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  • Shocked to see those who want to force their religion, India unique as it accepts diversity: RSS chief 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    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 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    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...
  • Delhi: Security tightened at churches after attacks Yesterday

    New Delhi: The government said on Wednesday it had boosted security around hundreds of churches in New Delhi after a spate of attacks on religious institutions unnerved minority Christians. Minister of State for Home Haribhai Chaudhary told lawmakers that extra police had been deployed to protect 240 churches in the capital,...
  • Shiv Sena backs RSS chief, claims Mother Teresa's service to poor was aimed at conversion 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Despite severe criticism from various quarters, Rashtriya Swamsevak Sangh has found support from Shiv Sena over his comments on Nobel laureate Mother Teresa. Backing Bhagwat, Sena claimed that there was nothing wrong in saying that her work was aimed at converting the religion of the poor people. "What's wrong...
  • Need to revive Hindu culture, values in every heart: Mohan Bhagwat 2 days ago

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said there was a need to revive in every heart Hindu culture and values, claiming that because of the "weakness" of Hindu Samaj some people who have no understanding of "our society and culture" are moving forward in the country. "Because of the weakness...
  • RSS backs Mohan Bhagwat's comment on Mother Teresa 2 days ago

    In a tweet, the RSS accused the media of wrongly reporting the matter and distorting facts about Bhagwat's remarks. "At Bharatpur Ex DG BSF said that Mother Teresa did Seva with motive of conversion In reply Bhagavatji said let Mother Teresa know her motive for Seva, we do Seva without...
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  • Is it right to drag Mother Teresa into conversion row? 2 days ago

    A statement on Mother Teresa by the RSS chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat has led to a nationwide controversy. Speaking at an RSS programme, Mohan Bhagwat said that Mother Teresa's caring for the poor and the sick had religious motives and the conversion was the main intention. ...
  • News 360: BJP defends RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's controversial statement against Mother Teresa 2 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. ...
  • Shiv Sena skips NDA meet on land bill, conveys reservations to Centre 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party-ally in Centre and Maharashtra Shiv Sena skipped the National Democratic Alliance meeting on Land Amendment Bill called on Tuesday evening. The BJP was to allay its allies' fears on land bill at the meeting. Shiv Sena sources have said that the party's reservations on the proposed...
  • Mother Teresa never participated in conversion: Missionaries 2 days ago

    Kolkata: The Missionaries of Charity on Tuesday rubbished RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's claim that religious conversions had taken place under Mother Teresa's leadership of the organisation, saying he was 'misinformed'. "He is misinformed. It should be absolutely clear that conversion was not going on when Mother was there, nor it is...
  • Government not to remove 'secular', 'socialist' words from Constitution 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Opposition on Tuesday raised a hue and cry over a Union minister's call for a debate on the words 'secular and socialist' in the preamble of the Constitution but government ruled out any proposal to remove these words. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, Jyotiraditya Scindia also sought...
  • RSS Chief Bhagwat not the first, many questioned Mother Teresa in the past too 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A statement on Mother Teresa by the RSS chief Mohan Rao Bhagwat has led to a nationwide controversy. Speaking at an RSS programme, Mohan Bhagwat said that Mother Teresa's caring for the poor and the sick had religious motives and the conversion was the main intention. Minutes after...
  • Mother Teresa was baptising from her death bed, says BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Lok Sabha MP Meenakshi Lekhi has defended Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his latest remarks and said Nobel laureate Mother Teresa was baptising on her death bed as well. "He (Bhagwat) is free to make any comment and there should be no...
  • Please spare Mother Teresa: Arvind Kejriwal to Mohan Bhagwat 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has come under fire for his controversial statement against Nobel laureate Mother Teresa by saying, "Mother Teresa may have done a lot of social service but she had motives behind doing that." The opposition parties hit out at the RSS and demanded answer...
  • Mother Teresa's service was motivated by conversion to Christanity, says RSS chief Bhagwat 3 days ago

    Bharatpur: Conversion to Christianity was the main objective behind Mother Teresa's service to the poor, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Monday. "Mother Teresa's service would have been good. But it used to have one objective, to convert the person, who was being served, into a Christian," he said while speaking...
  • Congress questions PM Modi's tough stance on religious intolerance 1 week ago

    Allahabad: Against the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong stand on religious intolerance and RSS' Hindutva agenda, Congress on Thursday asked the BJP leader if he would be able to effectively "rein in his own people". "The RSS and all its affiliates, including the BJP, have been believing that...
  • Top RSS leaders will attend 3-day convention in Delhi February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: The top brass of RSS will attend a three-day national convention in the capital from April 3 to strengthen coordination among its volunteers across the country working for the poor and downtrodden. The convention will be inaugurated by RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and would be attended by the organisation's...
  • RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, on 5-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20 February 18, 2015

    Jaipur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will address RSS workers among other programmes on his five-day visit to Rajasthan from February 20. Bhagwat will offer floral tributes to the statue of Rana Saanga in Bharatpur's Khanwa area, address RSS workers meeting and attend other programmes from February 20 to 23, RSS...
  • Delhi elections: To preempt Smriti Irani, BJP declared Kiran Bedi as CM candidate February 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In order to preempt Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi was projected in a huff as the Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate for the February 7 Delhi Assembly elections. According to sources in the RSS, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in favour of making...
  • RSS asks BJP to stress on organisation February 17, 2015

    Kolkata: Miffed over BJP's not up to the mark performance in the just concluded bypolls in Bengal, the RSS state leadership feels the party needs to stress on building up organisation by getting involved in mass movements based on burning issues in the state. "The results could have been much better...
  • RSS attacks Kiran Bedi for BJP's dismal show in Delhi polls, questions her CM candidature February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh attacked Bharatiya Janata Party's Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi for party's dismal performance in the Assembly elections. Sangh in its mouthpiece 'Panchjanya' questioned whether Bedi's appointment as CM candidate was correct. Sangh also asked whether the results would have been different under Union Minister...
  • Modi government a joint venture company with RSS, says Prakash Karat February 16, 2015

    Chennai: In a scathing attack on BJP, CPI(M) leader Prakash Karat on Monday dubbed the Modi government as "a joint venture company" with RSS and called for a united fight by "secular and democratic" forces against Sangh parivar outfits which "are bent on dividing people". "We have seen how the...
  • RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' warns against Aam Aadmi Party's 'freebies agenda' February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Cautioning against what it described as the politics of freebies propagated by AAP in Delhi, RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' has said it has the potential to scuttle the country's growth story. The editorial in the latest edition of the mouthpiece termed the results of the Delhi Assembly polls 'astonishing' while...
  • Decision to bring in Kiran Bedi to counter Kejriwal in Delhi polls was taken too late: RSS February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has pulled up the Bharatiya Janata Party and its Delhi chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi over its dismal performance in the recently concluded Assembly elections. RSS mouthpiece 'The Organiser', called BJP's Delhi campaign defensive. The RSS said the decision to bring in Kiran Bedi...
  • RSS would strive to 'unite' Hindu society, must expand: Mohan Bhagwat February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said his organisation would strive to "unite" the Hindu society and that it must "expand" to meet the expectations of people. Bhagwat also said that RSS moves ahead on the basis of its "own strength". "RSS' work is to unite Hindu society,...
  • Digvijaya Singh says Kejriwal part of RSS plan to overthrow Congress February 15, 2015

    Congress on Sunday sought to give a new twist to AAP's victory in the Delhi polls with party general secretary Digvijaya Singh saying Arvind Kejriwal is part of the overall plan of RSS for a "Congress Mukt Bharat". ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal part of RSS plan for Congress-free India: Digvijaya Singh February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Sunday sought to give a new twist to Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the Delhi Assembly elections with party general secretary Digvijaya Singh saying Arvind Kejriwal is part of the overall plan of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for a "Congress Mukt Bharat". "Kejriwal is a part of the...
  • RSS meet starts, strategy for UP, Bihar Assembly elections to be discussed February 15, 2015

    Kanpur: Bharatiya Janata Party's debacle in the Delhi Assembly polls and the organisational strategy to galvanise the cadre in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar where elections are not far away are likely to be discussed threadbare at the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's four-day meet 'Manthan' which started in Kanpur on Sunday. RSS...
  • RSS leaders in a huddle, discuss reasons for BJP's debacle in Delhi elections February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: After the Bharatiya Janata Party's severe drubbing in the Delhi assembly elections, party's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh is holding a meeting in the national capital to discuss the reasons for the loss. Top party leaders including its chief Mohan Bhagwat, Dattatray Hossbole and Bhaiyya ji Joshi took part...