A saffron outfit protested outside the office of the magazine which carried the interview of Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, in which he had claimed involvement of RSS leadership in terror acts.
Union Minister Sripakash Jaiswal on Friday hit out at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over alleged terror links while seeking a probe into allegations levelled by Samjhauta blast case accused Aseemanand on the right wing outfit.
Trashing the purported interview of Aseemanand, an accused in Samjhauta Express and other blast cases, that RSS had "sanctioned" the terror acts, BJP on Friday dismissed it as an attempt by the government to divert public attention from important issues before Lok Sabha polls.
CPI-M leader Basudev Achariya on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the claims made by Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the Samjhauta Express and other blast cases, that the RSS leadership had "sanctioned" these terror acts.
Seven years after Samjhauta Express blasts, a court here on Friday framed murder, sedition and other charges against right wing Hindu activist Swami Aseemanand and three others paving the way for start of trial.