India | Agencies | Monday December 22, 2014
The ruling BJP is expected to confront opposition fury in Parliament today over the comment of a top leader of the ruling BJP's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) describing India as a "Hindu nation".
India | Indo Asian News Service | Monday December 22, 2014
There is no conflict between the BJP and its ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS over the issue of religious conversions, Parliamentary Affairs Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 22, 2014
At a time when the debate on conversions is raging both inside and outside Parliament, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS Mohan Bhagwat seems to have stirred a fresh controversy.
India | Agencies | Monday December 22, 2014
Saffron groups came under fire today after the mass religious conversions at Gujarat's Valsad, with Christian groups and the opposition parties accusing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh of forcing or enticing religious minorities to convert to Hinduis...
India | Agencies | Sunday December 21, 2014
Expressing his support for the a bill against conversions, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today asked opposition parties to facilitate bringing such a law in Parliament, if they "did not like conversions".
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday December 11, 2014
During a debate on religious conversions in Uttar Pradesh, union minister Venkaiah Naidu's announcement that he was proud of his association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS - the BJP's ideological mentor - sparked sharp protests in Parlia...
India | Written by Niha Masih | Tuesday December 9, 2014
In a controversial ceremony, Bajrang Dal and Dharam Jagran Samanvay Vibhagh, an offshoot of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), converted over 200 people from 57 Muslim families into Hinduism. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is the ideological me...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 9, 2014
The 'Kiss of Love' protests reached Delhi today, where some protesters held a demonstration outside the office of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS.
Assembly | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 15, 2014
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat and general secretary of the organisation Bhaiyyaji Joshi on Wednesday could not cast their votes for the Maharashtra Assembly elections in Nagpur.
India | Barkha Dutt | Tuesday October 7, 2014
Nitin Gadkari, senior union minister, says state-run Doordarshan was correct in telecasting last week's speech of the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a move described by opposition parties as a dangerous precedent.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre; Edited by Mala Das | Friday October 3, 2014
The government has defended the national broadcaster's telecast of this morning's speech by Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS, to the organization's cadres.
India | Reported by Tejas Mehta; Edited by Mala Das | Friday October 3, 2014
A speech by Mohan Bhagwat, the chief of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS, was telecast live by national broadcaster Doordarshan this morning, provoking strong reactions from political opponents and some commentators.
India | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Friday October 3, 2014
In a first, public broadcaster Doordarshan, and a few private broadcasters, will live telecast the annual Vijaya Dashmi address of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat from Nagpur.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 29, 2014
A controversy has erupted over an activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS and accused in a murder case placing a turban on the head of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to Thiruvananthapuram last week.
South | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Thursday September 11, 2014
One of the accused allegedly involved in the murder of E Manoj, a worker of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS whose death had intensified political tensions in Kerala's Kannur district, surrendered on Thursday night
India | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Thursday September 4, 2014
The son of a Kerala CPM leader, who had hailed the killing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh worker K Manoj as "good news" in a Facebook post, has been booked under the IT Act.
South | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava and Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday September 3, 2014
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh or RSS has demanded that the union home ministry order an investigation by a central agency into the murder of a local leader in Kannur district of Kerala.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday September 3, 2014
A Facebook post by the son of a CPM leader in Kerala, controversially described the killing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker KT Manoj this week as 'good news'. Jain raj, the son of CPM's P Jayarajan, has deleted his post, allegedly after t...
South | Reported by Sneha Mary Koshy, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Monday September 1, 2014
A 32-year-old activist of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was allegedly hacked to death in Kannur district of Kerala today.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday August 29, 2014
Union minister Najma Heptulla today said she had said "Hindi", not "Hindu", in an interview in which she appeared to endorse the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's view that "all Indians are Hindus".