Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

Topic: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh

RSS’ Ram Madhav says Muslims ‘need to give up 3 concepts’: ‘Kafir, ummah, jihad to kill’

RSS functionary says Muslims must forsake ‘iconoclastic history of mediaeval Islam, not identify with invaders’. Expresses support for Pandits protesting targeted killings in J&K.

‘Stand down, move on’ — Message to affiliates after RSS chief’s call to end temple-mosque rows

VHP, a constituent of Sangh Parivar, is among the organisations that have been compiling data and historic evidence to establish the demolition of Hindu temples by invaders.

Israeli diplomat’s praise for ‘nation-building’ RSS — what pro-Hindutva press is writing about

ThePrint’s round-up of how pro-Hindutva media covered and commented on news and topical issues over the past few days.

Day after Dhami govt forms panel, RSS says uniform civil code needs ‘absolute consensus’

Customary laws should be respected, unfair practices should be weeded out first, say RSS leaders. Sangh faces dilemma with tribal communities, who may not want to give up personal laws.

‘Our RSS’: Karnataka Speaker’s open display of ‘Sangh affiliation’ triggers uproar in Assembly

Congress MLAs criticised Speaker Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri’s reference to the Sangh as 'our RSS' while presiding over the House Thursday, but he stuck to his stance.

‘Bharatiya economic model’ — RSS takes note of unemployment, points at solutions in resolution

In a resolution on employment passed at the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha in Ahmedabad, RSS said India must focus on home grown industries to generate more jobs, reduce imports. 

RSS a ‘cancer’, created hijab ‘drama’, says PFI in grand Bengal meet where TMC MLA shares stage

Popular Front of India organised meeting in Murshidabad district where it vowed to escalate fight against RSS. TMC MLA Manirul Islam spoke in support of PFI.

10 UP MLAs, ministers quitting raises questions about BJP ‘import’ policy at cost of loyalists

All UP ministers and MLAs who quit this week came from other parties, with no ideological grooming in RSS or BJP. There have been similar exits in Bengal and other states too.

RSS doesn’t grandstand. Here’s how it’s actually looking at its centenary in 2025

Arun Anand responds to ThePrint Opinion Editor Rama Lakshmi's article which said the political talk in India is obsessing over 2024 when the RSS' centenary is the real deal.

All political talk in India is obsessing over 2024. The real deal is 2025

Much was made of Mohan Bhagwat's meeting with media editors recently, but not too many took note of his talks with book publishers a few months ago.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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