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  • Top RSS leaders gather for four-day brainstorming session 9 hours 11 minutes ago

    Top Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders including Mohan Bhagwat have gathered here for a four-day long brainstorming session amidst tight security. The four-day long brainstorming session began on Thursday in which Bhagwat took part. Bhagwat arrived for the session last evening. However, no official communication about deliberations going on inside the Akhil...
  • Modi Sarkar vs RSS: Will India never have GM crops? 2 days ago

    The Narendra Modi government is coming under pressure from its ally, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as two outfits linked to the Sangh have now demanded that the Centre put a ban on field trials of genetically modified crops. Sources said that the outfits have been assured that the government will...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 2 days ago

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  • Field trial of GM crops a suggestion, not decision: Javadekar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is coming under pressure from its ally, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as two outfits linked to the Sangh have now demanded that the Centre put a ban on field trials of genetically modified crops. Sources said that the outfits have been assured that the...
  • Shutdown observed in Jaitran over alleged desecration of religious idol 3 days ago

    A shutdown was observed in Jaitaran town of Rajasthan on Tuesday on the call of Hindu outfits over an incident of alleged desecration of a religious idol. The bandh call was given by RSS and VHP after the alleged desecration of the idol on the intervening night of July 27 and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 3 days ago

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  • PM for greater research in agriculture, RSS linked outfits oppose GM crop 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Two Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) linked outfits on Tuesday sought a ban on field trials of genetically-modified crops cleared by biotech regulator Genetic Engineering Approval Committee (GEAC) on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi pressed for greater use of research for boosting the agriculture sector. However, the government...
  • Maharashtra Sadan incident is ideology of BJP, RSS: Rahul Gandhi 1 week ago

    Amethi: Reacting to the Maharashtra Sadan incident, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi termed the actions by Shiv Sena MPs a reflection of the ideology of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In a shocking video a group of 11 Shiv Sena MPs is seen to have...
  • RSS leader Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat gets anticipatory bail July 17, 2014

    Mangalore: The District and Sessions Court here has granted anticipatory bail to a senior local RSS leader, Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat in connection with a case of delivering an allegedly communally provocative speech at the Hindu Sangama at Gurupur on January 5 last. The Sessions Court judge Uma M G had...
  • Tamil parties oppose Sanskrit week celebration, accuse Centre of promoting RSS agenda July 17, 2014

    Chennai: The DMK has opposed the Central Board of Secondary School Education (CBSE) Sanskrit week celebration saying that all classical languages should be promoted, not just Sanskrit. The DMK has argued that Sanskrit is not a common man's language and the BJP is trying to promote the RSS agenda. In...
  • Vaidik's family in Indore is known to be close to RSS, says Shobha Oza July 17, 2014

    The controversy over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed refuses to die down with the Congress on Wednesday dubbing him as an "RSS volunteer beyond any doubt" and seeking to know the "hidden agenda" behind the meet. "Vaidik is an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt. His entire...
  • Vaidik an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt: Congress July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The controversy over journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's meeting with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed refuses to die down with the Congress on Wednesday dubbing him as an "RSS volunteer beyond any doubt" and seeking to know the "hidden agenda" behind the meet. "Vaidik is an RSS volunteer beyond any doubt......
  • RSS backs Vaidik openly over meet with Hafiz Saeed, calls him a patriot July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ved Pratap Vaidik trouble continued for the government for a third day on Wednesday. Even as other political parties protest, the Bharatiya Janata Party's ideological wing, the Rashtriya Swayamseva Sangh (RSS) has openly backed Vaidik. The RSS has said that Vaidik is a patriot and what he did...
  • YS Rao says he's neither RSS member nor Marxist, but a historian July 16, 2014

    Rao mentioned multiple times of being a neutral historian and refused to be associated with any particular political wing. The veteran historian also denied allegations of being a 'Hindutva' preacher. Rao said that he is interested in the quest for truth and has no intention of spearheading any sort of...
  • Vaidik refuses to comment on Rahul's remark July 15, 2014

    Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik refused to comment on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark. Vaidik said, "I don't want to comment on Rahul Gandhi. I am just a small journalist and Rahul Gandhi is a big politician." Rahul has called Vaidik a RSS agent, who has met 26/11 Mumbai attack...
  • Vaidik has no relation with RSS: Ram Madhav July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: RSS leader Ram Madhav, who recently joined BJP on Tuesday asserted that journalist Ved Prakash Vaidik has no relation with RSS, saying a person roaming around with Congress leaders is not from the Sangh fountainhead. Vaidik saab has no relation with RSS. The person who roams around with Mani...
  • Did Indian mission facilitate Vaidik-Saeed meet, asks Rahul Gandhi July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Describing journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik as an "RSS man", Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday questioned whether the Indian High Commission in Islamabad had facilitated the meeting between him and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed. "The question is did the Indian embassy facilitate the gentleman (Vaidik) or not. We are...
  • Opposition calls for Vaidik's arrest, MHA says too early to jump the gun July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ved Pratap Vaidik, journalist and a close aide of Yoga guru Baba Ramdev, did not inform the Indian Embassy in Pakistan about his "interview" with Jamat ud Dawah chief Hafiz Saeed, said sources in the Ministry of External Affairs. Sources told CNN-IBN that Vaidik's meeting with the 26/11 mastermind...
  • VHP leader Giriraj Kishore dies at age of 94 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Giriraj Kishore, who was actively associated with the Ram temple agitation, died on Sunday evening following prolonged illness. He was 94. "He was ailing for some time now. He died peacefully at the VHP headquarters in RK Puram at 9:15 PM," VHP Delhi unit...
  • Plea to name Kochi airport after Adi Sankara July 12, 2014

    Kochi: Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP)urged Prime minister Narendra Modi to name the International airport at nearby Nedumbassery after Adi Sankaram on Saturday. The parishad, a socio cultural organisation of the RSS, has sent a memorandum in this regard to the Prime Minister making the request, it said in a press release. The...
  • Bhiwandi court summons Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against RSS July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A Bhiwandi court in Maharashtra's Thane district on Friday summoned Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh. While addressing a Lok Sabha election rally, Rahul had linked the RSS with Mahatma Gandhi's killing. The court's directive came on a case filed by secretary...
  • Satish Upadhyay: From RSS karyakarta to Delhi BJP president July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP leader Satish Upadhyay's appointment as the president of the Delhi unit marks his eventful journey from a school-going 'sangh karyakarta' to the top party post in the state, in times of tumultuous politics in the national capital. Upadhyay, currently chairman of the Standing Committee of the South Delhi...
  • Senior RSS leaders Ram Madhav, Shiv Prakash join BJP July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior leaders of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Ram Madhav and Shiv Prakash on Monday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Both the leaders were spokespersons for the RSS. Ram Madhav announced in the evening that he has been deputed to BJP. The two RSS leaders are likely to find a...
  • A day after communal violence, Moradabad limps back to normal July 5, 2014

    Moradabad: Moradabad is limping back to normal a day after clashes between two communities broke out over the installation of loudspeakers near a religious place. Five BJP leaders, including Muzaffarnagar riot-accused Sangeet Som and four MPs, were detained in Morababad after they tried to defy a ban on the party...
  • Vyapam scam: Police deny reports of RSS leaders' involvement June 29, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh police on Saturday denied media reports that some top leaders of RSS had been found to be involved in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam. "Available documents and data sourced from the seized hard disk have not revealed any such information....The published and transmitted news on the...
  • May 16 equivalent to India's independence from British: RSS leader June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Suresh Soni on Sunday compared the verdict delivered by Indian voters on May 16 to the country's independence from British rule. Soni said, "When the results came out on MMay 16, it was similar to the day when Britishers left the Indian land on August...
  • MPPEB scam: RSS feels the heat, Bhagwat calls up Chouhan June 28, 2014

    With the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam now casting a shadow over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, its chief Mohan Bhagwat sent a senior functionary to the chief minister's house, early Saturday morning. The RSS chief also had telephonic discussions with chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on the latest developments. Sources say...
  • Media freedom curtailed during UPA regime: Prakash Javadekar June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said that "emergency mindset" continued during the UPA regime which curtailed media freedom in the country. "After I became the I&B Minister, I was reviewing pending files in my ministry. I noticed that while many TV channels had got permissions to...
  • Tension grips in Mhow after RSS worker's murder June 20, 2014

    Tension gripped Pithampur industrial area near Indore after the alleged murder of a RSS worker, following a dispute between children over playing cricket, police said on Friday. The RSS worker, identified as Prashant Sharma, had gone to the cricket ground in Vishwas Nagar area last evening to pacify a group of...
  • RSS chief praises Modi government, denies being 'a remote control' June 14, 2014

    Nagpur: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday rejected the suggestion was the organisation exercised "remote control" over the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre and said that the Narendra Modi dispensation was initiating some good changes. "RSS is not a remote control... The change has brought new hopes from the government...