Attempts to stoke communal polarisation in Karnataka do disservice to its tradition of forward-looking politics, policy
Dhanyashree, a first year B.Com. student, was allegedly hounded by youth activists from Hindutva groups like Bajrang Dal and BJYM, after she reportedly said on a WhatsApp group that she liked Muslims.
In a first-person account published by BBC Hindi, Munne Bharti recounted the incident which took place on June 29, when 4-5 Bajrang Dal activists wielding bamboo sticks surrounded his car and threatened to set it on fire if his family did not chant “Jai Shri Ram”.
“There have been several cases of cow slaughter in Gujarat and the police have failed to stop the crime,” VHP general secretary Mahadev Desai said.
“For making the nation healthy, SP, BSP and BJP governments should thank to the Bajranj Dal,” said Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Pravin Togadia.
The arrest comes after an FIR against unidentified Bajrang Dal workers was lodged at Ayodhya police station Tuesday night.
In other news DCW chief visited house of 80-year-old woman who was allegedly abused by her daughter, Pinarayi Vijayan to swear-in as Kerala Chief Minister, etc.
The video of a mock drill purportedly showed some volunteers wearing skull caps at the camp held in Karsevakpuram — the VHP workshop in Ayodhya.
City Superintendent of Police (CSP), Sitaram Yadav said the girl was a Hindu and according to her certificate she was 10 days short of turning 18.
Accompanied by Bajrang Dal activists, a Kolgawan police team entered the Church of God in India and arrested 10 people, including pastor Sam Samuel and the groom’s parents.
Police deny permission for conversion event at public park
Haridas Shende, an ABVP activist, missed the target, and was beaten up by some people present at the venue and handed over to the police.
On June 25 last year, Premi and his associates had caught one Mohammad Riyaz, 42, alleging that he had stolen a calf from a cow shed in Adarsh Mandi area and was carrying it for slaughtering.
Apart from Premi, his 13 associates and 10 unidentified persons have also been booked under IPC section 188.
Attackers came in motorcycles, shouted slogans like ‘Jai Shri Ram’; cops blame encroachment dispute.