Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicHindu Mahasabha

Topic: Hindu Mahasabha

Long before Gandhi, Godse pulled out a knife to stab Mahasabha chief for allying with Nehru

In ‘Gandhi’s Assassin’, Dhirendra Jha writes that Godse believed the Hindu Mahasabha should stay away from the government to establish a Hindu rashtra.

RSS ‘Seva’ mixing religion and patriotic duty wrong: Jagat Narain

In ‘Competing Nationalisms’, Rajshree Chandra shows how Jagat Narain was a Hindu nationalist, but not a violent one.

‘We didn’t even spare Gandhi’: Hindu Mahasabha ‘leader’ threatens CM Bommai over temple demolition

An FIR was filed against Hindu Mahasabha leader Dharmendra for allegedly misusing the organisation’s name and identity following a complaint by leader of another faction of the outfit.

WHO didn’t say vegetarians haven’t contracted coronavirus, viral Twitter post is misleading

The viral Twitter post also stated the entire world is now doing ‘namaste’, and that the significance of cow urine and tulsi is now being understood.

How Army-IAF fight over Apache helicopters cost India an extra Rs 2,500 crore

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

Hindu Mahasabha plans gaumutra party with cow-dung cakes to fight coronavirus in India

Chakrapani Maharaj, head of the Hindu Mahasabha, says coronavirus came to India because Telangana ministers angered it by publicly consuming chicken.

Pro-Hindutva leader murdered in Lucknow Sunday was a Big B fan, former SP man

Gorakhpur-born Ranjeet Bachchan had discontinued his long association with the Samajwadi Party in 2017 to join forces with pro-Hindutva organisations.

Antarrashtriya Hindu Mahasabha UP chief shot dead in Lucknow

Ranjeet Bachchan who was earlier associated with the Samajwadi Party was killed on Sunday when he was out on a morning walk.

Hindu Mahasabha will challenge Supreme Court grant of 5 acres to Muslims in Ayodhya

Hindu Mahasabha says Ayodhya case was primarily a title suit and SC gave exclusive possession of inner and outer courtyards to Hindus, so why grant alternate land to Muslims.

The story of how angry karsevak Kamlesh Tiwari rose to become a Hindu leader

ThePrint speaks to members of Kamlesh Tiwari’s family and organisations to trace his three-decade-long journey of extremist politics against Muslims.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.