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Apr 10, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 9: Flag wars hit Dakshina Kannada port, Bunder shows how commerce trumps communalismThe culture of flag wars at the port isn’t more than two decades old. It started after the Surathkal riots of 1998, in which the Sangh played a major role. The violence which put the region under a 12-day curfew left six Muslims and two Hindus dead. The flags on the mast of fishing trawlers docked at Bunder mark out the communal faultlines that today define Coastal Karnataka.
Apr 09, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 8: Bharatiya Jan Sangh emerges amid nationwide crackdown on Hindu nationalistsThe emergence of Bharatiya Jan Sangh: The unrest within RSS grew over the fact that they couldn't participate in elections and directly confront Congress. This led to the formation of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh in 1951 which later morphed into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Nov 13, 2018
Phase 1 of Chhattisgarh polls concludes: Voters in CM Raman Singh's Rajnandgaon constituency swear loyalty to no oneIn Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district, 80-year-old Baghela Yadav cast his vote in Kutheri village on 12 November, which was the first phase of elections for the state's Assembly. He has voted in every election that has taken place in the past, however, when asked, "Aapne kin muddo ke adhaar par vote kiya hai (On the basis of which issues have you voted)?", he responds with a blank look.
Jun 15, 2018
RSS steps in to help BJP as anger simmers in Jammu against party for 'surrendering' to PDPThe declining popularity of BJP in Jammu has set off alarm bells in the RSS. It responded by appointing a hardcore RSS man and BJP member of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly, Ravinder Raina, as the state president of BJP.
Dec 06, 2017
Gujarat polls: Hindutva has a slightly longer history in the state than you may believeMuch before Modi was parachuted into the state in October 2001—because with Keshubhai Patel as chief minister, BJP was losing popularity in civic body elections and bypolls—the BJP and Hindutva had very much arrived in the state.
Oct 06, 2017
MEA draws flak for publishing booklet on Deendayal Upadhyay, calling BJP 'the only alternative’The ministry of external affairs (MEA) has created quite a stir by releasing a booklet on RSS ideologue and Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Deendayal Upadhyaya.
Jul 06, 2017
Narendra Modi remembers Shayama Prasad Mukherjee's contribution to India on his birth anniversaryNarendra Modi and on Thursday remembered Syama Prasad Mookerji on his birth anniversary, saying that his contribution to India can never be forgotten.
Sep 27, 2016
Counter iconography: Modi government pushes to elevate Deendayal Upadhyaya as new national iconWith the birth centenary of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya, Modi has grasped the opportunity for counter iconography, going beyond the Congress narrative that focuses on the Nehru-Gandhi family.
Aug 09, 2014
Fulfill people's aspirations: Advani to BJP leadersAdvani felt there was a "sense of accountability and responsibility" in the speeches delivered during today's conclave, and said the arrangements at the National Council meeting proved that those attending the conclave have no arrogance of victory.