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Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh


French ambassador visits RSS HQ during visit to Nagpur to oversee Metro progress

February 10, 2021 1:23 am

The official said it was not known what transpired between the two. Foreign diplomats have visited RSS headquarters over the past few years, ever since the Narendra Modi-led government came to power.

Nagpur: Low-key Dussehra this year, RSS to celebrate with 50 volunteers at auditorium

October 21, 2020 10:33 am

"Looking at the Covid pandemic, it has been decided to hold Vijayadashami programme in Maharshi Vyas auditorium on the premises of RSS Smruti Mandir," the organisation said.

BJP wants to end reservation, says Congress

February 15, 2020 1:47 am

Attacking the ruling BJP government at the Centre, former MP and in-charge of Gujarat Congress, Rajiv Satav said that BJP and RSS’s ultimate agenda is to devoid oppressed sections of the society from the benefits of reservation.

Veteran RSS 'pracharak' P Parameswaran passes away

February 09, 2020 9:50 am

The founder director of the Bharatheeya Vichara Kendram took his last breath at 12.10 am while undergoing Ayurvedic treatment at Ottappalam in Kerala's Palakkad district, according to the sources.

RSS considers 130 crore people of the country as Hindus: Mohan Bhagwat

December 25, 2019 10:41 pm

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday suggested that the Hindu society is capable of finding solutions in a "Hindu way" to unite the nation.

Tell-all book on RSS to hit the stands soon

September 10, 2019 6:05 pm

The book will analyse topics like the "RSS' idea of India, the place of Islam and other faiths in the country if it becomes a Hindu Rashtra, RSS' project of history writing, and social issues pertaining to the changing nature of a family".

Without Sanskrit, India can not be understood fully: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

July 20, 2019 10:29 pm

"Sanskrit is a language of knowledge and all the knowledge of (ancient) astronomy, agriculture and Ayurveda can be found only in Sanskrit. Even the resources for pre-modern history of India are only in Sanskrit," he said.

I am Hindu, why then RSS is hostile to me: Digvijaya Singh

March 29, 2019 11:07 am

"I have no dispute with the RSS. If the RSS is an organisation of Hindus, Digvijaya Singh too is a Hindu. Then why this hostility," Digvijaya Singh said, when asked by reporters why the BJP dubs him as anti-RSS and anti-Hindu.

Saner elements in RSS should rein in forecasters of fantasy in their midst

March 27, 2019 8:53 am

Even as the Sangh wrestles with its own fixity about Akhand Bharat, some of its leaders, often, become such over-enthusiastic warriors for their cause that they throw all rationality to the wind.

Mohan Bhagwat on Sabarimala verdict: Premise of tradition not taken into consideration

October 18, 2018 2:19 pm

Shifting his focus to the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid dispute, Bhagwat said the construction of the temple is important from the "self-esteem point of view".


A day at the RSS shakha

March 30, 2014 12:00 pm

For the first time, RSS is openly rallying behind BJP in an election.


Bassi loyal to ‘khaki’ worn by RSS workers: AAP

February 19, 2016 8:17 am

New Delhi, Feb 19 (ANI): Taking a jibe at B.S. Bassi over the ongoing JNU controversy, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti on Friday alleged it seems that the Delhi Police Commissioner is loyal to the 'Khaki' pants worn by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers. He said the Delhi Police is taking haphazard action. When Bassi talks about the 'khaki', it is not clear whether he is talking about the policemen, who wear the 'khaki' uniform or the 'Khaki' pants which the RSS workers wear.

Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in UP: Rahul Gandhi

February 18, 2016 4:05 pm

Lucknow, Feb 18 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has done nothing for Dalits in Uttar Pradesh and added that the latter is of the view that their plight would drastically change for the better if the Congress Party joins hands with them. Targetting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he said both wanted to suppress the poor and the downtrodden sections of society.Before reaching the venue of the event he was to address, BJP activists greeted the Congress vice president with black flags.

JNU row: Jadavpur University students raise anti-national slogans

February 17, 2016 5:39 am

Kolkata, Feb 17 (ANI): Students of Jadavpur University in West Bengal took to streets expressing solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) demanding release of student leader booked on sedition charges. JNU Students’ Union President Kanhaiya Kumar was arrested last week on sedition charges after a group of youngsters organised an event in protest of the execution of 2001 parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru. Jadavpur University students shouted slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). Students and academics of the JNU continue to boycott classes to protest against government.

Donald Trump, RSS think exactly alike: Congress

January 27, 2016 7:47 am

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Hitting out at Donald Trump for mocking a Sikh man who was ejected from his campaign rally, Congress leader Sandeep Dixit on Wednesday said that there was no difference between the mindset of the U.S. Republican presidential hopeful and that of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who want a 'unified, monolithic' society without freedom or diversity. He added that "Donald Trump's thinking is exactly the same as the RSS. These are the people who cannot tolerate any difference...who want a unified, monolithic society and are against freedom of equality and diversity," Asserting that Trump represented one of the most 'orthodox and retrogressive' elements of American society, he stated that the US has a majority of people who hate anybody 'different'.

BJP, RSS is trying to polarise electorate in WB: Derek O'Brien

January 17, 2016 9:53 am

Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Sunday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over dirty communal politics and their attempt to polarise the electorate. He added that the BJP was trying to change the narrative of development in West Bengal, but he was sure that the people in the state would give them a befitting answer.