Friday, 27 May, 2022
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Topic: Sangh Parivar

Started by Muslim League, mastered by TMC — pro-Hindutva press on Bengal political violence

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

Hijab row petitioner blames ‘Sangh Parivar goons’ as brother attacked, family hotel vandalised

Mob of 50-100 people allegedly vandalised hotel owned by hijab row petitioner’s father and ‘slapped’ her brother, who was hospitalised. FIR filed but no arrests so far.

The politics behind Karnataka’s hijab row: Sliding Congress, rising SDPI, combative BJP

There's more to the Karnataka hijab row — centred on students' battle to wear religious headscarves to educational institutions — than meets the eye.

RSS roadmap before it turns 100: New debate on freedom struggle & radical Islam, expansion

RSS is will complete 100 years in 2025, and so, its second-highest decision-making body has taken some crucial decisions that will be part of the Sangh’s roadmap for the next couple of years.

From nowhere to everywhere — how RSS grew in West Bengal to benefit BJP

From 1939, RSS and its outfits have only grown in West Bengal. The 2021 election is where Hindu nationalists of BJP see their first realistic chance of coming to power.

UDF had a chance in Kerala. Then Congress played a dangerous communal game

United Democratic Front may think losing the Kerala election will be the beginning of its end. But Congress' campaign may have already laid the path.

Indian secularism still has a future if followers stop blame game with RSS: Rajmohan Gandhi

Yogendra Yadav's understanding of Abhay Dubey's book on Indian secularism is indisputable. But let's not forget that secularism forced even RSS to accept lower-caste Hindus.

RSS pushes for greater role of women in public life, rejects feminism of the West

Contrary to the commonly-held belief that women hardly have a role in the RSS’s activities, there has been an increased emphasis on their growing role over the last two-and-a-half decades.

Mohan Bhagwat to meet foreign media to change ‘stereotypical perceptions’ of RSS abroad

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat will hold a daylong session with foreign media in Delhi on 24 September and field all questions related to the Sangh.

Yashwant Sinha: My problems with Sangh Parivar increased when I became BJP finance minister

Discussions with RSS on economic issues under Vajpayee government led to misunderstandings and Yashwant Sinha soon became a villain in their eyes.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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