Ram Madhav

  • Pravin Togadia denies anti-Muslim rant, alleges political conspiracy 21-04-2014 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: Pravin Togadia, the man in the midst of a raging storm, has denied making anti-Muslim remarks at a public meeting in Gujarat last week. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Togadia alleged a political conspiracy against him. "This is a political conspiracy against me. I have sent a legal notice to...
  • BJP inducting Sabir Ali leads to a storm, RSS backs Naqvi's rebellion 29-03-2014 08:29 AM

    New Delhi: The open war in the Bharatiya Janata Party is seeing new turns each day. A day after senior BJP leaders Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Vinay Katiyar slammed the party for inducting expelled JD(U) leader Sabir Ali, the RSS too has expressed displeasure. RSS leader Ram Madhav tweeted, "Sabir...
  • RSS kicks off annual meet ahead of Lok Sabha elections 07-03-2014 02:59 PM

    Bangalore: Just days after the announcement of the election schedule, the RSS has kick-started its three-day annual meet in the city where the top leaders of the organisation are taking part. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat inaugurated the event on Friday. The organisation maintained that the meet is only to review...
  • Hindus cannot be terrorists, says Ram Madhav 13-02-2014 06:42 PM

    Citing a 1995 judgement by aSupreme Court bench one Hindutva, the RSS on Thursday said the term"Hindu terrorism" was coined by certain sections with anobjective to "malign" the image of RSS. "To call Hindu a terrorist is a glaring contradiction.This term is floated only to malign this organisation," RSSspokesman Ram...
  • RSS terms Assemananda interview a political conspiracy, warns of legal action 08-02-2014 10:16 PM

    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...
  • Saffron outfit protests against Aseemanand's interview 08-02-2014 07:17 AM

    New Delhi: A saffron outfit on Friday protested outside the office of the magazine which carried the interview of Swami Aseemanand, an accused in the Samjhauta Express blast case, in which he had claimed involvement of RSS leadership in terror acts. The members of the outfit, Hindu Sena, burnt copies...
  • RSS denies terror charges, accuses Congress of political conspiracy 06-02-2014 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: The RSS has denied its involvement in any terror strike following reports of allegations levelled against its chief Mohan Bhagwat by terror accused Swami Aseemanand. "This is a political conspiracy. Aseemanand has clarified he never said this. We have to see the timing," Ram Madhav, member of the...
  • Shinde's note to states against principle of secularism, says RSS 02-10-2013 10:30 PM

    Vijayawada:RSS on Wednesday hit out at Union Home Minister Sushil kumar Shinde for his letter to state governments about ensuring that innocent Muslim youth were not detained in terror cases, saying it was "against the principle of secularism". Reacting to the Home Minister's missive, senior RSS functionary Ram Madhav told...
  • Shinde forced me to name RSS chief: Ajmer blast accused 25-09-2013 11:17 AM

    New Delhi: The 2007 Ajmer blast accused Bhavesh Patel has sent a letter to National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court saying Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde forced him to implicate Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and senior leader Indresh Kumar in the terror strike. CNN-IBN has accessed the...
  • RSS backs Modi for PM, says BJP must go with the mood of the country 10-09-2013 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: In a big boost for Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP Election Campaign Committee Chairman Narendra Modi, RSS on Tuesday backed his Prime Minister candidature. RSS leader Ram Madhav said the party has conveyed its stand to the BJP on Modi's PM candidature. "The mood in the country is...
  • RSS calls Gehlot's 'no links with RSS' affidavit for sportsmen 'illegal' 13-04-2013 03:26 PM

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Spokesperson Ram Madhav has spoken out against the bizarre order in Rajasthan which stated that sportsmen who had any affiliation or links with the RSS or the Jamaat-e-Islami, would be disqualified from receiving any state government awards. Madhav called the practice 'illegal' on social networking site...
  • RSS disapproves of Gadkari's comments on Vivekananda 07-11-2012 03:31 AM

    New Delhi: RSS on Wednesday disapproved of Nitin Gadkari's comments on Swami Vivekananda saying one should be "careful" about public sentiments, but refrained from saying anything on his continuation as party chief in the wake of letters against him by Ram Jethmalani. "People like Swami Vivekananda are very respected people...
  • No diktat to LK Advani: RSS 21-09-2011 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of BJP veteran LK Advani indicating that he would not be the prime ministerial candidate in 2014 Lok Sabha elections, RSS on Wednesday said it does not issue any "diktat" to the party leaders on such issues and it was upto the party to take...
  • RSS puts brakes on LK Advani's PM ambitions 18-09-2011 08:43 AM

    New Delhi: The chief architect of the Ram Mandir movement LK Advani may find the going tough this time around. As the senior BJP leader prepares to embark on his anti-corruption yatra, signs from Nagpur are not very encouraging. In a meeting of the RSS top five on Thursday at...
  • BJP endorses Advani's yatra, not PM candidature 09-09-2011 08:47 PM

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader LK Advani's rath yatra from Somnath to Ayodhya brought BJP within striking distance from the seat of power at the Centre. Two decades later as Advani prepares to saddle the rath once again, there is unease within the sangh parivaar. At least the RSS leadership,...
  • BJP, RSS slam Cong, say it supports corruption 13-06-2011 04:38 PM

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Congress and the saffron brigade over the anti-corruption campaign has turned ugly. Backing anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) said that the Congress has lost its mental balance. BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi...
  • No hand in Ramdev stir against graft: RSS 11-06-2011 09:10 PM

    Ballia: RSS on Sunday clarified that it has no "direct or indirect" role in the yoga guru Ramdev led agitation against graft, and appealed the Centre to shun its obstinacy and talk to the fasting leader. "RSS has no direct or indirect role in the agitation against corruption launched by...
  • Don't intimidate me: Ramdev hits back at Cong 04-06-2011 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: The dramatic reversal of events on Saturday evening led to a stalemate between the government of India and Baba Ramdev and his followers - just when it seemed a deal had been reached. This means - for the moment - the hunger strike that was almost called off...
  • Congress takes on Ramdev; slams BJP, RSS 04-06-2011 04:37 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday launched an all-out attack on yoga guru Baba Ramdev and said that there is no magic wand to solve the problems of black money and corruption. Questioning Ramdev's motive behind launching an agitation over his demands for bringing back the black money stashed away...
  • Probe conspiracy to 'destabilise' RSS: Madhav 14-02-2011 02:53 PM

    New Delhi: Senior Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leader Ram Madhav on Monday met Prime Minister's Office officials and submitted a letter to them on behalf of his organisation alleging a malicious campaign against them. Madhav asked for an independent investigation into the "political conspiracy" to "destabilise the RSS" following allegations...
  • RSS denies Godse was its member 30-12-2010 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has come out strongly against being linked to Mahatma Gandhi's assassination in the commemorative volume the Congress has brought out to mark its 125 years since formation, and said a "lie" was being perpetuated for political ends. The two-part book "Congress and the...
  • Race in Cong to project Hindus as terrorists: RSS 17-12-2010 02:16 PM

    New Delhi: RSS on Friday slammed Rahul Gandhi for his "shocking" remarks against Hindu groups, saying there was a "race" in the senior Congress leadership to project Hindus as terrorists. "It is shocking that there is a race in the senior Congress leadership to indirectly or directly support jehadi terror...
  • RSS leader chargesheeted in Ajmer blast case 23-10-2010 12:47 PM

    Jaipur: Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar has been chargesheeted in Ajmer blast case. Rajasthan Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) claims that along with Indresh Kumar several other leaders of RSS attended a secret meeting on October 31 2005 in Jaipur, where the blast conspiracy had been hatched. The ATS chargesheet says:...
  • RSS rakes up Rahul's roots after SIMI barb 06-10-2010 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: It’s Rahul Gandhi Vs the Sangh Parivar. While speaking in Bhopal on Wednesday, Rahul said he saw little difference between the RSS and the banned terrorist outfit Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). “There is no place for fundamentalists in the Youth Congress. The RSS & SIMI are...
  • RSS denies link with terror attacks 13-07-2010 02:49 PM

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