Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicK.B. Hedgewar

Topic: K.B. Hedgewar

Two RSS comics that captured the imagination of kids & teenagers, inspired them to join outfit

Comic books 'Dr Hedgewar' and 'Shri Guruji' played an important role in capturing the imagination of teenagers, who were being introduced to concepts such as shakhas.

Guru Nanak vs RSS guru Hedgewar—farmer protests showed how Sikhs have a lesson for India

Whenever India's farm sector was in jeopardy, Sikh-Punjabi farmers fought for their rights. The BJP underestimated them.

Founding, first shakha meet, 3 bans: Key moments that define 96-year journey of RSS

Founded in 1925 on Vijayadashmi, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh has witnessed several important moments in the 96 years since its founding.

M.G. Vaidya — the RSS ideologue and Sanskrit scholar who worked with all its six chiefs

MG Vaidya, who passed away in Nagpur Saturday, had become an RSS swayamsevak in the 1930s when its founder Dr K.B. Hedgewar was alive.

RSS founder Hedgewar was with Congress, and other facts you didn’t know

Keshav Baliram Hedgewar was born in 1889 and died in 1940. His birth anniversary this year, according to the Hindu calendar, falls on 25 March.

How did RSS become Hindu messiah in India? Disaster relief since 1947

The 'dedication' of RSS during riots in 1940s enabled it to 'establish its image as the saviour of Hindus’ and expand its influence in Punjab, J&K, Delhi.

Vigilantism is central to RSS’ mission of organising Hindus & defending their interests

The movement has displayed a tendency to fight Muslims physically and to stand up against government if it tries to get in its way.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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