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Crackdown on Hindutva renegades starts: BJP serves notice to Sakshi Maharaj
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Crackdown on Hindutva renegades starts: BJP serves notice to Sakshi Maharaj

The BJP has slapped a show cause notice on party’s Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj asking him to explain why action should not be initiated against him for his controversial remarks in the recent past.

Hindutva family planning: Now BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi endorses 'hum do hamaare chaar'
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Hindutva family planning: Now BJP leader Sadhvi Prachi endorses 'hum do hamaare chaar'

Her reason for endorsing the theory? "Their" population is rising while "ours" is decreasing.

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj's grand plan to save Hinduism: Go forth and multiply
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BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj's grand plan to save Hinduism: Go forth and multiply

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj is once again at the centre of controversy after having hit the headlines for his remark that Godse was a true patriot by now stating that Hindu women must have four kids in order to save Hinduism.

Install Nathuram Godse's statues at different places in India: Hindu Mahasabha to govt
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Install Nathuram Godse's statues at different places in India: Hindu Mahasabha to govt

Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha on Friday triggered a fresh controversy by asking the Government to provide space for installing busts of Nathuram Godse.

Don't cross lakshman rekha, avoid making controversial remarks: Modi tells party MPs
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Don't cross lakshman rekha, avoid making controversial remarks: Modi tells party MPs

In a stern warning to BJP MPs, PM Narendra Modi asked them not to cross ‘lakshman rekha’ with controversial remarks as it hurt the government and the party.

Monkey on Modi's back: Why he can't shrug off the Hindutva elements
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Monkey on Modi's back: Why he can't shrug off the Hindutva elements

If Modi emphasizes an inclusivist approach, others pursue an exclusivist agenda based on the ‘we-they’ differentiation in which the minorities are seen as distinct.

Sakshi Maharaj, Sadhvi reveal how insincere an apology can be in Modi govt
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Sakshi Maharaj, Sadhvi reveal how insincere an apology can be in Modi govt

Can ‘sorry’ be also as versatile as the F word? Can it convey anything other than an apology? Yes, if you have been following the art of saying sorry in the Narendra Modi government.

As BJP faultlines open up, Team Modi wonders how to collar the fringe
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As BJP faultlines open up, Team Modi wonders how to collar the fringe

Just when Vladimir Putin was here, Modi discovered the the eyes of the nation were on needless controversies about conversions and Godse. BJP ministers and party leaders are wondering how to reclaim the agenda from the fringe

Sadhvi Jyoti to Sakshi Maharaj: Is PM Modi losing his grip over the Sangh?
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Sadhvi Jyoti to Sakshi Maharaj: Is PM Modi losing his grip over the Sangh?

Doesn’t Modi realise the danger of reneging on his promise of good governance and development? Hasn’t he learned from the fate of Advani whose dream was shattered because he was inextricably linked to the BJP’s communal agenda that made him unacceptable to a large section of voters?

BJP chief Amit Shah favours strong central law to stop forcible conversions
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BJP chief Amit Shah favours strong central law to stop forcible conversions

In the midst of a raging row over conversions in Agra by Hindutva outfits, BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday favoured a strong law to stop forcible conversions.

Godse killed Gandhi, but you killed Mahatma's ideology: Sakshi Maharaj to Oppn
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Godse killed Gandhi, but you killed Mahatma's ideology: Sakshi Maharaj to Oppn

A united opposition on Friday forced BJP member Sakshi Maharaj to express regret in Lok Sabha and withdraw his remarks about Nathuram Godse.

Sakshi Maharaj reveals BJP's long standing link to Nathuram Godse
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Sakshi Maharaj reveals BJP's long standing link to Nathuram Godse

Sakshi Maharaj was forced to eat his words today. But this is certainly not the last time we have heard him hail Godse.

AAP slams BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for statement on Nathuram Godse
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AAP slams BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for statement on Nathuram Godse

The AAP on Thursday slammed BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for describing Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "patriot".

Nathuram Godse a 'patriot', says BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, retracts later
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Nathuram Godse a 'patriot', says BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj, retracts later

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj described Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse as a "patriot", sparking outrage following which he retracted.

Madrasas row: SP's Azam Khan hits out at Sakshi Maharaj
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Madrasas row: SP's Azam Khan hits out at Sakshi Maharaj

In an apparent attack on BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj for his statement that "madrasas were giving education of terrorism", Uttar Pradesh minister Mohd Azam Khan on Tuesday said the statement has come from a person who had faced rape charges.

By-poll lesson for BJP: Ditch Yogi Adityanath's brand of rabid Hindutva
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By-poll lesson for BJP: Ditch Yogi Adityanath's brand of rabid Hindutva

The likes of Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj may have been leaders in their own right with a fan following among but they couldn’t have been the face of the party that rules India.

Madrasas teaching terrorism, not in nation's interest, says BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj
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Madrasas teaching terrorism, not in nation's interest, says BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj

"Education of terrorism is being given in madrasas. They (madrasas)... Are making them terrorists and jihadis....It is not in national interest," the MP from Unnao constituency told reporters in Nademau in Kannauj district.

Madrasa comment: Why are BJP's minority leaders silent, asks Urdu academic
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Madrasa comment: Why are BJP's minority leaders silent, asks Urdu academic

Indian Muslims are being targeted by the ruling BJP, whose minority leaders are mum over such comments, claims Urfan Mulla top official of the Goa Urdu Academy.

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj declared absconder in Babri Masjid case
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BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj declared absconder in Babri Masjid case

BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh's Unnao constituency Sakshi Maharaj has been declared an absconder by a special CBI court after he failed to appear for a trial.