Bihar | Reported by Ketki Angre; edited by Mala Das | Thursday November 19, 2015
Union minister and BJP ally Ram Vilas Paswan today said Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments suggesting a review of reservation "led to fear among voters" in Bihar, which rejected the BJP's alliance in favour of the one led by Nitish Kumar in the assembly elections.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 18, 2015
Ahead of the November 21 by-election to Ratlam-Jhabua Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today asserted that there would be no rethink on the issue of reservations.
Bihar | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 16, 2015
Senior Congress leader Sushilkumar Shinde today said in Warangal that the BJP could not win the Bihar Assembly polls as voters feared that the Modi Government may bring changes in the existing reservation policy.
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain and Ketki Angre | Friday November 13, 2015
Two days after a stinging attack on the BJP leadership by party veterans for the Bihar debacle, more voices continue to speak out in dissent.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived today in Bhuj to attend a five-day workshop of Sangh pracharaks to be held in Mandvi taluka of Kutch starting tomorrow.
Bihar | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday November 10, 2015
The blame for BJP's loss in the Bihar assembly elections cannot be put on the Prime Minister, senior BJP leader and Union home minister Rajnath Singh told NDTV today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat called on President Pranab Mukherjee and extended Diwali greetings to him.
Bihar | Written by Rahul Shrivastava | Monday November 9, 2015
The BJP's preliminary assessment of Bihar election attributes the loss to its failure to present a credible backward leader to Bihar voters -- despite the fact that the party had projected Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a leader of the backward castes.
Bihar | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday November 9, 2015
Former chief minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) president Jitan Ram Manjhi today blamed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and BJP president Amit Shah for the debacle of the BJP-led alliance in Bihar.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Monday November 9, 2015
Expelled RJD lawmaker Pappu Yadav, whose party drew a blank in the Bihar polls, today termed the Grand Alliance's huge win as a victory of "casteist passion" touched off by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's quota remarks.
Bihar | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Monday November 9, 2015
Before the BJP's top 12 leaders met to discuss the crushing defeat in Bihar, party president Amit Shah today met Mohan Bhagwat, chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS, the BJP's ideological mentor.
Bihar | Written by Ketki Angre | Monday November 9, 2015
The fact that he was unhappy was an open secret, but Shatrughan Sinha, the BJP lawmaker from Bihar, fired a string of tweets today that are certain to sting his party.
Bihar | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 8, 2015
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad today rejected suggestions that RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's reservation remark had any negative impact on the party's electoral loss in Bihar, saying the reasons for loss will be analysed in detail.
Bihar | Written by Sandeep Phukan, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Saturday November 7, 2015
Rahul Gandhi launched a scathing attack at the Modi government today for what he called was "an assault on liberty, rights and democratic space" and promised that his Congress party will be the "biggest force" opposing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 29, 2015
Eminent Indian scientist PM Bhargava on Thursday said he will return his Padma Bhushan award in protest against the "growing intolerance in the country".
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Monday November 2, 2015
He is proving himself a leader of not just state relevance but of national importance.
Bihar | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday October 25, 2015
Finance minister Arun Jaitley today told NDTV that if the BJP gets the numbers to form a government in the state, the chief minister could be someone from the backward castes.
Bihar | Reported by Manish Kumar and Alok Pandey, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday October 26, 2015
In the backdrop of the furore over Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat's comment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said there will be no dilution in reservation policy and that there has been no change in this wherever there is a BJP government.
Opinion | Rana Ayyub | Tuesday October 27, 2015
Many in the RSS believe that RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat has killed two birds with the same stone. By embarrassing the party with his comments on reservation, he has sent a strong signal to Amit Shah whose arrogance is being much talked about and who has kept several RSS leaders at bay in decision-making.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
Calling for the need to rise above vote bank politics, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, Mohan Bhagwat today said that a holistic approach to population policy should be formulated that is equally applicable to all citizens.
Mumbai News | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 22, 2015
As the debate over rising intolerance rages across the country, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat today said "small episodes" that "get exaggerated" cannot damage the Hindu culture and the country will always "stand as one".
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 22, 2015
Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, had a pat for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a word of advice underscoring the areas that need attention in his traditional Vijaya Dashami address.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Attacking the BJP for allowing the live telecast of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief, Mohan Bhagwat's Dussehra address, the Congress said that Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance is the real voice of the RSS.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 19, 2015
With BJP on the backfoot over beef controversy and the writers' protest against rising intolerance, party president Amit Shah today said that BJP cannot be blamed for incidents which occurred in states ruled by other parties.