Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicM.S. Golwalkar

Topic: M.S. Golwalkar

Golwalkar to Bhagwat, why RSS chiefs meet Muslim leaders–’De-Arabisation’ of Indian Islam

Mohan Bhagwat isn't the first RSS chief who has held meeting with Muslim leaders. RSS’ second chief M.S. Golwalkar had held talks with Muslim scholars as well.

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.

Why Mahatma Gandhi was ‘impressed’ by the RSS, and how the Sangh reciprocated that

The RSS respected Mahatma Gandhi to the extent that his name was included in their morning chants and all shakhas were closed for the first time ever to mourn his death in 1948.

Learn from Nehru’s mistakes, beware of Chinese expansionism: What RSS’ China policy says

The RSS has consistently taken the stand that India should be wary of China and urged successive governments not to let their guards down when it comes to the Asian giant.

M.S. Golwalkar: The man who transformed RSS to a pan-India organisation

RSS’ second chief M.S. Golwalkar, whose 114th birth anniversary falls today, set the stage for the organisation's expansion through the 1940s-70s.

Why Gandhi and Ambedkar never engaged with Hedgewar, the founder of RSS

Of all the things Gandhi stood for, RSS & BJP could only co-opt legacy of cleanliness. As if Gandhi had only swept his ashram and cleaned his toilet.

MS Golwalkar, the RSS chief who remains ‘Guruji’ to some, a ‘bigot’ to others

On his 46th death anniversary, ThePrint recalls RSS chief MS Golwalkar, whose 'Bunch of Thoughts' were the foundation of the concept of 'Hindu Rashtra'.

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.

Sardar Patel wanted RSS to be merged into Congress but Nehru & Golwalkar stood in way

It was also ironical that in December 1948, the RSS’ first mass agitation was based on Mahatma Gandhi’s principles of non-violence.

Mohan Bhagwat is like RK Laxman’s common man and RSS under him means business

The RSS Sarsanghachalak has worked to rescue the supposedly fascist Hindutva ideology from the narrow straitjacket it has been confined into.

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Congress issues notice to three Ashok Gehlot loyalists for 'indiscipline'

Congress can end Rajasthan impasse despite Gehlot rebellion. Two scenarios emerge

Scenario one would demand Gehlot’s resignation— the high command gets to preserve its authority and Gehlot retains control over the choice of his successor.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

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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