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(From left front row) Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Jairamdas Doulatram and Jawaharlal Nehru | Commons

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.
RSS ideologues P. Parameswaran with PM Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind

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.
(From left front row) Syama Prasad Mookerjee, Jairamdas Doulatram and Jawaharlal Nehru | Commons

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 Delhi: Syama Prasad Mookerjee did not die a natural death but was murdered, a group of academicians have claimed, 65 years after the founder of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh – the forerunner of the BJP – died in Srinagar in what has long been said as mysterious circumstances. The controversial claims were made on the death anniversary of Mookerjee Saturday – at a seminar organised by the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) at the Nehru Memorial Museum & Library in the capital to discuss the life and mission of Mookerjee. Mookerjee’s death has been the subject of debates and conspiracies for decades and India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru is among those who have been controversially linked to it. Mookerjee, who died on 23 June 1953, was...

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BJP leader Wasim Bari | @DrJitendraSingh | Twitter

Why BJP and RSS workers are the new targets of militants in Kashmir

The murder of BJP leader Wasim Bari in Bandipora is another reminder that we must be steadfast in our resolve to completely erase militancy from Kashmir.
A man outside Yes Bank branch in New Delhi | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Yes Bank to raise $2 billion in share sale to raise capital

The share offering will be from 15 to 17 July, according to a stock exchange filing. Shares of Yes Bank climbed as much as 5.6% on Thursday morning.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

Armed forces to limit flying Cheetah choppers as Covid hits spares production at HAL

HAL has reduced spare production for the ageing Cheetahs, and it has been communicated to the forces that the shortage is expected to last around 3 months.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.