Until 2018, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) used to observe the day as ''shaurya diwas'' (day of bravery), while the Muslims in the town marked it as ''black day''
Parties bicker over Subhash Chandra Bose's legacy on 123rd birth anniversary; TMC advocates Netaji's secularism, BJP says 'don't lecture'
The 123rd birth anniversary of nationalist leader and freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was celebrated on Thursday in West Bengal, where parties cutting across political lines fought over his legacy
FIR against Hindu Mahasabha members in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior for distributing 'derogatory pamphlets' on Mahatma Gandhi
An FIR was registered against some activists of Hindu Mahasabha for allegedly distributing pamphlets containing "objectionable words" about Mahatma Gandhi in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior
Malegaon blast-accused Sameer Kulkarni gets police security after murder of right-wing leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow
Kulkarni said BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur and Lt Col Prasad Purohit, who are also accused in the Malegaon blast case, have also been provided security.
Slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari's mother says forced to meet Yogi Adityanath, vows to 'pick up sword' if justice not done
Yogi Adityanath on Sunday met the family members of slain Hindutva leader Kamlesh Tiwari and sought to assure them of all help and justice.
Kamlesh Tiwari murder case: UP Police tracks two absconding suspects to Bareilly after Gujarat, Maharashtra ATS arrest six in joint operation
Two of the suspects in the murder of former Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari, who are still absconding, have been traced to Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, reports said on Sunday.
Five detained in Kamlesh Tiwari murder case; sweets brought by accused proved key link, helped traced three back to Surat, say cops
Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has nabbed five persons, three of them from Surat, in connection with the killing of a former Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari in Lucknow, officials said on Saturday
Kamlesh Tiwari murder: FIR against three after wife of of ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader blames Maulanas; police call it 'personal enmity'
An eyewitness, Saurashtra Singh, told reporters that the police constable deployed at Tiwari's house was sleeping while the gunner attached to him was not coming for the past a couple of days.
Manish Tewari blames Savarkar for Gandhi's murder, Manmohan Singh says party not against the man: Why Congress can't make up its mind on Hindutva leader's legacy
Congress' overtly critical views on Savarkar appear to be of recent vintage, and equally neoteric is the party's confusion over where to position itself regarding the radical Hindu leader
Controversial ex-Hindu Mahasabha leader Kamlesh Tiwari succumbs to injuries after being shot at in his office in Lucknow
According to an eye-witness, the attackers barged into Hindu Samaj Party chief Kamlesh Tiwari's office and opened fire on him. A revolver was recovered from the crime site by the eye-witness.
BJP’s fervent bid to confer Bharat Ratna on Savarkar shows party's strategy to embed RSS in Indian history
Adding Savarkar to the pantheon of national heroes with government sanction at this stage would be a permanent move that cannot be rescinded later — a level of state patronage that Savarkar never received except under colonial times.
'God save this country': Congress slams Maharashtra BJP's promise of Bharat Ratna for VD Savarkar in election manifesto
The Congress criticised the BJP after its Maharashtra unit mooted Bharat Ratna award for Hindutva ideologue VD Savarkar.
Ayodhya dispute case: Supreme Court to begin hearing on 2 August; court affixes 31 July as deadline for mediation panel report
The hearing for the decades-old Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid conflict in Ayodhya will begin from 2 August, and the Supreme Court has ordered the mediation panel's deadline as 31 July to submit their report.
Supreme Court orders 8 weeks of mediation in Ayodhya case, first status report expected in 4 weeks; timeline of the process
The timeline of the mediation process for the Ayodhya dispute as prescribed by the court directs the panel to begin mediation within a week from Friday and has granted the duration of eight weeks for the process.
Ex-SC judge FM Kalifulla, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, senior advocate Sriram Panchu: SC picked them to mediate on Ayodhya dispute
The mediation will take place in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad and the three mediators or the members of the panel include: Former Supreme Court judge FM Kalifulla, spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and senior advocate Shriram Panchu.
Police arrest six Hindu Mahasabha members for celebrating Nathuram Godse's birth anniversary in Surat
Six activists of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha were arrested for allegedly celebrating the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse at a temple in Surat's Limbayat area on Sunday, police said.
Kamal Haasan’s ‘Hindu terrorist’ comment on Nathuram Godse is callous, gives BJP chance to claim victimhood narrative
It is callous and irresponsible of Makkal Needhi Maiyam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan to indicate a link between a religion and violence when the attempt worldwide is to separate the two
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 3: Hindu groups organise, Hindu Rashtra is defined, Savarkar makes his mark
The year 1915 is significant in Indian political history because it was then that the word 'Hindu' was used and accepted as a political term to define those who were not Muslim, Christian, Jain, Sikh or Buddhist. Until the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha was formed, the Arya Samajis, for instance, referred to themselves as 'Aryans', the followers of the ancient Vedic faith.
Ayodhya dispute: 25 litigants hold ‘harmonious’ discussions before Supreme Court-appointed mediational panel in UP’s Faizabad
Twenty-five litigants in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land case appeared before a SC-appointed panel as it began an attempt to resolve the dispute through mediation