Sanatan Sanstha

  • Police failed to nab real culprits in Dabholkar murder case: Sanatan Sanstha August 30, 2013

    Hindu right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha, whose name has cropped up in connection with the assassination of renowned rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, said in Mumbai on Friday that police investigation into the case is not heading in the "right" direction. Hitting out at Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders for allegedly hiding the accused, Sanatan...
  • Dabholkar murder: Pune police quizzes Sanatan Sanstha worker August 29, 2013

    Pune: Pune police on Wednesday picked a Sanatan Sanstha worker from Goa as part of its probe into the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar. The Sanatan Sanstha worker has been brought from Goa to Pune fro preliminary enquiries. However, the police have denied that anyone from the Sanstha has...
  • Dabholkar murder case: Pune police visits Goa ashram August 28, 2013

    Ramnathi: The trail of the murder case of anti-superstition activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar has taken the Pune police to a ashram in Goa. The police team on Wednesday visited the Sanatan Sanstha Ashram at Ramnathi in Goa where they are questioning the members. Dabholkar, who led a campaign against anti-superstition,...
  • Sanatan Sanstha denies any role in Narendra Dabholkar's murder August 21, 2013

    Sanatan Sanstha, the Hindu rightwing group often at loggerheads with Narendra Dabholkar, on Wednesday sought to distance itself from the antisuperstition activist's killing. "We are shocked by Dabholkar's murder...We don't have anything to do with the killing," Sanatan spokesperson Abhay Vartak told reporters. Dabholkar was shot dead by two unidentified assailants...
  • Madgaon blast: Hindu group member arrested August 2, 2010

    Mumbai: Maharashtra ATS has arrested a key accused in the Madgaon blast case. The arrested man has been identified as Prashant Juvekar of the Sanatan Sanstha and he is accused of conspiracy and training people to carry out the attack. Juvekar was arrested at the Bhusawal railway station of Maharashtra...
  • CBI has clues against Sanatan Sanstha: Goa CM January 4, 2010

    Kopargaon: Goa Chief Minister Digamber Kamat said on Monday that the CBI had found some clues indicating rightwing organisation Sanatan Sanstha's involvement in the Margao blasts. "The CBI has found some clues against Sanatan Sanstha during its investigations in Maharashtra and Karnataka," Kamat told reporters after visiting the Shirdi Saibaba temple. Two...
  • Goa blast case: Another Sanatan Sanstha member held November 18, 2009

    Panaji: A selfdefence instructor associated with the Sanatan Sanstha was on Wednesday arrested for the Diwalieve blast in Margao in which two members of the Hindu group were killed while carrying a bomb, police said. Superintendent of Police Atmaram Deshpande said Dilip Managaokar, 39, was involved in planting an improvised...
  • Engineering student arrested in Goa blast case November 11, 2009

    Panaji: A 20yearold engineering student was arrested in connection with the Goa blast case on Wednesday from Khed, Ratnagiri in Maharashtra, police said. "Dhananjay Ashtekar was arrested after thorough interrogation in connection with hatching a conspiracy of triggering bomb blasts in the state," Superintendent of Police (PRO) Dilip Deshpande told PTI. Ashtekar...
  • 2 arrested in connection with Diwali eve blast in Goa October 31, 2009

    Panaji: Two people were arrested in Goa on Saturday in connection with the Diwali eve blast in Margao in which two members of the Hindu group Sanatan Sanstha were killed. The arrests were conducted on Saturday morning by the Special Investigation Team in Ponda, 30 km from Panaji, police sources...
  • 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...
  • Cops, Hindu group nexus in blast: Law panel head October 26, 2009

    Mumbai: Goa's Law Commission Chairman Ramakant Khalap has made a sensational claim, pointing to a nexus between the police, top bureaucrats and even some state MLAs with the Hindu right wing group Sanatan Sanstha the organisation suspected to be behind the Goa blast. "Sanatan Sanstha has penetrated into the...
  • 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 preDiwali blasts in Goa that killed two people. Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat joined...
  • We're spiritual, says group suspected of Goa blast October 18, 2009

    Panaji: Sanatan Sanstha, a rightwing 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 lowintensity blast in South Goa that killed two activists of a rightwing Hindu group on Friday night, officials said on Sunday. Two activists of Sanatan Sanstha were killed in Margao town when explosives being ferried in...