Tag: Rss

Pressure Russia To Stop Military Offensive Against Ukraine: RSS To Govt

RSS national executive member Indresh Kumar on Friday appealed to the government to join hands with other countries and build pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to "immediately" stop the military offensive against Ukraine.

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Tests COVID-19 Positive, Hospitalised

Nagpur: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat has tested Covid-19 positive and is undergoing treatment in a private hospital here. According to an RSS functionary, he was suffering from…

Mithun Chakraborty Meets Mohan Bhagwat, Triggers Political Speculations
Mithun Chakraborty Meets Mohan Bhagwat, Triggers Political Speculations

Mumbai: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat early on Tuesday morning met National Award winning Bollywood actor Mithun Chakraborty at his residence, triggering speculation in political circles. Bhagwat, 70, called on Chakraborty at his bungalow in suburban Madh area of Malad west, fuelling theories of the star’s comeback to active politics after a five-year hiatus. […]

Mohan Bhagwat Holds Meeting With Swayamsevaks, Stresses On Creating Job Opportunities For Migrants

Bhubaneswar: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday took stock of the various activities undertaken by the organisation during the COVID-19 pandemic, and held discussions with its leaders on ways to ensure proper rehabilitation for the migrant workers who returned to their native places, sources said. Several issues, including the crisis caused by COVID- 19, were […]

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagawat Arrives On 3-Day Odisha Tour

Bhubaneswar: The chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Bhagwat arrived in the State Capital on Tuesday on a three-day Odisha visit. He will attend the annual meeting of Akhil Bharatiya Karyakari Mandal (ABKM) beginning Wednesday. The meeting will be held on November 25 and 26, which will be attended by top functionaries of RSS […]

Babri Masjid Demolition Case: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, RSS Welcome Verdict
Babri Masjid Demolition Case: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, RSS Welcome Verdict

New Delhi/Bhopal: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh have welcomed the verdict by a Special CBI court acquitting all the 32 accused in the Babri Masjid demolition case. A special CBI court in Lucknow finally gave its verdict on Wednesday in the Babri Masjid demolition […]

RSS, BJP Reach Out To Muslims Ahead Of Ayodhya Verdict; Caution Against Extreme Reactions

New Delhi: Days ahead of the Ayodhya verdict, senior RSS and BJP leaders reached out to prominent Muslim clerics and intellectuals and held a meeting with them here on Tuesday during which it was stressed that irrespective of the nature of the court ruling there should neither be ‘junooni jashn’ (excessive celeberation) nor ‘haar ka […]

Not Just Hindu Community, RSS Aims At Organising Entire Society: Mohan Bhagwat

Bhubaneswar: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that the nationalist organisation aims at organising the entire society in the country and not just the Hindu community to transform and take India towards a better future. “The right approach is to prepare the best person who can play an important role in […]

RSS firm on India as Hindu nation: Bhagwat

New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said that the vision and proclamation of the Sangh regarding the identity of the nation is firm that “Bharat is a Hindu Rashtra”. “The vision and proclamation of the Sangh regarding the identity of the nation, social identity of all of us, and the […]

RSS affiliate wants to curb surge pricing of Uber, Ola

New Delhi: Swadeshi Jagaran Manch, a key RSS affiliate, has declared war on ‘surge pricing’ by cab aggregators like Uber and Ola. In a letter to Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, the SJM has demanded regulation of surge pricing limits for taxi aggregators under Motor Vehicles Act 2019. SJM’s Ashwini Mahajan wrote, […]

Union ministers raise pitch on PoK issue

Kalka/Jammu: Raising the pitch on PoK issue, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said any talks with Pakistan in future would be only about Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, while his ministerial colleague Jitendra Singh voiced hope that the region would be integrated with India. Rajnath Singh, who was addressing a public rally in Haryana’s Kalka, said there […]

'Akhand Bharat' banners appear near Pak Parliament

Islamabad: Hundreds of flex banners bearing an Indian parliamentarians remark about acquiring Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Balochistan appeared near the National Assembly here a day after India reclassified Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as a Union Territory. India on Monday asserted Kashmir was not a bilateral issue but an internal one as it scrapped the autonomy and […]

SC to consider administrative side on live-streaming Ayodhya case

New Delhi: Former BJP leader and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue K.N. Govindacharya on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking urgent hearing on plea for live-streaming of the upcoming day-to-day proceedings in the Ayodhya case. A bench comprising Justices S.A. Bobde and B.R. Gavai, however, refused to pass urgent order on his plea but assured […]

Modi's Mission Kashmir: How Shah & Co executed the 'top secret' task

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s actual countdown for revoking Article 370 and bifurcation of the state of Jammu and Kashmir began during the third week of June, when he chose 1987 batch IAS officer of Chattisgarh cadre, B.V.R. Subramanyam as new Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir. Subrahmanyam, who had worked as Joint Secretary […]

Members unhappy over delay in celebration of Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary

Bhubaneswar: Members cutting across party lines on Monday expressed displeasure in the Odisha Assembly over delay in beginning of the celebrations marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in a big way. The issue was raised by Congress Legislature Party leader Narasingha Mishra during Zero Hour which was supported by the MLAs of his […]

Rahul pleads 'not guilty', gets bail in RSS defamation case

Mumbai: A Mumbai Magistrate on Thursday granted bail to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on a personal bond of Rs 15,000 in connection with a defamation case filed by an RSS worker, a party leader said. The surety amount was provided by former Mumbai MP Eknath Gaikwad who accompanied him to the hearing. Earlier, during the […]

RSS to set up 'shakhas' in J&K, southern states

Jhansi: In order to consolidate its footprints on a pan-India basis, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has decided to set up more ‘shakhas in the southern states and, most importantly, in Jammu and Kashmir. The ongoing meeting of the RSS in Jhansi has decided to penetrate into the territories where it does not have a […]

New 'Sardar Patel' Amit Shah both hailed, taunted on Twitter

New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleared the decks for BJP President Amit Shah to become the new Home Minister of the country, messages warning stone pelters in Kashmir, terrorists, Maoists and the so-called “Tukde Tukde Gang” flooded Twitter, while others dubbed it a poor choice. “Stone pelters in Kashmir, Bangladeshis pack your Bag. […]

PM addressed 142 rallies in all; 40% in UP, WB, Odisha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed 142 rallies during his marathon election campaign, devoting 40 per cent of these in the politically-crucial Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha which have a combined seat strength of 143 Lok Sabha seats. During the high-pitch campaign that began from Meerut in Uttar Pradesh and concluded in Khargone […]

Veteran RSS worker Harihar Nanda passes away

Bhubaneswar: Veteran Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader from Odisha Harihar Nanda passed away at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar today. He was 85 and was suffering from liver related ailments, said sources. Nanda, famously noted as ‘Harihar Da’ in the Sangh Parivar, was the one of the foremost campaigner of the RSS ideology in Odisha. During […]

RSS hints at another 'mass agitation' for Ram temple

Thane: Building further pressure on the government, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Friday hinted at a fresh “mass agitation” akin to 1992 for constructing a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. “We are confident that the Ram Mandir will be built soon… We have already waited too long for it and cannot […]

Rahul Gandhi hosts Iftar party

New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee, who was in the eye of a storm and the butt of criticism from some Congress leaders for going to the RSS headquarters, attended the Iftar party hosted by Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday. “Good food, friendly faces and great conversation make for a memorable Iftar! We were […]

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RSS invite to Mukherjee for Nagpur event sparks controversy

New Delhi: The RSS invite to former President Pranab Mukherjee for an event at its Nagpur headquarters sparked off a controversy, as the Congress and left leaders expressed unhappiness over his acceptance while the BJP and RSS saw nothing wrong in it. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said in a statement that Mukherjee’s acceptance of […]

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Tamils are being killed because they refuse to toe RSS line: Rahul Gandhi

  Chennai: Congress president Rahul Gandhi today claimed that Tamils are being killed as they refused to “bow” to the ideology of the RSS. In an apparent reference to the anti-copper plant violence at Tuticorin yesterday in which 10 people were killed in police firing, Gandhi said he was with the Tamil people. Violence continued […]

Shoe attack on CM: BJD should be concerned about CM's security, says BJP

Bhubaneswar: The BJD should be concerned about the security of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik rather than pointing fingers at others, said BJP Vice President Sameer Mohanty on Wednesday after the ruling party’s spokesperson Pratap Deb alleged the saffron party’s involvement in the shoe attack on Chief Minister. Talking to mediapersons yesterday, Deb showed pictures of […]

Youth Congress slams RSS Chief for anti-Army comments

Bhubaneswar: Members of the Odisha Youth Congress condemned Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday for making disrespectful statements on the Indian Army. “Our armed forces are guiding our nation. Such statements against them is shameful. We want that the RSS chief to apologies to the country and the armed forces,” said a […]

RSS committed to ‘Hindutva’, doesn't play politics, says RSS chief

Angul: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat, who is on a three-day visit to Odisha, on Monday said his organisation is committed to ‘Hindutva’ and works for nation building leaving politics aside. “RSS does not play politics. It is committed to Hindutva,” said Bhagwat at an event in Angul district which was attended by […]

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to visit Odisha on December 25

Bhubaneswar: RSS Sarsanghachalak (Chief) Mohan Bhagwat will arrive in Odisha on a 3-day visit on December 25. According to sources, Bhagwat will attend a meeting of the RSS at Angul and address the workers of the organisation upon his arrival here. On December 26 and 27, Bhagwat will review various works and initiatives of the […]

NIA to probe killing of RSS leader in Ludhiana

New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case to probe the killing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana in Punjab, an official said on Friday. The agency took over the case from Punjab Police following a Home Ministry order on Thursday, nearly a month after the state government […]

RSS activist murdered in Kerala

Thrissur (Kerala): A Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist was allegedly murdered by CPI-M workers here on Sunday, has claimed the State Bharatiya Janata Party. The incident occurred at around 1.30 p.m. when Anand, who was on a two-wheeler, was knocked down by a car. He was then hacked to death. Anand was pronounced dead in […]

RSS worker shot dead by unidentified bike-borne attackers in UP

Lucknow: A Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) worker was reportedly shot dead by unidentified bike-borne miscreants in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghazipur district on Saturday, informed police officials. The incident occurred when unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot at the 35-year-old, Rajesh Mishra, also a journalist working with the Dainik Jagran Hindi daily, who was sitting at his brother Amitesh’s […]

RSS doesn't fully agree to cracker ban in Delhi

Bhopal: The RSS does not fully agree with the Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi and National Capital Region this Diwali, a senior leader said on Saturday. “Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh feels that bad effects of bursting firecrackers should be pointed out; but all firecrackers don’t spread pollution. Diwali is a festival of hapiness. […]

Bhagwat escapes unhurt in road accident

New Delhi: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday escaped unhurt after his vehicle met with a minor accident while he was on his way to Vrindavan from Delhi, Akhil Bharatiya Prachar Pramukh Manmohan Vaidya said. “Vehicle of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat met with a minor accident on his way to Vrindavan from Delhi. It was […]

India doesn't believe in 'one community-one nation': RSS chief

Kolkata: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday emphasised on country’s unity and a distinct nationality among diversity of languages and communities. He said India does not believe in “one language-one nation, one community-one nation”. Quoting Sister Nivedita, he said: “Reconstitution of a nation has to begin with its ideals.” According to him, […]

Constitutional amendments needed for Kashmir: RSS chief

Nagpur: RSS chief Mohan Baghwat on Saturday called for constitutional amendments to fully integrate Jammu and Kashmir with the rest of India, amid a raging debate over the demand for abrogation of Article 370 that gives the state special status. Addressing RSS volunteers on its 92nd foundation day, Bhagwat said Hindus who migrated to the […]

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RSS files defamation complaint against Rahul Gandhi

Mumbai: An RSS activist has filed a complaint in a magistrate court here against Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury for allegedly linking the organisation to the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh. “I have filed a case of criminal defamation and the hearing is likely to take place on October […]

Congress-backed NSUI wins top DUSU posts, setback for ABVP

New Delhi: In a major comeback after five years, the Congress’ student wing NSUI on Wednesday bagged the posts of President and Vice President of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), dealing a jolt to the RSS-affiliated ABVP that won the Secretary and Joint Secretary posts, with the latter result hotly contested by the NSUI. Officials […]

RSS worker murder: 1 person taken into custody

Thiruvanathapuram: One person was taken into custody here today in connection with the murder of an RSS worker in the city late last night, police said. A search has also been intensified for the other accused, they said. A gang led by a history sheeter had attacked the 34-year-old RSS ‘karyavahak’and hacked him to death. […]

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BJP yet to decide on Prez candidate, says Shah

New Delhi: The BJP is yet to take a decision on its candidate for the upcoming Presidential poll, even as the party virtually rejected Shiv Sena’s proposal for RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to be the ruling combine’s nominee. Replying to a question on the BJP-led NDA’s candidate for the Presidential polls in July as the […]

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Blame game: AAP holds BJP, RSS responsible for Bhadrak violence

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has today blamed the BJP and RSS, alleging them of inciting communal violence in Bhadrak since the last three days. Some Congress leaders are also triggering violence by posting irrational comments on social media, alleged AAP and demanded that the State Government should take action against […]