Tag Archives: RSS

Ashok Singhal: Key VHP Leader Behind Babri Masjid Demolition Passed Away

Ashok Singhal, veteran Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) general secretary who was instrumental in Babri Masjid demolition was admitted for the second time to a private hospital in Gurgaon, with heart and kidney failure and put on life-support ssytem on Sunday died Tuesday. The 89-year-old leader was instrumental in reviving strong Hindu nationalist sentiments during the 1980s and was one of ...

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Russia, China Plan Own Space Stations by 2023, Where’s India?

Come 2023, Russia will have its own space station as the ongoing present joint mission International Space station program since 1998 ends by 2024. Even China is undertaking its space station program, leaving a big question on India’s ISRO to ponder the issue. Citing the reason of constant watching of Russian territory, Russian President Vladimir Putin said it was an ...

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RSS chief says Mother Teresa ‘selfish’ in helping poor, takes dig at ‘foreigners’

By N. Sridhar It is difficult for RSS to come out of the religious shadow and the organisation chief Mohan Bhagwat proved again blaming none other than Mother Teresa as selfish who served the poor to convert them to Christianity. He said, “Her service would have been good but the purpose was to convert them eventually. Any service done for ...

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‘Maharaj At least Honest to Say What was in His Heart,’ Says Gandhi’s Grandson

After the glorification of Nathuram Godse, the assassin of the Father of Nation, as a “patriot” by BJP lawmaker Sakshi Maharaj, the parliament today witnessed widespread protest from the opposition. While Congress sought to file a case against Maharaj, the grandson of Gandhi, Tushar Gandhi, reportedly commented, ” I do not think it’s a controversial statement. Sakshi Maharaj is at ...

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Holy Book: Not Bhagwad Gita but Constitution, says Mamata Banerjee

After External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the Bhagwad Gita can be declared as the national scripture, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that Constitution is the Holy Book in a democracy. While addressing people on an event on Red Front grounds to mark the “5,151st anniversary” of the Gita, which was organised by RSS-affiliate Global Inspiration and ...

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Gadkari, Fadnavis Meet RSS Chief Ahead of Modi’s Arrival in Mumbai

Fuelling fresh speculation in political circles, union Minister for Shipping and Transport Nitin Gadkari called on Rashtriya Swayam Sevak (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday. Late Friday night, the Bharatiya Janata Party state president and prime contender for the post of the next Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis had met Bhagwat. Sources in the BJP claimed ignorance of what transpired ...

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