Saffron

  • Terror accused links RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to three major 2007 blasts 06-02-2014 09:25 AM

    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...
  • Evangelist Benny Hinn's visit kicks up conversion row 12-01-2014 08:37 AM

    Bangalore: Saffron groups have raked up protests in parts of Karnataka over the proposed visit of American evangelist Benny Hinn to Bangalore. The protests come in the wake of miracle healing sessions by Hinn during his last visit to the IT city nine years back, in 2005. Right-wing groups claim...
  • SmartNaMo Saffron One: Narendra Modi fanphone up for pre-order at Rs 18,000 24-09-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Modi fanphone, which was teased two months back, is now up for pre-order on the e-commerce site Snapdeal.com. Named SmartNaMo Saffron One, the phone is available in two variants - 16 GB and 32GB. The 16GB model is priced at Rs 18,000, while the 32GB model will...
  • VHP Yatra: Ayodhya on the edge, over 350 activists arrested 24-08-2013 09:30 PM

    Ayodhya/Faizabad: The twin towns of Ayodhya and Faizabad were on the edge on Saturday as tension mounted on the eve of VHP's yatra with the UP government cracking down on the saffron outfit arresting some of its leaders and over 350 activists. Security was beefed up as a defiant VHP...
  • VHP Yatra: Ayodhya turns into fortress, over 200 activists arrested 24-08-2013 05:59 PM

    Ayodhya/Faizabad: The twin towns of Ayodhya and Faizabad were on the edge on Saturday as tension escalated on the eve of VHP's yatra with the UP government cracking down on the saffron outfit arresting some of its leaders and over 200 activists. Security was beefed up as a defiant VHP...
  • No compromise with basic principles for power: Nitish 30-04-2013 05:53 AM

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday asserted that he will not compromise with his basic principles, such as secularism, to stay in power and will instead prefer to quit. "I have never compromised with basic principles, whether I stay in power or not," he said, while addressing a...
  • BJP remains defiant despite meeting with Kamal Nath over Shinde's terror remarks 20-02-2013 04:00 PM

    Union Ministers Kamal Nath and Sushil Kumar Shinde met Sushma Swaraj to break the deadlock over the "Hindu terror" remark. ...
  • Right wing terror: Myth or reality? 07-02-2013 11:51 PM

    CNN-IBN investigates Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde's claim linking the RSS and the BJP to terror. ...
  • Ground report: Malegaon blast accused recall horror 22-01-2013 07:38 PM

    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 21-01-2013 11:55 PM

    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? 21-01-2013 11:49 PM

    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 21-01-2013 11:40 PM

    The Union Home Minister insisted that his statement was made responsibly, adding that there was evidence to support what he said. ...
  • Malegaon accused's families want compensation 07-11-2011 07:33 AM

    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...
  • It's Digvijay Vs Chidambaram on saffron terror 01-09-2010 08:21 PM

    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 right-wing terrorism. On Wednesday, he said the message behind the phrase is that right-wing fundamentalist groups are suspected...