Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: RSS

‘Damaging Bharat’s social fabric’: After linking Amazon to conversion, RSS wants NIA probe

The demand came after RSS-linked publication, ‘Organiser’, accused the e-commerce company of funding conversions in Northeast India. Amazon has denied the allegations.

In Tamil Nadu, how Dalit-led party VCK is using Manusmriti to target RSS

On Sunday, VCK distributed copies of Manusmriti to oppose Right-wing outfit. RSS, meanwhile, held marches and public meetings in Kallakurichi, Perambalur, and Cuddalore.

‘Rishi Sunak is a Sanatani from Bhrigu Gotra’ — what Hindu Right press said about new British PM

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

Social work over politics, but motherhood first — all about Sevika Samiti, women’s wing of RSS

Though smaller in size than RSS, the Rashtra Sevika Samiti's dedicated network of volunteers works to uplift and empower women across India through its programmes.

‘Vindicated’ says ex CM Harish Rawat, after RSS transfers Uttarakhand pracharak, co-in-charge

Congress has accused Yudhveer Singh and Devender Chauhan of being involved in assembly secretariat appointment and other recruitment scams in the state. 

Mayawati calls RSS’s silence over the country’s atmosphere sad and harmful

She also said that RSS supports the BJP in every election with its "eyes closed", but "never openly opposes its government's wrong and anti-people policies".

As India gears up for Deepavali, Hindu Right press warns against ‘flare of wokism’

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

With clutch of local wins since 2020, Congress tries to claw its way back into BJP fort Nagpur

Nagpur was once a stronghold of Congress, which is now aiming to improve its position there in next Maharashtra election. But BJP leaders believe Congress’s victories are exceptions.

India lacks an intellectual, economic Hindu right wing. BJP does not qualify

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Democracy or ‘negative feedback’? Why BJP held secret ballot to shortlist HP poll contenders

BJP state unit's media in-charge says ballot held as opinion of party workers matters. But senior leader claims it was done after surveys showed many MLAs 'not on strong wicket'.

On Camera


A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.