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Swami Agnivesh

Arya Samaj Leader Swami Agnivesh Passes Away In Delhi

Sep 11, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Swami Agnivesh was 80, he died due to multiple organ failure and was being treated in ILBS (Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences) in Delhi.

RSS-BJP Took U-Turn On Sabarimala To Devastate Kerala's Social, Spiritual Landscape: Swami Agnivesh

Nov 24, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

BJP and RSS were clearly in favour of women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, but took a u-turn eyeing electoral gains, says Swami Agnivesh.

Swami Agnivesh Attacked In Delhi On His Way To Pay Tribute To Vajpayee

Aug 17, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

In a few videos, a group of people can be seen chasing and attacking Agnivesh. A woman can also be seen raising her slipper at him

No Arrest So Far, Swami Agnivesh To Move Top Court Over Assault At Jharkhand

"Matter is being brushed under the carpet. I have no option but to go to the Supreme Court and request for a SIT."

18 July, 2018

Swami Agnivesh Staged Attack On Himself To Get Attention: BJP Leader

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"He is irrelevant and he knows it, so he planned and staged the attack so that he can gain popularity."

17 July, 2018

Social Activist Swami Agnivesh Assaulted Allegedly By BJP Workers In Jharkhand's Pakur District

Outlook Web Bureau

According to initial reports, the BJYM workers raised slogans and black flags against Agnivesh before thrashing him.

09 November, 2016

Why Bastar Police Hate Nandini Sundar

Ushinor Majumdar

A CBI chargesheet against state police and Sundar's book on tribals have put her in the line of fire

16 September, 2006

'Section 377 Violates Fundamental Human Rights'

Vikram Seth

We, concerned Indian citizens, support the overturning of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a colonial-era law dating to 1861, which punitively criminalizes romantic love and private, consensual sexual acts between adults of the same sex.

20 August, 2003

The Hijackers Of Hinduism

Swami Agnivesh

Hindutva is pseudo-Hinduism. It can triumph only by hijacking and degrading our religion. The stormtroopers of Hindutva, of course, want to look like Hindus. It is like terrorists wearing army uniforms while attacking an army camp.

01 August, 2003

Cart Before The Horse

Swami Agnivesh

No religious community should be granted the right to pit its regressive practices against constitutional mandates. But securing a uniform civil code cannot be a Trojan Horse of cultural homogenisation.

09 May, 2003

Pseudo-Religious Symbols

Swami Agnivesh

Anyone who has seen trishul-wielding Bajrang Dal or VHP activists in the context of communal outbursts will find it difficult to regard the trishul as a religious symbol.

14 January, 2003

The Politics Of Death

Swami Agnivesh

For us today, only deaths due to cross-border terrorism matter. We are callously apathetic to deaths resulting from State apathy that outnumber by far the victims of terrorism.

30 October, 2002

Reforming Hinduism From Within

Swami Agnivesh

It is a great pity that the radical spiritual legacy that Swami Dayanand enunciated as the Arya Samaj movement more than a century ago could not be nurtured into a source of empowerment for the Dalits.

19 October, 2002

Holy Cow, Holy War

Swami Agnivesh

The lynching of the five Dalit youths in Haryana is not a local event. It is a symbolic pointer to the degeneration that is overtaking the country. More Coverage

07 May, 2002

Corrupted Into Cults

Swami Agnivesh

Cults are driven by falsehood; spirituality, by truth. Cults are allergic to debates; true religion, being an unending quest for truth, welcomes it. .

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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