RSS

  • Congress walks out on allowing government employees to attend RSS camps Yesterday

    Raipur: Opposition Congress on Wednesday staged a walkout from the state Assembly Raipur in protest against the BJP-led Chhattisgarh government's decision to allow its employees to participate in RSS camps, stating that the move will lead to "saffronisation" of the administration. Raising the issue in Zero Hour, Congress legislators Amit Jogi...
  • Amit Shah to meet BJP workers twice every month 2 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP President Amit Shah will meet party workers from across the country twice every month at the party headquarters to address their concerns and connect with them. BJP sources said Shah will meet party workers on first and third Mondays every month and address their concerns and grievances, as...
  • J&K: 12 years on since 24 Kashmiri Pandits died in Nadimarg massacre 3 days ago

    Twelve years have passed since 24 Kashmiri Pandits in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir were mercilessly gunned down by terrorists in 2003. After the Nadimarg massacre, the BJP and the RSS had blamed the 'pro-terrorism policies' of the PDP-led coalition government in which Congress was also a partner. The...
  • Muslim Personal Law Board attacks Modi government, says minorities feel uncomfortable 4 days ago

    Jaipur: The All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Sunday launched a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi government and announced a nationwide campaign to counter right wing forces, accusing Hindu organisations like the RSS of hatching a "conspiracy" to convert the country into a "fascist state". At the end of...
  • Centre is run by RSS: Teesta Setalvad 5 days ago

    Chennai: Accusing the BJP government at the Centre as one being "run" by RSS, social activist Teesta Setalvad on Saturday alleged that issues like "Sanskritisation" were part of a process to change India into a Hindu state. "I believe the government at the Centre is run by RSS. It is an...
  • Muslim Personal Board meet opposes 'forcing' of RSS agenda 5 days ago

    Jaipur: Any attempt to "impose" RSS agenda and curtail religious freedom of Muslims will be challenged at all appropriate levels, members of All India Muslim Personal Law Board asserted today while vowing to carry out a campaign to clear "misunderstandings" spread by the Sangh outfits. Issues like religious conversion, inclusion of...
  • V Bhaigaih named as fourth RSS joint general secretary March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: RSS has appointed V Bhaigaih as the fourth joint general secretary in its national team along with Dattatreya Hosabale, Krishna Gopal and Suresh Soni, who have been retained. Bhaigaih (65), has been serving as the Akhil Bharatiya Bhauddik Pramukh of RSS for the last five years and was appointed...
  • Christians say under siege in Modi's India after rape, attacks March 16, 2015

    Kolkata: Christians said on Monday that the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had not done enough to protect their religion, after a spate of attacks including the rape of a 75-year-old nun on Saturday. Christians prayed and held vigils across the country to protest against the rape during an armed...
  • 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. ...
  • RSS to celebrate Vikram Samvat New Year on swadeshi theme March 16, 2015

    Lucknow: RSS has decided to celebrate 'Vikram Samvat' - the beginning of Hindu New Year - on a grand scale with swadeshi as its theme and asked Hindus to hoist flags with the 'Om' symbol on their houses to mark the day. The decision comes close on the heels of the...
  • Introduce yoga as part of educational curriculum: RSS March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Terming yoga the country's "civilisational contribution" to the world, RSS on Saturday called for its inclusion in educational curriculum in India. Hailing the UN move to name June 21 as the 'International Day of Yoga', it also urged that steps be taken to promote it in social life. A resolution...
  • RSS for improving life of tribals, not seeking conversion: Suresh Joshi March 15, 2015

    Nagpur: Amid the row over reconversion campaign by some right-wing Hindu outfits like VHP and Bajrang Dal, RSS on Sunday said the primary purpose of its volunteers working in tribal areas was to create awareness and improve the quality of life of the locals through service. "The primary purpose of...
  • Impart education in mother tongue, state languages: RSS March 15, 2015

    Nagpur: RSS on Sunday asked the BJP-led Union government and those in states to impart education in the mother tongue of students or constitutionally recognised state languages, saying those educated in a foreign language get "alienated" from their culture and tradition. The Akhil Bhartiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS), RSS' top decision and...
  • RSS condemns rape of nun in West Bengal March 15, 2015

    Nagpur: RSS on Sunday strongly condemned the alleged gangrape of a nun at a convent school in West Bengal and warned that such incidents should not be used to create tension between communities. "This (rape) is against our tradition. All civilised societies condemn such incidents. But there should not be any...
  • Alleged gangrape of nun in WB takes political turn, state minister blames religious groups March 15, 2015

    Ranaghat: The gangrape of a nun in Nadia district has taken a political turn with West Bengal Minister Firhad Hakim making a controversial statement on it and alleging that the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's "ghar vapsi" campaign is responsible for the incident. Accusing the VHP for raising communal tensions, he said, "This...
  • After Maharashtra, beef sale banned in Haryana March 14, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has imposed a complete ban on the sale of beef in any form and proposed to provide for 10 years rigorous imprisonment for cow slaughter, but ruled out equating it with murder. "The ban also covers canned beef which was legal during the tenure of previous government,"...
  • 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...
  • RSS says no change in stand on Article 370; wants J&K experiment to succeed March 13, 2015

    Nagpur: The RSS on Friday said its stance on Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir has not changed, even as it termed as "teething problems" the friction between BJP and PDP in the state stressing that the "novel experiment" should be given time to succeed. "RSS's stand on Article 370 has...
  • RSS mouthpiece shows PoK as Pakistan territory; Government to probe March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The publication of a map in RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' depicting a part of Jammu and Kashmir as part of Pakistan, on Friday evoked consternation in Rajya Sabha, with the Opposition asking whether the government approved it. An embarrassed government promised to investigate the matter...
  • BJP, RSS question J&K CM Sayeed over Masarat Alam's release, ask if he's an Indian or not March 8, 2015

    Jammu: Stoking yet another controversy in Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Sayeed led government on Saturday released hardline Kashmiri separatist leader Masarat Alam from Baramulla jail. Alam is known to be the man who organised the anti-India protests of 2010 in the Valley that saw the death of 112 people. Bharatiya...
  • 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...
  • Modi changed dress four times on a day while Obama wore just one suit: Akbaruddin Owaisi March 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi's brother Akbaruddin has mocked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for changing his clothes often and trying hard to impress US President Barack Obama during the latter's visit to India on Republic Day. Ridiculing Modi, Akbaruddin said, "He (Modi) changed his dress four times...
  • RSS a 'club of bachelors', can't teach on producing children: Akbaruddin Owaisi March 3, 2015

    Hyderabad: Stoking a controversy, senior All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Monday termed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh as a "club of bachelors" and said that those who advocate producing more children have no right to say so as they themselves are not married. Owaisi asked all Muslims to be...
  • 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...
  • PDP-BJP government in J&K a historic opportunity, says RSS March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: With Bharatiya Janata Party all set to rule Jammu and Kashmir for the first time in alliance with Peoples Democratic Party, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh mouthpiece 'Organiser' on Saturday said this is a "historic opportunity" that will help the state join the national mainstream, but admitted that running the...
  • 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...