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  • Beef ban is nothing but diversion from core issues: Congress 8 hours 55 minutes ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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

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  • Is it right to drag Mother Teresa into conversion row? February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 24, 2015

    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 February 23, 2015

    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...
  • Film on badminton player Pullela Gopichand yet to materialise: Mohan Indraganti February 23, 2015

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mohan Krishna Indraganti says the plans for making a film on former ace badminton player Pullela Gopichand will take a while as nothing has materialised yet on the project. Gopichand is currently the chief national badminton coach. "Gopichand and I had met last year and discussed the idea. But there...