MOHAN BHAGWAT

  • Shocked to see those who want to force their religion, India unique as it accepts diversity: RSS chief Yesterday

    Mumbai: Stating that accepting diversity has been a unique quality of Indians, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said, "We came to know that 'puja' (worship) is so important during the Islamic invasion of India. We never thought puja is important. We realised it is important during the invasion of...
  • Our uniqueness lies in acceptance of diversity: Mohan Bhagwat Yesterday

    Mumbai: Stating that accepting diversity has been a unique quality of Indians, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said, "We came to know that 'puja' (worship) is so important during the Islamic invasion of India." "We never thought puja is important. We realised it is important during the invasion of...
  • Shiv Sena backs RSS chief, claims Mother Teresa's service to poor was aimed at conversion 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Despite severe criticism from various quarters, Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh has found support from Shiv Sena over his comments on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa. Backing Bhagwat, Sena claimed that there was nothing wrong in saying that her work was aimed at converting the religion of the poor people. "What's wrong...
  • Church deplores RSS chief's comment on Mother Teresa 3 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Catholic Church on Tuesday expressed strong resentment at RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment that conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, describing as 'inhuman' any attempt to malign her. "It is quite unfortunate that the services of such a world renowned Nobel...
  • Need to revive Hindu culture, values in every heart: Mohan Bhagwat 3 days ago

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there was a need to revive in every heart Hindu culture and values, claiming that because of the "weakness" of Hindu Samaj some people who have no understanding of "our society and culture" are moving forward in the country. "Because of the weakness...
  • RSS backs Mohan Bhagwat's comment on Mother Teresa 3 days ago

    In a tweet, the RSS accused the media of wrongly reporting the matter and distorting facts about Bhagwat's remarks. "At Bharatpur Ex DG BSF said that Mother Teresa did Seva with motive of conversion In reply Bhagavatji said let Mother Teresa know her motive for Seva, we do Seva without...
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  • Is it right to drag Mother Teresa into conversion row? 3 days ago

    A statement on Mother Teresa by the RSS chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat has led to a nationwide controversy. Speaking at an RSS programme, Mohan Bhagwat said that Mother Teresa's caring for the poor and the sick had religious motives and the conversion was the main intention. ...
  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa 3 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • Mother Teresa never participated in conversion: Missionaries 3 days ago

    Kolkata: The Missionaries of Charity on Tuesday rubbished RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's claim that religious conversions had taken place under Mother Teresa's leadership of the organisation, saying he was 'misinformed'. "He is misinformed. It should be absolutely clear that conversion was not going on when Mother was there, nor it is...
  • Comment on Mother Teresa shows prejudiced mindset of RSS: Nitish Kumar 3 days ago

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment on Mother Teresa reflects the perverted mind of someone having "prejudiced mindset" and sought action on people making such assertions. "This reflects perverted mind of people making such statements," Kumar told reporters criticising the RSS chief over...
  • RSS Chief Bhagwat not the first, many questioned Mother Teresa in the past too 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A statement on Mother Teresa by the RSS chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat has led to a nationwide controversy. Speaking at an RSS programme, Mohan Bhagwat said that Mother Teresa's caring for the poor and the sick had religious motives and the conversion was the main intention. Minutes after...
  • Mother Teresa was baptising from her death bed, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. "He (Bhagwat) is free to make any comment and there should be no...
  • Please spare Mother Teresa: Arvind Kejriwal to Mohan Bhagwat 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has come under fire for his controversial statement against Nobel laureate Mother Teresa by saying, "Mother Teresa may have done a lot of social service but she had motives behind doing that." The opposition parties hit out at the RSS and demanded answer...
  • Mother Teresa's service was motivated by conversion to Christanity, says RSS chief Bhagwat 4 days ago

    Bharatpur: Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday. "Mother Teresa's service would have been good. But it used to have one objective, to convert the person, who was being served, into a Christian," he said while speaking...
  • Top RSS leaders will attend 3-day convention in Delhi February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The top brass of RSS will attend a three-day national convention in the capital from April 3 to strengthen coordination among its volunteers across the country working for the poor and downtrodden. The convention will be inaugurated by RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and would be attended by the organisation's...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, on 5-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20 February 18, 2015

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address RSS workers among other programmes on his five-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20. Bhagwat will offer floral tributes to the statue of Rana Saanga in Bharatpur's Khanwa area, address RSS workers meeting and attend other programmes from February 20 to 23, RSS...
  • RSS would strive to 'unite' Hindu society, must expand: Mohan Bhagwat February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said his organisation would strive to "unite" the Hindu society and that it must "expand" to meet the expectations of people. Bhagwat also said that RSS moves ahead on the basis of its "own strength". "RSS' work is to unite Hindu society,...
  • India is a 'Hindu Rashtra'; favourable time to organise all Hindus: Mohan Bhagwat February 9, 2015

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that India is a "Hindu Rashtra" and there is a need to organize all Hindus in the country for which this is "favourable time". Quoting famous poet Rabindranath Tagore, he said whenever there will be conflicts among Hindus and Muslims, "a middle- path...
  • Celebrate diversity, don't discriminate on religion: RSS chief February 1, 2015

    Mysuru: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said diversity is to be celebrated and no one should be subjected to persecution and discriminated against because of their different attires or different ways of worship and dissimilar traditions. "Diversity is to be celebrated and not to be opposed...," said the chief of...
  • RSS clears Kiran Bedi's name as BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Delhi elections January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Just three days after former IPS officer and team Anna member Kiran Bedi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has cleared her name as the chief ministerial candidate of the party in New Delhi. The BJP Parliamentary Board is likely to meet next week where...
  • RSS must unite society, says Mohan Bhagwat December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday said that it was the responsibility of the organization to unite the society even as VHP insisted that 'ghar wapsi' programmes will continue. "The Sangh has to unite the entire society. It has to make an example...
  • RSS to press ahead on conversions in challenge to PM Modi December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The head of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh vowed to press ahead with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive debate that has stalled parliament and threatened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic reform agenda. Mohan Bhagwat of the right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh, which is also the...
  • RSS, VHP committed to make India 'Hindu nation', Modi yet to break silence on conversion row December 21, 2014

    Bhopal: Backing Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat's description of India as a "Hindu rashtra", senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia said efforts will be made to "increase" the percentage of Hindus in the country, but skirted the issue of religious conversion. He also said that Bhagwat's assertion of "Hindu...
  • Opposition parties question PM Modi over silence on Bhagwat's remarks December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh Chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks daring opposition parties to support a law against conversion, on Sunday triggered a political storm with several parties attacking his views and questioning why Prime Minister Narendra Modi had been silent on the issue. Hitting out, former Information and Broadcasting minister and...
  • RSS to press ahead on conversions in challenge to PM Narendra Modi December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat vowed to press ahead with a campaign to convert Muslims and Christians to Hinduism, stoking a sensitive debate that has stalled Parliament and threatened Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic reform agenda. Bhagwat said India was a "Hindu nation" where many Hindus had been...
  • After Amit Shah, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat seeks anti-conversion law December 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said sought anti-conversion law. He said, "Bring law against conversion, if you don't like it." Bhagwat also stated that there should be equal condemnation of people converting from Hinduism to other religions. "If you don't want to change into Hindu, don't...
  • 3-day world Hindu conference starts today; Dalai Lama, Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat to attend November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The three-day World Hindu conference will start on Friday with leaders like the Dalai Lama, BJP president Amit Shah, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat expected to be present. Union Ministers Smriti Irani, Nirmala Sitharaman and Nitin Gadkari are some other eminent names that will be attending the inaugural session of...
  • Strong possibility of Sena coming together with BJP: Manohar Joshi November 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena Manohar Joshi on Monday claimed that there was a strong likelihood of the party coming together with the Bharatiya Janata Party on principles of Hindutva. "There is a strong likelihood of the Shiv Sena coming together with the BJP on the principles of Hindutva. But we do...
  • Love jihad can be countered by counseling girls: RSS chief Bhagwat November 4, 2014

    Agra: Raking up the 'love jihad' issue, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that it can be "countered" by counseling girls about values and suggested that seeking police help should be the last option. Answering questions on the last day of three-day Yuva Sankalpa Shivir on Monday, Bhagwat said...