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Attack on Swami Agnivesh: Supreme Court declines nod for CBI probe, asks him to approach HC

Swami Agnivesh alleged that members of the Bharatiya Janata Party had assaulted him in Pakur and Delhi in July and August.

Delhi: Swami Agnivesh attacked again, assaulted outside BJP headquarters

Police claimed that 30 companies of Delhi Police were deputed on the route, of which 650 personnel were in civil clothes. “Security arrangements were made on short notice and were overseen by the Police Commissioner.”


Why I have been assaulted

My ideal of social justice runs counter to the casteism of Sangh Parivar. But my disagreements are spiritual, not political.

Swami Agnivesh assaulted on way to pay homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi

Social activist Swami Agnivesh was assaulted on Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg in New Delhi on Friday. He was reportedly on his way to pay tribute to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Mob lynching accused should be treated as terrorists: Swami Agnivesh

The activist was roughed up in Pakur district in Jharkhand on July 17, has also demanded that such people should be tried under the counter-terror law UAPA.

Attacks in country seem directly or indirectly state-sponsored: Swami Agnivesh

Agnivesh was attacked in Jharkhand’s Pakur on July 17, allegedly by youths who have links to BJP-affilated groups or the RSS.


Top News: Auditors leave India Inc quietly, RSS leader's tip to stop beef-related lynchings, don't rule out Ravindra Jadeja

An Indian Express investigation uncovers that all the attackers of Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand were linked to the BJP or its affiliate organisations and an analysis of why Ravindra Jadeja can't be written off just yet.

Meet the men who beat up Swami Agnivesh: BJP, RSS, Bajrang Dal

Speaking to The Indian Express, Prasann Mishra, BJYM’s Pakur chief and one of those named in the FIR, said: “Agnivesh has been constantly issuing statements that are against the true spirit of nationalism. He supports Naxals.

Day after attack, Swami Agnivesh says attack ‘state-sponsored’

Maintaining that “fascist tendencies are getting strong”, Agnivesh said, “It is time political parties got together and fought these tendencies at the political, and at the social, level. Otherwise, these tendencies will simply burn you.”

Swami Agnivesh attack: No arrests made yet, activist calls incident a BJP conspiracy

Swami Agnivesh, known for his work against bonded labour, was punched, kicked and verbally abused by a mob on Tuesday outside a hotel in Jharkhand’s Pakur district, where he had gone to attend an event concerning the Paharia tribe.