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Swami Aseemanand

BJP May Rope In Hindutva Preacher Aseemanand, Acquitted In Mecca Masjid Blast Case, To Work In West Bengal

Apr 19, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Aseemanand's younger brother, Sushanta Sarkar, is presently the secretary of the BJP's Hooghly unit.


Hours After Delivering Mecca Masjid Blast Verdict,Special NIA Judge Ravinder Reddy Resigns

The special anti-terror court acquitted Hindutva preacher Swami Aseemanand and four others in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case.

Hyderabad Court Grants Bail To Assemanand In 2007 Mecca Masjid Blast Case

Mar 24, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

On May 18. 2007, an explosive device went off inside the mosque located in the old city of Hyderabad. Around 5 people were also killed when the police opened fire to control a mob.


'Totally False And Fabricated'

Full text of the handwritten letter by Swami Aseemanand denying a quote attributed to him in a Caravanreport that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat sanctioned terrorist attacks. The magazine stands by its story.

06 February, 2014

The Caravan Press Release

Vinod K. Jose

'Swami Aseemanand claims that the RSS chief, Mohan Bhagwat, knew about the conspiracy to bomb civilian targets. Selected audio recordings and translations from his interviews with The Caravan'


26 February, 2013

'Why Hyderabad Investigations Are Doomed To Fail'

Jamia Teachers' Solidarity Association

'By asserting that Hyderabad bombing may have been a reaction to the execution of Kasab and Afzal Guru, the home minister himself foreclosed any possibility of unbiased investigation'


02 April, 2011

Embarrassing Questions

B. Raman

Assemanand's retraction of what of his 'confessional statement' raises fresh doubts about partisan political games


08 January, 2011

No Double Standards

B. Raman

Swami Aseemanand's confession cannot be brushed aside. There is need to urgently press ahead with the investigation and facilitate the prosecution of those arrested


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People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.

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BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.

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