Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: News

22 May 2018

Narendra Modi

Citing threat to secularism, Delhi Archbishop asks Christians to fast

The Archbishop of Delhi, Anil Couto, sparked a controversy by releasing a circular asking Christians to offer prayers and observe a fast every Friday, ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

17 May 2018

Pakistan News

Rahul Gandhi thinks situation in Karnataka is similar to Pakistan

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said such things happen in Pakistan, today, at a rally in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, as he launched a full-blown attack on BJP after BS Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Karnataka Chief Minister.

15 May 2018


Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

After a political thriller that played with the minds of almost all political analysts, the ball is now in the court of Karnataka's Governor, Vajubhai Vala.

13 May 2018


Preparations for Ram Temple's construction complete: VHP prez

VHP International President Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje has claimed the Ayodhya case has reached a "decisive stage" in the SC, and probability is high that "it'll be decided in (Hindus') favor."

12 May 2018


Modi trying to influence Karnataka voters with Nepal temple-visits: Congress

The Congress accused PM Narendra Modi of trying to influence Karnataka voters on the polling day through his temple visits in Nepal.

12 May 2018


Government-funded Haryana gyms will run RSS shakhas, Congress cries foul

Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government has again made headlines, this time over Agriculture minister Om Prakash Dhankar's statement. He said that state gyms would also be used as RSS shakhas.

10 May 2018


Center trying to impose 'one-history', 'one-language', 'one-lifestyle' ideology: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram yesterday alleged the BJP and RSS were trying to impose autocratic rule in the nation and their main aim was to destroy the federal system and build a Hindu nation.

08 May 2018


Following deaths of RSS, CPI (M) workers, Kannur shutdown

The deaths of an RSS worker and CPI (M) activist in Kerala resulted in a shutdown of Kannur and Mahe (part of Puducherry) on Tuesday, with police being on their toes to prevent any violence.

07 May 2018


Daughter confined for two-years by mother for having Muslim-boyfriend, rescued

A 24-year-old Kerala woman, Anjali Prakash, was rescued on May 1 from a rented house in Mangaluru, where her mother, Vineetha, confined her for two years for allegedly having an affair with a Muslim youth.

RSS defamation case: Court summons Rahul Gandhi on June 12

A Bhiwandi court has asked Congress President Rahul Gandhi to appear before it on June 12 to record his plea in a defamation case filed against him by an RSS functionary.

02 May 2018


Sadhvi wants public-killing of cow-slaughterers, Keraliites respond with beef recipes

The topic of beef has brought about a rare unity across Kerala.

BJP MP questions Jinnah's portrait at Aligarh Muslim University

A BJP MP has asked Aligarh Muslim University to explain why it displays a portrait of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, triggering a row days after a student sought permission to hold an RSS Shakha on its premises.

27 Apr 2018


Karnataka polls: Congress manifesto released by Rahul promises 1cr jobs

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today released the party's election manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly polls that promises the creation of 1 corer jobs over five years.

17 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia begins his indefinite fast

Former VHP leader Pravin Togadia began his indefinite fast in Ahmedabad in support of his demands, including construction of a Ram Temple in Ayodhya.

15 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Pravin Togadia quits VHP; VS Kokje elected new party president

Vishwa Hindu Parishad veteran Pravin Togadia quit the outfit on Saturday after his nominee Raghav Reddy lost the party's presidential election, held for the first time since it was founded in 1964.

Muslim groups plan protest rally to save religion, country

Imarat Shariah (House of Shariah), which is headquartered in Patna, and All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), will hold a protest rally in Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday.

03 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Mohan Bhagwat: Congress-mukt Bharat isn't RSS language

Highlighting the importance that RSS gives to inclusion, its chief Mohan Bhagwat recently claimed that slogans like "Congress-mukt Bharat" are political phrases, and are not a part of Sangh's vocabulary.

31 Mar 2018


Will hunt down killers of Karnataka BJP, RSS workers: Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said his party -if voted to power- would hunt down the killers of RSS and BJP workers in Karnataka and hand out severest of punishment to them.

20 Mar 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: British-era railway station Robertsganj renamed to Sonbhadra

The Robertsganj railway station in Uttar Pradesh has been renamed Sonbhadra, said an official.

19 Mar 2018


Yogi government's 1st year: How did it fare?

Last March, belying expectations and poll punters, BJP and its allies stormed to power in the UP assembly, winning 325 of 403 seats.

13 Mar 2018


After protests, Rajasthan govt revokes Dress Code in colleges order

Buckling under widespread protests, especially by students, the Vasundhara Raje dispensation in Rajasthan on Tuesday revoked its recent controversial order on implementing a dress code for government-run colleges in the state.

13 Mar 2018


Food, footwear, treatment, water: Mumbai's 'thank you' gifts for farmers

'If you ate today, thank a farmer,' the saying goes, and Mumbai followed.

Consensus on Ayodhya difficult, but temple will be built: RSS

Stressing that a Ram Temple "and nothing else" would be constructed in Ayodhya, the RSS on Sunday said building a consensus on the dispute was not going to be easy.

05 Mar 2018


BJP MP Kateel calls Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah a terrorist

Accusing Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah of supporting the alleged killing of Hindu activists in the state by staying mum, the state BJP MP Nalin Kumar Kateel called him a "terrorist."

04 Mar 2018


Introducing Sunil Deodhar: The man behind BJP's landmark Tripura win

With the BJP's historic win in the north-east, it will now rule across 21 Indian states.

26 Feb 2018


Only India can show right path to the world: Bhagwat

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said that only India can show the right path to the world and everyone should work together for the unity of the country.

25 Feb 2018


After Gita shlokas, Gayatri Mantra recital in Haryana's schools

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, an out-and-out RSS man, is taking his Hindutva-agenda to the grassroots. His government has decided to add the recital of "Gayatri Mantra" in prayers across all schools in the state.

06 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

BJP MLA: Not a Hindu, if you don't join RSS

BJP MLA from Hyderabad T Raja Singh has claimed that those who don't attend RSS' daily meetings aren't "true Hindus."

18 Jan 2018


BJP, RSS can kill me: Jignesh Mevani

Dalit leader, Jignesh Mevani expressed concerns over threats to his life reiterating the claims of VHP leader Pravin Togadia.

12 Jan 2018


Now, Congress and BJP fight it out in Karnataka

After Gujarat and Himachal polls are done and dusted, the action has now moved to Karnataka.

03 Jan 2018


BJP's Vikram Saini: Hindustan belongs to Hindus!

A few months back, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat had said that Hindustan is the country of Hindus, but does not exclude others.

27 Dec 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Jairam Thakur takes oath as 14th CM of Himachal Pradesh

Five-time MLA Jairam Thakur has taken oath as Himachal CM. He was elected to helm the state after the party's CM-candidate Prem Dhumal failed to win.

26 Dec 2017


MoS Anantkumar Hegde: BJP will change the constitution

MoS Employment and Skill Development Anantkumar Hegde ruffled feathers when he announced that BJP will respect the word "secular" only because the Constitution mentions it.

13 Dec 2017


Manohar Parrikar, the first IITian to become CM, turns 62

Incumbent Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar is often described as an RSS pracharak, IITian, hard taskmaster and Modi's confidante.

29 Nov 2017


PM Modi: Congress gave hand-pump model, BJP delivered Narmada model

Ahead of the upcoming Gujarat elections, PM Narendra Modi will address four rallies. He began with an election rally in Morbi. These will be followed by rallies in Prachi (Somnath), Palitana (Bhavnagar) and Navsari (south Gujarat).

24 Nov 2017

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Mohan Bhagwat: Only Ram Mandir at disputed Ayodhya site

RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat made an impassioned declaration that "the day is not far when a saffron flag will fly atop the Ram Mandir."

20 Nov 2017


Nitin Gadkari: Why is RSS' blue-eyed boy Modi's star performer?

In 2014, PM Narendra Modi allocated $3bn for cleaning Ganga. Cut to 2017, and the plan is badly behind schedule, with contaminated stretches of river-water.

10 Nov 2017


Controversial Khattar: CM comments on Ryan murder, messes up again

Haryana police have been left red-faced as CBI accused them of framing a bus conductor in the Pradyuman Thakur's murder case.

31 Oct 2017


Hindu Yuva Vahini: India would become an Islamic-nation by 2027

Narendra Tomar, Hindu Yuva Vahini's (HYV) senior leader, warned that if Muslim population continues to grow at this pace, India will become an Islamic nation by 2027.