Ram temple will be a real tribute to Ashok Singhal: Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said serious attempts should be made to accomplish the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. Speaking at a condolence meeting that was organized to pay tributes to Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) patron Ashok Singhal, he recalled Singhal’s last meeting with him earlier this month and said he wanted two things to be accomplished–construction of Ram temple at Ram Janambhoomi and propagation of Vedas.

Opposition gives privilege notice against Sadhvi Prachi

A privilege notice was given to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Friday by 20 opposition members against VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi who is alleged to have said that “there are 1-2 terrorists in parliament”. The controversial remark was made on Thursday, Janata Dal-United leader K.C. Tyagi told IANS. Tyagi is one of the 20 members who gave the notice. “The remarks of Sadhvi Prachi is against the dignity of parliament. We have

370 seats needed in Lok Sabha for addressing core issues including Ram Temple: Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah today said that the government has not enough mandate to address core issues including  construction of  Ram Temple in Ayodhya. “We have not got enough mandate to address the core issues. We need 370 seats according to the Constitution to address them,” he said in New Delhi. Shah was replying to a question as to why the BJP, which alone had majority in

West Bengal government bans entry of VHP leader Praveen Togadia

West Bengal government on Wednesday banned the entry of Vishva Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia into the state fearing “communal tension and disruption in public tranquility.” The government issued a notification in this regard under the provision of Section 144 CrPC asking district magistrates to execute it in their respective jurisdictions, state Home Secretary Basudeb Banerjee said. “All district magistrates have been asked to execute the notification in their respective

India is a Hindu nation, reiterates Mohan Bhagwat

Stoking yet another controversy, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity.“Hindustan is a Hindu nation…Hindutva is the identity of our nation and it (Hinduism) can incorporate others (religions) in itself,” he said.Last week, Bhagwat had said in Cuttack, “The cultural identity of all Indians is Hindutva and the present inhabitants of the country are descendants of this great culture.”If inhabitants

Arrest warrant against MS Dhoni for hurting religious sentiments

A court in Andhra Pradesh 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. It directed police to present Dhoni in the court on July 16. The case relates to a picture on the cover