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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.
RSS members in a gathering

How Tamil Nadu’s Hindutva forces are using the Dravidian movement to get Dalits on their side

'Hindutva and Dalits', edited by Anand Teltumbde, talks about how the Sangh Parivar is politically and ideologically manipulating the Dalit movement in India.
A file photo of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

The last thing we need from 69-year old celibate RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat is marriage advice

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statement is problematic for several reasons – not least because it projects divorce as something evil and shameful.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks at the book release of 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay' in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Mahatma Gandhi was a hardcore Hindu, need to be more like him: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

At the launch of a book on Mahatma Gandhi and his principles, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Gandhi was never apologetic of his Hindu identity.
Shobha karandlaje | ANIPix

Shobha Karandlaje — from devout Sangh follower to ‘most powerful woman’ in Karnataka

Born in Dakshina Kannada in 1966, BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje is known outside Karnataka mostly for the controversies she stokes.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat | Photo: rss.org

RSS to initiate debate on relevance of Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy in 21st century

The RSS believes it is the true heir of Gandhi’s legacy & its chief Mohan Bhagwat is set to speak on the Mahatma's legacy in contemporary India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an election rally in Delhi's Karkardooma. | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

Ram temple before 2024 won’t ensure Hindu votes for BJP, ex-Army officer writes in Organiser 

Writing for RSS mouthpiece Organiser, the ex-officer takes issue with BJP’s bid to ‘win over Muslim women’ with triple talaq, noting they are leading protests against CAA.
Shashi Tharoor | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

Am I a closet Sanghi for mourning demise of an RSS man? Something’s terribly wrong: Tharoor

My more than 30 years of being at odds with BJP and the Hindutva movement was irrelevant to my critics. For them, I had revealed my 'true colours'.
RSS members in a gathering

Bhaiyyaji’s ‘Hindus not synonymous with BJP’ remark not new, it’s an old RSS ideology

An RSS functionary said BJP is one of the three dozen organisations inspired by it and even if one doesn’t support the party, that doesn’t mean he is anti-Hindu.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaking outside the Parliament

It’s in RSS and BJP’s DNA to try and erase reservation, says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader made the statement after Supreme Court Monday upheld the constitutional validity of the SC/ST Amendment Act, 2018.

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Amit Shah

Coronavirus-hit China must look at helpful India, not pick on Amit Shah’s Arunachal visit

The India-China border dispute is a complicated issue and it is futile to expect it to be resolved in the ‘early harvest’ manner suggested by China.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee | ThePrint

Justice Muralidhar transfer: Lawyers out of line to protest against judicial appointments? 

The Supreme Court collegium’s decision to transfer Delhi High Court judge S. Muralidhar to the Punjab and Haryana High Court has met with strong opposition from the Delhi High Court Bar Association.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath singh lays foundation stone of new Army headquarter in Delhi

Rajnath Singh lays foundation stone of new Army headquarter building

The new building will be spread over 39 acres in Delhi Cantonment area. Presently, the Indian Army headquarters are located in South Block at Raisina Hill.

Amit Shah’s performance as minister will now determine the success of Modi-Shah power pair

Modi-Shah share a unique power equation unlike Nehru-Patel and Vajpayee-Advani. After Delhi defeat, Shah enters a new, unfamiliar phase of his political career.