Press Trust of India | Thursday February 7, 2013
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat today described Narendra Modi as his "friend" but side-stepped queries on the possible projection of the Gujarat Chief Minister as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday February 7, 2013
Playing to plan, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh today endorsed a resolution passed by its affiliate, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, on the construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya. The RSS wants an unambiguous return to Hindutva politics. The BJP is not ...
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 13, 2013
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supports strong laws against rape, its chief Mohan Bhagwat said today while calling for a "change in mindset" of the society.
Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday January 9, 2013
Politician Abu Azmi says he will not apologise for declaring that women must not go out at night unless escorted by a husband, father or brother.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday January 8, 2013
The misogynistic rants from politicians about how women provoke rapes continue unabated. Today, it was the turn of Samjawadi party leader Abu Azmi to weigh in. He blamed fashion and nudity for provoking sexual violence, and said that instead of "mod...
Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has equated the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) to the Taliban. "I am saying this because both are fundamentalist in nature and they want to take us back to the 18th century," Mr Singh told reporters here ...
Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 7, 2013
The BJP has taken strong and public offense to remarks made by a leader belonging to Nitish Kumar's party, the Janata Dal (United).
Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday January 6, 2013
A day after he sparked a controversy by saying that rapes happen in India not Bharat, right-wing Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has done it again. Now, he says women should restrict themselves to doing household chores, accor...
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 6, 2013
After RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks that rapes were prevalent in India and not in Bharat, VHP blamed the 'western model' of lifestyle for growing incidents of sexual assault on women including rape, saying cities were losing the values.
Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday January 4, 2013
Rapes are rare in "Bharat" (rural India) but occur frequently in "India", said Mohan Bhagwat, chief of the right-wing RSS or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). The organisation is the ideological mentor of the main opposition party, the BJP.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Friday January 4, 2013
In defiance of statistics, Mohan Bhagwat, chief of the right-wing RSS or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), believes that rapes are an urban crime shaped by westernisation, and are not a matter of concern in rural India where traditional values are u...
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 4, 2013
Rs.50,000 as compensation for being kidnapped, taken to Nagpur and raped in captivity for many days. That is what a panchayat in Uttar Pradesh has offered a 13-year-old who came to them with her tale of horror at the hands of a youth from the village...
Reported by Saurabh Gupta; Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday October 21, 2012
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today met the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur. The meeting came ahead of the assembly elections in Mr Modi's state Gujarat, where he will be seeking his fourth consecutive term.
Press Trust of India | Sunday October 21, 2012
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will meet the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leadership in Nagpur today.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday August 10, 2012
A group of foreign reporters say that at their meeting with Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), said that in public perception of effective governance, Bihar is ahead of Gujarat.