The hoardings also have photos of Satish Lodhi, Ashish Chauhan, Satendra Rajput and Vishal Tyagi, all accused in the case, along with a bigger picture of Yogesh Raj, the main accused, extending wishes on behalf of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and the Bajrang Dal.
VHP's south Tripura district president Biplab Sen confirmed that a cow was slaughtered at a local brick field by a few migrant workers. However, he claimed two of the five accused persons were Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.
Sources said it has been decided that in future training sessions, Bajrang Dal workers will be taught about the laws and rules meant for cow protection, prevention of illegal trafficking of cows and protection of women among others.
The CIA, in its recent edition of the World Factbook, categorised VHP and Bajrang Dal under "political pressure groups", defined as organisations that are involved in politics or that exert political pressure but whose leaders do not stand for elections.
Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?
A group of more than 15 men allegedly vandalised a prayer hall that served as a church and manhandled the congregants inside at Kachna village on the outskirts of Raipur Sunday. The incident happened at the time a prayer meeting was in progress. Locals, who did not want to be identified, said the men came […]
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (ANI): Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) and Bajrang Dal activists allegedly attacked the office of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) in Sector 30 B here on Wednesday. CPI (M) state secretary Raghunath Singh said they were at home when they received information of VHP and Bajrang Dal activists raising slogans against the CPM, CPI and Prakash Karat. He confirmed lodging a complaint with the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) who sent some policemen there. He also went on to describe the ongoing JNU students row as being fascist in nature.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Bajrang Dal activists on Friday staged a protest outside Banga Bhawan in Delhi over Malda incident. The protesters set an effigy on fire and demanded for justice. Communal clashes broke out in Kaliachawk last week when various Muslim groups called a meeting to protest remarks allegedly made by a Hindu leader in Uttar Pradesh about the Prophet.