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Sanatan threatens filmmaker Patwardhan

Sep 19, 2015 | Age Correspondent| mumbai In a press conference organised to defend their member Samir Gaikwad who has been arrested in connection with the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare, Sanatan Sanstha, a Hindu extremist outfit, issued a thinly-veiled threat to filmmaker Anand Patwardhan. Advocate Sanjiv Punalekar, representing the Sanstha, had a heated exchange…

Jammu and Kashmir: VHP threatens stir if House allows discussion on anti-beef ban bill

VHP said it would enforce an economic blockade in J&K if the assembly allowed a discussion to revoke provisions criminalizing bovine slaughter and sale of beef in the state. VHP on Friday threatened to launch a massive agitation and enforce an economic blockade in Jammu and Kashmir if the assembly allowed a discussion to revoke…

Supreme Court: Can’t force meat ban down people’s throats

Sep 18, 2015 – J. Venkatesan | New Delhi Observing that a meat ban cannot be forced down the throats of people, the Supreme Court on Thursday turned down the Jain Trust’s appeal to set aside the Bombay high court order restricting the ban on meat to two days. The dismissal of the appeal by…

One arrested in CPI leader Govind Pansare murder case; accused member of Sanatan Sanstha

According to sources, the accused has been identified as Samir Gaikwad. Gaikwad hails from Sangali and was arrested from his home town on Tuesday. Mumbai Updated: Sep 16, 2015, 14:55 The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of veteran CPI leader Govind Pansare has arrested an ‘active member’ of Sanatan Sanstha in connection with…

Hamid Ansari spoke like a communal Muslim leader: RSS mouthpiece

New Delhi, Sept 15, 2015, (PTI) In a critique of Vice President Hamid Ansari’s recent speech on the need for “affirmative action” for Muslim empowerment, an article in RSS mouthpiece ‘Panchjanya’ has accused him of speaking like a “communal Muslim leader”. It said instead of projecting Muslims as victims of discrimination, Ansari should “tell them…

2 arrested for slaughtering cows in Solapur

Animal activists of People for Animals (PFA), along with the Solapur district police, raided an illegal slaughterhouse where cows and bullocks were allegedly being slaughtered. Nine cows and three calves were rescued and around 1,200 kg of freshly chopped meat was seized by the police on Sunday .Two butchers were arrested on the spot and…

RSS mouthpiece slams Hamid Ansari for affirmative action remark

In the Panchjanya piece, an RSS-affiliated journalist stated that Muslims receive several benefits from the government, such as the right to run minority educational institutions and Haj subsidy. Written by Ashutosh Bhardwaj New Delhi Published:Sep 15, 2015, 2:47 Days after Vice-President Hamid Ansari endorsed affirmative action for Muslims, an article in the latest issue of…

Muslims oppose Ganesh pandal near masjid, Hindus refuse to shift idol

Ganesh Chathurthi festivities are likely to coincide with Bakrid that may fall between September 22 and 24. Written by Aditi Raja Vadodara Published:Sep 15, 2015, 2:51 Three years ago Muslims had invited Hindus to install a Ganesh idol outside Idgah Masjid compound in Pratapnagar here during Ganesh Chaturthi, but this year it has turned into…

J&K BJP man readies beef feast defying HC order & own party

Sep 14 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Srinagar: AGENCIES Even as the BJP ,a coalition partner in J&K government, has welcomed the high court ruling asking police to strictly implement beef ban in the state, a party leader from south Kashmir will organize a beef party to send across a message of religious…

Shiv Sena supporters hurl eggs at Mumbai trader’s shop for supporting meat ban on Facebook

The incident took place on Friday when Sena supporters learnt that a jewellery trader supported the meat ban and posted comments in this regard on Facebook. Eggs were hurled and roosters released at a jewellery businessman’s shop by Shiv Sena supporters after he posted comments supporting meat ban on a social networking site. However, no…

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