Swami Agnivesh

Yogendra Yadav, Medha Patkar detained, stopped from entering Mandsaur

Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, social activists Medha Patkar, Swami Agnivesh and JNUSU president Mohit Kumar Pandey were detained by the police on Sunday when they were trying to enter restive Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh to meet the deceased farmers` kin.

Jun 11, 2017, 19:39 PM IST

Attempts being made to defame JNU's high traditions: Agnivesh

In such a scenario, a case of treason should also be filed against PDP, Swami Agnivesh claimed.

Feb 15, 2016, 18:28 PM IST

Agnivesh asks Arvind Kejriwal to avail govt health services

To promote and improve services in government-run education and health institutes, social activist Swami Agnivesh on Saturday urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to avail services of these sectors in his personal life.

Jun 27, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

Swami Agnivesh hits out at Arvind Kejriwal

At a time when AAP government is mired in several controversies, Swami Agnivesh, a former member of Anna Hazare's anti graft agitation team, on Thursday said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is failing to keep up the high moral standards set by himself.

Jun 11, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

Saeed's remarks reinforce that Pak establishment backs terror against India: BJP

With 26/11 Mumbai terror mastermind Hafiz Saeed talking about the support of Pakistani establishment, BJP said on Saturday it reinforces the contention that Islamabad supports terrorists against India.

Apr 18, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

VHP demands probe against Swami Agnivesh

Claiming that social activist Swami Agnivesh's antecedents were "doubtful", VHP on Saturday demanded a probe into his activities and asked Arya Samaj to clarify whether he is its leader or not.

Apr 18, 2015, 21:07 PM IST

BJP lashes out at Swami Agnivesh for leading protest march along with Yaseen Malik in J&K

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at social activist Swami Agnivesh for leading a protest march along with JKLF chairman Yaseen Malik in Jammu and Kashmir and questioned his commitment to the nation's integrity.

Apr 18, 2015, 19:19 PM IST

Yaseen Malik, Swami Agnivesh detained in J&K

JKLF chairman Yaseen Malik and social activist Swami Agnivesh were on Saturday detained when they tried to lead a march towards Narbal in central Kashmir's Budgam district where a youth was killed in firing by security forces during a protest.

Apr 18, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
Kejriwal wanted to 'sacrifice' Anna Hazare, claims Swami Agnivesh

Kejriwal wanted to 'sacrifice' Anna Hazare, claims Swami Agnivesh

At a time when the Aam Admi Party (AAP) is facing infighting and rebellion from senior party members, social activist Swami Agnivesh has made a scathing attack on Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and claimed that the former RTI activist wanted his 'mentor' Anna Hazare to die during his anti-corruption movement in Delhi in 2011.

Apr 15, 2015, 08:59 AM IST

Kejriwal's 'dictatorial tendency' led to rift in AAP: Agnivesh

Holding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's alleged "dictatorial tendency" responsible for the rift within the Aam Aadmi Party, social activist Swami Agnivesh Tuesday said the party chief doesn't consider anyone before him.

Apr 14, 2015, 20:30 PM IST

Swami Agnivesh demands ban on liquor

Liquor is mother of all crimes and it should be banned through out the country, Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Saturday said, while addressing a conference here.

Mar 07, 2015, 20:24 PM IST
No intention to stop screening 'PK': Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

No intention to stop screening 'PK': Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Rajkumar Hirani's latest movie 'PK' has got shrouded in controversies in the week following its release. Religious outfits have sought a ban on the movie which they feel insults Hindu Godmen and Gods.

Dec 31, 2014, 13:25 PM IST
Make Aamir Khan's 'PK' tax free: Agnivesh

Make Aamir Khan's 'PK' tax free: Agnivesh

Arya Samaj leader Swami Agnivesh Tuesday advocated tax exemption for Aamir Khan-starrer ‘PK’ in view of the movie's "new message" that would encourage scientific temperament among students across India.

Dec 31, 2014, 07:52 AM IST

Swami Agnivesh supports Kerala government liquor policy

Advocating a nation wide campaign for total liquor prohibition, Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Thursday congratulated Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy for the new liquor policy that aims to bring complete prohibition in ten years time.

Oct 16, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

Swami Agnivesh supports Modi's offer to help PoK

Civil rights activist Swami Agnivesh on Monday came out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his offer to extend help to flood-hit POK and said the initiative was commendable especially after derailment of talks between the two nations last month.

Sep 08, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Agnivesh demands apology from Ramdev for his remarks

Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Saturday condemned yoga guru Ramdev over his alleged remarks on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and sought an apology from him.

Apr 26, 2014, 22:31 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s latest fan – Swami Agnivesh

From ranting “Narendra Modi can never become PM because of his role in the 2002 riots” to wishing him “good luck in the elections”, trust Swami Agnivesh to go in the direction in which the wind appears to be blowing.

Apr 25, 2014, 15:53 PM IST

Alcohol-related deaths on the rise!

At a time when alcohol-related deaths are on the rise, the suggestion of Swami Agnivesh to ban alcohol sale in India could prove to be the perfect elixir for the problem.

Sep 17, 2013, 00:49 AM IST

Be your own guru and prophet: Swami Agnivesh

You should become your own guru and prophet, said Swami Agnivesh on Zee Media’s Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.

Sep 09, 2013, 20:17 PM IST

Be your own prophet: Swami Agnivesh

A land which ascribed epics and legends for the preservation of moral values amongst human relationships, duties, dharma and power, has decayed on the same exemplary grounds.

Sep 09, 2013, 19:05 PM IST