Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicBajrang Dal

Topic: Bajrang Dal

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.

Bajrang Dal to hold ‘strength marches’ at 1,000 places to educate youth on Ram Mandir history

With marches planned in 1,000 places around the country, Bajrang Dal aims to showcase its organisational strength and reach out to young people.

Who runs Bajrang Dal? Here are the men who power ‘moral policing & vigilante’ Hindutva group

From getting police to cancel Munawar Faruqui's show to invading Christian prayer meets to throwing ink at Prakash Jha, the Bajrang Dal has been on a renewed offensive.

Barred from namaz site, Muslims in Gurugram Sec 12 offer Friday prayers in school basement, shop

For the last few weeks, Hindu Right-wing groups have stopped Muslims from offering Friday prayers at public grounds, forcing them to look for alternatives.

Baba, laced ladoos, assault — Why Prakash Jha and Bobby Deol’s ‘Aashram’ angered Hindu groups

The Bajrang Dal said ashrams are sacred to Hindus and the name of Prakash Jha’s show must be changed.

‘Get scripts cleared, stop hurting our sentiments’: MP home minister after ‘Aashram’ vandalism

Narottam Mishra said this after Bajrang Dal vandalised set of Prakash Jha's web series 'Aashram', smeared ink on his face. Right-wing group alleges title is assault on Hinduism.

Roorkee Christian prayer house attack ‘unprecedented’, could stoke larger divide, residents fear

Dehradun: The rupture in communal harmony in Roorkee over a Hindu mob attack last week on a prayer house, owned by a Pentecostal evangelist,...

2 arrested in Jhansi for breach of peace, misbehaviour in Kerala nuns harassment case

Two nuns were taken off a train and detained in Jhansi on 19 March after Bajrang Dal activists complained that two women were allegedly being taken forcibly for religious conversion.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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