Ban entry of Muslims in 'Garba' events: Pravin Togadia

Echoing the views of a BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh, firebrand VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday said Muslims must not be allowed inside the Garba events and insisted identity cards of each and every person be checked for participants in and visitors to such events.

VHP to celebrate 50 years of its inception, says Togadia

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is planning to organise programmes at the taluka and village level to celebrate 50 years of its inception in August, its international working president Pravin Togadia said here today.

Court seeks police report on Togadia`s alleged hate speech

A local court ordered the city police here on Friday to file an Action Taken Report within two weeks in connection with Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Pravin Togadia`s alleged hate speech.

Country needs `Bharat` model of development: Pravin Togadia

VHP international president Pravin Togadia on Monday said the country needs "Bharat model" of development.

Modi should disown Togadia, Giriraj: Agnivesh

Social activist Swamy Agnivesh on Saturday shot off a letter to Narendra Modi urging him to give "an emphatic and no-nonsense statement" disowning people like Pravin Togadia and Giriraj Singh who made controversial remarks in the midst of election campaign.

VHP leader Togadia launches `Blood 4 India` mobile app

Vishwa Hindu Parishad international working president Pravin Togadia on Friday launched a dedicated mobile app for those citizens "who either want to donate or seek blood in emergency".

Exercise restraint, Arun Jaitley to BJP well-wishers

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley said every well-wisher of the party should exercise restraint, as "irresponsible statements could discredit the party".

Muslim body asks SC to intervene on hate speeches

An umbrella body of Muslim organisations has urged the Supreme Court to take suo motu notice of the recent cases of alleged hate speeches by some Sangh Parivar leaders.

Equal respect should be given to people of all religions: Rita Bahuguna Joshi

Congress leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Tuesday said that any person holding a powerful position in the country should show respect for all religions as their mindset impacted a lot of people.

BJP `well wishers` deviating campaign focus with petty statements: Narendra Modi

Sensing that irresponsible statements by party leaders and members of the Sangh Parivar may derail his pro-development poll campaign, BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Tuesday sent out a stern message saying petty statements by claiming to be well wishers of BJP are deviating the campaign.

Police launch inquiry into Togadia`s `hate speech`

Complying with the orders of the Election Commission, Bhavnagar police have started an inquiry into the alleged hate speech given by VHP chief Pravin Togadia in which he said Muslims should be stopped from buying property in Hindu-majority areas.

Take stern action against Togadia for `anti-national` remarks: Cong to EC

Congress on Monday approached the Election Commission seeking stern action against VHP leader Pravin Togadia for his "anti-national and provocative" remarks, and said it was aimed at helping Narendra Modi and BJP in the elections.

Besides 370, Ayodhya, VHP demands jobs for Hindu youths

Senior VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Saturday asked the political parties, especially BJP, to promise various concessions and schemes for Hindu community in their manifestos, apart from enactment of law to build the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

VHP has no political agenda: Pravin Togadia

Stating that they were not backing any political party or individual, Vishwa Hindu Parishad International Working President Pravin Togadia has asked people to vote for candidates with a clean slate and stature in Lok Sabha elections.

Togadia evades question on support to Narendra Modi

VHP leader Pravin Togadia on Friday was non-committal on his organisation extending support to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying time has not come to announce it.

Togadia slams Modi for `toilets first, temples later` comment

VHP leader Pravin Togadia slammed Narendra Modi for his reported statement that constructing toilets should take precedence over building temples.

VHP yatra will continue as planned: Togadia

Togadia alleged he was not allowed to talk to media after his release which was an infringement of his right.

VHP yatra: Ashok Singhal released, says struggle to build Ram temple will continue

Talking exclusively to Zee News, Singhal said that VHP will continue its struggle till the Ram temple is not built.

Allahabad HC orders release of VHP leaders Pravin Togadia, Ashok Singhal

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Monday ordered the release of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leaders Pravin Togadia and Ashok Singhal.

VHP yatra: VHP leaders discuss future course of action

After High Court`s refusal to vacate ban on the VHP`s proposed yatra, the saffron outfit went into a huddle to deliberate on future course of action.