islam

A 27-year-old woman has alleged she was forced to convert to Islam by her husband and approached Uttar Pradesh police following which the Meerut-based man has been booked.

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.

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.

Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

20 Apr 2018

Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

The Gujarat HC has acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riots case, ruling it had found no criminal conspiracy and that none of the witnesses was reliable.

Tripura: VHP activists stage rally seeking ban on cow slaughter

02 Apr 2018

Tripura: VHP activists stage rally seeking ban on cow slaughter

Dozens of VHP and Bajrang Dal activists took to streets on Sunday in Arundhatinagar, Tripura, seeking a ban on cow slaughter.

Ram Navami clashes in Bengal intensify, 2 more killed

27 Mar 2018

Ram Navami clashes in Bengal intensify, 2 more killed

At least two people died and an unknown number, including police personnel, were injured on Monday as the Bengal administration tried to quash the violence in the aftermath of the Ram Navami celebrations.

WB: BJP-chief in trouble for brandishing weapons at Ram-Navami rally

27 Mar 2018

WB: BJP-chief in trouble for brandishing weapons at Ram-Navami rally

West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh is in trouble after his antics at the party's Ram Navami rally in Kharagpur.

Valentine's Day wars: India devises creative ways to 'celebrate'

14 Feb 2018

Valentine's Day wars: India devises creative ways to 'celebrate'

While the rest of India celebrates love on Valentine's Day, it is common for right-wing groups to use this day to harass couples and unleash violence.

Delhi rocked by violence over Padmaavat, Gujarat, Rajasthan affected too

22 Jan 2018

Delhi rocked by violence over Padmaavat, Gujarat, Rajasthan affected too

Three days before Padmaavat's scheduled release, violent protests have rocked parts of India, including the capital.

BJP removes Ghaziabad president over disruption of "love jihad" wedding

28 Dec 2017

BJP removes Ghaziabad president over disruption of "love jihad" wedding

Days after the Ghaziabad unit of BJP drew media attention for disrupting an interfaith marriage, the party has removed its city president Ajay Sharma from the post.

Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'

23 Dec 2017

Highly-educated Hindu-Muslim couple marries, Ghaziabad BJP says 'love jihad'

Are two highly-qualified, well-established 30-year-olds capable of choosing their life-partner?

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

07 Dec 2017

BJP's Vinay Katiyar: Delhi's Jama Masjid was "Jamuna Devi Temple"

BJP MP, Vinay Katiyar is known to stoke controversies. After claiming that Taj Mahal was built by breaking down a Shiva Temple, the Bajrang Dal chief has now declared that Delhi's Jama Masjid was earlier known as "Jamuna Devi Temple."

Will send criminals to jail or kill in encounters: Adityanath

19 Nov 2017

Will send criminals to jail or kill in encounters: Adityanath

In controversial comments, UP CM Yogi Adityanath said his government will leave only two options for criminals- jails or "hell" through police encounters.

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

31 Jul 2017

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

The issue of mob lynchings took the Parliament by storm on its 11th day. Comments by TMC's Saugata Roy drew particular ire.

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.