ASHOK SAHU

  • BJP leader sits on indefinite hunger strike over Kandhamal murders August 24, 2013

    Renewing calls for the arrest of those involved in the murder of a Hindu leader and his four aides in Odisha's Kandhamal district five years ago, a senior leader of opposition BJP began a fast-unto-death, police said on Saturday. Ashok Sahu, a former Assam-cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Bharatiya...
  • BJP Kandhamal nominee Sahu released from jail April 18, 2009

    Phulbani (Orissa): BJP candidate from Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency Ashok Sahu, who was sent to jail for his alleged hate speech, was released on Saturday, prison officials said. "Sahu was released from the subjail in G Udayagiri on Saturday afternoon after documents were furnished as per the procedures," jail superintendent B...
  • BJP's Kandhamal candidate Ashok Sahu gets bail April 17, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: A district court on Friday granted bail to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Kandhamal, Ashok Sahu who was arrested Tuesday for making inflammatory speeches in the region that witnessed widespread violence last year, a lawyer said. "Jagajiban Patra, the Kandhamal district and session judge granted him...
  • Ashok Sahu arrested, BJP faces litmus test in Orissa April 15, 2009

    Bhubaneshwar: Among the 17 states and Union Territores that will vote in the first phase of the General Elections 2009, is Orissa. The BJP faces a litmus test here after the antiChristian violence that rocked the state eight months ago in Kandhamal. A BJP candidate Ashok Sahu too faces a litmus...
  • After Varun, Sahu arrested for hate speech April 14, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha candidate from Kandhamal, Ashok Sahu, was arrested on Tuesday for making an inflammatory speech in the region earlier this month. "Sahu was arrested from Phulbani town," Kandhamal District Collector Krishan Kumar said. Sahu, who is the BJP's candidate for the Kandhamal Lok Sabha seat,...
  • Ashok Sahu may do a Varun and court arrest April 14, 2009

    Call it the Varun Gandhi template. BJP candidate for Kandhamal, Orissa, Ashok Sahu, wanted and at large for a hate speech, is planning to court arrest in a blaze of publicity in Phulwama. ...
  • BJP's Kandhamal candidate absconding: Police April 13, 2009

    Bhubaneshwar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency Ashok Sahu, who is wanted for inciting communal hatred and has been booked for an inflammatory speech is still absconding. According to some reports, Sahu was detained and then let off after being detained by the Orissa Police on Sunday...
  • Kandhamal BJP candidate booked for hate speech April 11, 2009

    Bhubaneswar: Ashok Sahu, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for Orissa's Kandhamal Lok Sabha constituency, has been booked for delivering an inflammatory speech in a region where communal violence last year claimed 38 lives. "We have registered a case against Sahu. The matter is under investigation," S Praveen Kumar, the...