Hindu Group

  • Dabholkar murder: Uddhav Thackeray accuses Maharashtra of vilifying Hindu groups August 25, 2013

    Accusing the Maharashtra government of being lax in arresting culprits involved in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar's murder, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said the government was bent on "maligning" the image of Hindu organisations by linking them to the killing. "The perpetrators of Dabholkar's murder are still at large as...
  • Pak Hindus victims of 'religious apartheid': Hindu group June 30, 2013

    Karachi: Hindus in Pakistan are not equal citizens of the state but victims of a "religious apartheid", a newly formed Hindu group has said, demanding a special session of Parliament to probe persecution of Hindus and other minorities in the country. Hindu community feels insecure in this country due to...
  • Celebrating Valentine's Day results in rape: Hindu group February 12, 2013

    Panaji: Celebrating Valentine's Day by lovers and following Western traditions blindly results in rapes and other sexual assaults, right wing Hindu group Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) claimed in Panaji on Monday. HJS state convener Manoj Solanki said that its cadre would distribute pamphlets in colleges, private tuition classes, railway stations, bus-stations...
  • 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts accused confesses December 30, 2012

    Mumbai: One of the key accused in 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts case, Manohar Singh, has confessed to his role in the conspiracy, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) Sunday claimed in a special court in Mumbai. Singh, arrested from Hatod in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, was produced before...
  • Mangalore moral police attack result of turf war? August 9, 2012

    Mangalore: Was the recent homestay attack a result of the turf war between self-proclaimed protectors of Hindu culture in Mangalore? Investigating officers think so after learning from reliable sources that Sharan Pumpwell of Bajarang Dal and Subash Padeel of Hindu Jagaran Vedike had developed hostility towards each other after an...
  • 'Porno' depiction of Kali in game leads to protest July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Hindu groups are protesting against Hi-Rez Studios, a US-based company, which has launched an online game, SMITE, with a slutty, femme-fatale portrayal of Hindu Goddess Kali. SMITE is an online battleground of mythical gods and features a number of other Hindu gods and goddesses such as Vamana and...
  • Protests mark Valentine's Day in Andhra Pradesh February 15, 2012

    Hyderabad: Protests by Hindu groups and a campaign to educate the youth by some Muslim organisations marked Valentine's Day in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, as many joined the celebration of love. Activists of various right-wing outfits took out rallies, chased and warned lovers at parks and public places abuzz with...
  • Activists object to set up of Chaplin statue by filmmaker March 15, 2009

    Udupi (Karnataka): A Kannada film director on Saturday claimed his attempts to install a statue of legendary comedian Charlie Chaplin for the shoot of a movie have met with resistance from an unidentified Hindu group on the ground that the actor was a Christian. The attempt to install the 67-foot...
  • Their own jehad: Hindu groups in terror role? October 24, 2008

    Extremist Hindu groups may be involved in terrorist-style bomb attacks, security officials suspect. The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) squad of Maharashtra Police has detained four members of the Hindu Jagran Manch for the bomb explosions in Malegaon, Maharashtra, and Modasa, Gujarat, on September 29. The supporters of the Hindu Jagaran Manch, a...