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
Padma Awards 2018: Illaiyaraja, Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Kidambi Srikanth and 40 others given national honour
Keeping its promise of honouring "unsung heroes", the government this year honoured with Padma awards several personalities who served the poor, set up free schools and popularised tribal arts globally
Music composer Illaiyaraja, Classical singer Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Hindutva thinker P Parameswaran and 40 other prominent personalities were conferred the Padma awards for 2018 by President Ram Nath Kovind
A leading RSS ideologue on Tuesday backed Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju's reported observation that "Pakistan is an artificial nation and a failed state" but said it was difficult to accept his entire views on the subject made during a lecture in Thiruvananthapuram.