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  • Country needs 'Bharat model' of development: Pravin Togadia 12-05-2014 10:06 PM

    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 03-05-2014 07:47 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 02-05-2014 09:59 PM

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  • News 360: UPA to set up probe panel over Gujarat Snoopgate case 02-05-2014 08:23 PM

    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? 02-05-2014 07:10 PM

    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 23-04-2014 03:38 PM

    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...
  • Four 'communal' comments which shook the nation in last one week 22-04-2014 09:48 PM

    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 22-04-2014 08:41 PM

    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 22-04-2014 09:58 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 21-04-2014 10:40 PM

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  • FIR filed against VHP leader Togadia for his anti-Muslim remarks 21-04-2014 10:25 PM

    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? 21-04-2014 10:20 PM

    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 21-04-2014 08:36 PM

    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 21-04-2014 06:31 PM

    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 21-04-2014 05:35 PM

    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...
  • AAP demands Praveen Togadia's arrest over anti-Muslim speech 21-04-2014 01:20 PM

    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...
  • Pravin Togadia stirs up a storm with anti-Muslim rant, RSS says news false 21-04-2014 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has come to the rescue of VHP president Pravin Togadia over his reported anti-Muslim rant in Gujarat on Saturday. The RSS called the news fabricated. Togadia reportedly told people in Bhavnagar to target Muslims for buying properties in Hindu majority areas. "Bring pressure...
  • 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...
  • Sexual assault case: No law and order issues, says CM Ashok Gehlot 04-09-2013 05:50 PM

    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 28-08-2013 11:03 PM

    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 27-08-2013 03:34 PM

    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...
  • 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...
  • VHP's yatra a political drama, says CM Akhilesh Yadav 26-08-2013 07:16 PM

    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...
  • 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...