Pravin Togadia

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Togadia slams Modi over 'toilet first, temple later' remark 03-10-2013 07:25 PM

    VHP leader Pravin Togadia, on Thursday, slammed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his reported statement that constructing toilets should take precedence over building temples. "We are stunned and shocked to hear about the unnecessary mention of temples by Narendra Modi in a statement wherein he was talking about...
  • Togadia slams Modi over 'toilet first, temple later' remark 03-10-2013 07:25 PM

    VHP leader Pravin Togadia, on Thursday, slammed BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for his reported statement that constructing toilets should take precedence over building temples. "We are stunned and shocked to hear about the unnecessary mention of temples by Narendra Modi in a statement wherein he was talking about...
  • Allahabad HC dismisses writ petition seeking release of VHP leaders 27-08-2013 01:14 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dismissed a writ petition seeking release of Vishwa Hindu Parishad leaders after Uttar Pradesh government informed it that all the VHP leaders detained during the saffron outfit's yatra in Ayodhya have been released. The bench of Justices Imtiyaz Murtaza and Devendra Kumar Upadhyaya dismissed...
  • VHP protests while Mulayam remains defiant on ban on Ayodhya Yatra 27-08-2013 10:17 AM

    Lucknow: The VHP workers have taken to the streets across the country to protest against the Uttar Pradesh's ban on the Ayodhya Yatra. However Samajwadi party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav remained defiant and defended his government's actions in Parliament. The UP High Court on Monday ordered the release of all...
  • Ashok Singhal released, protests by VHP over UP govt crackdown on yatra 26-08-2013 07:04 PM

    Lucknow/New Delhi: VHP leader Ashok Singhal was on Monday released along with 957 fellow cadres, a day after nearly 2,500 activists were arrested in a massive crackdown by Uttar Pradesh authorities to foil its yatra which also led to protests by its workers. Another arrested VHP leader Pravin Togadia, however,...
  • VHP Ayodhya Yatra: Court orders release of arrested leaders 26-08-2013 06:28 PM

    The Allahabad High Court's bench in Lucknow on Monday ordered the release of three Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders Ashok Singhal, Pravin Togadia and Swami Ram Bhadracharya who were arrested ahead of their Ayodhya march. The court said that if the trio were arrested on fear of breach of public...
  • Release Ashok Singhal, PravinTogadia if detention flouts law: Allahabad HC 26-08-2013 05:09 PM

    The Allahabad High Court on Monday directed the UP government to release VHP leaders Ashok Singhal, Pravin Togadia and Jagatguru Rambhadracharya in case they have been detained beyond 24 hours on apprehension of breach of peace in violation of law. A division bench comprising justices Imtiyaz Murtaza and Devendra Kumar...
  • Delhi: VHP protests against Ayodhya Yatra ban, police use water canons 26-08-2013 12:54 PM

    New Delhi: The Ayodhya Yatra on Monday not just hit Parliament but also the streets of Delhi as Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers held protests at Jantar Mantar against the Uttar Pradesh government's crackdown. The police used water canons to disperse the protesters after they tried to break barricades. Around 200...
  • Ayodhya yatra: VHP calls for protest against UP government's crackdown 26-08-2013 09:11 AM

    Ayodhya: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has announced a nationwide protest on Monday against the Uttar Pradesh government's crackdown on its Ayodhya yatra on Sunday. Senior VHP leader Pravin Togadia was arrested on Sunday while other top VHP leaders including Ashok Singhal were among the 450 people detained. Togadia has been...
  • VHP's Ayodhya yatra: Praveen Togadia sent to judicial custody for 14 days 25-08-2013 11:50 PM

    Ayodhya: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday cracked down on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Ayodhya Yatra detaining its top leaders and as many as 450 activists. Meanwhile, senior VHP leader Pravin Togadia has been sent to 14 days judicial custody. VHP leader Ramvilas Vedanti was the first one to be...
  • VHP yatra: Praveen Togadia sent to judicial custody for 14 days 25-08-2013 09:40 PM

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia has been taken into preventive custody on Sunday ahead of Ayodhya yatra. ...
  • UP govt foils VHP Ayodhya yatra, detains leaders, 450 activists 25-08-2013 02:59 PM

    Ayodhya: The Uttar Pradesh government on Sunday cracked down on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Ayodhya Yatra detaining its top leaders and as many as 450 activists. VHP leader Ramvilas Vedanti was the first one to be arrested on Sunday morning at a temple near Ayodhya. Another leader Pravin Togadia was...
  • VHP Ayodhya yatra: Events through the day 25-08-2013 10:52 AM

    Ayodhya: 11:50 am: Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali says the BJP can go to any extent when it comes to politics. He saus, "It is the time of election and that is why the BJP and its wings are making this an issue. It is very clear that they...
  • Ayodhya yatra: VHP leader Pravin Togadia taken into preventive custody 25-08-2013 10:14 AM

    Ayodhya: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia has been taken into preventive custody on Sunday ahead of Ayodhya yatra. Earlier, party leader Ramvilas Vedanti was arrested from a temple near Ayodhya. Around 350 VHP activists have also been arrested and police have warned of arresting those who will participate in...
  • Ayodhya yatra: Plea seeking lifting of ban dismissed by Allahabad HC 24-08-2013 02:07 PM

    Lucknow: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad's proposed Ayodhya yatra is set for a showdown as the Allahabad High Court dismissed a PIL seeking to lift the Uttar Pradesh government's ban on the yatra. Slamming the Samajwadi party government of banning the yatra to garner support from the muslim community, former Uttar...
  • VHP will declare Gujarat a Hindu state by 2015: Togadia 31-03-2013 10:27 PM

    Ahmedabad: The VHP will declare Gujarat a 'Hindu state' by 2015 besides having its presence in all 18,000 villages of the state in the next two years, the outfit's leader Pravin Togadia claimed on Sunday. "In two years, the VHP will have a presence in all 18,000 villages of Gujarat...
  • VHP opposes minority quota in Lokpal Bill 22-12-2011 10:44 PM

    New Delhi: Terming it as a "backdoor provision" to appease the minorities, the VHP on Thursday slammed the government's proposal to grant quota to minorities in Lokpal. "Constitution does not allow religion-based reservations. To woo Muslims and capture their vote bank through such an anti-constitutional move is strongly opposed by...
  • Two men who won't let Modi a helping hand 02-12-2007 10:50 AM

    Port Elizabeth: Having gained a 2-1 lead after registering back-to-back victories in the last two games against the Proteas, India go into the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Friday seeking to clinch their first-ever ODI series triumph on South African soil. The Indians have never won a limited-overs series in...