Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

  • Ram Mandir is not an election issue: RSS to BJP 11-03-2014 08:45 PM

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Tuesday told BJP that Ram Mandir is no longer a major election issue for them. It has asked the party to focus on other national affairs. This comes after the RSS held a four day strategy meeting. ...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 4-day RSS convention begins from today 20-02-2014 02:08 PM

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived in Bhopal on a four-day visit to Bhopal during which he will hold several meetings with his party office bearers. Bhagwat, who arrived in Bhopal on Wednesday night, would during his stay hold several meetings with office-bearers of his organisation at the Lakshmi...
  • RSS hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says he can have his own ideology 08-02-2014 06:30 PM

    Hitting back at the Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's statement, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader MG Vaidya said, "Rahul is allowed to have his own opinion. It's the Congress's political strategy to constantly target the RSS." ...
  • RSS calls BJP leaders’ meet to discuss economic agenda for 2014 14-01-2014 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has called a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party leaders in the national capital on Tuesday. The BJP leaders are to discuss economic agenda for the year 2014. It is being reported that senior party leaders Murli Manohar Joshi, Yashwant Sinha, Prakash Javadekar and Murlidhar...
  • Rahul Gandhi must apologise to Muslims for ISI remark: Jairam Ramesh 16-11-2013 10:38 PM

    Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Saturday said Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi should apologise to the Muslim community for his remarks that Muslim youth were in touch with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence. "His (Rahul Gandhi's) intention was not to malign any community. But it was blown out of proportion...
  • RSS to focus on social media to connect with teenagers 27-10-2013 05:11 PM

    In a bid to connect with youth, especially those in urban areas, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is increasingly turning to the internet and social media even as it claims increased student participation as a result of these efforts. Youths are associating in large numbers with the organisation, which has opened...
  • BJP likely to announce Modi as its PM candidate on Friday 10-09-2013 07:21 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP parliamentary board is likely to meet on Friday to make the announcement of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Election campaign chief Narendra Modi as the party's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The announcement is likely to be made after the BJP's parliamentary...
  • 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...
  • BJP, RSS decide to appoint Modi as PM candidate: Sources 09-09-2013 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minster Narendra Modi is likely to be announced as the BJP prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. According to the sources, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have decided to appoint Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate. The...
  • Ayodhya Yatra becomes a political issue, BJP to raise matter in Parliament 22-08-2013 08:30 AM

    New Delhi: Ayodhya Yatra has once again become a political battle in Uttar Pradesh with the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) hitting out at the Samajwadi Party government for denying them permission to undertake the yatra. The BJP said that it will bring up the issue...
  • There was no discussion on PM candidate at BJP-RSS meet: Rajnath Singh 01-08-2013 08:37 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh met on Thursday to discuss better coordination between the Sangh and the BJP in the run-up to the next general elections. This was their first meeting after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's anointment...
  • Crucial meet between BJP and RSS to decide poll strategy underway 01-08-2013 11:02 AM

    New Delhi: 1: 50 pm: BJP leader LK Advani, who had earlier expressed his dissatisfaction over the anointment of Gujarat Chief Minster Narendra Modi as BJP Campaign Committee Chief skipped the crucial party meet. "Advaniji had to leave for a condolence meet of our party leader, who was murdered in...
  • Modi supporters push for making him PM candidate; BJP-RSS meet today 01-08-2013 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will meet later on Thursday to finalise their poll strategy. This is their first meeting after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's anointment as poll campaign panel chief and senior leader LK...
  • RSS gives training in making of bombs: Digvijaya Singh 25-07-2013 03:47 PM

    Neemuch (MP): Known for his Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) bashing, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Thursday alleged that the organisation gives training in the making of bombs. He told reporters that he was saying this on the basis of incidents that had taken place in the state in the past....
  • RSS tries to placate Advani, sidelines its key coordinator 12-07-2013 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is trying to placate senior BJP Leader LK Advani by sidelining its key coordinator Suresh Soni. Sources said that the RSS may replace Soni, who is the RSS point person with the BJP, with a panel of coordinators before the 2014 Lok Sabha...
  • LK Advani assured a say in selecting BJP's PM candidate? 12-06-2013 07:47 AM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat played peacemaker on Tuesday and averted the Bharatiya Janata Part's crisis by convincing LK Advani to come back into the party fold. Advani withdrew his resignation and has now returned to all party posts. The announcement was made by BJP President...
  • Full text: BJP statement on truce with Advani 11-06-2013 07:09 PM

    New Delhi: The infighting may be over. The reconciliation may have been achieved. The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday announced that party patriarch LK Advani, who resigned from all posts within the party on Monday, had agreed to abide by its decision and paid heed to the chief of its...
  • 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...
  • Rajasthan CM makes sportsmen sign 'no links with RSS' affidavit 13-04-2013 08:15 AM

    Jaipur: If one is a sportsperson in Rajasthan who has had anything to do with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) or the Jamaat-e-Islami, they will now not qualify for the state government's awards. Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has taken his fight with the RSS to bizarre levels making top...
  • Nothing to do with allegations against Gadkari: RSS 26-10-2012 08:15 PM

    New Delhi: In an attempt to distance itself from the corruption allegations made against Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in a statement on Friday said that it has nothing to do with the matter. "RSS has nothing to do with any of the allegations. It is...
  • Did RSS members benefit from Gadkari's Purti Group? 24-10-2012 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst allegations of dubious funding of his companies, BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday got an all round support, not just from the RSS, but from the BJP's top brass. It started with Nagpur, where senior RSS leader Manmohan Vaidya called the allegations against Gadkari a trial by...
  • Digvijay slams Ramdev's 'five-star satyagraha' 04-06-2011 11:57 AM

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at Baba Ramdev's luxurious lifestyle, Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Saturday slammed the yoga guru's fast against corruption by calling it a "five star satyagraha". "The Baba travels in a private jet, stays in a five-star luxury hotel, and has the money for such arrangements...