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  • RSS's Hindutva claim a challenge to secular India: CPM 16 hours 40 minutes ago

    Chennai: The claim of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva its identity is a "challenge" to the concept of secular India, CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat said on Wednesday. "RSS head Mohan Bhagwat has repeated his claim time and again. It is a basic...
  • SP leader Abu Azmi asks Maharashtra government to file FIR against RSS chief 16 hours 50 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Maharashtra unit chief of Samajwadi Party, Abu Azmi on Wednesday asked state Home Minister RR Patil to take stern action against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for his "Hindu nation" remarks, saying the utterances are part of a "conspiracy to deny freedom of religion to minorities." In his letter to...
  • Hindutva is not 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness', says RSS Yesterday

    New Delhi: Under fire for its chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Tuesday said that Hindutva does not mean 'Hindu-ism' but 'Hindu-ness'. According to Sangh's All-India Prachar Pramukh Manmohan Vaidya, Hindutva is like the flow of the Ganga and what the Sangh chief had said in Mumbai has...
  • Graft case: ED attaches assets worth over Rs 800 crore of Jagan, others Yesterday

    New Delhi: A special anti-money laundering court on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption and money laundering in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The court's orders came on a notice of...
  • RSS stands by Bhagwat's 'India a Hindu nation' remark 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The RSS spokesman and its senior functionary Manmohan Vaidya on Monday defended Sangh chief Mohanrao Bhagwat's statement on India's Hindu origin. Explaining the RSS stand, Vaidya said, "Bharat and Hindutva are akin to the flow of the Ganga which assimilates Yamuna and many other rivers and yet maintains its...
  • RSS practicing politics of hatred: SP attacks Bhagwat for controversial remarks 3 days ago

    RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday came under attack from Samajwadi Party for his controversial remarks that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. It accused the Sangh of practising politics of "hatred and separatism." "They use such words and language to fan social tension," SP spokesperson Rajendra...
  • Ram temple pledge will be fulfilled soon: Praveen Togadia 3 days ago

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad chief Praveen Togadia on Sunday said the pledge for constructing Ram temple at Ayodhya will be fulfilled soon. Addressing a gathering in Mumbai, Togadia also said that more than 5,000 hostels for girls and youth will be built in the country and a mechanism will be worked out...
  • Congress calls RSS chief's comments an attempt to polarise society 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Sayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has sparked off another controversy by saying that India is a Hindu nation and Hindutva is its identity. The Congress party hit out at Bhagwat saying there has been a constant attempt to polarise the society. Senior Congress leader Manish Tewari said, "There...
  • Congress declines to draw into Bhagwat's poll credit issue August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday sought to play safe on the issue of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat not giving credit to any individual for the BJP's stupendous poll victory saying this is between "BJP and RSS". Bhagwat had said on Sunday in Bhubaneswar that the BJP came to power at the...
  • BJP won Lok Sabha polls as people wanted change, not because of its leaders: RSS's Mohan Bhagwat August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has sparked off a controversy by saying that the Bhartiya Janata Party won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections because people wanted a change and not because of its leaders. Bhagwat chided parties for giving credit to some individuals for the election victories, but...
  • If people of England are English, why are Hindustanis not called Hindus: RSS chief August 11, 2014

    Cuttack: If inhabitants of England are English, Germany are Germans and USA are Americans then why not all inhabitants of Hindustan known as Hindus, came a poser from RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday. "The cultural identity of all Indians is Hindutva and the present inhabitants of the country are descendants...
  • Uproar in Rajya Sabha over TDP MP Murli Mohan Maganti's sexist remarks August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: There was high drama in the Rajya Sabha on Friday with outrage over TDP MP Murli Mohan Maganti's sexist comments. On Thursday, during a debate on atrocities against women in Lok Sabha, Maganti said that women should dress in a dignified manner. Maganti went on to say that...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 7, 2014

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  • Top RSS leaders gather for four-day brainstorming session August 1, 2014

    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...
  • Centre rules out drought-like conditions, says no SOS from states July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst speculations of scanty rainfall across the country, the Centre has ruled out any possibility of a drought-like situation. With the MeT department predicting good rainfall in the days to come, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Monday assured that the state governments have adequate funds to handle...
  • Tomato prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg in Delhi July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With prices sky rocketing, tomato dishes may not be the menu in many household across the country. The soaring price of tomato is the biggest concern of the common people across India. In the national capital, tomato prices have gone up from Rs 60 per kg to Rs 80...
  • Government discusses contingency plan to tackle possible drought July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: With the spectre of drought looming in several states, Lok Sabha on Tuesday discussed up a contingency plan for districts that could be the worst affected. Delay in onset of monsoon and its slow progress have led to late sowing of paddy, pulses, oilseeds and cotton, but the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

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  • Rs 3,117 crore deposited with SEBI: Sahara to SC June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Sahara group on Monday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating it has deposited Rs 3,117 crore so far with SEBI and that it is trying to raise more money to meet the condition of paying Rs 5,000 crore to get bail for its chief Subrata...
  • 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...
  • PM meets Finance, Agriculture, Food Ministers to discuss inflation June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called a meeting with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh and Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan to discuss inflation. Sources say the agenda is to prepare the contingency plans in case of a monsoon deficit. The monsoon's progress has weakened,...
  • Political will could make Sushma's visit to Bangladesh historic: C Raja Mohan June 26, 2014

    As External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is in Bangladesh for her first stand-alone visit, emphasising the new government's foreign policy priorities are in its neighbourhood. Strategic Analyst C Raja Mohan said it's a great moment. "There is enough political will to advance it in a historic opportunity," he said. ...
  • Azam Khan tells UP BJP to ask Centre to ban meat export June 25, 2014

    UP Minister Azam Khan on Wednesday said problem of illegal slaughtering of lactating animals can be solved if the Centre brings a policy banning meat export. Khan, while replying to an adjournment notice moved by BJP legislators Laxmikant Bajpai and Radha Mohan Das in the state Assembly on slaughtering of lactating...
  • Veteran legislator Kodela elected Speaker of AP Assembly June 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Veteran legislator Kodela Sivaprasada Rao has been unanimously elected as the first Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh post bifurcation of the state. Pro-tem Speaker P Narayanaswamy Naidu today announced the election of Kodela amidst wide applause from House members. The pro-tem Speaker then ushered the new Speaker...
  • Agriculture Minister discusses EU mango ban issue with British High Commissioner June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan has raised the issue of the European Union's ban on mangoes with the British High Commissioner who met him on Tuesday. Sources say that Radha Mohan expressed serious concerns on being singled out in Asia. A high-powered team of scientific experts from the European...
  • Centre plans to turn eastern states into organic farming hub June 16, 2014

    The central government is planning to turn India's eastern states into an organic farming-hub, union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said in Patna on Monday. "Our priority is to develop Bihar, Odisha, West Bengal and eastern Uttar Pradesh into an organic farming hub for development of the region and to provide...
  • Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana to be launched: Radha Mohan Singh June 14, 2014

    To boost agricultural yield, the Union Agriculture Ministry is going to launch 'Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana' in the country. "The motive of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sinchai Yojana will be to take irrigation water to each and every agricultural field in the country. Farm productivity could not be increased until water...
  • 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...
  • Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM today June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. While the swearing-in of his Telangana counterpart was...
  • Jagan refuses to be part of Naidu's 'pompous' swearing-in ceremony June 7, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Flaying the "pomp and show" associated with the "coronation" of N Chandrababu Naidu, YSRC Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday said he does not want to be part of the "extravagant" swearing-in ceremony when Andhra Pradesh is in deep crisis. "On one hand Naidu has been seeking donations from the...