Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh: News

22 Jan 2019


Kanakadurga, woman who entered #SabarimalaTemple, disowned, thrown out by family

Kanakadurga, one of the first two women of menstrual age to enter Kerala's Sabarimala Ayyappa temple, was sent to a government-run shelter home after she was disowned and thrown out by her family.

18 Jan 2019


Ram Mandir date: RSS clarifies that 2025 is completion date

After critics claimed that the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) was pushing the date for the construction of the Ram Mandir to 2025 to give relief to the BJP ahead of the elections, the Hindu organization has issued a clarification.

05 Jan 2019


Battleground Sabarimala: Over 1,800 arrested; bombs hurled; violence continues

Kerala is still in the grips of violent protests after two women in their 40s entered the 800-year-old Sabarimala temple, and reportedly, over 1,800 arrests have taken place since the women's entry.

16 Dec 2018

West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras

On Saturday, the West Bengal government denied permission to the BJP's proposed rath yatras in certain parts of Bengal, citing intelligence reports that they could lead to communal violence.

16 Dec 2018

West Bengal

WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence

The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.

02 Dec 2018


#SabarimalaRow: Kerala announces million women's Great Wall, BJP plans response

With the Kerala government planning to make a 600km 'women wall' comprised of a 'million' women to reiterate its stand on the Sabarimala issue, a four-man team handpicked by BJP chief Amit Shah will arrive in Kerala today to plan the saffron party's response.

20 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

BJP, RSS know they won't win next LS polls: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, at his first election rally at Champhai in Mizoram, today claimed that the RSS and the BJP know that they'll not win the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

16 Nov 2018


Assam: Security beefed up as organizations protest Citizenship Bill

Prohibitory orders were clamped in three police districts of Guwahati and security beefed up in view of the Assam Secretariat gherao program called by several organizations today against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

12 Nov 2018


Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar

A pall of gloom descended on Union Minister Ananth Kumar's residence in Bengaluru today as mourners turned up in large numbers to pay their respects.

12 Nov 2018

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister likely to hold condolence meeting for Ananth Kumar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to chair a special meeting of the Union Cabinet today to condole the demise of senior minister Ananth Kumar, official sources said.

11 Nov 2018


RSS can offer credible alternative to transform India: BJP MP

Propaganda against the RSS has penetrated from top to bottom and scholarly narration can remove the ambiguities in history about the organization, which can offer a credible alternative to transform India, claims BJP-MP Rakesh Sinha.

11 Nov 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Congress' promise in MP: Won't allow RSS-shakhas in government buildings

The Congress released its manifesto for Madhya Pradesh assembly elections on Saturday and one of the promises was related to Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sena (RSS).

03 Nov 2018

Shashi Tharoor

Defamation case against Shashi Tharoor over 'scorpion' remark against Modi

A criminal defamation complaint has been filed against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor before a court in Delhi for his alleged "scorpion" remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

03 Nov 2018


#Ayodhya: Ram temple construction to start in December, says VHP

A day after the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) vowed an agitation against the Supreme Court over the deferring of the Ayodhya hearing, senior Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Ram Vilas Vedanti, on Saturday, said that he would start the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya in December.

#AyodhyaVerdict: RSS vows agitation against SC, says it insulted Hindus

In light of the Ayodhya hearing getting deferred, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), on Friday, vowed to launch an agitation if the Supreme Court did not take the Hindu community's sentiments into account.

02 Nov 2018


Necessary to give values to children while imparting knowledge: Rajnath

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh emphasized the need to instil values in children while imparting them knowledge.

28 Oct 2018


Shashi Tharoor slyly calls PM Modi a scorpion

In what may open a can of controversies, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor while speaking about PM Narendra Modi, quoted an anonymous RSS source, and said he was like scorpion who can neither be removed by hand nor beaten by a chappal.

25 Oct 2018


Goa: BJP pressurizing Parrikar to continue as CM, alleges Velingkar

Former Goa unit RSS chief, Subhash Velingkar, has alleged that the BJP High Command is pressuring Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to continue in the post despite his ill health, to retain power in the state.

23 Oct 2018


BJP, RSS making Sabarimala a place of violence: Kerala CM

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday attacked the BJP and RSS for the violent agitation at the Lord Ayyappa temple complex in Sabarimala over the entry of women of all ages into the hill shrine.

21 Oct 2018


BJP desperate to rewrite history; uses auspicious-occasion as political-tool: Congress

Accusing BJP-led Center of using every "auspicious" occasion as "political tool," Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said BJP was "desperate to rewrite history."

20 Oct 2018

Samajwadi Party

Mohan Bhagwat picks Ram Mandir issue only before elections: SP

Senior SP leader, Ram Govind Chaudhary, has accused RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat of remembering Lord Ram only "months before the General Elections".

SC didn't take tradition into consideration: Bhagwat on Sabarimala row

Amid ongoing protests at Sabarimala, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said the Supreme Court verdict hasn't taken into consideration the nature and premise of the tradition that has been accepted by society and has given rise to "divisiveness" in society.

18 Oct 2018


RSS chief demands law for Ram Mandir construction in Ayodhya

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat said the government should clear the path for construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.

RSS moved SC in 2006, seeking women's entry into Sabarimala

Kerala Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran today sought to turn the tables on RSS on the Sabarimala issue, claiming that Sangh leaders had moved Supreme Court in 2006, seeking entry of women into Lord Ayyappa's shrine.

05 Oct 2018


Rahul Gandhi speaks on 2019, BSP-alliance, leadership-qualities and more

At the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2018, Congress President Rahul Gandhi touched upon several topics, including his temple visits, the trolling, his expectations from 2019 general elections and what makes him different from mother and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Even Lord Ram won't get elected without spending money: Goa-leader

Former Goa RSS Chief Subhash Velingkar claimed even Lord Ram would have to spend money to get elected in the current political situation.

22 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

RSS-backed organization to sell beauty-products made from cow urine, dung

Soaps, face packs, shampoos, and medicinal products made from cow urine and dung may soon be just a click away as an RSS-backed center says it's set to sell these on Amazon India.

21 Sep 2018

West Bengal

WB: Clash over Urdu teachers' recruitment, two students dead

A college student, injured in a clash between a mob and the police in North Dinajpur's Islampur, died today, pushing the death toll to two, even as a 12-hour bandh called by BJP is underway in the West Bengal district.

20 Sep 2018


Detained for 'derogatory-comments' on Konark Temple, defense expert gets bail

Writer and defense expert Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was given conditional bail by Saket Court till September 28, after Delhi police detained him on Thursday.

20 Sep 2018


Bhagwat says Ram Mandir in Ayodhya will promote Hindu-Muslim peace

Speaking on the last day of the outreach programme, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said Ram Mandir in the disputed land in Ayodhya would ensure Hindu-Muslim peace, as it will eliminate disagreements between the two groups.

19 Sep 2018

Mohan Bhagwat

Opposing Muslims isn't Hindutva: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

"Hindutva" is an inclusive concept and does not exclude Muslims, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said on Tuesday, maintaining that his organization embraces the Constitution, and respects the "socialist, secular" parts of its Preamble.

18 Sep 2018

Delhi University

DUSU President submitted fake documents to get admission, alleges NSUI

The Congress-backed NSUI has alleged that newly elected Delhi University Students' Union President, Ankiv Baisoya of RSS-affiliated ABVP, had submitted fake BA certificate to gain admission in the varsity.

12 Sep 2018

Pakistan News

Barring Pakistan, RSS to invite 60 nations for lecture series

A three-day lecture series of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will start in New Delhi from September 17, for which invitations are likely to be sent to 60 nations.

08 Sep 2018


Hindu society will progress only if it comes together: Bhagwat

On Friday, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat called for the Hindu society to be united.

06 Sep 2018


Homosexuality not a crime, but same-sex marriage is unnatural: RSS

Homosexuality is not a crime, the RSS said on Thursday, while maintaining that it doesn't support same-sex marriage as it was "not natural".

27 Aug 2018


BJP to launch MP poll campaign at 'Mahakumbh' next month

The BJP would launch its campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls at a convention to be held in Bhopal on September 25.

27 Aug 2018


RSS may invite Rahul, Yechury for lecture series by Bhagwat

The RSS may invite Congress President Rahul Gandhi to attend a three-day lecture series by Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat in New Delhi next month.

27 Aug 2018


Rahul Gandhi ignorant about India, so can't understand Sangh: RSS

Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi for likening the RSS to Islamist group Muslim Brotherhood, the Sangh today said the Congress chief cannot understand the saffron outfit as he does not know India.