Pramod

  • Love jihad: Sri Ram Sene threatens to besiege Rajnath's house over controversial remark 4 days ago

    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...
  • Union Minister Gopinath Munde cremated at his native village June 4, 2014

    Beed: Union Minister Gopinath Munde who died in a road accident was cremated at his native village Parli, Maharashtra on Wednesday amidst chanting by hundreds of his supporters. The mortal remains of Munde were consigned to flames by his eldest daughter and BJP MLA Pankaja. A sea of humanity converged at his...
  • Number 3 ominous for MundeMahajan family? June 3, 2014

    By a tragic coincidence, the number 3 appears ominous for the MundeMahajan family. With the untimely demise of Union Rural Development Minister Gopinath Munde in a car accident in New Delhi on Tuesday, three of the family members and one close aide of the two BJP leaders have met tragic...
  • Untimely, tragic death of some prominent Indian political leaders June 3, 2014

    In the last few decades, India has lost several prominent political leaders in accidents and assassinations. Among them Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's son Sanjay Gandhi, former President of India Gyani Zail Singh, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr YS Rajashekhara Reddy, the Congress stalwarts Madhav Rao Scindhia, Rajesh Pilot, Lok Sabha...
  • 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...
  • Show Me The Money: Poonam Mahajan has assets worth Rs 108 crore April 11, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party nominee and senior party leader Pramod Mahajan's daughter Poonam Mahajan has her total assets valued at Rs 108 crore. ...
  • 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...
  • Congress mulls fielding Rajya Sabha MP Pramod Tiwari in Varanasi March 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party which is yet to field a candidate against Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal in Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency is considering to field UP leader Pramod Tiwari in the temple town. Tiwari is a Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh. With senior leaders abstaining from contesting the forthcoming...
  • 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...
  • SP renominates Pramod Patel as LS candidate from Pratapgarh March 20, 2014

    For the third time in a row, the Samajwadi Party once again changed its candidate from Pratapgarh Lok Sabha seat renominating Pramod Patel from the constituency. Pramod Patel would be the party's candidate from Pratapgarh, a press release issued by National General Secretary Ramgopal Yadav said. Earlier, the party had declared him...
  • Wrong to say I benefited from dynasty, says Poonam Mahajan March 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Denying that she has been benefited from dynasty politics, BJP candidate from Mumbai North Central constituency and daughter of late Pramod Mahajan, Poonam Mahajan, on Friday said that she has been given party ticket because of her hard work. "I am not fighting a by-poll where my father left a...
  • Army honours martyr 14 years after he died, fails to invite his family for ceremony February 25, 2014

    It was a moment that the family of Major Pramod Purushottam, who sacrificed his life while fighting terrorists virtually bare handed in Kashmir to save three journalists 14 years ago, was looking forward to. But it was not to be. The Army recently decided to honour Maj Purushottam at the Srinagar-based...
  • SP warming up to Congress with 2014 Lok Sabha elections in mind? December 12, 2013

    Is the support to Congress leader Pramod Tiwari for a Rajya Sabha seat by the Samajwadi Party a personal gesture or part of a larger political game plan? Two days after the Samajwadi Party surprised many by foregoing one of its two Rajya Sabha seats for Tiwari, political circles wonder...
  • 15 killed, seven injured as vehicle falls into gorge November 20, 2013

    Fifteen persons were killed and seven seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in Pithoragarh district early on Wednesday. The mishap occurred at Tauldhar, about 6 km from Dharchula near IndiaNepal border in the district at 7.30 AM, killing 15 persons on the spot...
  • After Kejriwal, Digvijaya Singh praises Tauquir Raza Khan November 10, 2013

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh shared the stage with controversial Muslim cleric TauquirRaza Khan and praised him for working for "HinduMuslim unity", days after his party attacked AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal following his meeting with the religious leader. Speaking at the inauguration of Kalki Mahotsava here last night, Digvijaya praised Raza,...
  • ExBJP leader gets life term for gangraping girl September 26, 2013

    Former Cooperative Bank Chairman and exBJP leader Pramod Gupta was sentenced to life in prison by a local court on Thursday for gangraping a girl at a city resort in a case going back five years. Additional District and Sessions Judge Amit Kumar Sirohi also sentenced Gupta's associate Ashok Kumar to...
  • SP, BJP behind Muzaffarnagar violence, says Pramod Tiwari September 9, 2013

    Congress leader Pramod Tiwari has accused the ruling Samajwadi Party and BJP of fanning communal tensions in Muzaffarnagar that has left 28 persons dead. 'Both the parties are deliberately trying to fan communal tensions to reap political benefits out of it,' Tiwari charged. He criticised the SP government for allegedly failing to...