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Yati Narsinghanand sent to 14-day judicial custody; religious leader arrested for objectionable remarks on women: cops
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Yati Narsinghanand sent to 14-day judicial custody; religious leader arrested for objectionable remarks on women: cops

Yati Narsinghanand is among the people named in the FIRs lodged over hate speeches at the Haridwar Dharma Sansad last month

Religious leader Yeti Narsinganand arrested for 'inflammatory' speeches at Haridwar 'Dharm Sansad'
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Religious leader Yeti Narsinganand arrested for 'inflammatory' speeches at Haridwar 'Dharm Sansad'

This is the second arrest in the case after Waseem Rizvi, former chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Central Shia Waqf board

Hate speech case petitioner writes to DMs of Aligarh and Haridwar to take preventive action
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Hate speech case petitioner writes to DMs of Aligarh and Haridwar to take preventive action

The letters said if such events are held in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, it will not only disturb the public order but will amount to various criminal offences as well

Haridwar hate speech row: Seers to move SC to have their say in Dharma Sansad case
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Haridwar hate speech row: Seers to move SC to have their say in Dharma Sansad case

Swami Darshan Bharti who attended the meeting on Tuesday said a public interest lawsuit will be filed soon in the apex court with a plea that they should be heard

In view of COVID surge, Odisha bans religious gatherings on Makar Sankranti; no holy dip in Haridwar
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In view of COVID surge, Odisha bans religious gatherings on Makar Sankranti; no holy dip in Haridwar

According to government orders issued in Uttarakhand, devotees have been asked not to take a bath on Makar Sakranti on the banks of the Ganga in Haridwar and Rishikesh

UP's deputy CM ends interview over questions on 'hate speeches' at Haridwar's Dharma Sansad event
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UP's deputy CM ends interview over questions on 'hate speeches' at Haridwar's Dharma Sansad event

Keshav Prasad Maurya was questioned about the event held in December where Hindu religious leaders had purportedly made objectionable remarks against the Muslim community

Priyanka Gandhi slams 'hate speeches' at Haridwar event, Hindutvawadis always spread violence, says Rahul
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Priyanka Gandhi slams 'hate speeches' at Haridwar event, Hindutvawadis always spread violence, says Rahul

At the event 'Dharma Sansad' held at Ved Niketan Dham in Haridwar from December 17-20 hate speeches were allegedly made against the Muslim community

Mahant Narendra Giri death: Disciple Anand Giri detained for suicide abetment
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Mahant Narendra Giri death: Disciple Anand Giri detained for suicide abetment

Mahant Narendra Giri, the president of the largest organisation of seers in India, was found dead on Monday at Baghambari Muth in Allahabad. A purported suicide note of seven-eight pages was also found

Kumb COVID test scam: Haridwar court issues non-bailable warrants; hunt on for accused
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Kumb COVID test scam: Haridwar court issues non-bailable warrants; hunt on for accused

The scam pertains to negative COVID test reports being issued to a host of people whose samples were never taken and who did not even attend the Kumbh Mela

Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Probe ordered over allegations of one lakh fake COVID test reports by private labs
India

Haridwar Kumbh Mela: Probe ordered over allegations of one lakh fake COVID test reports by private labs

The private labs apparently issued such reports to meet the daily testing quota of 50,000 set by the Uttarakhand High Court during the Kumbh Mela, sources said

Kumbh Mela and election rallies: How two super spreader events have contributed to India’s massive second wave of COVID-19 cases
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Kumbh Mela and election rallies: How two super spreader events have contributed to India’s massive second wave of COVID-19 cases

As India battles a second COVID-19 wave and states go for lockdown, election rallies and the Kumbh Mela in Haridwar appear to have compromised efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19

'Kumbh Mela should only be symbolic now,' says Modi; two shahi snans over, nearly 2,000 COVID-19 cases at congregation till now
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'Kumbh Mela should only be symbolic now,' says Modi; two shahi snans over, nearly 2,000 COVID-19 cases at congregation till now

Modi tweeted that he spoke to Swami Avdheshanand Giri of Juna Akhara over telephone and inquired about the health of saints

Haridwar, site of Kumbh Mela, sees over 1,000 COVID-19 cases in 48 hours
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Haridwar, site of Kumbh Mela, sees over 1,000 COVID-19 cases in 48 hours

Of some 50,000 samples taken from people in Haridwar, 408 tested positive on Monday and 594 on Tuesday, the Uttarakhand state government said

Two Haridwar monks go on hunger strike to protest against sand mining, dam construction on Ganga
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Two Haridwar monks go on hunger strike to protest against sand mining, dam construction on Ganga

Out of sight of millions of pilgrims, two Hindu monks are on hunger strike in an attempt to protect the holy but increasingly threatened Ganga river.

Heavy rainfall triggers wall collapse at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar; no injuries reported
India

Heavy rainfall triggers wall collapse at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar; no injuries reported

Lightning struck near the Brahmakund at Har Ki Pauri, following which a transformer got ignited and the wall collapsed.

From Ayodhya locals to senior lawyer, full list of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust members
India

From Ayodhya locals to senior lawyer, full list of Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust members

Names of 10 members of the Ram Janmabhoomi Teertha Kshetra trust, a body constituted to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, were announced

Senior lawyer, battery of spiritual leaders, Ayodhya-based homeopathic doctor among members of trust constituted for Ram Temple construction
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Senior lawyer, battery of spiritual leaders, Ayodhya-based homeopathic doctor among members of trust constituted for Ram Temple construction

The Centre on Wednesday constituted an independent 15-member Trust to oversee the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya, after an announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela
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Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of withholding financial assistance from West Bengal's Gangasagar Mela, but granting funds to Kumbh Mela

'Gangasagar Mela is at par with the Kumbh Mela. The Centre provides funds for Kumbh Mela but does not extend financial assistance for Gangasagar', said West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee

Swedish royal couple clean up Mumbai's Versova beach; Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia to meet Maharashtra Governor today
India

Swedish royal couple clean up Mumbai's Versova beach; Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia to meet Maharashtra Governor today

Royal couple from Sweden also interacted with volunteers of the Versova Beach clean-up project

BJP issues show cause notice to Uttarakhand MLA after viral video shows lawmaker dancing with guns in hands
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BJP issues show cause notice to Uttarakhand MLA after viral video shows lawmaker dancing with guns in hands

Suspended BJP MLA from Uttarkhand Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion landed in trouble once again on Wednesday as a video showing him dancing with guns in his hands during a get-together went viral prompting an embarrassed party to issue a show cause notice to him