Mohan Bhagwat

  • Top RSS leaders gather for four-day brainstorming session 11 hours 3 minutes ago

    Top Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders including Mohan Bhagwat have gathered here for a four-day long brainstorming session amidst tight security. The four-day long brainstorming session began on Thursday in which Bhagwat took part. Bhagwat arrived for the session last evening. However, no official communication about deliberations going on inside the Akhil...
  • MPPEB scam: RSS feels the heat, Bhagwat calls up Chouhan June 28, 2014

    With the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam now casting a shadow over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, its chief Mohan Bhagwat sent a senior functionary to the chief minister's house, early Saturday morning. The RSS chief also had telephonic discussions with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the latest developments. Sources say...
  • RSS chief praises Modi government, denies being 'a remote control' June 14, 2014

    Nagpur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday rejected the suggestion was the organisation exercised "remote control" over the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre and said that the Narendra Modi dispensation was initiating some good changes. "RSS is not a remote control... The change has brought new hopes from the government...
  • Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat escapes unhurt in road accident June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat escaped unhurt in a road accident on Wednesday. The saffron leader's convoy was hit by a car in Delhi Cantt area but he is reported to be safe. The accident took place near Parade Road at Delhi Canttt at around noon when he was on...
  • Sri Sri Ravishankar to be chief guest at RSS function May 30, 2014

    Nagpur: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar would be the chief guest at the concluding function of RSS's annual third year training camp, currently underway in Nagpur. RSS joint general secretary Krishna Gopal today told reporters that while Ravishankar would be the chief guest, the organisation's supremo Mohan Bhagwat would deliver the main...
  • Amit Shah, JP Nadda, Om Mathur in the race for next BJP chief: Sources May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: If reports are to be believed, the Bharatiya Janata Party is considering the names of Amit Shah, JP Nadda and Om Mathur for the post of the party president. Early this morning, former BJP president and Home Minister Rajnath Singh met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to discuss the...
  • Rajnath meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to discuss next BJP chief May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, possibly to discuss the next Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and the road ahead. Rajnath had to relinquish the post after he was appointed the Home Minister by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first such meeting...
  • RSS is like family, says BJP chief Rajnath Singh May 11, 2014

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and said that the Hindu outfit was like family for them. "The workers of the sangh have worked very hard for this election. I was here to express my gratitude," he added. On Saturday, the BJP chief had met Bhagwat...
  • After Modi, Rajnath meets RSS leaders ahead of the last phase of LS polls May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Rajnath Singh met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leaders in the national capital on Sunday. The meet came hours after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at the RSS office in Delhi. The meetings took place a day after curtains on the...
  • After campaign end, Modi meets top RSS leaders May 11, 2014

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Saturday held a long meeting with top RSS leaders, including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, hours after the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections came to an end. Modi joined Bhagwat, his deputy Bhaiyyaji Joshi and Suresh Soni, the RSS pointsman with BJP, at the...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts his vote in Nagpur April 10, 2014

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts his vote for Lok Sabha elections in Nagpur. When asked if there was a Modi wave in the country, he refused to answer. ...
  • As BJP sees rumblings, Mohan Bhagwat says change is necessary March 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of sidelining of some senior leaders in BJP, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said change is necessary in keeping with the times to ensure that the journey is successful. With BJP veteran LK Advani in attendance, Bhagwat said at an event here that "change is...
  • SP workers smear black paint on Modi posters, object to BJP equating him with Shiva March 24, 2014

    Samajwadi Party (SP) workers on Monday smeared black paint on posters of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi following a row over a slogan. A controversy has broken out over the slogan "Har-har Modi, ghar-ghar Modi" and religious seers and local intellectuals have raised objections over the slogan that likens Modi...
  • RSS chief asks party workers not to chant NaMo NaMo March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagat has asked his party workers not to take partin a personality-driven campaign. Bhagwat said it is not the RSS's job to chant 'NaMo, NaMo'. Bhagawat added that the organisation should maintain limits while campaigning for the BJP for the upcoming polls. RSS had...
  • Hindu couples should have 5 children, says VHP leader Ashok Singhal February 22, 2014

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad convenor Ashok Singhal on Saturday said that unless conversions were stopped immediately, the day would not be far off when Hindus would be reduced to a minority in this country. Addressing a press conference, he said it has become "imperative" for each Hindu couple to have five children. The...
  • RSS men enter into a brawl with journalists over coverage of Mohan Bhagwat's meeting February 20, 2014

    RSS workers on Thursday engaged in a fracas with mediapersons over coverage of the outfit's head Mohan Bhagwat's meeting with the office-bearers in Bhopal, police said. RSS activists were against the coverage of the meeting and only some representatives of electronic media were present at Lakshmi Narayana College of Technology, the venue, when the incident occurred,...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 4-day RSS convention begins from today February 20, 2014

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived in Bhopal on a four-day visit to Bhopal during which he will hold several meetings with his party office bearers. Bhagwat, who arrived in Bhopal on Wednesday night, would during his stay hold several meetings with office-bearers of his organisation at the Lakshmi Narayan...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Bhopal next week February 16, 2014

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat would pay a four-day visit to Bhopal from February 20 during which he will hold meetings with office-bearers. Bhagwat will meet his organisation's office-bearers from Malwa, Madhya Bharat, Mahakoshal regions and also Chhattisgarh, RSS sources said in Bhopal opn Saturday. RSS workers would organise a "path sanchalan" (procession)...
  • Caravan challenges Aseemanand, releases interview transcripts February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN accessed a hand-written note by terror accused Swami Aseemanand where he denied having given an interview to The Caravan, the magazine has now countered the jailed activist's claims and released the interview's transcripts. The Caravan magazine on Sunday released transcript of the Aseemanand interview which...
  • RSS terms Assemananda interview a political conspiracy, warns of legal action February 8, 2014

    RSS on Saturday claimed the reported interview of Samjhauta blast accused Aseemanand was a conspiracy "hatched" to gain political mileage ahead of polls and said it will initiate legal action against those involved in targetting its leadership. "This is a conspiracy and it appears that it was hatched to gain political...
  • A Billion Votes: Is Modi wooing Muslims to get rid of 2002 taint? February 7, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday inaguarated a fair for Gujarati Muslims in Ahmedabad, saying the minority community must be a part of the state's growth story. ...
  • Aseemanand's interview on tapes, will release them soon: Caravan February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The editor of long format magazine 'Caravan' has come out in its defence after its interview with Aseemanand came under the cloud for lacking in credibility. The magazine has claimed that they will be releasing the transcripts of the taped conversation between Aseemanand and the magazine's...
  • Hindu Sena workers protest outside Caravan magazine's office in Delhi February 7, 2014

    Protests have erupted outside the Caravan magazine's office in New Delhi for running terror Aseemanand's interview in which he allegedly named Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for his involvement in the 2007 terror attacks. ...
  • RSS alleged terror links: Aseemanand denies, magazine stands by story February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after terror accused Aseemanand allegedly named Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for his involvement in the 2007 terror attacks, a hand written letter by the former denying the statements has come to the fore. In the letter accessed by CNN-IBN, he has claimed that he...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey February 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Saffron terror: Is RSS being defamed or is there enough proof? February 6, 2014

    Key terror accused Aseemanand has allegedly said in an interview to the Caravan magazine that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had endorsed the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts. Aseemanand reportedly told the magazine that Bhagwat said the attacks were very important, but should not be linked back to the Sangh Parivar. ...
  • Politics heat up over alleged terror links of RSS February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Politics over saffron terror heated up on Thursday after key terror accused Aseemanand allegedly said in an interview to the Caravan magazine that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had endorsed the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts. Aseemanand reportedly told the magazine that Bhagwat said the attacks were very important, but...
  • News 360: Aseemanand's alleged interview links RSS chief to 2007 terror strikes February 6, 2014

    Swami Aseemanand who is accused in the Samjhauta Express, Hyderabad Mecca Masjid and Ajmer Dargah blasts has alleged that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat had sanctioned these strikes. Nearly a hundred people were killed and over 70 injured in the three blasts which took place in 2007. ...
  • Alleged RSS terror links: Congress guarded in response to magazine report February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Barely three months ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, a magazine has dropped a bombshell. In its February cover page, The Caravan has carried a story 'The Believer' on Swami Aseemanand, an accused in several terror cases across India between 2006 and 2008. The article by Leena Gita Reghunath...
  • Cong pressuring people for testimonies: Shiv Sena on Aseemanand claims February 6, 2014

    Reacting to the allegations by terror suspect Aseemanand naming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in the terror strikes in 2007, Shiv Sena along with the BJP defended him saying that Congress and its agencies were working against them and will are pressuring people to give any kind of testimony. ...