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  • BR Ambedkar a pioneer like Veer Savarkar, Madan Mohan Malviya, says RSS April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Hailing BR Ambedkar for his work to reform Hindu society, RSS on Saturday put him in the pantheon of Hindutva icons like Veer Savarkar and Madan Mohan Malviya and said he had opposed conversion to Islam and Christianity. With BJP and Congress trying to outdo each other to claim...
  • Wheat output prospects in 2015 could fall by 4-5 per cent: Radha Mohan Singh April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Wheat output prospects in 2015 appeared to have been hit by unseasonal rains during the harvest season, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Tuesday. "There's some initial reports that suggest wheat output could drop by 4-5 per cent due to unseasonal rains," Singh told a conference of state...
  • Azim Premji clarifies on attending RSS body event April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Wipro Group chairman Azim Premji, who attended an event organised by an RSS body near Delhi on Sunday, said his presence did not mean that he endorsed the view of the forum. Addressing a session where RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was present, Premji said some people had expressed apprehension...
  • Smriti Irani asks women to be Lord Krishna on BJP's chariot April 5, 2015

    Patna: Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday appealed to women to play a key role in the Assembly polls due later this year like Lord Krishna did in Maharabharata. "I have no doubt that all of you (women) will play a decisive role in Bihar Assembly polls later...
  • World disillusioned by failed experiments of 2000 yrs: Mohan Bhagwat April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Contending that "failed experiments" of two thousand years have left the world disillusioned, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India can set an example to the world by creating a peaceful society "which takes everyone along". The chief of the right wing outfit that espouses the cause of...
  • Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives: RSS leader April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives and such service is just like business, a top RSS functionary on Saturday claimed at a convention of nearly 800 Sangh-backed organisations that commenced in New Delhi. Addressing the inaugural session of 'Rashtriya Sewa Sangam' in New Delhi, senior RSS leader Krishna...
  • Madan Mohan Malaviya never wanted to die in Benaras, tells his granddaughter-in-law April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Freedom fighter and Benaras Hindu University founder Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya has been conferred Bharat Ratna posthumously by the Government of India. The award was received by his grand daughter-in-law Saraswati Malaviya and three other family members. At 92 years, Saraswati is the oldest living member in the family...
  • Centre to send a team to Himachal to assess crop damage in the state April 1, 2015

    Shimla: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan held a review meeting on the extent of crop damage in the state on Tuesday evening. The review meeting was attended by the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, State Cabinet Ministers and the Union Health Minister. During the meeting, the Union Agricultural Minister assured...
  • Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously awarded Bharat Ratna March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Freedom fighter Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya was posthumously awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna on Monday. A multifaceted personality, Madan Mohan Malviya was an educationist who founded the Banaras Hindu University and became one of the torchbearers of the freedom struggle acting as a bridge between the...
  • Beef ban is nothing but diversion from core issues: Congress March 29, 2015

    Mumbai: Terming the banning of beef in Maharashtra a diversion from core issues concerning people of the state, Congress today said the BJP-led government has shown its true colours after coming to power. AICC General Secretary Mohan Prakash said that at a time when farmers are reeling under severe debt...
  • AIFW: 'Fifty Shades' songs serve background for Pallavi Mohan's show March 27, 2015

    New Delhi: American erotic romance 'Fifty Shades of Grey' may not have managed to get a release in India but its soundtracks were used during designer Pallavi Mohan's autum-winter collection on day two of the Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW). Elli Goulding's 'Love Me Like You Do' and Beyonce's 'Haunted' from...
  • President to confer Bharat Ratna on former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence on March 27 March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will present the Bharat Ratna to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his residence in Lucknow on Friday, Rashtrapati Bhavan said on Wednesday. The president will also confer the Bharat Ratna on Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (posthumously) on March 30 at Rashtrapati Bhavan along with...
  • Centre gives nod to Maharashtra's cow-shelter village scheme March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Following the President's assent for Maharashtra Animal Preservation (Amendment) Bill, 1995, which bans slaughter of cows, bulls and bullocks, the state government on Tuesday said the Centre had given a go-ahead to its cow shelter villages scheme too. The state will receive Rs 90 crore...
  • No minorities in India, all culturally, DNA-wise Hindus: RSS March 13, 2015

    Nagpur: There are no minorities in India where all people are "culturally, nationally and DNA-wise Hindus," senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Dattatreya Hosabale said on Friday. "Whom do you call minorities? We don't consider anybody to be a minority. There should be no minority concept in the country because there is...
  • No need to file criminal case against Manmohan Singh in coal scam: Mohan Parasaran March 12, 2015

    Former Solicitor General Mohan Parasaran said there was no need to file a criminal case against former prime minister Manmohan Singh as there was no evidence of corruption. He said, "I was quite surprised. The CBI did not find any evidence of corruption. He was instrumental in decision making and...
  • Agriculture Minister to attend BRICS farm meet in Brazil next week March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will participate in the meeting of the BRICS' agriculture ministers to be held on March 11-13 in Brazil. The 4th meeting of the 'BRICS Ministers of Agriculture and Agrarian Development' will be held in Brasilia in Brazil, said a statement issued by the Agriculture...
  • 'Coffee Bloom' review: A weak brew having ingredients of a good drama March 7, 2015

    Director: Manu Warrier Cast: Arjun Mathur, Sugandha Garg, Mohan Kapur It's not often that a man gets closure in his life and in relationships through coffee, but Dev Anand Cariappa, the tortured protagonist of 'Coffee Bloom' somehow manages this feat. Directed by debutante Manu Warrier, the film is set in the plantations...
  • Amit Shah meets Mohan Bhagwat; said to have discussed J&K, Land Bill March 7, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP president Amit Shah on Friday had a meeting with the RSS top brass, seen as significant against the backdrop of the party's alliance with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's statement giving credit to Pakistan and separatists for the peaceful polls there. The meeting...
  • Amit Shah holds discussions with RSS leaders March 6, 2015

    Nagpur: BJP President Amit Shah who is on a day-long visit to the city, is holding discussions with top leadership of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur at the headquarters in Mahal. Shah, who arrived in Nagpur this morning was greeted by city-based leaders at Ravi Bhawan Cottage and was...
  • Temples, religious places have to be renovated: Mohan Bhagwat March 2, 2015

    Dhanbad: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday said that all temples and religious places in the country have to be renovated. "All temples and religious places in the country would have to be renovated and which one should be taken up first was a matter of discussion," Bhagwat said at the...
  • Muslims safer in India than anywhere else in world: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath March 2, 2015

    Hubballi: Firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else in the world and the majority community is liberal by nature. "Hindus are liberal in nature and therefore the country is also liberal, and Muslims are safer in India than anywhere else...
  • RSS reiterates demand to enact anti-conversion law March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Amid the raging row over Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on Mother Teresa, RSS on Sunday reiterated its demand for an anti-conversion law to check the "rising incidents" of religious conversions in the country. Suhasrao Hiremath, the Akhil Bharatiya Saha Seva Pramukh of RSS made the remarks at a press conference...
  • Shocked to see those who want to force their religion, India unique as it accepts diversity: RSS chief February 27, 2015

    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 February 26, 2015

    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 February 25, 2015

    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 February 25, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob February 24, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...