Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicSwadeshi Jagran Manch

Topic: Swadeshi Jagran Manch

RSS-linked Swadeshi Jagran Manch wants cryptocurrency banned, says it’s used by terrorists

Swadesh Jagran Manch asks RBI to launch its own digital currency, says in resolution that virtual currencies damage financial market, help evasion of taxes.

Never met patient who got cancer from beedi — MPs back ‘Indian cigar’ at RSS-linked event

RSS affiliates Swadeshi Jagran Manch and Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, and All India Beedi Industry Federation, organise event to protest proposed changes to tobacco law.

RSS affiliate & BJP leader spar over Modi govt decision to do away with retrospective tax 

Swadeshi Jagran Manch co-convenor Ashwani Mahajan and BJP leader Vijay Chauthaiwale argued on the implication of the Modi government decision. 

RSS affiliate wants govt to ‘reconsider’ disinvestment push, flags FDI rise in insurance too

Strategic disinvestment of govt enterprises ‘created by taxpayers money is not right’, Swadeshi Jagran Manch says, but lauds steps announced to revive Covid-hit economy. 

RSS affiliate wades into Sci-Hub row, urges govt to ensure access to books, articles online

Ashwani Mahajan of the Swadeshi Jagran Manch has written to the govt, saying blocking free portals Sci-Hub & Libgen will hurt students in a pandemic year.

Swadeshi Jagran Manch — how RSS-inspired body went from ‘pariah’ to key policy guide in 29 yrs

SJM was formed on 22 November 1991 in the backdrop of India ushering in a new era of liberalisation. By 1996, it had become an important voice of dissent on economic policy.

Dattopant Thengadi — activist MP from RSS who shaped ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ idea decades ago

On Dattopant Thengadi’s birth centenary, Mohan Bhagwat is set to release a book today on the RSS stalwart who had laid the foundation of Sangh’s economic philosophy.

RSS affiliate tells Modi govt to cancel remdesivir patent & act against ‘greedy’ pharma MNCs

In a letter to Modi, Swadeshi Jagran Manch requested the PM to cancel the patent on remedsivir, which it said was granted 'against the provisions of Indian Patents Act'.

Halt Bt brinjal trials, it is against the national interest, RSS affiliate writes to Modi

Swadeshi Jagran Manch alleges conflict of interest on the part of regulators, adding that GM crops could hurt trade security, and allow MNCs to monopolise the market.

Varanasi pearl beads, Tumkur cookies — RSS affiliate has a plan to make local products global

Swadeshi Jagran Manch has formed committees in all states to draw up plans on how to help local manufacturers, promote local items & then market them nationally & globally.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

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File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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