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Tag: Bajrang Dal

Bajrang Dal Demands Ban On Papu Pom Pom's Movie

Bhubaneswar: Trouble further mounted for Ollywood actor, Papu Pom Pom as the Odisha unit of Bajrang Dal on Thursday demanded a ban on his upcoming movie ‘Mr. Kanhaiya’ which has already landed in controversy for its poster. Addressing a press conference here today, Manas Mohanty, president of Odisha Bajrang Dal along with other members of […]

Valentine’s Day: Bajrang Dal says no to moral policing

Bhubaneswar: It’s that time of the year when love is in the air and the lovebirds feel it’s the most romantic season to celebrate togetherness. On Valentine’s Day today, even the Bajrang Dal unlike every year, has said no to moral policing. Instead, the right wing activists have decided to put up posters opposing the […]

Bajrang Dal leader and mastermind of Bulandshahr mob violence arrested

Lucknow: Bajrang Dal leader Yogesh Raj, the prime suspect in the killing of police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh during mob violence in December in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr, was finally arrested on Thursday. Yogesh Raj was caught after a tip led a police team to his hideout in Bulandshahr. Raj is the district coordinator of Bajrang […]

Bulandshahr violence: Slain UP Police officer's family meets CM

Lucknow: The family of slain Uttar Pradesh Police Inspector Subodh Kumar Singh, who was killed allegedly by cow vigilantes in Bulandshahr, met Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Thursday and was promised all help for his sons to pursue their education. Adityanath met Sunita, the deceased officer’s wife, and her two sons Shreya and Abhishek […]

Three Hindu activists named in FIR for Bulandshahr violence

Bulandshahr: Three leaders from the Bajrang Dal, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and BJP have been named in the FIR lodged by police in the violence that rocked Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh killing a police officer and a young man, authorities said on Tuesday. VHP activist Upendra Raghav, BJP city youth wing President Shikhar Agarwal and […]

Bajrang Dal, Go Rakshak activists beaten up in cattle market

Cuttack: Tension prevailed in Dhalapadhara village under Banki in Cuttack district after some locals allegedly thrashed Bajrang Dal and Go Rakshak activists in a cattle market. As per reports, some workers of Bajrang Dal and Go Rakshak were taking photographs in the cattle market as part of their protest against alleged illegal sale of cattle. […]

Derogatory slogans: Minority community meets sub-collector

Koraput: A delegation of minority community on Thursday met Jeypore Sub-collector over the objectionable slogans raised allegedly by the activists of Bajrang Dal activists at Borigumma in Koraput district on June 11. Apprehending breach of ‘communal harmony’, the delegation took up the matter with the Sub-collector demanding appropriate measures in connection with the incident. In […]

Bajrang Dal men held for thrashing 2 persons over cattle transportation
Bajrang Dal men held for thrashing 2 persons over cattle transportation

Bhubaneswar: Two Bajrang Dal activists were arrested by government railway police (GRP) today for thrashing two persons at the city railway station on Wednesday over alleged cattle trafficking. They were identified as Sudarsan Biswal (39) of Kakatpur in Puri district and Sibananda Panda (25) of Fategarh in Nayagarh district. On Wednesday night activists of Bajrang […]

Bajrang Dal activists join BJD
Over 200 Bajrang Dal activists join BJD

Bhubaneswar: More than 200 activists of Bajrang Dal joined the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) in presence of Chief Minister and party chief Naveen Patnaik at the latter’s residence here today. The Bajrang Dal activists of Bellaguntha block in Ganjam district arrived earlier today at Naveen Niwas to join the ruling party. Talking to media persons, […]

Bhadrak Town
Bhadrak situation normal; night curfew remains in force

Bhadrak: Even as the situation in trouble-torn Bhadrak town has remained normal, night-time curfew continues in the town. “The curfew is being enforced from evening 6PM till morning 6AM. The situation is returning to normal and keeping it in mind we will think of reducing the duration of the curfew or withdrawal of it altogether,” […]

Bhadrak loot
CCTV footage shows loot during Bhadrak unrest

Bhadrak: In a shocking revelation, a close circuit television (CCTV) camera footage showed that the perpetrators of violence in the strife-torn town were also involved in robbery and loot during the unrest. A footage, which is in possession of OTV, shows a clear picture of agitators robbing a mobile phone shop. The incident has been […]

Naveen Inter-State Council Meet
Odisha government replaces Bhadrak SP, ADM

Bhubaneswar: Soon after returning from his visit from trouble-torn Bhardrak, chief minister Naveen Patnaik ordered the transfer of Superintendent of Police (SP) Dilip Das and Additional District Magistrate (ADM), Pravash Bhoi. Das will be replaced by Jajpur SP Anup Sahoo. Official sources said, Das has been directed to report at the Police Headquarters. Also Read:  […]

Bhadrak violence + Sita Remarks
After Bhadrak, questions about Sita’s existence echo in Parliament

Even before the Bhadrak unrest, that originated after defamatory Facebook posts on Lord Ram and Sita surfaced, has subsided completely, Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma triggered another controversy in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, stating that Sita is a matter of faith and there is no historical evidence that she existed. The debate marked heated […]

cattle laden truck
Truck trafficking cattle seized in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A truck carrying more than 100 cattle was seized by the Mancheswar police in Bhubaneswar today. On a tip-off provided by the Bajrang Dal, claiming that three trucks laden with cattle were going from Khurda towards Kolkata, the cops frisked the truck and rescued the cattle stacked in the vehicle like gunny bags. During […]

VHP Odisha
VHP, Bajrang Dal deny role in Bhadrak unrest

Cuttack: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) whose members were alleged to have led protests over ‘abusive’ remarks against Hindu deities triggering violence and vandalism in Bhadrak denied its own and Bajrang Dal’s role in the issue. Talking to mediapersons, the executive chairman of the Odisha Unit of VHP, BN Patnaik said “The way the VHP […]

Bhadrak Violence- Section 144
Tension in Bhadrak over comments on Lord Ram; section 144 clamped

Bhadrak: Furious over the offensive comments posted about Lord Ram and Goddess Sita on a social media platform, the activists of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad took to streets in Bhadrak town resulting in protests and road blockade. The administration had to clamp prohibitory orders to prevent any untoward incident. Shops and establishments closed […]

Moral policing mars V-Day celebrations

Scores of young couples faced the wrath of some fringe outfits indulging in moral policing by protesting against the celebration of Valentine's Day today