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Veteran RSS pracharak and former leader of erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh P Parameswaran passes away at 91
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Veteran RSS pracharak and former leader of erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh P Parameswaran passes away at 91

P Parameswaran was the Bharatiya Jana Sangh's secretary (1967 1971) and vice president (1971 1977), as well as the director of the Deendayal Research Institute (1977 1982), New Delhi

Two arrested for waving black flags at Narendra Modi's convoy in Kolkata, including Congress student wing president
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Two arrested for waving black flags at Narendra Modi's convoy in Kolkata, including Congress student wing president

Two persons were on Sunday arrested here for waiving black flags at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy, police sources confirmed

Narendra Modi announces renaming of Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee; Mamata Banerjee skips event
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Narendra Modi announces renaming of Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee; Mamata Banerjee skips event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, speaking at the inauguration of the 150th anniversary celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust, announced that it will be renamed as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port.

Syama Prasad Mookerjee death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to Jana Sangh founder on 66th 'Balidan Diwas'
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Syama Prasad Mookerjee death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to Jana Sangh founder on 66th 'Balidan Diwas'

Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, JP Nadda and many BJP leaders paid homage to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder, on his 66th death anniversary.

Decades of ground work by RSS helped BJP wrest 18 seats in Mamata's fortress, says poll strategist Sunil Deodhar
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Decades of ground work by RSS helped BJP wrest 18 seats in Mamata's fortress, says poll strategist Sunil Deodhar

According to Sunil Deodhar, BJP's poll strategist for West Bengal, the saffron party didn't have to do much as the groundwork has been going on in Bengal for decades by RSS and its affiliates

BJP rhetoric over West Bengal rath yatra ban hypocritical; party muscles out Opposition wherever it is in power
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BJP rhetoric over West Bengal rath yatra ban hypocritical; party muscles out Opposition wherever it is in power

The Trinamool Congress may not be an exemplar of democratic functioning, but the rath yatra ban does not prove that.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Narendra Modi's 1998 experiments in social engineering might save day for BJP
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Madhya Pradesh Assembly polls: Narendra Modi's 1998 experiments in social engineering might save day for BJP

Modi encouraged a new breed of leadership and goaded the organisaton into expanding its arc of influence to the scheduled castes and tribals whom he regarded as low-hanging fruits. His efforts met with strong resistance from within the BJP’s state leadership.

Narendra Modi and RSS, Part 2: Rise of a backward caste as PM is highpoint of Sangh's Hindutva project
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Narendra Modi and RSS, Part 2: Rise of a backward caste as PM is highpoint of Sangh's Hindutva project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emergence as the tallest Hindutva leader coming from backward class is not a freak accident. It is consistent with the history of the RSS and its efforts to forge a Hindutva force subsuming all castes

Narendra Modi and the RSS: Why Mohan Bhagwat remarks are contemporaneous and yet consistent with history
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Narendra Modi and the RSS: Why Mohan Bhagwat remarks are contemporaneous and yet consistent with history

The RSS leadership has faced more criticism from within for pursuing a course of reform that runs contrary to traditionalists beholden to dogmas.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's most profound creative disruptions in Indian politics: A camaraderie that built a legacy
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's most profound creative disruptions in Indian politics: A camaraderie that built a legacy

After helming the BJS for four years since 1968, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was keen to pass the baton on to a worthy colleague to take the party forward

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's most profound creative disruptions in Indian politics: A three-hour lunch with the Advanis
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's most profound creative disruptions in Indian politics: A three-hour lunch with the Advanis

Those who recall Atal Bihari Vajpayee only for his statesmanship, geniality and wit are missing the wood for the trees

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away at 93: Bhishma Pitamaha of Indian politics, former prime minister was humanity personified

Vajpayee began his career in politics as a freedom fighter and took part in the Quit India Movement in 1942.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: How the former PM cemented India's position as a nuclear power with Pokhran-II in 1998
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away: How the former PM cemented India's position as a nuclear power with Pokhran-II in 1998

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee firmly believed that it was necessary for India to become a nuclear-armed nation and took the world by surprise by the Pokhran-II tests on 11 May, 1998.

Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93: India mourns leader with exterior of a lotus but inner strength of Vajra
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies at 93: India mourns leader with exterior of a lotus but inner strength of Vajra

It was not without reason that Atal Bihari Vajpayee's expositions in Parliament endeared him to first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health critical: Former PM has never known to give up, his illness is an extension of his fight
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health critical: Former PM has never known to give up, his illness is an extension of his fight

Atal Bihari Vajpayee not only removed the untouchability tag from the BJP, but also made Indian politics bipolar where national politics and consequent alignment would revolve around two lead poles, the BJP and the Congress

SC to hear Article 35A: Removing provision may cause fiery reaction in Jammu & Kashmir, caution intel officials
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SC to hear Article 35A: Removing provision may cause fiery reaction in Jammu & Kashmir, caution intel officials

The issue of Article 35-A has assumed critical importance since the Supreme Court is to take up a challenge to the Article on Monday, 6 August.

Amit Shah's tendentious speech in Jammu could spell an end to J&K's special constitutional status
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Amit Shah's tendentious speech in Jammu could spell an end to J&K's special constitutional status

BJP chief Amit Shah accused the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government of discriminating against the Jammu and Ladakh regions.

All BJP ministers in Jammu and Kashmir cabinet to resign but PDP-BJP coalition intact, say reports
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All BJP ministers in Jammu and Kashmir cabinet to resign but PDP-BJP coalition intact, say reports

Top sources in the BJP said that the decision was taken at a core group meeting, chaired by party vice president Avinash Rai Khanna, at the party headquarters in Jammu.

Is RSS anti-Dalit? To paint Sangh as natural enemy of SC/STs is a prejudiced reading of its history, objective
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Is RSS anti-Dalit? To paint Sangh as natural enemy of SC/STs is a prejudiced reading of its history, objective

Disparate attacks on Dalits read with the SC's recent ruling, have had Opposition jump to very facile conclusion: because the RSS is anti-Dalit.

Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul
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Statue vandalism leads to war of ideologies; BJP leaders call for 'swift, stern' action, Opposition cries foul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday strongly disapproved incidents of vandalism of statues that have been reported in various parts of the country