Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicBharatiya Jan Sangh

Topic: Bharatiya Jan Sangh

Jana Sangh was formed on this day 70 yrs ago. How its ideology is reflected in today’s BJP

The establishment of the BJS was significant as it was the foremost counter-measure to challenge the Nehruvian paradigm of politics and present an alternative paradigm.

Who killed Deendayal Upadhyaya? It’s a 50-year-old question

Five decades since then Bharatiya Jana Sangh chief Deendayal Upadhyaya died under mysterious circumstances, there are no still no answers to who killed him and why.

How Syama Prasad Mookerjee launched first nationwide campaign on J&K and paid with his life

Syama Prasad Mookerjee had launched a satyagraha in 1952 for full integration of J&K with the rest of India. He died in Srinagar on 23 June 1953.

Veteran RSS ideologue P. Parameswaran, a Padma Vibhushan awardee, dies at 91

Fondly called Parameswar ji, Parameswaran had worked with leaders like Deendayal Upadhyaya, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and LK Advani during his Jana Sangh days.

Syama Prasad Mookerjee — the BJP ideologue whose political ideas find echo even today

The death of Syama Prasad Mookerjee, a staunch nationalist who stood against Article 370, still remains a mystery till date.

Jan Sangh founder S.P. Mookerjee was murdered, claim academicians at Nehru Memorial event

Mookerjee’s death has been the subject of debates and conspiracies for decades and Nehru is among those who have been controversially linked to it. New...

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.