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Declaring India secular state a ‘constitutional mistake’: Hindu priests at Prayagraj Sammelan

By WAQUAR HASAN More than a month after genocidal calls were given at the Haridwar Hindu parliament, the core committee of the Haridwar Dharam Sansad...

BJP MLA Attends Event in Support of Yati Narsinghanand, Featuring Calls for ‘End of Islam’

New Delhi: Upset over police action on calls for genocide at the Haridwar Dharma Sansad, Hindutva religious leaders organised a Pratikar Sabha (revenge meet) at the Swami Sarvanand...

India’s hate speech conundrum needs to be tackled

By ANISH ESTEVES On January 12, the Supreme Court of India issued notices to the Uttarakhand government and the Delhi Police seeking action against the perpetrators...

Why Did The Police Wait For A Muslim To File FIR Against Hate Peddlers From Haridwar?

By Syed Khalique Ahmed JWALAPUR (Haridwar district)—Why did the Haridwar police not register an FIR suo motu after hate speeches in which speakers gave a...

Protests Across Uttarakhand Against Politics of Hate, Mob Violence

New Delhi: A large number of politicians, intellectuals and people’s organisations of Uttarakhand on Monday, January 17, got together to reject the politics of hatred,...

‘Genocidal Massacres’ A Very Real Danger In India: Genocide Watch Chairman

By Betwa Sharma It took one month and immense public pressure for the police to arrest Yati Narsinghanand, who organized a hate speech conference from December...

Militant Hindutva Leader Yati Narsinghanand Sent to 14-Day Judicial Custody

New Delhi: Yati Narsinghanand Giri (formerly Saraswati), militant Hindutva leader and mahamandaleshwar at the Juna Akhara has been arrested in Haridwar, according to Haridwar City SP Swatantra Kumar. The...

‘Revenge meet’ will be held across India: Haridwar seers

HARIDWAR: A group of seers organising 'pratikar yagya' (revenge ceremony) in Haridwar on January 16 to protest police action in the Dharam Sansad hate speech...

India’s Dharam Sansads: How the Youth Have Been Radicalised Since 1980s

By NILANJAN MUKHOPADHYAY The recent controversy over statements made in Dharam Sansads in Haridwar and Raipur has turned the spotlight on these religious congregations. The following excerpt from Nilanjan...