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Gujarat riot victims hail life terms for accused


August 31st, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Survivors and kin of victims have hailed the life imprisonment awarded to those convicted for their involvement in the 2002 post-Godhra Naroda Patiya riots and ... Read more...

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Bajrangi said he felt like Rana Pratap after Naroda killings


August 29th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Babu Bajrangi, the Bajrang Dal leader convicted by a Gujarat court Wednesday in the massacre of 97 Muslims in the Naroda Patiya case, had been ... Read more...

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32 convicted in Naroda Patiya massacre


August 29th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) A special court in Gujarat Wednesday convicted 32 people, including a former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister, for the massacre of 97 people in Naroda ... Read more...

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Shutdown affects normal life in Assam


August 27th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 27 (IANS) Normal life was affected in most districts in Assam Monday due to the 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Bajrang Dal in protest against the recent ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal group stopped from going to Amarnath base camps


May 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 13 (IANS) Citing inclement weather, the Jammu and Kashmir government Sunday denied permission to a group of around 100 Bajrang Dal members from going to the Amarnath ... Read more...

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Differences sharpen between Amarnath board, religious groups


May 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Differences have sharpened between Hindu religious groups and Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) over the duration and commencement of this year's annual pilgrimage to the ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra dates decided on religious calendar, says shrine board (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 29 (IANS) Justifying this year's June 25-Aug 2 Amarnath pilgrimage dates, criticised as too short in some quarters, the shrine board that manages the annual Himalayan pilgrimage ... Read more...

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Amarnath yatra too short, say religious groups


February 29th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 29 (IANS) The annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir is set to take place from June 25 to Aug 2, but ... Read more...

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Protests mark Valentine’s Day in Andhra Pradesh


February 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Protests by Hindu groups and a campaign to educate the youth by some Muslim organisations marked Valentine's Day in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday, as many joined ... Read more...

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Moral brigades not to play spoilsport on Valentine’s Day (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled as the moral brigades have decided not to play spoilsport by targetting ... Read more...

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Moral brigades to keep off this Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled. Moral brigades who crack down on love-struck couples on Valentine's have no ... Read more...

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Congress betrayed Muslims: Mayawati


December 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday accused the Congress of betraying Muslims, saying the party had failed to check communal riots during its rule at ... Read more...

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Let Modi concentrate on state first, says Katiyar


September 30th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first vocal opposition to a national role for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party's saffron brigade leader Vinay Katiyar ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death, Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death; Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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Hindu groups condemn bikinis with images of Hindu goddess


May 8th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Bajrang Dal Saturday condemned the prints of Hindu goddess on bikinis at a fashion show in Australia and ... Read more...

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LeT wants Srinagar blast blame on Hindutva outfits


April 9th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Intelligence agencies have intercepted a telephonic conversation of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) spokesperson in Pakistan asking a Kashmiri journalist to put the blame of Friday's Srinagar blast ... Read more...

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Bangalore Christians staged rally against probe reports on church attacks


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karnataka, Feb.22 (ANI): Hundreds of Christians in Bangalore gathered for a candle light vigil on Monday to protest against a probe report on church attacks.The group criticized the findings of the ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal forces lovers to tie rakhi or get married


February 14th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 14 (IANS) Bajrang Dal activists in Jharkhand played the moral police on Valentine's Day Monday, forcing lovers in parks and other public place to either tie a rakhi or get ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal activists threaten couples celebrating Valentine’s Day in Kanpur


February 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Dilip MishraKanpur, Feb 14 (ANI): Bajrang Dal activists took on a moral policing role in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Monday, as they threatened couples celebrating the Valentine's Day and also ... Read more...

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Change of heart? No V-Day rampage, promise Hindu outfits


February 12th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) They have no plans for Valentine's Day this year, or so they say. Hindu radical outfits like the Shiv Sena, Bajrang Dal and the Vishwa ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal activists kill tour operator


February 9th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 9 (IANS) A tour operator who was beaten allegedly by Bajrang Dal activists five days ago died in a hospital here Wednesday, police said.Bhagchand had accused Bhopal Bajrang Dal leader ... Read more...

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‘Bajrang Dal leader falsely linked to headless corpse’


February 5th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) Hindu organisations in Goa Saturday claimed that the police were victimising a regional Bajrang Dal leader by falsely linking him to investigations into the recovery of a headless ... Read more...

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Congress demands probe into release of SIMI members


February 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh Friday alleged that a Bharatiya Janata Party minister and officials took Rs.3 crore bribe to release five activists of the banned ... Read more...

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Welcome apex court decision on Dara Singh: Archbishop


January 21st, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Christians Friday said they accepted the life term handed down to Dara Singh for killing Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons in 1999 in Orissa while ... Read more...

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Event launched by Aseemanand planned in Madhya Pradesh


January 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 17 (IANS) The "shabari mahakumbh", first held in February 2006 to reconvert Christian tribals as Hindus in the tribal Dangs district of Gujarat, is now slated to be held ... Read more...

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Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha activists attack Mirwaiz in New Delhi


November 30th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) activists on Tuesday attacked the All India Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq in New Delhi when ... Read more...

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ABVP workers hurl eggs at Mirwaiz’s vehicle in Kolkata


November 28th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0 Kolkata, Nov.28 (ANI): Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) workers on Sunday staged protests against All Party Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's visit to Kolkata.Mirwaiz, ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Srinagar after Mirwaiz assault


November 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Nov.26 (ANI): Curfew was imposed in Srinagar on Friday, a day after All Party Hurriyat Conference Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was assaulted.Five areas were placed under curfew ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal slams Rahul for equating RSS with SIMI


October 6th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) The Bajrang Dal, the youth wing of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Wednesday criticized Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) with ... Read more...

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Katiyar hints at legal battle if Ayodhya suit is lost


September 19th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Hindus locked in the legal tussle over the Ayodhya title suit will approach the Supreme Court if the Sep 24 judicial verdict goes against them, says ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal activists attack romancing couples in Bhopal


August 11th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug 11 (ANI): Bajrang Dal activists took on a moral policing role on Tuesday, when they accosted and attacked young couples near some religious spots in Bhopal.It accused couples of promoting ... Read more...

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Court refuses to revive Babri case against Advani


May 20th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and 20 others got a reprieve Thursday with the Allahabad High Court rejecting a plea to revive criminal cases ... Read more...

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NGO files plea before Gujarat riots commission


May 14th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 14 (IANS) Activist Teesta Setalvad of Mumbai-based NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace Friday filed an affidavit before the G.T. Nanavati-Akshay Mehta judicial enquiry commission providing details of the ... Read more...

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Deal firmly with Hindutva terror, says CPI-M


May 13th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday accused the central government of "lack of clarity and firmness" in dealing with "Hindutva terror" targeting Muslims. "The UPA (United Progressive ... Read more...

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