Swami Agnivesh was attacked by activists of local organization of Bhopal-Sanskriti Bachao Manch, for his remarks on Amarnath shrine which is a Hindu Pilgrimage since ages. The incident took place after a programme to launch the Maila Mukti Yatra in which Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh and Madhya Pradesh C.M. Shivraj Singh Chouhan were also present. The group forced him to take off his saffron apparel and tried to remove his headgear till the security personal intervened and saved Swami Agnivesh. For disrespecting the religious sentiments of Hindus who consider the ice stalagmite formation as Shivling and pay a visit to seek blessings, as religious deception or ‘pakhand’,Agnivesh was issued an arrest warrant by the Haryana court and the Supreme Court slammed Agnivesh for his irresponsible statement!
Telecom Minister,Kapil Sibal’s website ‘www.kapilsibalmp.com’ was hacked and the contents were altered to show the minister in poor light.The hacker group claimed it as a revenge against internet censorship.
Finally! BSY has resigned formally announcing to form a new party in Karnataka! The growing differences between BSY and his party within the last year came public when Yeddyurappa had favoured Pranab Mukherjee,the Congress Presidential Candidate,over his party’s choice,Jaswant Singh.He had also praised Sonia Gandhi’s political skills,leaving people speculate if Congress was his next option.Previously,July 5th was the date set by Yeddyurappa and his followers in the party to remove Gowda,the acting CM in Yeddyurappa’s absence as Yeddy was defending himself in the court of law against Scam allegations. BJP headquarters had declared that Yeddy will be made the CM only after he is given clean-chit from court.
Australian Cricketer,Ricky Ponting,the only batsman who could compete with Sachin Tendulkar,in terms of records,has declared his retirement from International Cricket,leaving behind a debate if its high time even Sachin should retire due to his age and continued failure to deliver !