Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicBajrang Dal

Topic: Bajrang Dal

Brahmastra, beef, ‘love jihad’ — how BJP’s ramping up Hindutva rhetoric in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh

Many BJP & VHP leaders think MP govt ‘got a bad name’ after a police cane-charge on Bajrang Dal workers during a ‘Brahmastra’ protest. Party is now ramping up ‘Hindutva issues’.

VHP posts ‘helpline numbers’ for ‘Hindus under threat from jihadists’, deletes list after outcry

VHP says a bigger list would be released soon, but 'requests' people to go to the police stations as a first resort and turn to them if no help is forthcoming.

Ayodhya mosques case ‘mastermind’ headed Hindutva outfit, posted communal videos on social media

Mahesh Mishra's Twitter videos call for killing 'anti-nationals', urge Hindus to not do trade with Muslims. He was held for allegedly dumping objectionable items outside Muslim religious places.

Bajrang Dal worker Harsha’s murder: 6 arrested, Shivamogga simmers after day of violence

FIRs have been filed over violence, destruction to property by mobs during Harsha Nagaraj’s funeral Monday. Curfew extended till Friday morning in Shivamogga.

Pakistan’s right to allow Indian aid for Afghanistan. Now listen to industrialists, normalise trade

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Amidst ongoing Hijab row, ‘murder’ of Bajrang Dal activist creates further tension in Karnataka

Deceased had participated in protests by Hindu students & groups against hijab, but Home Minister Araga Jnanendra has said no link between that & Harsha's alleged murder has emerged so far.

Non-Hindus not allowed to trade: Banners in Mangaluru removed, cops say no action possible

Banners came up ahead of temple fair in Dakshina Kannada last week. Police pulled them down, but found no grounds for legal action. VHP says purpose was achieved.

Karnataka Muslim youth killed hours after ‘hate speech’, Bajrang Dal member among 4 arrested

Sameer Shahpur of Karnataka's Gadag district succumbed to stab injuries sustained in an assault Monday by a group allegedly including Bajrang Dal members.

Church vandalised, school stormed, Xmas disrupted: These are 8 attacks on Christians since Oct

These incidents came on the back of 305 similar attacks that took place between January and September this year, according to a human rights report. 

Christians say they’re under attack by Shivraj’s MP. Home Minister denies rise in such crimes

Christian leaders say attack on Vidisha school Sunday is latest in a series of alleged atrocities. But home minister, police deny claim that crimes against community are on the rise.

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Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

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IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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