Follow Us:
Monday, August 10, 2020



RSS in the time of Covid: From plasma donation to conducting last rites

August 10, 2020 11:59 am

For the RSS and its nationwide network, the Covid outbreak and the lockdown have brought about a realignment in strategy -- shakha activities on the ground are on hold and, instead, the entire machinery has been redirected to outreach and relief work.

Hindutva now basic coat on canvas of Indian politics: K N Govindacharya

August 04, 2020 4:02 pm

Govindacharya noted that Congress leaders like Digvijaya Singh and Kamal Nath have now been speaking in favour of Ram temple's construction, which signals that even many opposition leaders understand the issue's emotional significance to masses.

National Education Policy: RSS wanted more, government walked the tightrope

July 30, 2020 6:35 pm

A stream of RSS affiliates were involved through the drafting process. There were meetings between RSS functionaries, education ministers of some BJP-ruled states, representatives of the Government and NEP drafting committee chairman K Kasturirangan.

Service that RSS volunteers have rendered during lockdown, without publicity, is commendable

July 25, 2020 9:14 am

Volunteers (swayamsevaks) may think that the daily gatherings of shakhas are closed and that regular programmes are not being carried out. This is not so. Shakhas are being organised and RSS works are going on. Just their appearance has changed”. Even during the coronavirus, the RSS has remained dynamic.

BMS announces 7-day stir against job loss, privatisation of PSUs

July 09, 2020 12:46 am

The RSS-affiliated trade union plans to hold demonstrations across the country.

RSS functionary, five others test positive in UT

June 10, 2020 12:28 pm

Out of the six, only one is from the Covid-19 hotspot of Bapu Dham Colony while the rest of the patients are from other sectors and colonies in the city.

Do not tweak labour laws for global firms wanting to move out of China: RSS affiliate

May 06, 2020 7:49 pm

Trade unions cutting across party lines Wednesday asked the Ministry of Labour to restrain the states from changing labour laws to facilitate the movement of multinational firms from China to India.

The Sangh and sewa

April 21, 2020 10:22 am

During pandemic, lockdown, the RSS has come to serve the society. This represents its essence

RSS holding e-shakhas amid lockdown

April 18, 2020 8:54 am

While the basic format remains the same, except for sports, the participating swayamsevaks engage in discussing current issues for a period of 30 minutes.

RSS had no permission to help at check posts, Telangana Police clarify as photos go viral

April 13, 2020 8:00 am

Though the photos and the tweet are from April 9, these images have raised several eyebrows with many asking if policing too is now outsourced and questioning who authorised RSS to do this job.


On Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary, here are some rare photographs that you wouldn’t have seen

December 26, 2019 8:36 am

Vajpayee was born on December 25, 1924 and joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a teenager in 1939, and became a full-time worker in 1947.

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.


Mass conversions are a matter of concern for all: Rajnath Singh

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

At a function organised by a Christian body, on Tuesday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that mass conversions are a matter of concern and needs to be checked.

BJP's star campaigner Yogi Adityanath’s emotive appeals turn a damp squib | DECISION 2018

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Yogi Adityanath, the man in a saffron robe, has emerged as one of the star campaigners for the BJP in the last few elections. But his speeches in this election making a strong Hindutva pitch failed to get any results.

Is VHP’s Ayodhya mobilisation bringing back fears of the 1992 Babri demolition?

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

Is the Ayodhya mobilisation now as powerful and potent as it was in 1992? Are there law and order concerns for the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government, both now ruled by the BJP? And most importantly, is it fair to compare 2018 to 1992?

Senior BJP leaders remember Ananth Kumar as a leader

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning. He was suffering from pancreatic cancer for some time now. Senior BJP leaders paid their tributes to the leader.

RSS to ABVP to BJP, Ananth Kumar stayed relevant from Vajpayee’s party to Modi’s cabinet

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Ananth Kumar passed away on Monday morning due to pancreatic cancer. Through the years, he has managed to be one of the men that found a place in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cabinet in NDA-I to NDA-II under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.

How the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya impacts the BJP

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

The Supreme Court has said that the date for the Ayodhya hearings will be decided in January. Here’s how it will impact the BJP and what the RSS is likely to do.

Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas

HIGHLIGHTS: When Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, talked about Jay Shah, Rafale deal and more

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

In his long speech on the floor of the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi defined jhumla, attacked the government on the issues of farmers, women's safety, lack of jobs and accused the BJP of playing divisive politics. And it all ended with a hug and a wink.

When Rahul hugged Modi: Call me Pappu, insult me. But I have no hate for you

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

At the end of an impassioned speech, Rahul Gandhi tells the Parliament that he has no hatred towards the BJP or RSS or anyone else who call him names and insult him. He said, that's what it is to be a Congressman, an Indian.