Rationalist

Sanatan Sanstha rubbishes allegations of use of hypnotism for violence

The controversial right wing organisation Sanatan Sanstha, whose active member Samir Gaikwad has been arrested for alleged involvement in the murder of the rationalist Govind Pansare, on Tuesday rubbished an allegation that its "seekers' ("sadhaks") can kill through hypnotism.

Sep 29, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

Kalburgi murder: CID probe ordered by Karnataka govt

A CID probe was on Monday announced by the Karnataka Chief Minister into the murder of progressive Kannada thinker and scholar M M Kalburgi at his residence at Dharwad in north Karnataka.

Aug 31, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Uddhav slams police for `failing` to crack Dabholkar murder

Uddhav Thackeray criticised police for "failing" to crack the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Pune last year.

Aug 20, 2014, 21:44 PM IST

Month later, police grope in dark for Narendra Dabholkar`s killers

It`s been a month since the brutal daylight murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar in this Maharashtra city. The police, however, continue to grope in the dark for the killers.

Sep 20, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

Rationalist in forced exile over Jesus miracle

Rationalist Sanal Edamaruku has been forced to take shelter in Finland for the past six months amidst fears that he will be arrested upon his arrival back home for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of the Christian community.

Dec 04, 2012, 10:49 AM IST