Topic: Deendayal Upadhyaya
The philosophy was propounded by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, an RSS pracharak who was also the secretary of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the BJP.
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.
RSS believes Gandhi and one of its defining pracharaks, Deendayal Upadhyaya had much in common, from sharing philosophies, being charismatic to despising politics.
The Jana Sangh ideologue's birth anniversary has been marked by the Modi government as part of its efforts to resurrect BJP heroes.
In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.
To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.
Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.
That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.