Bhagwat demands law for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya

Bhagwat demands law for Ram temple construction in Ayodhya

Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat Thursday said the government should clear the path for construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya through an appropriate and requisite law. In his annual Vijayadashmi address, the last before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, he said the temple construction was necessary from the “self-esteem point of […]

Azad’s remarks at AMU event an ‘abuse’ for Hindus: BJP

NEW DELHI: The BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of “demeaning and demoralising” Hindus and termed as an “abuse” a reported remark by the opposition party’s leader Ghulam Nabi Azad that the number of Hindu candidates inviting him for campaigning has reduced drastically. Azad reportedly made the comments at an event of the Aligarh Muslim […]

Sabarimala row: Devotees force woman journalist to turn back

Pamba (Kerala): A Delhi-based woman journalist of a foreign media outlet, who trekked the Sabarimala Hill, was Thursday stopped midway by Lord Ayyappa devotees opposing entry of women of menstrual age into the hill shrine. The journalist accompanied by her male colleague, a foreigner, descended the hills from Marakkoottam area in the face of mounting […]

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi wants RSS shakhas to act as firewalls to protect children

NAGPUR: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi suggested Thursday that RSS shakhas, situated in almost all villages of the country, can serve as a firewall to protect children, especially girls. Stressing that women today were grappling with fear, threat and insecurity at home, at workplace and in other public areas, Satyarthi said it was a “grave disrespect […]

JRL calls for shutdown today

JRL calls for shutdown today

SRINAGAR: The joint resistance leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has called for a protest shutdown on Thursday against the “atrocities” being inflicted on people. In a statement, the leadership asked people to organise peaceful protests against “gruesome killings, arbitrary arrests and PSAs, destruction of (houses), harassment of […]

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