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Bajrang Dal

VHP to Launch Nationwide Campaign To 'Bridge' Caste Divide In Hindu Society

Jan 14, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

It will carry out an extensive public contact programme to reach out to the people belonging to various castes with the message that "all Hindus are one".

Assam: Christmas Celebrations Disrupted By Right Wing Mob

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

Assam: A viral video on social media sites showed five to seven youth wearing saffron scarves, and claiming to be from the Bajrang Dal asking the Hindus to stay away from the Christmas celebrations.

Bajrang Dal's Posts Do Not Violate Facebook’s Policies: Facebook India Head

Facebook’s safety team, flagged Bajrang Dal as a ‘dangerous organisation’ and urged the network to ban the group from its platform, previous reports claimed.

8 Cows Among 17 Cattle Found Dead In Govt School, Probe On

Oct 17, 2019 PTI

The police registered a case against unidentified persons after the incident at the government school at Samudan village, about 50kms from the district headquarters, came to light on Wednesday

BJP, RSS Appropriating Sardar Patel, Gandhi As They Have No Nationalist Leaders Of Their Own: Digvijaya Singh

Digvijaya Singh had also attacked the BJP on Saturday saying some office-bearers of the party and Bajrang Dal were caught spying for the Pakistan intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence

12 July, 2019

Madrasa Students Beaten Up, Forced To Say 'Jai Shri Ram': Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, the victims, who are all minors, had their clothes torn off and their bicycles were vandalized by the group when the children went to a ground to play cricket after concluding their afternoon namaaz.

09 January, 2018

Threatened By Hindutva Activists For Saying She Liked Muslims, 20-Year-Old Woman Commits Suicide In Karnataka

Outlook Web Bureau

In her suicide note, she wrote that a group of five harassed her and her mother by alleging that she goes out with a Muslim boy.

28 December, 2017

Bajrang Dal And VHP Seek Ban On New Year Parties, Cites 'Indecent Dance' And 'Love Jihad'

Outlook Web Bureau

They also warned that the police department would be directly responsible for any untoward incidents during new year celebrations.

17 December, 2017

Madhya Pradesh: Teen Arrested For Allegedly Torching Car Of Carol Singers

Outlook Web Bureau

A group of Catholic carol singers were detained by police a few days ago in Madhya Pardesh's Satna after extreme right wing Hindu groups alleged religious conversions. A priest’s car was set on fire allegedly by the groups.

15 December, 2017

Police Detain Catholic Christmas Carol Singers In Satna, Bajrang Dal Men Set Priest’s Car On Fire

Outlook Web Bureau

The group was at the police station till midnight.

06 December, 2017

Heavy Security Deployment In Ayodhya, Faizabad On 25th Anniversary Of Babri Masjid Demolition

Outlook Web Bureau

Bajrang Dal to observe 'Shaurya Diwas' (Day of Valour) while Muslim organisations plan 'Yaum e Gham' (Day of sorrow) to mark the day.


27 November, 2017

Muslims Should Stop 'Love Jihad' Or We Will Send Bajrang Dal Youths To Attract Muslim Girls, Says VHP Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

The right-wing gathering also demanded the immediate withdrawal of a directive, which it claimed was issued by the Centre to states on cow vigilantism.

28 September, 2017

UP: Alleging Love Jihad, Bajrang Dal Workers Stop Hindu Girl From Marrying Muslim Boy

Outlook Web Bureau

Later on the police intervened into the matter and took the girl and the boy to a police station.

15 August, 2017

Economist Jean Dreze Forced To Cut Short Speech On 'Growing Communalism' After Furore By Jharkhand Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

Dreze was speaking at an event organised by a Hindi daily, where he commented on the functioning of saffron organisations like Rashtriya Swayansewak Sangh (RSS).

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.

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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.

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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.

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