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Govind Pansare murder case: Unhappy with probe, slain activist's family demands the investigating officer be changed
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Govind Pansare murder case: Unhappy with probe, slain activist's family demands the investigating officer be changed

The family of slain activist Govind Pansare on Friday filed an application seeking change of investigating officer in the case, even as the Bombay High Court cautioned that such requests could have a negative impact on the probe.

MM Kalburgi was killed over 2014 speech against superstition, says SIT; chargesheet filed against hitman Ganesh Miskin, 6 others
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MM Kalburgi was killed over 2014 speech against superstition, says SIT; chargesheet filed against hitman Ganesh Miskin, 6 others

SIT files charge sheet against six accused in MM Kalburgi murder case, says Ganesh Mishkin was involved in both Kalburgi and Gauri Lankesh's death.

Narendra Dabholkar murder: CBI arrests two persons, including lawyer who represented some of the accused
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Narendra Dabholkar murder: CBI arrests two persons, including lawyer who represented some of the accused

Narendra Dabholkar, a renowned anti-superstition activist, was shot dead while he was out on a morning walk in Pune on 20 August, 2013.

Sanatan Sanstha: A Hypnotic Attraction
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Sanatan Sanstha: A Hypnotic Attraction

The secretive organisation set up by hypnotherapist Jayant Balaji Athavale has been accused of serious crimes like murder and bomb blasts but remains popular among the youth for its ideology

Gauri Lankesh's murder an organised crime, journalist killed for her anti-Hindutva ideology, says SIT chargesheet
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Gauri Lankesh's murder an organised crime, journalist killed for her anti-Hindutva ideology, says SIT chargesheet

The SIT submitted the 9,235-page charge sheet on Gauri Lankesh's murder in the Principal Civil and Sessions court in Bengaluru Friday.

Maharashtra arms haul case: Four suspected right-wing activists remanded to judicial custody for 14 days
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Maharashtra arms haul case: Four suspected right-wing activists remanded to judicial custody for 14 days

A sessions court in Mumbai on Tuesday remanded four suspected right-wing activists in judicial custody in the case pertaining to the seizure of explosives from various parts of Maharashtra last month.

TIFF 2018: Anand Patwardhan’s Vivek is an exhaustive commentary on a diminishing democracy
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TIFF 2018: Anand Patwardhan’s Vivek is an exhaustive commentary on a diminishing democracy

Vivek, divided into eight chapters, is an exhaustive commentary on the way an orthodox, militant and right-wing Hinduism has taken over every bastion of democratic thought in India.

'I'm giving them a clean chit': Chief of BJP ally MGP says Sanatan Sanstha not behind killing of rationalists
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'I'm giving them a clean chit': Chief of BJP ally MGP says Sanatan Sanstha not behind killing of rationalists

Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party chief Dipak Dhavalikar said the Sanatan Sanstha does good work, but there are some people who want to project it as a group of wrongdoers.

Congress urges Goa governor Mridula Sinha to act against 'sanatani' organisations operating in state
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Congress urges Goa governor Mridula Sinha to act against 'sanatani' organisations operating in state

The Goa Congress claimed that several people arrested recently in connection with the murder of rationalists and activists (in Maharashtra and Karnataka) were connected to such right-wing organisations.

Goa Congress demands ban on Sanatan Sanstha, says organisation that 'kills people to eliminate their ideology has no right to continue'
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Goa Congress demands ban on Sanatan Sanstha, says organisation that 'kills people to eliminate their ideology has no right to continue'

Police in Maharashtra and Karnataka have nabbed members of the Sanatan Sanstha in connection with the murders of rationalists Govind Pansare, MM Kalburgi, Gauri Lankesh and others.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka SIT searches for 5 more suspects, officials say they are based in Goa, Maharashtra
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Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka SIT searches for 5 more suspects, officials say they are based in Goa, Maharashtra

As the SIT started cracking the murder of Gauri Lankesh, leading to the arrest of key players in the killing of rationalists Narendra Dabholkar and MM Kalburgi, it discovered the wide network of Sanatan Sanstha

Bhima Koregaon raids an attempt to divert attention from Sanatan Sanstha probe, says Prakash Ambedkar
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Bhima Koregaon raids an attempt to divert attention from Sanatan Sanstha probe, says Prakash Ambedkar

Prakash Ambedkar alleged that police have made contradictory claims about the violence at Bhima Koregaon near Pune in January

Bhima Koregaon raids: Prakash Ambedkar accuses govt of trying to 'silence' the masses, says NGOs will be more aggressive
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Bhima Koregaon raids: Prakash Ambedkar accuses govt of trying to 'silence' the masses, says NGOs will be more aggressive

Prakash Ambedkar termed the arrests of Left-wing activists for suspected Maoist links as an attempt to "silence" the masses.

Dawn raids on Dalit activists citing 'Maoist' links indicate desperate attempt to secure Hindutva vote bank
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Dawn raids on Dalit activists citing 'Maoist' links indicate desperate attempt to secure Hindutva vote bank

The anti-Dalit sentiment is hardwired into the Sangh Parivar make up, with its unreconstructed upper caste biases surfacing every now and then.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka Police yet to establish role of Sanatan Sanstha, says state deputy chief minister
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Gauri Lankesh murder: Karnataka Police yet to establish role of Sanatan Sanstha, says state deputy chief minister

The SIT probing Gauri Lankesh murder case has so far arrested 12 people and some of them were allegedly linked to Sanatan Sanstha and its allied organisation Hindu Janajagruti Samiti

Maharashtra arms haul case: Accused from right-wing outfits wanted to target Sunburn festival in Pune, ATS tells court
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Maharashtra arms haul case: Accused from right-wing outfits wanted to target Sunburn festival in Pune, ATS tells court

The Maharashtra ATS said that the arrested right-wing activists were also involved in setting off a bomb outside a theatre at Kalyan where controversial Hindi movie "Padmaavat" was being screened in January.

Ban Sanatan Sanstha if needed, says Ramdas Athawale after group denies role in Narendra Dabholkar, Gauri Lankesh murders
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Ban Sanatan Sanstha if needed, says Ramdas Athawale after group denies role in Narendra Dabholkar, Gauri Lankesh murders

Ramdas Athawale said that "if needed" Hindu right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha should be "completely banned."

Govt may term Sanatan Sanstha terror entity, but gaping holes in law hamper police action on fringe elements
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Govt may term Sanatan Sanstha terror entity, but gaping holes in law hamper police action on fringe elements

Given what we know of the Sanatan Sanstha’s activities and alleged crimes, it should ideally be classified as a “terrorist organisation”.

Remove 'secular' from Constitution as it puts Hindus at disadvantage, says Sanatan Sanstha
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Remove 'secular' from Constitution as it puts Hindus at disadvantage, says Sanatan Sanstha

Although the Sanatan Sanstha claims to be a spiritual organisaton, it is currently facing massive criticism for being allegedly linked to terror activities.