RAM MADHAV

  • BJP says its membership crosses 8-crore mark March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: BJP on Monday said that its membership has crossed the 8-crore mark as it hopes to become the world's largest political party. Communist Party of China is at present the largest political party in the world having a membership of 85.13 million (8.51 crore), according to latest available...
  • J&K government formation: RSS apprehensions have now been resolved, says Ram Madhav March 16, 2015

    After meeting with the RSS leaders, BJP leader Ram Madhav said that RSS concerns over BJP tie up with PDP in Jammu and Kashmir has been resolved. ...
  • Jammu and Kashmir Deputy CM meets Amit Shah over hardliner Masarat Alam's release March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over the party's alliance with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the state in the wake of controversial decisions taken by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav was...
  • Trying to resolve some last minute differences, says Ram Madhav February 21, 2015

    The Bharatiya Janata Party and Peoples Democratic Party are inching towards forming a government in Jammu and Kashmir, months after Assembly elections. Sources said on Saturday that the deal is almost done between the two parties and PDP patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
  • BJP leaders meet Amit Shah but no decision on J&K government formation yet January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Almost a fortnight after the results for Jammu and Kashmir assembly elections were declared, there is still no headway on government formation in the state. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from J&K met party chief Amit Shah in Delhi on Monday to discuss the strategy for talks...
  • BJP hopes dialogue with PDP on government-formation will start in a couple of days December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid positive signals from PDP over government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir, BJP on Wednesday hoped a formal dialogue will be initiated by them within the next two days. BJP said it would be a part of the next government in the state following the public...
  • PDP's Mehbooba Mufti to meet J&K Governor to discuss government formation December 31, 2014

    Srinagar: A week after Jammu and Kashmir delivered a fractured mandate, there is still no clarity over who will form the next government in the state. People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti is scheduled to meet Governor NN Vohra on Wednesday to discuss the formation of the government. The meeting...
  • BJP keeps all its options open over government formation in J&K, talks continue with PDP, NC December 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Even as hectic politicking continues in Jammu and Kashmir over government formation, the Bharatiya Janata Party has kept all its options open and is in talks with both the Peoples Democratic Party and the National Conference. The BJP with 25 seats is the second largest party in the 87-member...
  • Governments in J&K have ignored Gujjars: BJP December 6, 2014

    Jammu: Terming Gujjars of Jammu and Kashmir the symbol of patriotism and nationalism, BJP said governments in the state have ignored the community. "Gujjars are scattered in the entire length and breadth of the state, more so in mountainous, remote and border areas. But it is irony that more than...
  • Australian government excited about the event: Ram Madhav November 17, 2014

    A grand reception has been planned for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney's Allphones Arena. Like the MSG events in New York, in Sydney also the local community has shown a lot of enthusiasm. BJP leader Ram Madhav said that the Australian government is also very excited about the event. ...
  • 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...