VHP

  • Besides 370, Ayodhya, VHP demands jobs for Hindu youths 05-04-2014 10:43 PM

    Senior VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday asked the political parties, especially BJP, to promise various concessions and schemes for Hindu community in their manifestos, apart from enactment of law to build the Ram temple in Ayodhya. "We on behalf of the majority of Hindus have demanded that all the...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Varun Gandhi appeals for Hindu-Muslim harmony 02-04-2014 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: BJP candidate from Sultanpur Varun Gandhi, who was once arrested in a hate speech case, has appealed for harmony between Hindu and Muslims saying the time has come for a new brand of politics. "I appeal for a new kind of politics this election season. As a BJP...
  • VHP has no political agenda, says Pravin Togadia 25-02-2014 03:48 PM

    Stating that they were not backing any political party or individual, Vishwa Hindu Parishad International Working President Pravin Togadia has asked people to vote for candidates with a clean slate and stature in Lok Sabha elections. "VHP has no political agenda and the organisation is not supporting anyone. We are...
  • Valentine's Day: Tomatoes thrown on couples by Bajrang Dal, VHP men 14-02-2014 05:01 PM

    Ahmedabad: The activists of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday threw rotten tomatoes at couples celebrating Valentine's Day on the banks of Sabarmati River. Couples were seen running to save themselves when a large group of Bajrang Dal workers suddenly thronged the place and started throwing tomatoes...
  • VHP demands strict action by Indian govt in Devyani case 17-12-2013 11:23 PM

    Demanding "strict and immediategovernment action" in response to the arrest and subsequentill-treatment meted out to IFS officer Devyani Khobragade inthe US, the VHP on Tuesday said a regime "cannot be seen as capableof protecting its citizens abroad if it cannot protect itsdiplomats". "Devyani Khobragade is a bright and brave officerbelonging...
  • Homosexuality an imported disease, needs treatment, says VHP 16-12-2013 08:01 PM

    New Delhi: Terming as "historic" the Supreme Court decision upholding legal provision against same sex relations, VHP on Monday said homosexuality was an "imported disease" which needed treatment. In a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vishwa Hindu Parishad said the government should treat the spread...
  • Politics over Anti-Superstition Bill in Karnataka 19-11-2013 02:37 PM

    Bangalore: There is an infamous ritual of babies being thrown from the top of a temple in Bagalkot to make them stronger, and there is the 'made snana' or rolling over left-over food eaten by Brahmins at the Kukke Subramanya temple near Mangalore. Yes, you read it right. These are...
  • Khurshid to meet Pakistan envoy, ceasefire violations to top the talks 12-11-2013 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: Ceasefire violations along the Line of Control are expected to top the agenda as Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid will meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's envoy Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday. The bilateral meeting will be on the sidelines of the Asia Europe meeting which is scheduled to be...
  • BJP not trying to divide voters on communal lines, says Amit Shah 23-10-2013 08:14 AM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah, who is also the party's in-charge for Uttar Pradesh has denied the allegation that the party is trying to divide voters on communal lines. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Amit Shah said the poll will...
  • VHP meet today to discuss UP government's crackdown on 'Sankalp Sabha' 19-10-2013 09:15 AM

    A two-day meeting of the governing body of VHP saints will begin in New Delhi on Saturday to discuss their response in the wake of Uttar Pradesh government banning two of its programmes in the state since August as well as construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya. "The steps...
  • Will give befitting reply to those spreading hatred: Mulayam Singh Yadav 19-10-2013 07:50 AM

    In the backdrop of VHP's rally, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said on Friday those spreading "fire of hatred" will never succeed and the government will give a befitting reply to them. "Some people are making efforts to disturb brotherhood in the state. They are conspiring to vitiate the...
  • VHP sankalp diwas: Centre tells UP govt to maintain status quo in Ayodhya 18-10-2013 01:37 PM

    With Muzaffarnagar riots fresh in mind, the Centre has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to maintain status quo in Ayodha, where VHP has called for a 'Sankalp Diwas' rally, and prevent any attempt to flare up communal tension anywhere in the state. The Home Ministry has told the UP authorities...
  • UP: Crackdown on VHP sankalp diwas, BJP MP, 340 others arrested 18-10-2013 12:16 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh police has arrested BJP MP Adityanath ahead of VHP's proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' in Ayodhya on Friday. Adityanath was arrested from a train in Gonda as a preventive measure. Police has so far arrested around 340 people, including former BJP MLA Lalu Singh, and put 42 others...
  • Undeterred by UP govt ban, VHP to go ahead with 'Sankalp Diwas' 18-10-2013 09:07 AM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government and the VHP are set for another round of confrontation in Ayodhya. The VHP has said that it will go ahead with its proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' in Ayodhya on Friday despite the state government ban. Heavy security arrangements are in place in the temple city....
  • UP: Security beefed up ahead of VHP's proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' 17-10-2013 09:55 AM

    Lucknow: A day ahead of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) proposed Sankalp Diwas, heavy security arrangements have been put in place in Ayodhya. The VHP plans to go ahead with its meet to press for a legislation on building a Ram Temple despite a UP government ban. The Akhilesh Yadav...
  • Hundreds of VHP activists camp in Ayodhya ahead of banned 'Sankalp Sabha', 42 arrested 17-10-2013 09:24 AM

    Sensing trouble during the 'Sankalp Sabha' of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on October 18 at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh, police searched many locations and detained 42 persons, an official said on Thursday. The Akhilesh Yadav government in the state has banned the event citing fears of trouble and communal...
  • VHP vows to defy ban, administration talks tough 15-10-2013 10:36 PM

    Faizabad: A day after the Uttar Pradesh government banned its proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' rally, the VHP on Monday vowed to go ahead with its programme even as the district administration said it was determined to thwart any such plan. "Our activists in thousands are reaching the venue from all over...
  • BJP accuses SP of banning VHP's 'Sankalp Diwas' to appease Muslims 15-10-2013 03:50 PM

    Politics has intensified after the Uttar Pradesh government banned the VHP's Yatra in Ayodhya. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) had proposed a 'Sankalp Sabha' to be held in Ayodhya on October 18. The yatra was being done with an aim to reinforce pressure for the building of the Ram Temple...
  • VHP remains defiant as UP government bans 'Sankalp Sabha' in Ayodhya 15-10-2013 11:48 AM

    Lucknow: Politics has intensified after the Uttar Pradesh government banned the VHP's Yatra around Ayodhya. The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) had proposed a 'Sankalp Sabha' to be held in Ayodhya on October 18. The yatra was being done with an aim to reinforce pressure for the building of the Ram...
  • UP govt bans VHP's 'Sankalp Diwas' on Ram Temple issue 14-10-2013 08:19 PM

    Lucknow: After clamping down on its yatra on the Ayodhya issue, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday banned VHP's proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' stir on October 18 to press for a parliamentary legislation on building Ram Temple, fearing a communal flare-up. The decision was taken in view of security concerns, especially...
  • UP govt bans VHP 'Sankalp Diwas' scheduled for October 18 14-10-2013 06:21 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has banned Vishwa Hindu Parishad's 'Sankalp Diwas' which was planned for October 18. The VHP has been at loggerhead with the government over the yatra. Earlier, the Hindu outfit accused the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of seeking to sabotage their campaign for the construction of...
  • Police seize swords from VHP leader's house, accused on the run 24-09-2013 11:39 PM

    A large number of swords were seized from a house in Sanjeevani Colony area, on Tuesday, and police arrested two persons in this connection. Police said a VHP leader, who allegedly brought the weapons from Mandsaur town, managed to escape when police raided the place. "We raided the place on...
  • VHP's 'panch kosi yatra' begins today amid tight security 23-09-2013 10:06 AM

    The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) sponsored 'panch kosi yatra', a religious march, began on Monday amid tight security, police officials said. Security forces have been put on high alert around the temple town of Ayodhya and section 144, which prohibits unlawful assembly, is in place, said officials who added only...
  • Ayodhya: About 100 men from southern India to take part in VHP's programme 19-09-2013 04:30 PM

    About 100 holy men and their disciples from southern India will take part in a 20-day 'parikaram' programme in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday, the VHP said Thursday. Around a dozen holy men along with their 100 disciples from Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh will take part...
  • No official information on another Ayodhya yatra: UP govt 15-09-2013 08:21 PM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government Sunday said it had no official information about the proposed yatra of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) around Ayodhya beginning September 22. A decision on the VHP's proposed Paanch Kosi Parikrama would be taken only after getting a formal confirmation, UP Home Secretary Kamal Saxena...
  • Rashid Alvi dubs Mulayam as BJP agent 14-09-2013 08:36 PM

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi, who was reprimanded by his party earlier for describing Mulayam Singh Yadav as biggest agent of BJP, on Saturday launched a scathing attack against the SP chief asking him to "disclose what had transpired" in his meeting with VHP chief last month. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is...
  • Alvi renews attack on Mulayam, questions meeting with VHP 14-09-2013 04:09 PM

    Congress leader Rashid Alvi, who was reprimanded by his party earlier for describing Mulayam Singh Yadav as biggest agent of BJP, on Saturday launched a scathing attack against the SP chief asking him to "disclose" "what had transpired" in his meeting with VHP chief in August. "Mulayam Singh Yadav is...
  • Ayodhya: 75 arrested as VHP's 84-Kosi Parikrama yatra march concludes today 13-09-2013 03:18 PM

    At least 75 people were arrested and four dozens detained on Friday in Uttar Pradesh as the VHP's Ayodhya march concluded, officials said. Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists said despite the state government's ban, the "84 kosi parikrama yatra" of the Hindu saints, launched on Aug 25, continued over the...
  • Last day of VHP yatra: Over 66 saints, top VHP leaders arrested 12-09-2013 08:04 PM

    Lucknow: Acting tough, UP government has arrested at least 66 seers and some top VHP leaders besides putting senior BJP leader Vinay Katiyar under house arrest ahead of the concluding day of VHP's banned 84 Kosi yatra. IG Ashish Gupta told reporters in Lucknowthat VHP leader Ram Vilas Vedanti was...