Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: BJP-RSS

‘Kashi-Mathura disputes should be settled in court, like Ayodhya’, says RSS media chief

In an interview with ThePrint, Sunil Ambekar speaks about temple disputes, Yogi Adityanath’s ‘population control plan’, PM Modi’s outreach to Pasmanda Muslims & Uniform Civil Code.

Why many Hindu priests are upset with Mohan Bhagwat, say RSS chief ‘no shankaracharya’

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

‘Mohan Bhagwat no shankaracharya’ — why many Hindu priests are upset with RSS chief

Referring to the ongoing controversy over Varanasi's iconic Gyanvapi masjid, Mohan Bhagwat had said last week that there was 'no need to search for a Shivling in every mosque'.

More tourists doesn’t mean Kashmir is ‘normal’. ‘Naya Kashmir’ is still not in sight

Besides civilian killings, the entry of 'hybrid' or 'part-time' terrorists being recruited and trained online call into question Modi govt's claims about normalcy in Kashmir.

Will join Congress close to polls, need to break ‘illusion’ of Gujarat model, says Mevani

In interview with ThePrint, Independent MLA from Vadgam talks about arrest and rearrest by Assam police, upcoming Gujarat elections, and what his role in Congress will be.  

The ‘3M formula’ guiding RSS-BJP’s final push in UP for Yogi — Mandir, migration, Muslims

RSS campaign documents — leaflets, posters, and speeches — reveal three main talking points of BJP in 2022 polls. Fourth 'M' might be muscularity as Article 370 is a recurring theme too.

RSS grooming future BJP leaders is clear by Sangh’s embrace of Adityanath, workers slogging in UP

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Did Karnataka BJP jump the gun on hijab row? The RSS seems to think so

According to sources, hijab issue likely to be taken up in Pratinidhi Sabha — annual meeting of top RSS officer-bearers from across country — scheduled to be held between 11 and 13 March.

Haridwar ‘Dharam Sansad’ shows Modi is facing an internal threat from Sangh Parivar

As Modi’s OBC background grew more and more in public discourse, Mohan Bhagwat started spelling out his anti-reservation, anti-minority agendas.

BJP-RSS hounding Missionaries of Charity, drying up ocean of love filled by Mother Teresa

The Modi govt's Christmas present to MoC by refusing to renew registration is in contrast with brazen amendment of FCRA in 2016 to save the BJP from penal action.

On Camera


Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.