Mob attacks Caravan office

IN Media Watch Briefs | 07/02/2014

After the Caravan's latest issue published an interview in which serial bomb blasts accused Swami Aseemanand claimed RSS top leaders, including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, knew of the conspiracy, the magazine alleges that their Delhi and Mumbai offices have been getting threatening phone calls. Today a mob of Hindu Sena activists gathered out their office in Delhi to protest. (Press release by the mag)

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