The BJP veteran served as chief minister of Gujarat in 1995 and then from 1998 to 2001. He was succeeded by Narendra Modi, who held the post till he became prime minister in 2014
Speaking at a virtual interaction organised by think-tank India Foundation on the foundation day of the RSS, Hosabale said UCC is mentioned in the Constitution under the Directive Principles of State Policy
This year, the RSS' Vijayadashami address was broadcast online and only 50 volunteers attended the main function in view of the coronavirus threat.
He was instrumental in taking public the celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi in the state. Back then, nearly four decades ago, it was an indoor affair
Maoists adopt new propaganda strategy, amp up rhetoric on CAA, NRC, NPR to drive new offensive against State
In a major shift in their outreach strategy, the Maoists in Chhattisgarh have decided to tap into burning national controversies such as Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National Population Register (NPR), and treatment of minorities in general, as a new offensive to fight against the State.
'Narendra Modi and Amit Shah can't help out in Assembly elections': RSS blames 'same old formula' by BJP for Delhi poll rout
The BJP has been out of power in Delhi for the last 21 years and it couldn't win since 1998, after the fall of Sushma Swaraj-led government on the issue of rising onion price. Absence of a credible chief ministerial face and local leadership, lack of grassroots connect, among others have contributed to the poor show by the BJP in Delhi year after year.
'Patriotic Hindu Brahmin women': On RSS' regressive obsession with purity, and its links to ancient Aryavarta
There are signs of change in the traditional order of things in society, compared to a generation or two ago. This seems to be worrying the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), whose chief Mohan Bhagwat, in a public address, recently stated that cases of divorce have increased a lot of late, because people fight over trifles.
Mohan Bhagwat may 'blame' education, affluence for incidents of divorce, but most vulnerable remain trapped in difficult marriages
Despite the rise from 0.50 per 1000 in 1988 to 3.0 in 2015, India still has one of the lowest divorce rates in the world. It is the educated and affluent who have the means and the social support to go through with a divorce.
Mohan Bhagwat's appeal to India's youth to imbibe Gandhian principles indicates RSS success in distancing Congress from the Mahatma
The move to embrace Gandhian principles by Hindutva-based organisations got a real fillip when Prime Minister Narendra Modi started majorly invoking Mahatma Gandhi in his governance policies, the flagship being the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Mohan Bhagwat links 'education and affluence' with higher divorce rates at Ahmedabad RSS event, says arrogance results in families falling apart
Mohan Bhagwat made this statement while addressing RSS workers, who were present there along with their family members.
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
Swatantradev Singh re-elected Uttar Pradesh BJP chief unopposed; OBC leader credited with BJP's performance in Madhya Pradesh during 2019 LS polls
Belonging to the influential Kurmi caste, Swatantradev Singh made his presence felt during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as in charge of party affairs in Madhya Pradesh
Congress backed NSUI, IYC fail to capitalise as Left steers youth surge against CAA-NRC through SFI, AISA across campuses
NSUI was hardly visible and failed to drive this movement by the students, not just in Delhi but even in the Congress-ruled states like Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh or Rajasthan.
Kailash Vijayvargiya, nearly 350 other BJP workers booked in Indore after video of him 'threatening' officials goes viral
The video shot during protest organised by BJP in Indore, showed BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya saying, ‘Our Sangh leaders are here, otherwise we would have set Indore on fire today’
Congress leader files complaint against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat over '130 crore Indians are Hindus' remark
Mohan Bhagwat had at a public meeting on 25 December, said irrespective of religion and culture, people who have nationalistic spirit and respect the culture of Bharat and its heritage are Hindus and RSS considers the 130 crore people of the country as Hindus.
Row over RSS chief’s remarks overblown, the institution is only seeking to define Hindutva as pluralistic
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat’s recent comments, that the organisation regards the entire 130 crore population of India as members of “Hindu society”, has come at a time when the country is witnessing large-scale protests over a legislation that critics say is ‘anti-Muslim’, ‘divisive’ and part of BJP’s ‘majoritarian project’.
Mohan Bhagwat was speaking at award ceremony organised by Go-Vigyan Sanshodhan Sanshtha, organisation dedicated to 'cow science' research in Pune, and said 'Cow is the mother of the universe....it nurtures the soil, it nurtures animals, birds and it also nurtures humans and protects them from diseases and makes the human heart as tender as flower'
BHU students call off stir on fifteenth day of agitation; RSS earlier backed appointment of Muslim professor to Sanskrit department
'The Sangh is of the opinion that opposing Dr Firoz Khan is wrong', said Jayprakash Lal, Vibhag Sanghchalak, RSS Kashi
'If Firoze Khan joins, then he will want a holiday every Friday'; protesting BHU students unfazed by RSS reproach, say they are defending Sanatan Dharma
A RSS leader, on the other hand, backed the appointment of Khan. Dev Pujari, the RSS national organisation secretary, urged the BHU students to withdraw their protests, remarking that anybody can learn, speak and teach Sanskrit. Unfazed, the protesting students said that the statement of RSS has no bearing on them.
Case registered against senior BHU official for removing RSS flag from its south campus in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur
Case under various sections has been registered against south campus deputy chief proctor, Kiran Damle for outraging religious feelings