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Karnataka minister booked for making communally provocative remarks following Bajrang Dal leader's murder
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Karnataka minister booked for making communally provocative remarks following Bajrang Dal leader's murder

According to the Shivamogga Superintendent of Police BM Laxmi Prasad, a case has been registered and a probe is underway

Rajasthan: Curfew in violence-hit Karauli extended till 10 April, three-hour relaxation today
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Rajasthan: Curfew in violence-hit Karauli extended till 10 April, three-hour relaxation today

The curfew was imposed after incidents of arson and vandalism on Saturday (2 April) in the wake of stone-pelting at a bike rally on Nav Samvatsar (Hindu New Year)

EXCLUSIVE | Muslims want to paralyse puja in Karnataka temples after Hijab row, we only want temples to follow the law: VHP
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EXCLUSIVE | Muslims want to paralyse puja in Karnataka temples after Hijab row, we only want temples to follow the law: VHP

It has always been the plot of liberals in India to castigate the Hindus and push them in the corner by creating ‘anti-Hindu narratives’, said VHP joint general secretary Surendra Jain

Right Word | Origin of Muslim radicalisation in India, threats it pose and how we ignore it
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Right Word | Origin of Muslim radicalisation in India, threats it pose and how we ignore it

The killing of a Bajrang Dal activist and the ongoing hijab controversy in Karnataka bring to the fore growing radicalisation among Muslims

Bajrang Dal activist's murder: Twelve taken into custody in Shivamogga
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Bajrang Dal activist's murder: Twelve taken into custody in Shivamogga

Karnataka home minister Araga Jnanendra said that the interrogation is on and while three people are already arrested, if the remaining are involved, they will be arrested, too

Karnataka: Three arrested in Bajrang Dal activist's murder case; BJP alleges 'conspiracy'
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Karnataka: Three arrested in Bajrang Dal activist's murder case; BJP alleges 'conspiracy'

The BJP leader said that the government should conduct a serious enquiry as the situation may 'trigger a reaction.'

Tension in Karnataka's Shivamogga area after Bajrang Dal activist stabbed to death; Section 144 clamped
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Tension in Karnataka's Shivamogga area after Bajrang Dal activist stabbed to death; Section 144 clamped

The town, around 250 km from the state capital Bengaluru, had recently seen disruption in some colleges over the hijab row

Bajrang Dal workers assault, drag Muslim man off train for travelling with Hindu woman in Madhya Pradesh
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Bajrang Dal workers assault, drag Muslim man off train for travelling with Hindu woman in Madhya Pradesh

Government Railway Police Superintendent of Police Nivedita Gupta said that the man and the married woman were family friends and had known each other for years

Why brands are happy with negative goodwill in the outrage industry
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Why brands are happy with negative goodwill in the outrage industry

Why would any brand want ‘negative goodwill’? Because prime time on the media debates only negative news. Once you are in this negative market, the media discusses it for hours and the brand gets million dollar worth free publicity

Film bodies, filmmakers condemn Bajrang Dal's alleged attack on sets of Prakash Jha, Bobby Deol's Aashram Season 3
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Film bodies, filmmakers condemn Bajrang Dal's alleged attack on sets of Prakash Jha, Bobby Deol's Aashram Season 3

''Unfortunately, this is not an isolated incident, and the Guild is alarmed to note the frequency with which both the production and exhibition sectors are severely and illegally disrupted by various elements with impunity," read a statement from the Producers Guild of India.

Javed Akhtar 'completely wrong' in comparing RSS with Taliban, says Shiv Sena
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Javed Akhtar 'completely wrong' in comparing RSS with Taliban, says Shiv Sena

"How can you say those who favour the concept of a Hindu Rashtra are of Talibani mindset? We don't agree with this," an editorial in the Sena mouthpiece Saamana said.

Six held for forcing Muslim man to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Kanpur; three released on bail, says police
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Six held for forcing Muslim man to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' in Kanpur; three released on bail, says police

A one-minute video of the incident surfaced on social media, in which 45-year-old Asrar Ahmad is seen being thrashed by some men, who asked him to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'

IPTA theatre festival cancelled in MP over Bajrang Dal opposition to plays by Vijay Tendulkar, Prema Janamejaya
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IPTA theatre festival cancelled in MP over Bajrang Dal opposition to plays by Vijay Tendulkar, Prema Janamejaya

The ire of the Bajrang Dal is directed at the two satirical plays, Jati Hi Poocho Sadhu Ki (Ask only the caste of the sadhu) written by the Padma Bhushan awardee Vijay Tendulkar and Besharammev Jayate (Shamelessness alone triumphs) by renowned Hindi playwright Prema Janamejaya.

VHP, Bajrang Dal workers detained for protesting against temple demolition in Delhi's Chandni Chowk
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VHP, Bajrang Dal workers detained for protesting against temple demolition in Delhi's Chandni Chowk

The temple was demolished on Sunday by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation in accordance with court orders as part of the ongoing Chandni Chowk beautification plan.

Facebook found no element in Bajrang Dal's content to necessitate ban, says company’s India head Ajit Mohan
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Facebook found no element in Bajrang Dal's content to necessitate ban, says company’s India head Ajit Mohan

Mohan was summoned by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology, led by Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to discuss the data safety of users

Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party
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Bengaluru violence: 'We are everybody's punching bag,' says SDPI leader as Karnataka govt mulls banning party

The SDPI in its attempt to match the RSS, Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad has allegedly drifted from promoting positive politics committed to empower the Muslims, Dalits and deprived communities

22-yr-old Jamia law student booked for Instagram post over Handwara encounter after plaint from Bajrang Dal member: Report
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22-yr-old Jamia law student booked for Instagram post over Handwara encounter after plaint from Bajrang Dal member: Report

A 22-year-old law student of New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University was booked for an Instagram post over the 3 May Handwara encounter after a Bajrang Dal office bearer filed a complaint, Indian Express reported.

Three engineering students from Kashmir arrested for sedition in Karantaka's Hubballi district for 'pro-Pakistan' video
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Three engineering students from Kashmir arrested for sedition in Karantaka's Hubballi district for 'pro-Pakistan' video

Police said, according to preliminary information, the students are from Shopian in Kashmir and action has been taken on the basis of a complaint from the college management.

Jamia shooter was 'obedient' and '1,000% a minor', claims teacher; says accused was 'desperate' to be famous
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Jamia shooter was 'obedient' and '1,000% a minor', claims teacher; says accused was 'desperate' to be famous

The radicalisation has come as a surprise to Narendra, for the shooter was a regular in his class.

Bajrang Dal asks Navratri celebrations organisers in Hyderabad to check Aadhaar cards so that 'non-Hindus' cannot enter events
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Bajrang Dal asks Navratri celebrations organisers in Hyderabad to check Aadhaar cards so that 'non-Hindus' cannot enter events

The Bajrang Dal has threatened all 'garba' and 'dandiya' organisers of disrupting their events if they allow "non-Hindus" to enter the venues.