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Sanatan Sanstha

Hindu outfit​ named in Gauri Lankesh's murder in chargesheet filed by SIT

Lankesh, 55, known for her left-leaning and strong anti-Hindutva views was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.

Nov 24, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

ATS recovers explosives from residence of suspected Sanatan Sanstha member

While Vaibhav Raut's purported social media account mentioned that he was associated with the right-wing Sanatan Sanstha, the outfit denied that Raut was its member.

Aug 10, 2018, 22:07 PM IST

Supreme Court refuses to entertain AAP leader's plea against death threat

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea filed by Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashish Khetan alleging death threats from right-wing organisations.

Jul 10, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

Nothing concrete to declare Sanatan Sanstha as terror outfit, Centre tells HC

A member of Sanatan Sanstha has been arrested in the murder case of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.

Feb 07, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Maharashtra CID to seek custody of Dabholkar murder accused Virendra Tawde

Maharashtra CID would seek custody of Virendra Tawde, alleged member of right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha who has been arrested in rationalist Narendra Dabholkar murder case, to ascertain if there was a conspiracy linking the killings of activist Govind Pansare and Dabholkar, the probe agency informed the Bombay High Court on Monday.

Jul 25, 2016, 18:59 PM IST

Email had told Tawde to focus on Dabholkar months before his murder: CBI

Sanatan Sanstha member Virendra Tawde, arrested by the CBI in connection with the 2013 murder of Narendra Dabholkar, had received a direction through an e-mail asking him to "concentrate" on the anti-superstition crusader, around 2-3 months before the latter was shot dead.

Jun 17, 2016, 00:04 AM IST

Dabholkar murder: Accused Virendra Tawde remanded to CBI custody till June 16

Virendra Tawde, a Sanatan Sanstha activist arrested in connection with the murder of Narendra Dabholkar in 2013, was on Sunday remanded to CBI custody till June 16. 

Jun 12, 2016, 10:24 AM IST

Three years after anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar's murder, CBI arrests Sanatan Sanstha doctor

Anti-superstition activist Dabholkar, an Indian rationalist and author was shot dead by unidentified assailants in 2013.

Jun 11, 2016, 09:41 AM IST

CBI quizzes Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member in Dabholkar murder case

CBI today questioned Hindu Janajagruti Samiti member Virendrasing Tawde whose residence in Panvel near Mumbai was searched by the agency in connection with the murder case of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.

Jun 02, 2016, 23:07 PM IST

Narendra Dabholkar's assasination: CBI conducts searches at Pune, Panvel

The CBI on Wednesday conducted a raid at the residence of an alleged ‘Sanatan Sanstha’ member Sarang Akolkar.

Jun 01, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

Kin seeks recall of transfer of officer probing Pansare case

 Medha Pansare, daughter-in-law of rationalist and CPI leader Govind Pansare who was shot dead last year, has sought cancellation of the transfer of the officer investigating the case stating that it would "adversely impact" the probe.

May 27, 2016, 15:18 PM IST

Marathi writer Sripal Sabnis refuses to retract anti-Modi remarks

The controversy surrounding Marathi literary meet continued to generate heat in literary and political circles in Maharashtra with a question mark over the invitation to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for the event following sammelan president Sripal Sabnis remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jan 12, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

Govind Pansare murder: Chargesheet filed against right-wing activist

Police on Monday filed a charge sheet in a local court against Sameer Gaikwad, an activist of right-wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha, arrested in connection with the murder of Communist leader Govind Pansare.

Dec 14, 2015, 19:36 PM IST

Two suspects in Dabholkar murder put under surveillance, Bombay HC told

CBI has put two suspects under surveillance for their alleged involvement in the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar.

Oct 28, 2015, 18:25 PM IST

Sanatan Sanstha to go among people to allay 'misunderstanding'

 Facing flak over its alleged involvement in unlawful activities, including murder of CPI leader Govind Pansare, right wing outfit Sanatan Sanstha has planned a series of public meetings to reach out to people and dispel "misunderstanding" about the organisation.

Oct 23, 2015, 23:27 PM IST

No proof against Sanatan activist, says Maharashtra minister

Sanatan Sanstha activist Sameer Gaikwad, arrested in connection with the murder of rationalist Govind Pansare, has been kept in custody solely on the basis of suspicion and there is no proof against him on Tuesday, Maharashtra Minister of State for Home Ranjit Patil said here today.

Oct 06, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

We went to Sanatan Sanstha ashram on our own: UP sisters

Two sisters from Uttar Pradesh on Thursday rubbished allegations that they were "hypnotised" by Sanatan Sanstha. 

Oct 01, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Hypnotism main weapon of Sanatan Sanstha, says rationalist

Hypnotism is the chief weapon of Sanatan Sanstha and if its activities are not checked in time, India will become Afghanistan, rationalist Shyam Manav said here on Thursday.

Oct 01, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

Goa: Ramnathi villagers seek ban on Sanatan Sanstha

Locals of Ramnathi in North Goa district where the Sanatan Sanstha is headquartered, have demanded a ban on the right-wing outfit and urged the state government to ensure that its ashram is shifted out of their village failing which they would intensify their agitation against them and their 'sadhaks' (seekers).

Oct 01, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

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