Swami Agnivesh was 80, he died due to multiple organ failure and was being treated in ILBS (Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences) in Delhi.
BJP and RSS were clearly in favour of women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, but took a u-turn eyeing electoral gains, says Swami Agnivesh.
In a few videos, a group of people can be seen chasing and attacking Agnivesh. A woman can also be seen raising her slipper at him
"Matter is being brushed under the carpet. I have no option but to go to the Supreme Court and request for a SIT."
"He is irrelevant and he knows it, so he planned and staged the attack so that he can gain popularity."
According to initial reports, the BJYM workers raised slogans and black flags against Agnivesh before thrashing him.
A CBI chargesheet against state police and Sundar's book on tribals have put her in the line of fire
We, concerned Indian citizens, support the overturning of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, a colonial-era law dating to 1861, which punitively criminalizes romantic love and private, consensual sexual acts between adults of the same sex.
Hindutva is pseudo-Hinduism. It can triumph only by hijacking and degrading our religion. The stormtroopers of Hindutva, of course, want to look like Hindus. It is like terrorists wearing army uniforms while attacking an army camp.
No religious community should be granted the right to pit its regressive practices against constitutional mandates. But securing a uniform civil code cannot be a Trojan Horse of cultural homogenisation.
Anyone who has seen trishul-wielding Bajrang Dal or VHP activists in the context of communal outbursts will find it difficult to regard the trishul as a religious symbol.
For us today, only deaths due to cross-border terrorism matter. We are callously apathetic to deaths resulting from State apathy that outnumber by far the victims of terrorism.
It is a great pity that the radical spiritual legacy that Swami Dayanand enunciated as the Arya Samaj movement more than a century ago could not be nurtured into a source of empowerment for the Dalits.
Cults are driven by falsehood; spirituality, by truth. Cults are allergic to debates; true religion, being an unending quest for truth, welcomes it. .
Bajrang Dal members stage a protest against the recent killings of Hindus and vandalism of a Durga idol by miscreants in Bangladesh, at Krishnanagar in Nadia.PTI Photo
Visually impaired make 'diyas' for the upcoming Diwali festival, inside Andh Kanya Prakash Gruh in Ahmedabad.PTI Photo
Farmers ride tractors as they move towards a protest site during an agitation against Noida authority, in Noida.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media persons after a cabinet meeting in Chandigarh.PTI Photo
Kutumba Surakshya Mission NGO members protest against the recent killing of Hindus and vandalism of Durga idol in puja pandal by miscreants in Bangladesh, in front of the office of the Assistant High Commissioner of...PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates