Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicYati Narsinghanand Saraswati

Topic: Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati

‘Communal slurs, people beaten’ at Delhi Hindu Mahapanchayat, police say they gave no permission

At the Mahapanchayat in Burari, Haridwar hate speech accused Yati Narsinghanand tells Hindus to ‘pick up arms’ and prevent India from getting a Muslim PM.

AG Venugopal allows activist to initiate contempt action against UP priest Yati Narsinghanand

While granting consent to activist Shachi Nelli, Attorney General said the statement made by the Dharam Sansad leader was 'direct attempt to lower Supreme Court's authority'.

Haridwar courts reject Yati Narsinghanand, Jitendra Tyagi bail pleas in Dharam Sansad case

Two FIRs have been lodged in Haridwar against more than 10 people, including Yati Narsinghanand and Jitendra Narayan Tyagi, in connection with the alleged hate speech at Dharma Sansad.

Behind the ‘bigot’: How engineer Deependra became Dasna’s hate-spewing sadhu Yati Narsinghanand

Narsinghanand, mahant of Dasna Devi Temple, was arrested a month after his incendiary December 2021 speech in Haridwar. ThePrint traces his ascent as a powerful Hindutva ideologue.

Haridwar court sends Yati Narsinghanand to 14-day judicial custody in Dharma Sansad case

Narsinghanand, the head priest of the Dasna temple in Ghaziabad, was picked up on Saturday night from Sarvanand Ghat of the Ganga.

UP priest Yati Narsinghanand arrested for ‘inflammatory’ speeches in Haridwar

This is the second arrest made by Haridwar Police after Jitendra Tyagi, alias Waseem Rizvi, former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Central Shia Waqf board, was arrested Thursday.

UP Shia Waqf Board ex-chief Waseem Rizvi now a Hindu, takes name ‘Jitendra Narayan Singh Tyagi’

Controversial priest Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati officiated the conversion at Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad. Rizvi wants him to light his funeral pyre when he dies.  

Controversial UP priest Yati Narsinghanand is now a top leader of India’s largest akhara

Juna Akhara is the largest recognised sect of Hindu seers in India, and Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati has reportedly been named its 'mahamandaleshwar'.

Yati Narsinghanand doesn’t speak for Hindus. Hinduism is all about inclusivity, not hatred

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Darling of Hindu Right to ‘jihadi’ — UP priest Narsinghanand spews hate despite losing fans

Narsinghanand, the head priest of the Dasna Devi temple in Ghaziabad, has long spewed anti-Muslim views. But last week, he upset his prominent backers, including in BJP. 

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.