Terming the attacks on churches a "matter of concern", Congress MP Rajeev Shukla on Sunday alleged that people are being served with "vandalisation, fightings, and rioting" instead of "achhe din" as promised by the BJP during campaigns in run up to 2014 general elections.
Hitting out at the PDP-BJP government in Jammu and Kashmir over "spurt in terror attacks", Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Saturday accused Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed of "compromising" national interest.
Controversial VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi today sparked another controversy as she alleged that Mahatma Gandhi was a "British agent" and his contribution towards independence of the country was "negligible", days after former PCI chairman Markandey Katju levelled same allegation.
Terming the meeting between Hurriyat hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Pakistani envoy Abdul Basit at New Delhi as "an insult to India", the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Monday demanded his arrest.
Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) international working president Pravin Togadia's entry into Udupi in Karnataka's coastal district has been banned for a week from Sunday to maintain peace and law and order in the area, police said.
VHP leader sadhvi Balika Saraswati has stoked a controversy saying that people who live in India and praise Pakistan should be "hit with shoes" and sent to that country, following which police are mulling action against her.
JD(U) on Tuesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rajya Sabha over controversial remarks by some leaders of BJP and VHP questioning whether he is "complicit" in all this or his writ does not run.
VHP International's general secretary Pravin Togadia condemned the statement of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed on Monday for giving credit to Pakistan, as well as separatists for peaceful conduct of polls in that state.
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Sunday waded into the controversy relating to religious conversions, saying there is nothing wrong in its 'ghar wapsi' programme and called for a law to check "forced" conversions.
The day-long shutdown called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) to protest against the ban on the entry of its top leader Pravin Togadia hit normal life in Odisha`s Kandhamal district Saturday, police said.
No one should make statements which can disturb the communal harmony in Goa said Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, even as the VHP Friday commented that it would make efforts to re-convert Goan Christians to Hinduism.
Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has said VHP's 'Ghar Vapasi' programme will continue unless conversions are banned and that India's problem was "not poverty" but "vote bank politics fuelled by jehadi fervour".
Despite controversy surrounding its 'ghar wapsi' initiative, VHP national general secretary Ashok Tiwari on Sunday said the programme will continue till all those people who "left their home" have been reconverted.