Hindu Extremist Groups

  • Journalists under police scanner in Goa blast case October 27, 2009

    Panaji: At least three journalists are under the spotlight for their alleged role in the Diwali eve blast in Margao, say police officials investigating the case. Two members of the rightwing group Sanatan Sanstha (SS) were killed when they were ferrying the improvised explosive device (IED) in Margao, 35 km from...
  • Goa blast accused named others before dying October 21, 2009

    Panaji: The main accused in the Diwali eve blast in Goa's Margao town had told police about several others involved in the conspiracy before succumbing to his injuries, says Home Minister Ravi Naik. Sanatan Sanstha member Malgonda Patil, who received serious injuries in the explosion while ferrying the IED (improvised explosive...
  • Info suggests Sanatan Sanstha behind blast: Goa CM October 20, 2009

    The Goa Police have clamped down on a Hindu right wing group, the Sanatan Sanstha saying there is a direct link to previous blasts in Thane and Panvel. The group is under the scanner for the pre-Diwali blasts in Goa that killed two people. Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat joined...
  • Goa considers ban on right-wing Hindu group October 19, 2009

    Panaji: Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik on Monday said the police would probe the links of the state transport minister's wife with a Hindu group suspected for an explosion that killed two of its members. Addressing reporters at his residence, Naik said that everyone involved with the Sanatan Sanstha was being...
  • We're spiritual, says group suspected of Goa blast October 18, 2009

    Panaji: Sanatan Sanstha, a right-wing Hindu organisation whose members police suspects carried out a blast which killed two people in Goa on Friday night, claims to "spread the science of spirituality and guide seekers in their spiritual practice", the group's website says. Two activists of the group were killed in Margao...
  • Goa police probe blast, shadowy Hindu group October 19, 2009

    Panaji/Mumbai: The Goa police on Sunday formed a special investigation team (SIT) to probe a low-intensity blast in South Goa that killed two activists of a right-wing Hindu group on Friday night, officials said on Sunday. Two activists of Sanatan Sanstha were killed in Margao town when explosives being ferried in...
  • Watch: Two killed in Goa blast, Hindu group blamed October 18, 2009

    The two victims of the blast were members of Sanatan Sanstha. ...
  • Hindu extremist group blamed for Goa blast October 18, 2009

    Panaji: Two activists of a Hindu group were killed in Goa when explosives being ferried in their scooter went off in a traffic jam, police said Saturday. The group called the blasts "unfortunate". Elsewhere in the state, a favourite haunt of foreign tourists, three other bombs were detected before they could...