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  • J&K polls: Parties vying for fragmenting votes in the valley, says PDP 4 days ago

    Srinagar: The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday accused Omar Abdullah-led National Conference government of losing the regional character and being reduced to a "mere tool of fragmentation of votes" in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. "The NC has not only transformed itself into an available appendage for sharing power...
  • Strong possibility of Sena coming together with BJP: Manohar Joshi 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior Shiv Sena Manohar Joshi on Monday claimed that there was a strong likelihood of the party coming together with the Bharatiya Janata Party on principles of Hindutva. "There is a strong likelihood of the Shiv Sena coming together with the BJP on the principles of Hindutva. But we do...
  • 'Modi should focus on RSS and not on Gandhi, Nehru and Patel' 1 week ago

    Dehradun: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today said he had better focus on the legacy of RSS than trying to claim the legacy of Gandhi, Nehru and Patel. Speaking at a function in the city on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister...
  • PM Modi's address at Sydney Olympic Park will be as good as US Madison Square's: RSS worker November 13, 2014

    The second stop in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation tour is Australia. He will also be addressing 15,000 members of the Indian community at Sydney Olympic Park. A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh worker said the event will be as good as that happened in Madison Square in US. He said, "Modi's...
  • BJP's Laxmikant Parsekar takes oath as Goa Chief Minister: As it happened November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will be sworn in at Raj Bhawan at 4 PM on Saturday. Parsekar has strong RSS links and currently holds the portfolio of the state Health Minister. Parsekar, elated said, "I am very happy to be elected as the CM". Parsekar also thanked Parrikar for...
  • Love jihad can be countered by counseling girls: RSS chief Bhagwat November 4, 2014

    Agra: Raking up the 'love jihad' issue, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has said that it can be "countered" by counseling girls about values and suggested that seeking police help should be the last option. Answering questions on the last day of three-day Yuva Sankalpa Shivir on Monday, Bhagwat said...
  • Six Left parties holds meeting, calls nationwide campaign against Modi government's policies November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: All six Left parties held a meeting on Saturday to decide on working together as a pressure block and launch a nationwide joint protest campaign against communalism and the problems afflicting the people's lives and livelihood. CPM General Secretary Prakash Karat has called for a nationwide campaign against...
  • BJP dares Azam Khan to ban RSS in Uttar Pradesh October 31, 2014

    Lucknow: Days after Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan wrote a letter to Union Home Ministry against the RSS, BJP on Friday dared him to ban the outfit in the state. "It seems that Khan is losing his mental balance. He has his government in the state. If he has the guts,...
  • HRD seeks report from IITs over complaints of common canteen for veg, non veg food October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: On the basis of several complaint letters it received from RSS sevaks in Madhya Pradesh over the food served in the messes, the HRD ministry has sought a report from all the IITs. The complaint letters allege that students in IITs, IIMs and Medical institutes are made to...
  • HRD Minister Smriti Irani meets RSS leaders to discuss education reforms October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani met RSS leaders on Thursday to discuss education reforms. The RSS leaders discussed the Indian education system with Smriti and gave suggestions. The RSS has pitched for a practical instead of theoretical approach in the education system. RSS leaders Suresh Soni and Dattatreya Hosabale...
  • RSS top brass meets Union Ministers to discuss economic issues October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Some Union ministers met leaders from RSS and its affiliates in New Delhi on Tuesday. Discussion was primarily on the economic issues. The RSS leaders Suresh Soni, Krishna Gopal, Dattatreya Hosabale and Bajranglal Gupta were present in the meeting. From BJP Murlidhar Rao, Ram Madhav and Purshottam Rupala...
  • Gadkari dispels rumours, says he met RSS chief to wish him happy Diwali October 25, 2014

    Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday morning amidst reports that the RSS has endorsed the party's state chief Devendra Fadanavis for Maharashtra CM's post. Fadnavis had met Bhagwat on Friday. Gadkari, however, underplayed the meeting, saying that this must be new to the...
  • Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief, says no discussion on Maharashtra politics October 25, 2014

    Nagpur: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat and discussed "important" issues but said there was no talk on politics in Maharashtra where the Bharatiya Janata Party is in the process of government formation. The meeting took place a day after Maharashtra BJP president Devendra...
  • Congress frowns at RSS article holding Jawaharlal Nehru responsible for India's partition October 25, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Congress in Kerala has expressed strong resentment against an article carried by RSS journal 'Kesari' allegedly running down India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru. On getting a complaint seeking action from KPCC General Secretary Sooranad Rajasekharan, state Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala has asked DGP KS Balasubraniam to examine the issue...
  • RSS distances itself from article saying Godse should have killed Jawaharlal Nehru, not Mahatma Gandhi October 25, 2014

    Thiruvanathapuram/New Delhi: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has distanced itself from an article on Nehru-Gandhi-Godse written by a BJP leader in Kerala. The RSS has called it personal views of the writer and expected to release a statement in this regard. An article that appeared in the RSS mouthpiece 'Kesari' on...
  • Nitin Gadkari meets RSS chief Bhagwat in Nagpur, suspense continues over Maharashtra CM October 25, 2014

    Nagpur: As the suspense over the chief minister of Maharashtra continues, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari met Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on Saturday. The meeting comes in the wake of reports that the RSS has endorsed party's Maharashtra President Devendra Fadanavis for chief minister's post. Trouble has...
  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar October 22, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar: From RSS pracharak to Haryana Chief Minister October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, a low profile RSS leader, is known for his quiet work on the field and in the BJP that has earned him the reputation of a tough task master with a no-nonsense approach. 60-year-old Khattar, who once wanted to become a doctor, is a man known for...
  • Maharashtra elections: RSS refuses to intervene over NCP's support offer to BJP October 20, 2014

    The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has refused to intervene over NCP's outside support offer to the BJP. It is upto the BJP to decide whether they want to take support of NCP," RSS said. BJP leader Shaina NC said, "we have to keep in mind the interest of the votes, the...
  • Haryana Congress leader makes personal attack on Narendra Modi, calls him a thief and a criminal October 13, 2014

    Mahendragarh: Politics is all about throwing barbs at each other and the election season is the peak time to point fingers at each other. In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his plans about development, Akhil Bharatiya Congress Mahasamiti member Deshbandhu Kaushik went ahead and made personal...
  • Hinduism heritage of Hindus, not their fiefdom: RSS chief Bhagwat October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat said people of India have not treated Hinduism as their fiefdom but as their heritage meant for the world and there is a greater need for people in the country to have knowledge of its roots than those abroad. Speaking at a function...
  • Prakash Javdekar defends live telecast of RSS chief's address on October 3 October 5, 2014

    Nagpur: Defending the live telecast by Doordarshan of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's address on Dussehra, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javdekar on Sunday said that the Government wants to instill professionalism. The hour-long broadcast on October 3 by DD for the first time of an RSS function had stoked...
  • Congress to gherao Doordarshan over airing of RSS chief Bhagwat speech October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming the government for live telecast by Doordarshan of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat's address in Nagpur, Delhi Congress on Saturday said it will gherao the state broadcaster on Sunday to protest against the "misdeeds". Chief spokesperson of Delhi Congress Mukesh Sharma said the RSS was a controversial...
  • Government sees no wrong in live DD telecast of RSS chief speech October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Government on Friday saw nothing wrong with the state broadcaster Doordarshan telecasting live the hour-long address of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on the ground that the event was "news worthy". Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said here that Prasar Bharati, under which Doordarshan comes, took its own decisions and...
  • RSS chief Bhagwat says Hindutva is India's 'national identity', Opposition condemns live telecast of speech by DD October 3, 2014

    Nagpur: In an address whose live telecast by Doordarshan sparked a controversy, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday described Hindutva as the country's "national identity" and the "thread of unity" running through its diversities. Speaking at the customary function on Dusshera which coincides with 89th foundation day of his...
  • Government slammed over live telecast of RSS chief address on DD October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's address in Nagpur by Doordarshan on Friday stoked a controversy with opposition slamming the government for "misusing" the state broadcaster while BJP defended it. Congress spokesman Sandeep Dikshit termed the hour-long telecast as a "dangerous tradition", saying RSS is a controversial...
  • Issues raised by Mohan Bhagwat are relevant: Narendra Modi October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hailed the Dusshera address of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and said the issues of social reform he raised are "very relevant" today. "Mohan Bhagwat ji talked about important national issues in his speech. The issues of social reform that he raised are very...
  • RSS chief Bhagwat's speech covered just like a news event: Doordarshan October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst a controversy over the national broadcaster telecasting live a speech of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat, Doordarshan on Friday said it was covered like any other news event and no special arrangements had been made. "It was just like a news event to us. So we covered...
  • Hindus must celebrate all festivals, respect others' faith: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat October 3, 2014

    Nagpur: On the occasion of Dusshehra, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat addressed cadres at Sangh headquarters in Nagpur on Friday. Bhagwat lauded the athletes winning laurels in the Incheon Asian Games. He was also all praise about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent US trip. "PM Modi's visit to the...