In this excerpt from the book ‘RSS: A view to the inside’, the authors say the RSS does not want the BJP’s pursuit of votes and its focus on economic development—using the slogan ‘Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas’—to sideline cow protection.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Walter Andersen speaks of the changing nature of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, how it was influenced by its different sarsangchalaks and the challenges that lie ahead of the organisation
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved his appointment as non-official director on the central board of the RBI for a period of four years, an order issued by the Personnel Ministry said.
Rahul Gandhi said farmers are agitating, the youth are restless and there is discontent at the lack of opportunities to earn and live with dignity. “Cabinet ministers are now publicly saying there are no jobs,” he said.
The police officers had argued that they had to use force because Yadav refused to cooperate with the team that went to arrest him, but denied that they assaulted him.
The RSS said the issue of the entry of women of a specific age group at Sabarimala is being heard in the Supreme Court by a five-judge bench and therefore did not warrant being raised on the streets.
The book earlier carried a photograph of Nehru at the Sevagram ashram in Maharshtra’s Vardha. The photograph, taken in 1935, showed the former PM with Maulana Azad and Mahatma Gandhi.
An Indian Express investigation uncovers that all the attackers of Swami Agnivesh in Jharkhand were linked to the BJP or its affiliate organisations and an analysis of why Ravindra Jadeja can’t be written off just yet.
RSS leader Indresh Kumar also claimed that calling Hindus communal is fraught with the risk of labelling all religions in the world as communal.
Rakesh Sinha is also a columnist and is regularly seen on TV news debate.
Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy said that Javadekar had done a great job of resisting RSS pressure on his ministry although he was an RSS volunteer and a Marathi Brahmin to boot.
The annual meeting of RSS’s Akhil Bharatiya Prant Pracharak will be held in Somnath town in Gir Somnath district between Sunday and Tuesday, a spokesperson of the organisation said.
The samiti has its premises near the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai and has been serving cancer patients from the facility. Tata has visited the premises and is aware of the NGO’s work, the Sangh functionary said.
Four days ago 35-year-old Sandeep Sharma was murdered. Police arrested businessman Pawan Upadhyay in connection with the case. They claim the motive was personal rivalry.
Nitish will be in Delhi to attend the JD(U) national executive meeting on Sunday, but there could also be a courtesy meeting with Paswan, sources in LJP said.