Swami Agnivesh

  • Rapes will come down if people shun meat, alcohol: Agnivesh 28-04-2013 05:01 PM

    New Delhi: Rape cases will come down if people shun non-vegetarian food and alcohol, activist Swami Agnivesh said on Sunday. "We cannot stop a crime like rape by policing only.... I think rapes will come down significantly if people stop eating non-vegetarian. There has been lot of research on this.......
  • Haryana govt working in favour of DLF, alleges Agnivesh 10-11-2012 03:31 AM

    New Delhi: Activist Swami Agnivesh on Friday alleged that Haryana government was working in favour of real estate major DLF and urged the Supreme Court to intervene in a matter of use of forest land for recreational use. He told a press conference that the SC-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC)...
  • Delhi govt asks Agnivesh to return unspent grant 04-01-2012 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has served a show cause notice on Swami Agnivesh for alleged fudging of bills and told him to refund an "unspent" amount of Rs 2.23 lakh out of total grant of Rs 18 lakh given to his NGO to carry out a survey on bonded...
  • Have enough evidence to come out clean: Bedi 27-11-2011 01:53 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi Police Crime Branch went on to file an FIR against Team Anna member Kiran Bedi, she remained defiant saying she has sound evidence to come out clean. "Having been a cop, I have sound evidence and endurance to deal with this FIR. Time will...
  • Come clean in cheating case: Agnivesh to Bedi 27-11-2011 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: Terming the registration of a case of cheating against Kiran Bedi as a "very serious matter", activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday said the Team Anna member should explain her conduct to clear her name. "It is not that somebody has gone to a police station with a complaint...
  • Kishenji killing: Agnivesh demands judicial probe 26-11-2011 06:43 PM

    Ranchi: Social worker Swami Agnivesh on Saturday demanded judicial probe into the killing of top Maoist leader Kishenji in a gun battle in Junglemahal area of West Bengal. "We demand judicial probe in killing of Kishenji... He was killed in encounter is claimed by the police, and on the other...
  • It's lehenga-choli for porn star Sunny Leone 20-11-2011 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: Contrary to her image, Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone chose to make her entry into the 'Bigg Boss' house in traditional Indian attire. The 30-year-old, who was born as Karen Malhotra, wore a heavily embroidered lehanga-choli and accessorised it with 'mang tika'. She made her entry into the...
  • Agnivesh willing to rejoin Anna's movement 19-11-2011 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh, who fell out with Anna Hazare, says he is willing to rejoin the anti-corruption movement led by him provided they agree, though he had faced 'lot of insults' during his stint as a core member of Team Anna. "I will not let my ego...
  • Porn star Sunny Leone to enter 'Bigg Boss 5' 17-11-2011 02:39 PM

    New Delhi: Indo-Canadian pornographic actress Sunny Leone is all set to join the contestants in the Bigg Boss house this season. Leone, 30, who has appeared on a number of mainstream reality shows in the US and modelled for various magazines, is landing in India today and will enter the...
  • SC to hear Agnivesh's Amarnath case today 14-11-2011 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: The case against former Team Anna member Swami Agnivesh for his controversial comments on the Amarnath Yatra is slated to come up for hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday. The activist had earlier sought the dismissal of criminal proceedings but the court was reluctant. Agnivesh had termed...
  • Will consider forgiving Swami Agnivesh: Anna 12-11-2011 11:52 AM

    Gandhian Anna Hazare said that Swami Agnivesh is welcome to visit him but he will have to consider forgiving him. ...
  • I am game for more reality shows: Swami Agnivesh 12-11-2011 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh says his brief three-day stint in 'Bigg Boss 5' has left him tempted to taste reality television once again for the mass reach that entertainment channels provide. "After being in the show, now I will wait to watch 'Bigg Boss' whenever I can. In...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Swami Agnivesh 11-11-2011 11:09 PM

    Swami Agnivesh exits Bigg Boss house on Friday after making two-day guest appearance. ...
  • Swami Agnivesh wants to apologise to Anna 11-11-2011 08:04 PM

    New Delhi: Swami Agnivesh, who had bitter fallout with Anna Hazare, has said he wants to apologise to the anti-corruption crusader if he has made any mistake. Agnivesh, who ended his two-day stint on reality show Bigg Boss last night, said he would like to meet him as soon as...
  • Bigg Boss act has changed me: Swami Agnivesh 11-11-2011 07:40 PM

    After staying with the inmates for a couple of days, Swami Agnivesh made an exit on Friday afternoon. ...
  • The Swamy of Reality TV

    Chanakya's Chant |  Ashwin Sanghi
    This week, Panditji observes that there isn't much difference between political life and reality TV shows... both are equally absurd. ...

  • Looking forward to Agnivesh in 'Bigg Boss': Manoj Tiwari 10-11-2011 05:01 PM

    Ghazipur: Bhojpuri film star and former participant of Bigg Boss Manoj Tiwari says he is looking forward to watch Swami Agnivesh on the reality show. Agnivesh is the fifth male participant in the fifth season of Bigg Boss, which is dominated by female contestants like Pooja Bedi, Juhi Parmar, Shonali...
  • Bigg Boss: Inmates shocked with Swami Agnivesh's entry 10-11-2011 03:20 PM

    The inmates of the Bigg Boss house were shocked and curious when saffron-clad social activist Swami Agnivesh entered the house. ...
  • Bigg Boss: Omar Abdullah keen to watch Agnivesh 10-11-2011 12:32 PM

    Srinagar: The entry of Swami Agnivesh into the house of Bigg Boss has attracted the attention of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. "Swami Agnivesh going into the BigBoss house. I did not see this one coming and cannot wait to watch his entry," Omar tweeted. Agnivesh, the latest...
  • Not doing 'Bigg Boss' for money: Swami Agnivesh 08-11-2011 06:27 PM

    Mumbai: Swami Agnivesh, the latest entrant in the controversial reality show 'Bigg Boss', says he is not participating in the programme for money but wants to use the platform to bring about a change in the society. Agnivesh is the fifth male contestant on the show, which is dominated by...
  • SC raps Agnivesh for his Amarnath remarks 08-11-2011 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: Showing reluctance to quash criminal proceedings against activist Swami Agnivesh for allegedly making a controversial statement about Amarnath pilgrimage, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said people's sentiments cannot be taken for granted and that he cannot go "scot free" if he has made the remark. A bench of...
  • SC criticises Agnivesh for his Amarnath comments 08-11-2011 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: Showing reluctance to quash criminal proceedings against activist Swami Agnivesh for allegedly making a controversial statement about Amarnath pilgrimage, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said people's sentiments cannot be taken for granted and that he cannot go 'scot free' if he has made the remark. A bench of...
  • Bigg Boss members are better than MPs: Agnivesh 08-11-2011 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: Self-styled social reformer Agnivesh on Tuesday said his decision to take part in the fifth season of Bigg Boss arose out of his desire to bring in change in the society and counsel the warring contestants in the popular reality show. "I have watched a couple of episodes...
  • Swami Agnivesh to enter 'Bigg Boss 5' 07-11-2011 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: Saffron-clad social activist Swami Agnivesh, who had bitter fallout with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, has agreed to be a part of reality show Bigg Boss which is into its fifth season. According to Agnivesh' s close aide Manu Singh, the activist is likely to enter the Bigg Boss...
  • Agnivesh-Team Anna war of words intensifies 26-10-2011 07:55 AM

    New Delhi: Social activist Swami Agnivesh and Team Anna member Mayank Gandhi on Tuesday indulged in war of words after Agnivesh raised questions about the way in which funds for Anna Hazare agitation was managed. While Mayank Gandhi said former Team Anna member Agnivesh did not raise the fund issue...
  • 'Hazare was upset over management of funds' 24-10-2011 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: After raising questions about the way in which funds for Anna Hazare agitation was managed, Swami Agnivesh on Sunday claimed that the Gandhian was upset about the management of the accounts and a delay in auditing will make the people associated with the movement worried. Agnivesh claimed that...
  • Probe allegations against Kejriwal: Digvijaya 24-10-2011 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has demanded a probe into Swami Agnivesh's charges on Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal. Agnivesh had accused Kejriwal of using funds collected for the Jan Lokpal Bill for his own NGO. "Agnivesh's statement that funds collected for the Jan Lokpal Bill agitation was...
  • 'Probe Agnivesh's allegation against Kejriwal' 23-10-2011 10:37 PM

    Lucknow: Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday demanded a probe into the allegation made by Swamy Agnivesh against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal that he had diverted funds collected for the Jan Lokpal Bill agitation to his own NGO. "Agnivesh's statement that funds collected for the Jan Lokpal Bill agitation...
  • More allegations against Team Anna 23-10-2011 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: Just days after Kiran Bedi was accused of flying on discounted air-tickets, another Team Anna member is now under the scanner. Arvind Kejriwal has been accused of diverting funds to the tune of 80 lakh rupees from the anti-graft front India Against Corruption to his own NGO Public...