PRAVEEN TOGADIA

  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Praveen Togadia August 18, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: UPA to set up probe panel over Gujarat Snoopgate case May 2, 2014

    The government is going ahead with a probe into the Gujarat snoopgate scandal. It will appoint a judge to head the probe panel by May 16 before the new government is formed. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is the row over a Modi's DD interview necessary? May 2, 2014

    BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's interview with Doordarshan stoked controversy for his alleged 'daughter' remark. The BJP alleged that the interview was "censored" following government "pressure". The public broadcaster, however, insisted that there was no interference by any authority or any "deliberate omission". ...
  • Will ban RSS and BJP for hate mongering if voted to power, says Lalu April 23, 2014

    Sharply reacting to the statements of VHP leader Praveen Togadia and BJP leader Giriraj Singh, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said these showed their "ugly faces" and if voted to power his party would ban RSS and BJP for "hate mongering". "If my party comes to power, RSS, BJP and...
  • Four 'communal' comments which shook the nation in last one week April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP is in the news for wrong reasons once again. Its famous face on television channels Shazia Ilmi has embarrassed her party. Her advise to fellow Muslims to vote on communal lines in this election has attracted sharp criticism. But she is not the only one who...
  • Modi calls Togadia, Giriraj Singh's statements irresponsible April 22, 2014

    Bharatiay Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi distanced himself from the vicious comments made by VHP leader Praveen Togadia and party leader Giriraj Singh against Modi critics and Muslims. Modi has disapproved statements calling them 'irresponsible' and also asked leaders to refrain from making any such comment. ...
  • Modi chides BJP leaders, says petty statements not acceptable April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Expressing his strong disapproval of comments made by some party leaders, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi tweeted against such remarks. "Petty statements by those claiming to be BJP's well wishers are deviating the campaign from the issues of development and good governance," he said. Without naming...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey April 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • FIR filed against VHP leader Togadia for his anti-Muslim remarks April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: An FIR has been filed against Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia for his controversial remarks that Muslims must be evicted from Hindu-majority areas. Earlier in the day, an FIR was filed against BJP leader Giriraj Singh for his "Modi opponents would have to leave for Pakistan" comment,...
  • Can Modi-led BJP rein in fringe elements like Giriraj Singh, Togadia? April 21, 2014

    The Election Commission has asked the police to file an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia for his controversial remarks that Muslims must be evicted from Hindu-majority areas. Earlier in the day, an FIR was filed against BJP leader Giriraj Singh, but he remained defiant and said he...
  • News 360: EC seeks report on Praveen Togadia's hate speech April 21, 2014

    The Election Commission has sought a report on VHP President Praveen Togadia's alleged hate speech. Togadia asked people in Bhavnagar in Gujarat to evict Muslims from Hindu dominated areas. Even though the Cong has filed a complaint, both Togadia and the RSS are denying the reports, calling them fabricated. ...
  • EC seeks report on Praveen Togadia's anti-Muslim remarks April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday sought a report on VHP leader Praveen Togadia's alleged hate speech where he said that people from Muslim community should be stopped from buying properties in Hindu-dominated localities. "They (EC officials) are in the process of acquiring the recording of the statements made...
  • AAP demands Praveen Togadia's arrest over anti-Muslim speech April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded the immediate arrest of VHP leader Dr Praveen Togadia for his alleged hate speech. In a press release, the AAP said, "The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) strongly condemns the hate speech given by Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) president Pravin Togadia in...
  • Sexual assault case: No law and order issues, says CM Ashok Gehlot September 4, 2013

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said that there is no law and order issues in the state after arrest of Asaram in the sexual assault case. He said, "Previously when we arrested Praveen Togadia similar questions were raised on law and order situation but nothing happened. There is...
  • Praveen Togadia defends Asaram, says he is innocent August 28, 2013

    VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Wednesday supported controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, facing allegations of raping a minor girl, saying he was a genuine saint. "Asaram Bapu is a real saint, he is innocent, but it has become a tradition in India to defame the religious leaders," the VHP's international...
  • VHP's Ayodhya yatra will continue as planned, says Praveen Togadia August 27, 2013

    VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Tuesday said the outfit's controversial yatra would continue as planned through its decided route. "The 84 kosi parikrama yatra would continue as per its schedule from its decided route and there would be no change in it," Togadia, who was released from temporary jail, told reporters...
  • VHP's yatra a political drama, says CM Akhilesh Yadav August 26, 2013

    Claiming there was nothing religious about Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)'s 84 Kosi Yatra, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Monday, described it as a "political drama" which his government had not allowed to be staged. "VHP's yatra is not a religious one, but a political drama," Akhilesh said while talking...
  • VHP Yatra: 1,696 arrested, security measures to continue, says UP govt August 25, 2013

    As the VHP was adamant to complete its 84 Kosi Parikrama Yatra, the UP government on Sunday said security arrangements would continue to check those trying to attend the banned yatra even as 1,696 persons, including Ashok Singhal and Praveen Togadia, were arrested in a crackdown. "The tight security arrangements will...
  • Modi likely to visit Ayodhya; to pray at disputed site June 17, 2013

    Ayodhya: In a move having big political significance, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Ayodhya this week and will also offer prayer at the disputed site. Ashok Singhal, Praveen Togadia, Gorakhpur MP Yogi Aditya Nath and yoga guru Ashok Singhal, Praveen Togadia will be reaching the town...
  • Hate speech: Police claims they have proof against Togadia, will he be arrested? February 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia reportedly made a hate speech in Bhokar early this month. After a public outcry, the Maharashtra Police has booked the leader. CNN-IBN has learnt that the police has submitted its report to the state government and is awaiting a sanction to prosecute...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha takes on fundamentalists, extremists February 10, 2013

    In this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on the people who find a reason to protest against almost everything. ...
  • Ready to go to jail for Hindutva: Praveen Togadia February 9, 2013

    Mumbai: In line of fire over his alleged hate speech, VHP leader Praveen Togadia on Saturday said he was ready to go to jail for the sake of Hindutva. "I am ready to go to jail...I am ready to do anything for Hindutva," Togadia, who is at the Kumbh Mela,...
  • Wherever I'm taken, thousands will go with me: Praveen Togadia February 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia, who has been booked for an alleged hate speech, has sent out a warning of sorts saying he will not go alone wherever he is taken. "If my speech was inciting then show me any violence that has been caused by it in...
  • Sena calls for bandh demanding withdrawal of FIR against Togadia February 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena in Maharashtra has called for a bandh at Bhokar and Nanded demanding that the state government withdraws the FIR registered against VHP leader Praveen Togadia. Togadia was booked for making an alleged inflammatory speech at both locations. This came after the Centre has asked the Maharashtra...
  • Maharashtra: VHP leader Praveen Togadia booked for 'hate speeches' February 7, 2013

    The Maharashtra Police on Thursday filed file an FIR against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for a speech he made last week in Nanded. This is not the first time that Togadia has faced the strong arm of the law but each time he has got away lightly. ...
  • FIR registered against Togadia for hate speeches February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Police in Nanded district in Maharashtra on Thursday registered an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia for allegedly making provocative speeches. Togadia has been charged under Section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings or any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs),...
  • FIR likely to be registered against Togadia for hate speeches February 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Police in Nanded district in Maharashtra were likely to register an FIR against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia for allegedly making provocative speeches. Sources said the FIR was likely to be filed by Thursday evening. All India United Democratic Front member Imran Ali reportedly complaint to Nanded Police...
  • Centre asks Maha to act against Togadia for hate speeches February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst demand for action against VHP leader Praveen Togadia for allegedly making provocative speeches, the Centre has asked the Maharashtra government to probe the charges and book the Hindu outfit leader if he is found to be violating laws. The Home Ministry has asked the Prithviraj Chavanled Maharashtra...
  • VHP unlikely to endorse Modi for PM's post February 7, 2013

    Allahabad: All eyes are on Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Dharma Sansad on Thursday and whether Narendra Modi will be hailed as the Prime Ministerial candidate. While VHP leader Ashok Singhal has openly endorsed Modi, many are looking at it as VHP's attempt to build bridges with Modi. A splash of politics at...