Odisha: Curfew imposed in Bhadrak after communal clashes over 'offensive' Facebook post, 35 detained
Protesters consisting of VHP and Bajrang Dal activists set ablaze shops and torched police vehicles as clashes erupted in Bhadrak town on Thursday. Curfew has been extended till 8 am on Sunday and 35 people have been detained in connection with the clashes.
TNN | Jul 23, 2016, 08.25AM IST
BHOPAL: A pastor and his friend were abducted, stripped, tied up and thrashed allegedly by about
25 Bajrang Dal activistsin Madhya Pradesh's Rewa on Thursday night as they suspected the two were involved in
forced religious conversionA pastor is an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. Police later rescued the duo, pastor Ramlal Kori and his friend Nandlal Kori, from Gadra Mohalla of Pahadi village in Mauganj police station area, and admitted them to a hospital.
TNN | Mar 28, 2016, 09.43 AM IST
Kanpur: A group of Christians allegedly attacked Bajrang Dal actvists at Nagla Ram Singh in Ouncha village of Mainpuri district on Sunday. They had gone to the village to verify facts related to alleged conversion going on at a house there. As many as nine members of the saffron outfit received injuries.Santosh Jatav had allegedly converted to Christianity about two years ago. On Sunday, an Easter feast was going on at his house in Nagla Ram Singh in Ouncha village.According to reports, a group of more than 12 men arrived in three SUVs in the village after receiving reports about alleged conversion ceremony underway at the house of Sanjay Jatav and raided Sajnajay's home.
Police said a group of men under the leadership of district convener of Bajrang Dal Sushil Yadav reached the house of Santosh Jatav. "Accompanied by village head, they started inquiring about the alleged conversion at the house of Jatav. The supporters of Jatav chased the members of saffron outfits, when they assembled in front of his house," police said.