Pramod Muthalik

  • Love jihad: Sri Ram Sene threatens to besiege Rajnath's house over controversial remark September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Hindu rightwing organisation Sri Ram Sene on Friday lashed out at Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for pleading ignorance on the lovejihad issue and demanded that a special panel be set up to probe all such cases. Singh had on September 12 said, "Arey yeh hai kya? Hume nahi maloom...
  • Goa: Congress asks BJP to ban Pramod Muthalik from attending Hindu meet June 18, 2014

    Panaji: Opposition Congress on Wednesday asked Manohar Parrikar government to ban the entry of controversial rightwing leader Pramod Muthalik in Goa, where he is supposed to attend a All India Hindu Convention on Friday, to avoid any communal tension. "We demand that Muthalik be banned from entering the state. He has...
  • Goa Police refuses to register Congress complaint against Muthalik June 14, 2014

    Panaji: Accusing Goa Police of bias, state Congress on Saturday claimed it refused to register a complaint against Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik for allegedly making inflammatory speech during his visit last year. Panaji Police Inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai in a letter written to Congress spokesman Durgadas Kamat, who is also...
  • Congress files complaint against Sri Ram Sene's Pramod Muthalik May 29, 2014

    Goa Congress on Thursday lodged a complaint with police against Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik for allegedly trying to disrupt communal harmony during his visit to the coastal state in June 2013. In his complaint with Panaji police, the state unit Congress spokesperson, Durgadas Kamat has attached a YouTube link...
  • Cobrapost sting true, but Babri demolition not planned: Muthalik April 5, 2014

    Bangalore: Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has admitted that he too was part of the Ram Janmabhoomi movement during the demolition of Babri Masjid. Muthalik's confession comes after the Cobrapost sting operation which claims that Babri Masjid demolition was planned and that senior BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders were...
  • Muthalik to Sabir Ali: BJP'S weekend embarrassment continues March 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which is yet to recover from the embarrassment caused by the induction and de-induction Sri Rame Sene chief Pramod Muthalik on last Sunday, has suffered one more jolt this weekend. Sabir Ali, who joined the BJP from JDU a day ago, has now been...
  • Muthalik to take on Nilekani and Ananth Kumar, fight from Dharwad too March 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik who was thrown out of the BJP in less than five hours of his induction is now an angry man. Muthalik is contesting from two Lok Sabha seats, Dharwad and Bangalore South. Muthalik who hit national headlines in early 2009 after he and...
  • After being thrown out, Muthalik to fight against Karnataka BJP chief March 25, 2014

    Dharwad: After being shown the door by the Bharatiya Janata Party just a few hours after joining the party due to his controversial past, Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik has decided to take on the party. Muthalik, who was involved in beating up women in a Mangalore pub, will...
  • Anti-women activities stalled Muthalik's entry in BJP, says Manohar Parrikar March 24, 2014

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's entry into the party was stalled because of his alleged "anti women and violent activities." "BJP's local Karnataka unit committed the mistake due to some localised reasons but the party corrected it (mistake)," Parrikar told mediapersons responding...
  • Goons get red-carpet, gentlemen shown door in BJP: Omar Abdullah tweets March 24, 2014

    By denying ticket to veteran leader Jaswant Singh and inducting Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik in the party, BJP is showing doors to its senior leaders but offering red-carpet to "goons", Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said. "So, gentlemen like #JaswantSingh will be shown the door...
  • Congress 'conspiracy' behind membership cancellation, says Pramod Muthalik March 24, 2014

    Controversial chief of right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene, Pramod Muthalik, on Monday claimed it was Congress' "conspiracy" that had stalled his entry into BJP, which quashed his party membership within hours after opposition from within and severe flak from other parties. "It is a Congress conspiracy. There was a lot...
  • Pramod Muthalik hits out at Rajnath over cancelling his BJP membership March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, whose BJP membership was cancelled within four hours after he formally joined the party says that he has been betrayed by some people. He attacked BJP national president Rajnath Singh for canceling his membership. Speaking to ibnlive from Hubli in Karnataka he...
  • BJP does a U-turn, cancels Sri Rama Sene chief Muthalik's membership March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another embarrassment, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday inducted controversial Sri Rama Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik into the party, although hours later cancelled his membership for the party. "In the benefit of the nation and to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister of India, I have decided...
  • BJP shows Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik the door to avoid controversy March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to avoid any controversy, the Bharatiya Janata Party has cancelled Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party. "Due to various reasons the induction of Pramod Muthalik has been set aside under Central party direction," said party's Karnataka unit. Muthalik, who was involved in...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's BJP membership put on hold March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: In a damage control mode, the Bharatiya Janata Party has put Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik's membership into the party on hold. "His induction is put on hold. The central leadership has put his induction on hold. Everyone was in the loop, the objections are being re-considered," said...
  • BJP to reconsider Pramod Muthalik's membership for the party: Sources March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Hours after Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, who was involved in Mangalore pub attack, joined BJP, the party is now in damage control mode. The BJP is reconsidering his membership into the party. According to sources, the BJP's central leaders have asked the Karnataka unit to reconsider its...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik, involved in beating up women in Mangalore pub, joins BJP March 23, 2014

    Bangalore: In a more controversial move, the BJP has now inducted Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik into the party in Karnataka. Muthalik was inducted into the party on Sunday in the presence of state party President Prahlad Joshi and former chief minister Jadgish Shettar at Hubli. The BJP has however...
  • Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik likely to get BJP ticket: Sources April 5, 2013

    Delhi/Bengaluru: The BJP is expected to finalise its list of candidates for the May 5 Assembly polls at its election committee meet in Delhi on Thursday. Sources said that Sri Rama Sene founder Pramod Muthalik is likely to get a ticket from Belgaum (north) constituency in Karnataka. He is infamous...
  • Opposed to Pakistan tour of India: Sri Ram Sene December 3, 2012

    Bangalore: Right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene on Monday opposed the Pakistan cricket team's tour to India and said it would disrupt the T20 match between the two countries in Bangalore on December 25. "We oppose Pakistan cricket team's tour to India. We will not allow PakistanIndia T20 match on...
  • Poonam Pandey may appear in Kannada 'Dirty Picture' July 20, 2012

    Looks like the makers of 'Dirty Picture Silk Sakkath Maga' are not letting Rama Sene leader Pramod Muthalik get off them so easily. Even after the recent issue of Veena Malik, who plays the lead in the film, the makers have pushed themselves further to bring in Poonam Pandey...
  • Dirty Picture: Veena Mallik's selection objected July 12, 2012

    The Sreerama Sene Chief Pramod Muthalik who made nationwide news by opposing the Velentine's day and recently agitated against Kannada film industry's first 3 D film 'Kataari Veera Sura Sundaraangi' starring Super Star Upendra and Ramya for maligning Hindu gods is once again in news. This time he is protesting...
  • Sri Rama Sene protests Veena's Kannada film role July 10, 2012

    Bangalore: Activists of right wing outfit Sri Rama Sene staged a protest against casting of controversial Pakistani actress Veena Malik in the Kannada version of 'The Dirty Picture' movie and demanded her replacement with another Indian actress. The protesters, led by Sri Ram Sene President Pramod Muthalik, shouted slogans and...
  • Sene does it again, Muthalik's goons attack pub August 15, 2010

    Mysore: Men belonging to Karnataka's Sri Ram Sene on Saturday night attacked a pub in Mysore. According to local media reports, members belonging to the saffron brigade barged into the Tunes 'N' Tonic pub located inside the Hotel Adhi Manor and ransacked its premises. Shri Ram Sene gained notoriety in 2009...
  • SRS Chief Muthalik held for Mysore riots July 25, 2009

    Belgaum: Mysore Police have arrested the International Secretary of extreme rightwing Sri Rama Sena (SRS) Pramod Muthalik on charges of delivering an 'inflammatory' speech in the aftermath of the group clashes involving two communities in the city during April this year. A team of policemen from Mysore arrived in the city...
  • Sene men disrupt Pak journos' talk in Delhi April 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A group of Sri Ram Sene activists on Wednesday tried to disrupt a seminar being attended by journalists from India and Pakistan here protesting the alleged criticism of the Indian media by Pakistani scribes. The trouble started when Pakistani journalist Khan Yusufzai (The News) referred to an article which...
  • Sri Ram Sene not to support any party in polls April 4, 2009

    Chennai: Sri Ram Sene, which shot into limelight after the January 24 attack on women at a Mangalore pub, on Saturday ruled out supporting any political party in the coming elections, including Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which it accused of "using Hindutva only to come to power". "They (BJP) are using...
  • Goa govt makes anger public, bans Ram Sene March 22, 2009

    Panaji: Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik on Saturday said that the state government has banned Sri Rama Sene in the state, even as a top official said he was not "sure about the ban". Naik said the ban on the Hindu outfit came into force from Saturday. "The organisation has been...
  • Now Sri Ram Sene to take pub culture fight to Goa March 19, 2009

    Belgaum: Undeterred by the widespread criticism following its attack on a Mangalore pub, right wing group Sri Ram Sene has now set its sight on Goa, vowing to agitate against pub culture in that state. Challenging Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik, who had declared that the group would not be allowed...
  • Muthalik's entry in Karnataka district banned March 16, 2009

    Bangalore: President of Hindu outfit Sri Ram Sene, Pramod Muthalik, was on Monday barred by authorities from entering a coastal Karnataka district for one year, as his presence could lead to communal disharmony in the area. An official spokesperson said district administration of Dakshina Kannada passed a 15page order citing various...
  • To pub or not: Moral police harder to please than cops March 10, 2009

    New Delhi: The attack on pubgoers including women, in Mangalore led by Pramod Muthalik's infamous Sri Ram Sene shows just how violent moral policing can get. Is there a a way to have fun and keep the law as well as moral police happy? It didn't help that the Chief Minister...