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Panchayat officer removes flag, Savarkar board

The gram panchayat public development officer in Tenginagundi village removed a saffron flag and Savarkar’s nameplate from a circle, sparking protests.

A saffron flag was removed in Tenginagundi village in Uttara Kannada district (HT)
Updated on Jan 31, 2024 08:03 AM IST

Hanuman flag row escalates in Karnataka’s Mandya amid political slugfest

Although there has been no violence, the incident led to a political confrontation between the Congress government and opposition BJP-JD (Secular), who have joined forces with the protesters

On Monday, the protesters marched from Keragodu to the Deputy Commissioner’s office in the district headquarters of Mandya holding saffron flags. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2024 09:26 AM IST
ByCovercolly Indresh, Mandya

‘I am Hindu and I love…’: CM Siddaramaiah on Lord Hanuman flag row in Mandya

BJP and JDS take out protests in Mandya and Bengaluru over Lord Hanuman flag removal.

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.(PTI)
Published on Jan 29, 2024 12:16 PM IST

K'taka village tense after Hanuman flag removed; cops use force to quell unrest

Sources indicated that residents of Keragodu along with certain organisations, had funded the installation of the flag post near Rangamandira.

BJP and JDS workers hold protest in Keragodu village, Mandya over the Hanuman flag issue on Monday. (ANI image)
Published on Jan 29, 2024 09:52 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S

Saffron flag put up on mosque in Karnataka's Bidar; case filed: Police

According to police officers, the incident occurred in Dhannur and came to light at 7 am on Friday when a resident, Ismail, went to the mosque to offer Namaz.

Police have registered a case under section 295 (defiling place of worship with intent to insult the religion) of the Indian Penal Code and are searching for the unidentified individuals.
Updated on Sep 23, 2023 08:08 AM IST

Haryana: Sonepat village tense after mob attacks mosque

Tension prevailed at Sandal Kalan village in Haryana’s Sonepat district on Monday after around 20 armed men allegedly attacked people offering prayers and vandalised a mosque a day earlier, police said.

Police officials at Sandal Kalan village in Sonepat on Monday.
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:19 AM IST
BySunil Rahar, Rohtak

Tension in Sonepat village after mob attacks group offering namaz

Attackers were residents of Sandal Kalan village, CCTV footage being studied; nine of the injured admitted to civil hospital in Sonepat even as security stepped up

Tension prevailed at Sandal Kalan village in Haryana’s Sonepat district on Monday, a day after a mob of 20 armed men allegedly attacked people offering prayers and vandalised a mosque. (Twitter)
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 01:42 AM IST
By, Rohtak

5 arrested for hoisting saffron flag on mosque in Sonepat

Mosque president Salim had filed a police complaint alleging that 15-20 right-wing activists barged into the mosque when they were taking out a procession on the occasion of Ram Navmi on Thursday evening.

Five persons have been arrested for allegedly hoisting a saffron flag atop a mosque in Sonepat’s Kharkhauda on Thursday evening. (HT File)
Updated on Apr 01, 2023 02:20 AM IST
By, Rohtak

Saffron flag may replace tricolour in future: KS Eshwarappa

The statements are a reiteration of former Karnataka minister and BJP leader KS Eshwarappa's earlier comments on the same issue that sparked protests both inside the legislature as well on streets.

Former minister and BJP leader KS EshwarappaEshwarappa was forced to step down from the cabinet after a contractor ended his life and blamed the minister for harassing him for 40% commission to release payments for works carried out in Belagavi district in February last year. (HT File)
Updated on May 30, 2022 01:38 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

'I admire him, but…’: Eshwarappa as Nadda gives him earful on saffron flag row

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that Congress leaders are “selectively quoting” part of KS Eshwarappa's statement to mislead the southern state and the assembly.

Senior BJP leader and Karnataka minister KS Eshwarappa said on Tuesday that chief minister Basavaraj Bommai has already replied to what his “saffron flag at Red Fort” remark. (Agencies)
Published on Feb 22, 2022 04:41 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

‘No mistake, so no action’: Bommai on minister's saffron flag at Red Fort remark

Last week, Karnataka minister and BJP leader KS Eshwarappa said that in the future, the saffron flag could become the national flag of India and it will be hoisted at the Red Fort in Delhi.

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said that the Congress party is “selectively quoting” a part of state minister and BJP leader KS Eshwarappa's statement and “misleading” the people of the southern states and the assembly. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 16, 2022 11:13 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aryan Prakash, New Delhi

If BJP has its way, saffron will be hoisted in place of tricolour: Cong leader

Jharkhand Congress president and state finance minister Rameshwar Oraon made the remarks while speaking on the recent announcement by PM Narendra Modi to rename the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award.

Speaking about renaming the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Congress leader Rameshwar Oraon said that what BJP is doing is
Published on Aug 21, 2021 03:03 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Sharangee Dutta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Miscreants put up flag with Khalistan written on it on terrace of Moga district administrative complex

While escaping, two youngsters took away the Tricolour; DC says the duo chose a time when employees were arriving for duty so no one suspected them

A policeman putting up a new Tricolour in the Moga district administrative complex after two miscreants took away the National Flag, while police investigate the incident on Friday morning.(HT Photos)
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 04:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByParteek Singh Mahal

2019 Lok Sabha polls: On the campaign trail with Gopal Shetty in Mumbai North

Over the past month, BJP’s sitting MP Gopal Shetty seems to have covered the length and breadth of his Mumbai North constituency to woo voters for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Published on Apr 12, 2019 11:30 PM IST
ByAnkita Bhatkhande, Mumbai

Yerawada police book 150 Hindu Rashtra Sena supporters after illegal rally

Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai was released from Yerwada jail on Saturday after he was granted bail by the Bombay High Court

Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Feb 11, 2019 05:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | By

Caste clash in Punjab: 30 booked for burning a flag in Jalandhar; Phagwara calm now

Members of Shiv Sena Hind gathered at the same spot later and argued with the police for “letting” the Dalits burn the flag.

Members of Dalit community burn a saffron flag purportedly symbolising the “upper caste” Hindu right wing — Shiv Sena factions and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh — at Shastri Chowk on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 17, 2018 09:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar/Phagwara | ByParampreet Singh Narula and Jatinder Mahal

Bengal cops sanitise Jharkhand border ahead of panchayat polls, clashes continue

Police launched the sanitising operations following information that antisocial elements from neighbouring Jharkhand were entering Bengal to create problems during the panchayat elections.

BJP leaders and supporters protest in front of State Election Commission office over violence ahead of panchayat polls, in Kolkata.(Samir Jana/HT File photo)
Updated on Apr 10, 2018 03:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By
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