RSS

  • Farmer suicide was AAP drama which turned into tragedy: RSS 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The RSS has alleged that farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide was a "drama" enacted by AAP which turned out to be a "tragedy", and advised the party to take right lessons from the incident. Calling AAP's recent farmer rally as one that touched the "lowest level" of politics, the RSS...
  • Government should deport separatists to Pakistan: RSS April 23, 2015

    Jammu: RSS on Thursday came down hard on separatists raising pro-Pakistan slogans, saying they should be deported to Pakistan. "Those who are chanting pro-Pakistan slogans, especially the separatists along with their families, the government of India shall not allow them to live on the soil of Indian nation," Senior RSS leader...
  • I am a hard nut to crack: Smriti Irani April 18, 2015

    New Delhi: "I am a hard nut to crack," says HRD Minister Smriti Irani who also asserts that she is "too fat" to be cut to size. The 39-year-old minister, who is in the eye of many a controversy including being accused of saffronising education, dismisses sugestions that she was getting...
  • Chennai: ISIS threat letter surfaces, police launch probe April 16, 2015

    Chennai: Office of DGP and Chennai Press Club in Chennai have received a letter allegedly sent by terror outfit ISIS threatening to "shoot" at least ten RSS activists in state and carry out bomb blasts in the city next week, prompting police to launch a probe. The letter was received at...
  • Political parties jostle with each other to 'hijack' Ambedkar's legacy April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: On Ambedkar Jayanti, political parties are jostling with each other to appropriate the legacy of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar. Amidst criticism by opposition parties that it is appropriating the legacy of Dr BR Ambedkar, the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) and the rashtrya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) have organised several programmes...
  • BR Ambedkar a pioneer like Veer Savarkar, Madan Mohan Malviya, says RSS April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Hailing BR Ambedkar for his work to reform Hindu society, RSS on Saturday put him in the pantheon of Hindutva icons like Veer Savarkar and Madan Mohan Malviya and said he had opposed conversion to Islam and Christianity. With BJP and Congress trying to outdo each other to claim...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands government to probe snooping allegations against Nehru April 11, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has demanded the government to set up a committee and initiate an investigation into the snooping charges against former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He also accused the RSS and the BJP of conspiring to malign Nehru's image. He said, "I want MHA and PMO...
  • Nehru spying controversy: Congress hits back at BJP, says every attempt being made to distort history April 10, 2015

    Hitting back at BJP on former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spying on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968, Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that the BJP-RSS forget that who were the PMs and home ministers of this country during...
  • My presence doesn't mean I endorse RSS views, clarifies Azim Premji April 6, 2015

    Wipro Group Chairman Azim Premji, who attended an event organised by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Delhi said his presence did not mean that he endorsed the view of the forum. Premji said, "I am honoured to address the forum on social service. My presence does not mean I endorse...
  • Azim Premji clarifies on attending RSS body event April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Wipro Group chairman Azim Premji, who attended an event organised by an RSS body near Delhi on Sunday, said his presence did not mean that he endorsed the view of the forum. Addressing a session where RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was present, Premji said some people had expressed apprehension...
  • World disillusioned by failed experiments of 2000 yrs: Mohan Bhagwat April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Contending that "failed experiments" of two thousand years have left the world disillusioned, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India can set an example to the world by creating a peaceful society "which takes everyone along". The chief of the right wing outfit that espouses the cause of...
  • Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives: RSS leader April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Charity from foreign lands has hidden motives and such service is just like business, a top RSS functionary on Saturday claimed at a convention of nearly 800 Sangh-backed organisations that commenced in New Delhi. Addressing the inaugural session of 'Rashtriya Sewa Sangam' in New Delhi, senior RSS leader Krishna...
  • Men are from Mars, but Women are the dangerous Black-holes April 3, 2015

    The last 10-months of Modi-government have been phenomenal. The corporate-created mirage of 'Achhe Din Aane Wale Hain' may have misled millions into believing India's time had finally come, but they may be right. India's time had indeed come, to be scorned at and ridiculed by the rest of the world. ...
  • Rahul Gandhi may come back on April 10, likely to attend rally against Land Bill: sources March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Missing in action for over a month, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is likely to return next month. According to sources, Rahul may come back on April 10 and could attend rally against Land Bill in the national capital on April 19. On Sunday, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, while...
  • Rahul Gandhi exempted from personal appearance till 8th May in Bhiwandi defamation case March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has been exempted from personal appearance till 8th May in Bhiwandi defamation case. Rahul's advocate filed an application before the Bhiwandi court saying Rahul has taken leave from Parliament. His advocate has assured court that when required he will present himself before the court...
  • Congress walks out on allowing government employees to attend RSS camps March 25, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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 March 22, 2015

    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 March 21, 2015

    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 March 21, 2015

    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...