Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: News

26 Jan 2024

Mallikarjun Kharge

Foundational pillars of Constitution under attack from govt itself: Kharge

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge, on Republic Day, said that the pillars of the Indian Constitution were under attack from the government in a "well-planned conspiracy."

Meet Bhajanlal Sharma, BJP's surprise pick for Rajasthan CM post

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday named Bhajanlal Sharma as the new chief minister of Rajasthan.

28 Nov 2023


Ram Mandir inauguration: RSS to embark on special door-to-door campaign

With less than two months before the inauguration of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is gearing up for a nationwide door-to-door campaign from January 1-15.

25 Nov 2023

World Hindu Congress

'Hindutva not Hinduism,' says declaration adopted by World Hindu Congress

The World Hindu Congress (WHC), which began on Friday in Bangkok, Thailand, adopted a declaration promoting the use of "Hindutva" or "Hindu-ness" instead of "Hinduism" when referring to the Sanatan Dharma faith in English, ANI reported.

24 Oct 2023

Mohan Bhagwat

'Cultural Marxists' spoiling India, claims Mohan Bhagwat; references Manipur violence

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday denounced "cultural Marxism," calling it "selfish, discriminatory, and deceitful," Hindustan Times reported.

18 Oct 2023

Rahul Gandhi

'Adani Group over-invoiced coal imports, fleecing public,' alleges Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Adani Group of overcharging for coal imports, alleging this practice cost the public Rs. 12,000 crore.

07 Oct 2023

Delhi Police

NewsClick case: Delhi Police raids Kerala residence of former employee

The Delhi Police raided the home of a Malayali journalist and former employee of NewsClick, Anusha Paul, in Kerala on Friday, PTI reported.

25 Sep 2023


Canada-based Khalistani terrorist Arsh Dalla linked to LeT: Report

Alleged Khalistani terrorist Arshdeep Dalla alias Arsh Dalla (27), based in Canada, has links to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), reported NDTV, citing sources.

05 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

'India' to 'Bharat': Will BJP government rename the country

The central government, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is reportedly planning to introduce a resolution during the upcoming special session of Parliament to rename the country as "Bharat."

04 Sep 2023

Delhi University

RSS's Krishna Gopal links curbs on women to 'Islamic invasions'

Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Krishna Gopal on Sunday claimed that restrictions imposed on women in Indian society were due to "Islamic invasions," The Indian Express reported.

09 Jul 2023

Digvijaya Singh

Congress's Digvijaya Singh booked for post on ex-RSS chief Golwalkar 

The Madhya Pradesh Police registered a case against senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for an alleged controversial social media post about former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief MS Golwalkar, PTI reported.

23 Jun 2023

Rahul Gandhi

BJP-RSS believe in 'Bharat todo': Rahul Gandhi 

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamasevak Sangh (RSS), saying they believe in "Bharat todo" (dividing India), whereas his party believes in "Bharat jodo" (uniting India).

02 Jun 2023


RSS worker posts cartoon showing Muslim women as 'baby-making factory'

A worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was arrested from Karnataka's Raichur for posting a WhatsApp status depicting Muslim women as a "baby-making factory."

31 May 2023


'Akhand Bharat' mural in new Parliament building upsets Nepal

A mural in the new Parliament building depicting ancient India's influence in its surrounding region has triggered protests in Nepal.

09 May 2023


Bengaluru: ECI stops VHP members from reciting Hanuman Chalisa

A team of the Election Commission of India (ECI) reportedly stopped the members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) from organizing a recital of Hanuman Chalisa at Bengaluru's Vijaya Nagar on Tuesday.

01 May 2023

Narendra Modi

Tamil Nadu: BJP, RSS-linked party brawl over 'Mann Ki Baat'

An altercation over the screening of the 100th episode of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Mann Ki Baat turned ugly as members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) clashed in Tamil Nadu's Dharapuram on Sunday.

23 Apr 2023

Mohan Bhagwat

India believes in serving others, unlike US, Russia: Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India believes in serving others and has no intention to become an authoritative state such as Russia, the United States (US), or China, reported Hindustan Times.

Tamil Nadu: Supreme Court allows RSS march, dismisses government's plea

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to carry out its march in Tamil Nadu, dismissing the MK Stalin-led Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) government's plea against the proposed RSS events.

11 Apr 2023

Sonia Gandhi

Sonia Gandhi slams PM Modi for 'dismantling pillars of democracy'

Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government in an editorial she penned for The Hindu.

Know about NCERT controversy on Mahatma Gandhi, Hindu-Muslim unity, RSS

The National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has caused a stir with its class 12 political science textbook.

RSS jumps the gun as same-sex marriage awaits SC nod

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale on Tuesday said that the organization supports the government's stance on same-sex marriage as marriage can only take place between persons of opposite genders.

08 Mar 2023

Rahul Gandhi

'Speak up, protect democracy': Rahul Gandhi to Indians in UK

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi concluded his week-long visit to the United Kingdom (UK) on Tuesday with an in-conversation session at the Chatham House think tank in London.

06 Mar 2023


RSS women's wing wants to teach babies 'sanskar' in womb

The Samvardhinee Nyas, a unit of the Rashra Sevika Samiti—the women's wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)—has reportedly launched a campaign called Garbha Sanskar (pregnancy culture) to "impart cultural values to babies in the womb."

12 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

VHP leader shot after argument over Mohan Bhagwat's anti-Brahmin remarks

A Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader was reportedly shot in Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad by a local Brahmin leader after a heated argument over Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's recent alleged anti-Brahmin remarks.

11 Jan 2023

Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Bhagwat speaks in support of LGBTQ community

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) head Mohan Bhagwat spoke in support of the LGBTQ community, stating that they are humans and have the right to live like others.

09 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu

DMK asks President to sack TN governor for fomenting hatred

The ruling alliance in Tamil Nadu led by Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has written to President Draupadi Murmu asking her to sack the state's Governor RN Ravi.

05 Oct 2022

Mohan Bhagwat

On Dussehra, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitches for Hindu Rashtra

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday stood above the customary party line, highlighting several concerns of common and national importance during the annual Dussehra event in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

5 Kerala RSS leaders on PFI's 'hitlist' get Y-category security

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Saturday provided Y category security to five Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leaders from Kerala who were on the recently-banned Popular Front of India's (PFI) "hitlist."

Private security to replace CISF personnel for airport non-core duties

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is set to replace the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at non-core duties by private security personnel at 60 airports, it said in a release on Friday.

22 Sep 2022

Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Bhagwat visits mosque, cleric calls him 'Rashtra Pita'

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat visited a mosque in Delhi on Thursday and held a meeting with the chief cleric of the All India Imam Organization, Umer Ahmed Ilyasi, who called Bhagwat Rashtra Pita.

12 Sep 2022

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Why are RSS, BJP fighting Congress over 'burning' khaki shorts?

A tweet by the Indian National Congress (INC) triggered a major political row on Monday with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blaming the grand old party for instigating violence

11 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

Meet Qamar Mohsin Shaikh, PM Modi's rakhi sister from Pakistan

Qamar Mohsin Shaikh, a former resident of Pakistan, continued a 27-year-old tradition and sent a rakhi to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this year to commemorate the festival of Raksha Bandhan.

07 Aug 2022


Meet 'son of soil' Jagdeep Dhankhar, India's 14th Vice President

Former West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was elected as the 14th vice president of India on Saturday.

24 Jul 2022


Control inflation, reduce prices but without hurting farmers: RSS

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale, on Friday, called for the government to reduce inflation and lower prices, but with the interest of farmers in mind.

03 Jun 2022

Mohan Bhagwat

Why look for Shivling in every mosque?: RSS chief Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said that the Gyanvapi Mosque matter was ongoing and noted that "history cannot be changed."

23 May 2022


Shutting down madrassas, bringing UCC will benefit Muslims: Assam CM

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said shutting down madrassas (Islamic educational institutions) and implementing Uniform Civil Code would benefit Muslims.

12 May 2022

Air India

Aviation veteran Campbell Wilson is new CEO of Air India

Campbell Wilson, the former CEO of low-cost airline Scoot (a Singapore Airlines subsidiary), has been named the new CEO and Managing Director (MD) of Air India, according to an official announcement by Tata Sons on Thursday.

21 Feb 2022


CPI(M) worker hacked to death in Kerala; party blames RSS

A worker associated with the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was allegedly hacked to death in the Kannur district of northern Kerala early on Monday, local police said.

24 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Rs. 300cr bribe, Ambani, and RSS: What ex-J&K Governor said

Days after leveling Rs. 300 crore bribe allegations against "Ambani" and a "senior RSS functionary" during his tenure as Jammu and Kashmir Governor, Satya Pal Malik had refused to name the person, saying it would not be "correct."

15 Oct 2021

Mohan Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat warns of 'unregulated' OTT platforms

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Friday highlighted the need to regulate the OTT platforms because if left unregulated, they can lead to anarchy in the country.

07 Oct 2021


Whistleblower alleges RSS promotes fear, anti-Muslim narratives on Facebook

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has kicked up a storm in the US with her leaks highlighting how Facebook's internal decisions are detrimental to individual well-being and society at large.

06 Sep 2021


BJP wants Akhtar to apologize for comparing RSS with Taliban

Security was beefed up outside the residence of writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar in Mumbai on Monday after a Maharashtra BJP MLA demanded an apology from him over his remark where he allegedly compared the RSS with the Taliban, a police official said.

05 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

After backlash, RSS distances self from article calling Infosys 'anti-national'

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government and leading industry bodies are reportedly keeping mum over the RSS-linked Panchjanya's "anti-national" remark against Infosys.

06 Jul 2021


There's difference in words, actions of Sangh, BJP, government: Mayawati

BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday said RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that the DNA of all Indians is the same has not gone down well as there's a difference in the words and actions of the Sangh, the BJP, and the government.

05 Jun 2021


Twitter de-verifies, then restores verification for VP Venkaiah Naidu's account

Twitter is taking its war with the Indian government into high gear. After removing the verification badge of Vice President Venkaiah Naidu's personal account, the microblogging site restored it following uproar against the partisan move.

27 Feb 2021

Yogi Adityanath

India has one DNA and it's Hindu, says RSS leader

Senior RSS leader Dattatreya Hosabale on Friday said there is only one "DNA in Bharat" and that is "Hindu."

02 Jan 2021


Srinagar: Punjabi jeweler gets domicile certificate, terrorists shoot him dead

In a spine-chilling incident, a 70-year-old Punjabi jeweler Satpal Nischal was shot dead in Srinagar weeks after he got a domicile certificate that allowed him to purchase immovable property.

24 Dec 2020

Rahul Gandhi

Government invites farmers for talks; says MSP discussions 'not logical'

The central government on Thursday extended an invitation to farmer unions for talks once again as protests against new agricultural laws have continued for a month.

22 Dec 2020


VHP to start fund-raising drive in Karnataka for Ram temple

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) will rope in over five lakh volunteers to start a door-to-door fundraising drive in Karnataka from January 15 to February 27, 2021, to build a grand Sri Ram Temple in Ayodhya, the outfit's international working president Alok Kumar said on Tuesday.

06 Apr 2020


Alka Lamba questions Yogeshwar Dutt's parentage in ugly Twitter spat

Congress leader Alka Lamba and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt got into an ugly Twitter spat on Monday.

11 Mar 2020


Why is everyone talking about Milind Soman and RSS?

Since Tuesday, Milind Soman has been trending big time on Twitter.

17 Feb 2020


Sonam Kapoor slams RSS chief, calls him foolish

On Sunday, right-wing volunteer organization Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)'s chief Mohan Bhagwat stirred controversy, after he said that the cases of divorce are more prevalent in educated and affluent families. He argued that education and wealth bring along arrogance, which destroy families.

15 Feb 2020

West Bengal

JNUSU leader denied permission for gatherings in Bengal, tensions follow

Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal, has no dearth of critics and President of JNU Students' Union, Aishe Ghosh has joined the list.

Kashmir received lukewarm response by global community, admits Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan attempted to raise Kashmir issue on international forums, but only got rebuffed.

What happened at JNU last night? All your questions answered

Terror took over Jawaharlal Nehru University last night when masked goons entered the campus, beat students and teachers as well as vandalized the campus. Over 20 people were injured.

27 Dec 2019

Rahul Gandhi

Like demonetization, NRC, NPR are taxes on poor: Rahul Gandhi

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday renewed his attack on Bharatiya Janata Party, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

26 Dec 2019


Sangh sees all Indians as Hindus, regardless of religion: Bhagwat

On Wednesday, the chief of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Bhagwat said the organization sees all 130 crore Indians as Hindus, irrespective of their religion and region.

12 Nov 2019

Shashi Tharoor

Scorpion on Shivalinga remark: Bailable warrant issued against Shashi Tharoor

On Tuesday, a Delhi court issued a bailable warrant against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in connection to a criminal defamation suit filed by BJP leader Rajiv Babbar.

28 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Muslims would keep having more kids: MP on Assam's two-child-policy

Recently, the Assam government, led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), announced that those having more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs.

27 Oct 2019


Here are some lesser-known facts about Manohar Lal Khattar

On Sunday, Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as the Chief Minister of Haryana for a second term.

21 Oct 2019


Did Netflix meet RSS over 'anti-Hindu' content? No!

Netflix is spreading its wings in India. Not only does it allow users to stream a truckload of foreign content, but it's also making some interesting India-origin stories.

15 Oct 2019

West Bengal

Money dispute behind Murshidabad murders, cops arrest main accused

A week after three members of the same family were brutally murdered in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police have apparently cracked the case.

11 Oct 2019

West Bengal

Murshidabad triple-murder: Police deny political angle, BJP criticizes Trinamool's governance

The horrifying murder of three members of a family in Murshidabad remained a topic of outrage on social media on Thursday.

10 Oct 2019


Murshidabad: RSS worker, pregnant wife, and son killed at house

In West Bengal's Murshidabad, a triple murder has sent shock waves across the residents. Once you know how the crime was committed, you will understand why locals are living under fear.

08 Oct 2019

Article 370

Lynching a "western construct" being used to "defame" India: Bhagwat

In his Vijay Dashami speech at an event in Nagpur, Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat called lynching a "western construct". He also said the term should not be used in the Indian context to "defame" the country.

13 Sep 2019

Delhi University

DUSU elections: ABVP bags 3 seats; NSUI takes Secretary's post

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)-affiliated Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) swept the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections, winning three out of four seats on Friday.

31 Aug 2019


Rahul Gandhi summoned by court for calling PM Modi "Commander-in-thief"

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who leveled corruption allegations on BJP over the Rafale deal, has found himself in the middle of yet another legal soup.

20 Aug 2019

Narendra Modi

Modiji doesn't respect RSS' views anymore, claims Priyanka Gandhi

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saying he no longer respects the views of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the ideological mentor of BJP.

28 Jul 2019


Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.

19 Jul 2019

Amarinder Singh

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

A month after she was booked for sedition, rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, professionally known as Hard Kaur, has joined the secessionist "Referendum 2020" campaign, run by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), demanding a separate homeland for Sikhs, Khalistan.

04 Jul 2019


RSS Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi pleads not guilty, gets bail

A day after he publicly stepped down as Congress President, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appeared before a Mumbai court in connection to a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.

20 Jun 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Rapper Hard Kaur booked with sedition for comments on Adityanath

A case has been filed against UK-based rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, popularly known as Hard Kaur, for her comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, RSS, and its chief Mohan Bhagwat.

19 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

Explained: What is Narendra Modi's 'One Nation, One Election' idea?

In a gigantic country like ours, all elections become a big deal whether it is the panchayat, municipal or Lok Sabha polls. This also means that elections happen pretty frequently, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to change that.

09 Apr 2019

Jammu And Kashmir

RSS leader, his PSO, shot dead in Kishtwar; curfew imposed

RSS leader Chandrakant Sharma and his security personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar town on Tuesday.

24 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Gurugram attack: Six under probe, one arrested; family remains fearful

In the shocking attack on a Muslim family in Gurugram, police identified at least six suspects on Saturday and have arrested one man, identified as Mahesh Kumar.