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Apr 22, 2014
India News | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday April 2, 2015
The West Bengal government has decided to prohibit Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia from entering the state. The ban comes into effect today and Mr Togadia can be arrested if he violates it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday March 2, 2015
BJP 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.
Bangalore News | Maya Sharma | Sunday February 8, 2015
Bengaluru Police said on Sunday that legal action could be taken against the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) for playing a recorded video of its leader Praveen Togadia. The speech was played at a VHP meet in the city.
Bangalore News | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday February 6, 2015
The row over the ban on controversial saffron leader Praveen Togadia continued in the Karnataka assembly today, but Chief Minister Siddaramaiah firmly backed the police decision not to let him into the city.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday February 3, 2015
Pravin Togadia, a controversial leader of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, will not be allowed to speak in Bangalore or even enter the city for a week, the police have said.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday January 29, 2015
Around 20 tribal Christians reconverted to Hinduism in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Wednesday. Though the number was far less than the rumoured 100, it was still a shock in a state which has seen very little of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, which had sponsored the conversions.
India News | Agencies | Sunday December 21, 2014
Expressing his support for the a bill against conversions, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today asked opposition parties to facilitate bringing such a law in Parliament, if they "did not like conversions".
Elections News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday April 23, 2014
Ms Ilmi is running for Parliament from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. Her party has yet to comment on the video. NDTV cannot verify its authenticity.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 22, 2014
Narendra Modi today said he disapproved of any irresponsible statement by "those claiming to be BJP's well-wishers" and those making them should refrain from doing so, without naming Pravin Togadia and Giriraj Singh.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Tuesday April 22, 2014
In a series of tweets this morning, Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, appeared to express firm disapproval of controversial remarks made recently by two leaders, one a member of his party, and the other a senior representative of the right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad or VHP.
Elections News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday April 21, 2014
A reported hate speech by Pravin Togadia, a leader of the right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad or VHP, which allegedly urges that Muslims be forced out of Hindu neighbourhoods, has drawn strong reactions from political parties.
India News | Agencies | Monday October 14, 2013
After clamping down on its '84-Kosi Yatra' on the Ayodhya issue, the Uttar Pradesh government today banned VHP's proposed 'Sankalp Diwas' stir on October 18 to press for a parliamentary legislation on building Ram Temple.
India News | Reported by Anant Zanane; edited by Mala Das | Monday August 26, 2013
The Uttar Pradesh government's massive crackdown to prevent a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) yatra in Ayodhya on Sunday, caused fireworks in Delhi on Monday.
India News | Anant Zanane | Monday August 26, 2013
A day after the Samajawadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh launched a massive crackdown on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to prevent them from organising their yatra, the VHP has decided to hold demonstrations in protest from today.
India News | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday August 26, 2013
While VHP chief Ashok Singhal was detained at Lucknow airport, senior leader Praven Togadia was arrested while trying to offer prayers at the Saryu river banks. Other leaders arrested today include ex-BJP Member of Parliament Ram Vilas Vedanti and former Ayodhya MLA Lallu Singh. Togadia, Vedanti and Singh have been sent to 14-day judicial custody.
Cheat Sheet | Anant Zanane | Sunday August 25, 2013
Top leaders of the right-wing Vishwa Hindu Parishad or VHP have been arrested this morning in Uttar Pradesh for insisting that they will defy a ban on an 19-day yatra or tour of the state, meant to culminate in Ayodhya with a demand for the construction of a Ram Mandir or temple for Lord Ram. All entry points into Ayodhya and neighbouring Faizabad...
Ahmedabad News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Wednesday August 21, 2013
In what has resulted in a confrontation between the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Narendra Modi administration in Gujarat, the Ahmedabad police on Tuesday carried out a mild lathicharge on a group of VHP workers who were protesting against the arrest of six of their men in connection with the vandalism at an India-Pakistan painting exhibition...
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Thursday February 7, 2013
The Maharashtra Police today registered a case against Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia for making a hate speech in the Nanded district of the state. Local cops who had heard the speech had earlier said they "did not find it communal."
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Thursday February 7, 2013
The Maharashtra government is under pressure to act against Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia for allegedly making provocative speeches in the state. The Centre has asked it to investigate the allegations, and one of its own ministers says, "Book Togadia."
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 7, 2013
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat today described Narendra Modi as his "friend" but side-stepped queries on the possible projection of the Gujarat Chief Minister as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 3, 2011
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad today said it would oppose any attempt to build dams on the Ganga between Gangotri and Ganga Sagar. "Ganga's flow should be uninterrupted. We oppose any type of dam between Gangotri and Ganga Sagar. (We also oppose) any type of pollution in Ganga, such as effluents from industries," VHP International General Secretary...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 10, 2010
VHP International General Secretary Praveen Togadia on Monday appeared for questioning before the Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the 2002 riots.Togadia reached the SIT office in block number 11 of Old Secretariat campus at around 11 am along with several VHP activists who shouted 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans.After the VHP leader went inside, ...