TOGADIA

  • Muslims safer in India than anywhere else in world: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath 2 days ago

    Hubballi: Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else in the world and the majority community is liberal by nature. "Hindus are liberal in nature and therefore the country is also liberal, and Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else...
  • Nothing wrong in 'ghar wapsi': VHP 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday waded into the controversy relating to religious conversions, saying there is nothing wrong in its 'ghar wapsi' programme and called for a law to check "forced" conversions. The VHP said Parliament should pass a law on forced religious conversions and maintained that while...
  • Praveen Togadia asks Centre to declare swine flu as national emergency 3 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: Viswa Hindu Parishad asked the Centre to declare swine flu as a national emergency and take steps on war footing. "I appeal to the Centre to declare swine flu as a national emergency as the...
  • VHP's Pravin Togadia defies PM Modi's warning, calls 'ghar wapsi' legitimate February 23, 2015

    Cuttack: Notwithstanding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent warnings that his government would not allow any religious group to incite hatred against other, Vishwa Hindu Parishad international working president Praveen Togadia on Sunday defended 'ghar wapsi' (home coming) arguing that the same is legitimate and constitutional. Speaking at a public meeting here...
  • After Togadia, MIM leader Owaisi banned from entering Bengaluru February 20, 2015

    Bengaluru: City Police Commissioner has imposed prohibitory orders banning Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen President Asaduddin Owaisi from entering the city a week from Thursday, days before his party was to hold a public meeting. In his order, Commissioner MN Reddi has also prohibited him from participating or speaking at any public meeting or...
  • Bengaluru: Police ban defied, Praveen Togadia's recorded speech played at rally February 8, 2015

    Bengaluru: Defying multi-media gag by police, VHP leader Praveen Togadia's video recorded speech was played at a rally on Sunday in which he called for Ghar Wapsi (homecoming) and establishment of "Constitutional Hindu Nation". Additional Commissioner of Police (Bengaluru) Alok Kumar said, "We have taken note of the violation; we will...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 8, 2015

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  • VHP leader Pravin Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Police on Tuesday banned right-wing group Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia from entering the Karnataka capital February 5-11, on grounds of apprehension that his provocative and inflammatory speeches would cause breach of peace. "We have imposed prohibitory orders banning Togadia's entry into the city to maintain peace and...
  • VHP leader Praveen Togadia banned from entering Bengaluru between February 5 to 10 February 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia has been issued a notice on Tuesday by the Bengaluru police prohibiting his entry into the city. Earlier, Togadia was expected to take part in a VHP convention called the 'Hindu Viraat Samavesha' on February 8. According to sources, Togadia has been...
  • Won't allow conversion of Hindus, says Praveen Togadia January 7, 2015

    Sultanpur: Vishva Hindu Parishad President Praveen Togadia on Wednesday said his organisation would not allow anymore conversion of Hindus and urged Muslims to return to the Hindu-fold. "We will not allow anymore conversion of Hindus... In the last ten years, VHP saved about ten lakh Hindus from conversion," Togadia said...
  • Conversions should be banned, but not Ghar Wapsi, says Praveen Togadia December 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: VHP's national general secretary Praveen Togadia on Monday demanded "a strong legislation" to stop conversions, but defended 'Ghar Wapsi' program. Speaking about the outcome of meeting of central board of trustees and management committee of VHP, Togadia said, "We are against conversions. If someone is accepting another way of...
  • RSS, VHP committed to make India 'Hindu nation', Modi yet to break silence on conversion row December 21, 2014

    Bhopal: Backing Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat's description of India as a "Hindu rashtra", senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia said efforts will be made to "increase" the percentage of Hindus in the country, but skirted the issue of religious conversion. He also said that Bhagwat's assertion of "Hindu...
  • Ban entry of Muslims in Garba events, says Pravin Togadia September 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Echoing the views of a BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh, firebrand VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday said that Muslims must not be allowed inside the Garba events and insisted identity cards of each and every person be checked for participants in and visitors to such events. "We must be...
  • 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...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Togadia August 17, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Pravin 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...
  • Country needs 'Bharat model' of development: Pravin Togadia May 12, 2014

    Thane: VHP international president Pravin Togadia on Monday said the country needs "Bharat model" of development. "We want a Bharat model that will give us prosperity, security and health," Togadia said while replying to a query on whether India needs a Gujarat model or any other model of development. He...
  • VHP leader Togadia launches 'Blood 4 India' mobile app May 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Pravin Togadia launched a dedicated mobile app for those citizens "who either want to donate or seek blood in emergency". During the launching ceremony, Togadia, who is also a cancer surgeon, claimed that the app called 'Blood 4 India' "will bridge a gap between donors and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 2, 2014

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  • 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

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  • 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...
  • Pravin Togadia denies anti-Muslim rant, alleges political conspiracy April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Pravin Togadia, the man in the midst of a raging storm, has denied making anti-Muslim remarks at a public meeting in Gujarat last week. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Togadia alleged a political conspiracy against him. "This is a political conspiracy against me. I have sent a legal notice to the...