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  • Shutdown observed in Jaitran over alleged desecration of religious idol 2 days ago

    A shutdown was observed in Jaitaran town of Rajasthan on Tuesday on the call of Hindu outfits over an incident of alleged desecration of a religious idol. The bandh call was given by RSS and VHP after the alleged desecration of the idol on the intervening night of July 27 and...
  • Watch: VHP protests against Sania Mirza being made the Telangana brand ambassador 6 days ago

    A day after a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA slammed tennis player Sania Mirza for being named the brand ambassador of Telangana, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has also protested against it. VHP's Telangana State Working President has said that he will submit a memorandum to the Chief Minister opposing the move....
  • UP: Section 144 imposed in Moradabad ahead of VHP plan of Jal Abhishek Kanth temple 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Ahead of Vishwa Hindu Parishad's plan of 'Jal Abhishek' at a temple in Kanth area of Moradabad district of Uttar Pradesh, Section 144 has been imposed in the area from Friday. District Magistrate Deepak Agarwal said that Section 144 will be imposed in Moradabad till August 4. Agarwal said,...
  • VHP leader slams opposition to 'Sanskrit Week' July 21, 2014

    Kancheepuram: Senior VHP leader S Vedantham on Monday decried the opposition from political parties in Tamil Nadu to 'Sanskrit Week' celebrations proposed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in its schools across the country next month. "It is cheap politics that is behind the opposition to an ancient Indian...
  • VHP leader Giriraj's body donated to Army Medical College July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of veteran VHP Leader Giriraj Kishore was donated to Army College of Medical Sciences on Monday in the capital for education and research purposes. As per the last wish of Giriraj, who was popularly known as Acharya, senior VHP leaders along with his family members delivered the...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Andhra court issues arrest warrant against Dhoni June 24, 2014

    Hyderabad: A court in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Indian cricket team captain MS Dhoni for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments of Hindus. A local court in Anantapur issued the arrest warrant as Dhoni did not appear in the court despite three summons served in the past....
  • Muslims will soon give nod to Ram temple in Ayodhya: VHP June 8, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday said it was hopeful that the Muslim community will give up its opposition to the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. "We firmly believe the Muslim community will understand this truth... will respect religious sentiments... and will voluntarily give decision with regard to temple construction,"...
  • VHP's wishlist for Modi ranges from Ram Mandir to law on cow slaughter May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government prepares to take over, BJP's affiliate outfit Vishwa Hindu Parishad came out with a wishlist ranging from Ram Temple to law on cow slaughter which it wants to be addressed within the Constitutional framework. Among other issues which it wants to be addressed are...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • AAP demands Praveen Togadia's arrest over anti-Muslim speech April 21, 2014

    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...
  • Besides 370, Ayodhya, VHP demands jobs for Hindu youths April 5, 2014

    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 political...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost April 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Varun Gandhi appeals for Hindu-Muslim harmony April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP candidate from Sultanpur Varun Gandhi, who was once arrested in a hate speech case, has appealed for harmony between Hindu and Muslims saying the time has come for a new brand of politics. "I appeal for a new kind of politics this election season. As a BJP...
  • VHP has no political agenda, says Pravin Togadia February 25, 2014

    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 with...
  • Valentine's Day: Tomatoes thrown on couples by Bajrang Dal, VHP men February 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The activists of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday threw rotten tomatoes at couples celebrating Valentine's Day on the banks of Sabarmati River. Couples were seen running to save themselves when a large group of Bajrang Dal workers suddenly thronged the place and started throwing tomatoes...
  • VHP demands strict action by Indian govt in Devyani case December 17, 2013

    Demanding "strict and immediate government action" in response to the arrest and subsequent ill-treatment meted out to IFS officer Devyani Khobragade in the US, the VHP on Tuesday said a regime "cannot be seen as capable of protecting its citizens abroad if it cannot protect its diplomats". "Devyani Khobragade is a bright and brave officer belonging to...
  • Homosexuality an imported disease, needs treatment, says VHP December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Terming as "historic" the Supreme Court decision upholding legal provision against same sex relations, VHP on Monday said homosexuality was an "imported disease" which needed treatment. In a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vishwa Hindu Parishad said the government should treat the spread of...
  • Politics over Anti-Superstition Bill in Karnataka November 19, 2013

    Bangalore: There is an infamous ritual of babies being thrown from the top of a temple in Bagalkot to make them stronger, and there is the 'made snana' or rolling over left-over food eaten by Brahmins at the Kukke Subramanya temple near Mangalore. Yes, you read it right. These are...
  • Khurshid to meet Pakistan envoy, ceasefire violations to top the talks November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Ceasefire violations along the Line of Control are expected to top the agenda as Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid will meet Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's envoy Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday. The bilateral meeting will be on the sidelines of the Asia Europe meeting which is scheduled to be held...
  • BJP not trying to divide voters on communal lines, says Amit Shah October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah, who is also the party's in-charge for Uttar Pradesh has denied the allegation that the party is trying to divide voters on communal lines. In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Amit Shah said the poll will be...
  • VHP meet today to discuss UP government's crackdown on 'Sankalp Sabha' October 19, 2013

    A two-day meeting of the governing body of VHP saints will begin in New Delhi on Saturday to discuss their response in the wake of Uttar Pradesh government banning two of its programmes in the state since August as well as construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya. "The steps taken...
  • Will give befitting reply to those spreading hatred: Mulayam Singh Yadav October 19, 2013

    In the backdrop of VHP's rally, Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav said on Friday those spreading "fire of hatred" will never succeed and the government will give a befitting reply to them. "Some people are making efforts to disturb brotherhood in the state. They are conspiring to vitiate the atmosphere,"...