SAFFRON TERROR

  • Terror accused links RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to three major 2007 blasts February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Just ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, trouble is brewing for the Bharatiya Janata Party. It's ideological mentor, the RSS, is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. Accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts, Swami Aseemanand, has alleged that...
  • Shinde's apology statement cleared by BJP: Kamal Nath February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kamal Nath has said that the statement issued by Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde expressing regret over his Hindu terror comment was cleared by the BJP before being released publicly. The minister made this claim while speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate. Below is...
  • Case against Shinde to be heard over 'Hindu terror' remarks February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A defamation case against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will be heard in a Delhi court on Monday regarding his remarks on "Hindu terror". On January 20, at the Congress' Chintan Shivir in Jaipur, Shinde had accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)...
  • BJP to demand apology from Shinde in Parliament February 16, 2013

    Kolkata: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi on Saturday said his party would raise the saffron terror remark of Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde in Parliament and demand an apology from ministers and MPs who used it. "The government has to make it crystal clear that saffron is...
  • Samjhauta Express blast accused go on fast in jail February 13, 2013

    Ambala: Three accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, lodged in the Ambala Central Jail, on Wednesday went on a hunger strike to protest Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's recent "saffron terror" remarks. Aseemanand, Kamal Chauhan and Rajinder, facing trial in the CBI special court at Panchkula, began their hunger...
  • I don't like the term right wing terror, I prefer 'Hindutva' terror: Praveen Swami February 8, 2013

    India has long been a victim of jehadi terror but most of it has been sponsored from across the border. But the Samjhauta Express blast, the Hyderabad blasts, hate speeches by the likes of Togadia and disruption of art shows in the name of hurting religious sensibilities bring us to...
  • Right wing terror: Myth or reality? February 7, 2013

    CNNIBN investigates Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's claim linking the RSS and the BJP to terror. ...
  • Is RSS functionary Indresh Kumar a political target? February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A key person in the investigation into right wing terror is senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary Indresh Kumar. But have the investigating agencies been able to crack the nature of Indresh's alleged role or have they reached a dead end? A defiant and aggressive Indresh Kumar said that...
  • No direct evidence linking RSS with terror: Sources February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde had recently sparked off a controversy by linking saffron groups like the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to terror. Was the Home Minister lying? A special investigation by CNNIBN has attempted to unravel the status of the terror cases involving right wing groups. According...
  • BJP calls for a boycott of Sushil Kumar Shinde February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised to boycott all public meetings called by Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde. The party also plans to show black flags to Shinde following his comments on saffron terror. The BJP slammed Shinde saying his statement on terror reflects an antiHindu mindset. Shinde...
  • Sack Shinde or will disrupt Parliament session: BJP January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: First day, first show by newlyelected BJP president Rajnath Singh, who led the charge against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, saw Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj by his side demanding apology from the Congress on Home Minister's remarks on 'Hindu terror' and the RSS. The BJP made it...
  • Shinde's 'hasty 'remarks have angered Hindus: Maya January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday slammed Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde for his Hindu terror remarks saying he made the statement in "haste" and asked him to place the facts before courts to let judiciary take a decision in this regard. "Shinde holds an important position in the government...
  • Sonia, PM must apologise and sack Shinde: Rajnath January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Newly elected President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rajnath Singh, on Thursday threatened to disrupt Parliament's Budget Session if Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is not sacked for alleging that the BJP and RSS have been running terror camps. Demanding an apology form Shinde, Congress President Sonia...
  • BJP to stage nationwide protest against Shinde's remark January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The BJP will hold countrywide protests from Thursday against Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's "Hindu terror" remarks, Rajnath Singh said after taking over as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party. Outraged at Shinde's remarks on saffron terror, the RSS and the BJP have demanded an unconditional apology from UPA...
  • BJP to hold protest against Shinde's Hindu terror remark January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Taking over as the president of Bharatiya Janata Party, Rajnath Singh on Wednesday condemned Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's statement on Hindu terror and announced a nationwide protest from Thursday. Addressing the AICC meeting in Jaipur on Sunday, Shinde had alleged that the BJP and the Rashtriya...
  • Ground report: Malegaon blast accused recall horror January 22, 2013

    The life of the suspects arrested in connection with the Malegaon blast, who are out on bail, has changed forever. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 21, 2013

    Congress, BJP at war as Shinde's terror remark sparks fresh row. Barack Obama starts 2nd term as US President, says America's possibilities are limitless. ...
  • Should terror be identified with a religion? January 21, 2013

    Sources in the NIA further said that no senior RSS or BJP functionary had been chargesheeted in any terror case. ...
  • BJP, RSS mount campaign to sack Shinde for terror remark January 21, 2013

    The Union Home Minister insisted that his statement was made responsibly, adding that there was evidence to support what he said. ...
  • Congress, BJP at war over Shinde's statement January 21, 2013

    New Delhi: It is an all out war of words between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress over Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's claims that the former and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) are fanning Hindu terror in the country. While the BJP demanded the sacking of...
  • Malegaon accused's families want compensation November 7, 2011

    Mumbai: The nine people, who were accused in the 2006 Malegaon blasts case, got bail on Saturday and will finally be walking free after spending five years in prison. Their families, although relieved, want the state to compensate them for the trauma, the stigma of terror and their loss. Father and...
  • It's Digvijay Vs Chidambaram on saffron terror September 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Ticked off by some within his own party for his saffron terror remarks, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said the phrase 'saffron terror' brought home the message of rightwing terrorism. On Wednesday, he said the message behind the phrase is that rightwing fundamentalist groups are suspected to...
  • Chidambaram stands by 'saffron terror' remark September 1, 2010

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram stands by his 'saffron terror' remark. On Wednesday, he said the message behind the phrase is that rightwing fundamentalist groups are suspected to be behind some bomb blasts. "I do not claim patent on the phrase as several colleagues in the UPA have used...
  • 'PM should apologise for 'saffron terror' remark' August 28, 2010

    Ahmedabad: A day after opposition parties like the BJP and the Shiv Sena stalled the proceedings of Parliament over Home Minister P Chidambaram's "saffron terror" remark, Gujarat Chief Minister lashed out at the Centre on Saturday and demanded an apology from the Prime Minister. Modi accused the Congress of indulging in...
  • Is it inappropriate to use term 'saffron terror'? August 28, 2010

    On Talking Point, CNNIBN Editorinchief speaks to a panel of experts to find out if it is inappropriate to use term 'saffron terror'. ...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 28, 2010

    Get the day's top stories with CNNIBN Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Saffron controversy: Cong says terror has no colour August 27, 2010

    On Friday, the BJP and the Shiv Sena stalled the proceedings of Rajya Sabha over P Chidambaram's "saffron terror" remarks. ...
  • Cong rebuffs PC, says terror has no colour August 27, 2010

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday sought to distance itself from Home Minister P Chidambram's "saffron terror" remarks, saying that terror has no colour. Congress General Secretary Janardhan Dwivedi rebuffed Chidambaram after the BJP and Shiv Sena demanded a withdrawal of Chidambaram's comments and stalled the Rajya Sabha over the...
  • BJP and Shiv Sena stall RS over PC's remark August 27, 2010

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Shiv Sena joined hands to target Union home minister P. Chidambaram over his 'saffron terror' remark. The angry parties also stalled Rajya Sabha on Friday. The minister had on Wednesday commented on the "recently uncovered phenomenon of saffron terror" and how such...
  • Suspected RSS workers attack TV Today office July 16, 2010

    New Delhi: After Headlines Today broke a story on saffron terror, suspected RSS workers attacked TV Today office here on Friday in retaliation. The activists tried to barge into the building. But they were prevented from entering the offices of the media house. The TV Today's Hindi channel Aaj Tak had...