RAM MADHAV

  • BJP will form Delhi govt in 'fully democratic way': Ram Madhav September 14, 2014

    Varanasi: Brushing aside AAP's allegations of horsetrading, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday said his party would form the government in Delhi in "fully democratic way". Asserting that his party was not in favour of forming the government through undemocratic means, Madhav said "had there been such things (horsetrading) then...
  • RSS imprint on BJP chief Amit Shah's new team, seven party members get key posts August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The imprint of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Bharatiya Janata Party's new team is certain with as many as seven RSS members being given key posts in BJP President Amit Shah's newly constituted core team. Ram Madhav, who has been the media face of the RSS, has been...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • Modi Ministers working hard, change in work culture: Ram Madhav August 14, 2014

    Washington: Asserting that India is resurging under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, BJP leader Ram Madhav has said the new government consists of young ministers who are working hard, bringing a qualitative change in the work culture. In his maiden address to the Indian Diaspora in New Jersey, Madhav said that...
  • Government to take a final call on UPSC row after Narendra Modi's return from Nepal August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: As the government held marathon meetings on Sunday to find a solution to the row over Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Service Aptitude Test, BJP leaders JP Nadda, Ram Madhav and Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh met party President Amit Shah at Gujarat Bhawan in...
  • Top RSS leaders gather for fourday brainstorming session August 1, 2014

    Top Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders including Mohan Bhagwat have gathered here for a fourday long brainstorming session amidst tight security. The fourday 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...
  • Watch: All political reactions to VaidikSaeed meet July 15, 2014

    Reacting to the Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Opposition party leaders demand his arrest. ...
  • Senior RSS leaders Ram Madhav, Shiv Prakash join BJP July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior leaders of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Ram Madhav and Shiv Prakash on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Both the leaders were spokespersons for the RSS. Ram Madhav announced in the evening that he has been deputed to BJP. The two RSS leaders are likely to find a...
  • RSS not an economic fundamentalist, says Ram Madhav May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The RSS is "not an economic fundamentalist", senior sangh leader Ram Madhav said on Thursday making it clear that the Narendra Modi government is free to take decisions for the good of the country including on FDI. The organisation said that its "broad line" is to protect the...
  • Article 370: RSS hits out at Omar, says J&K will always be a part of India May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst the raging debate over Article 370, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) spokesperson Ram Madhav has lashed out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeting that the state "has been and will always be a part of India." "J&K won't be a part of India? Is Omar...
  • Mahatma Gandhi wanted Congress to work as social outfit: Ram Madhav May 3, 2014

    RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav on Saturday claimed that Mahatma Gandhi wanted Congress to work as a social outfit instead of a political party after the Independence. Speaking at an event organised by the Indore Press Club and Vishwa Samvad Kendra, Madhav said, "Before the Independence, Congress was not a political party,...
  • Pravin Togadia denies anti-Muslim rant, alleges political conspiracy April 21, 2014

    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 the...
  • BJP inducting Sabir Ali leads to a storm, RSS backs Naqvi's rebellion March 29, 2014

    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 Ali's...
  • RSS kicks off annual meet ahead of Lok Sabha elections March 7, 2014

    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...
  • Hindus cannot be terrorists, says Ram Madhav February 13, 2014

    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 Madhav...
  • 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...
  • Saffron outfit protests against Aseemanand's interview February 8, 2014

    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 February 6, 2014

    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 October 2, 2013

    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 reporters...
  • Shinde forced me to name RSS chief: Ajmer blast accused September 25, 2013

    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. CNNIBN has accessed the...
  • RSS backs Modi for PM, says BJP must go with the mood of the country September 10, 2013

    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 clear...
  • RSS calls Gehlot's 'no links with RSS' affidavit for sportsmen 'illegal' April 13, 2013

    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 JamaateIslami, would be disqualified from receiving any state government awards. Madhav called the practice 'illegal' on social networking site...
  • RSS may press charges against Shinde, RK Singh January 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is likely to press charges against Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Home Secretary RK Singh for their comments linking the Sangh to terror strikes in the country. RSS spokesperson Ram Madhav said that the organisation is contemplating on filing a case...
  • Women's safety: Have our political leaders failed us? January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Under fire over his 'India and Bharat' comment, the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat got another jolt over an alleged comment on the role of women in society. "A husband and a wife are involved in a social contract. The wife has to take care of the household work...
  • RSS disapproves of Gadkari's comments on Vivekananda November 7, 2012

    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 September 21, 2011

    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 September 18, 2011

    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 anticorruption 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 September 9, 2011

    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, sources...
  • BJP, RSS slam Cong, say it supports corruption June 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The war of words between the Congress and the saffron brigade over the anticorruption campaign has turned ugly. Backing anticorruption 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 on...
  • No hand in Ramdev stir against graft: RSS June 11, 2011

    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 the...