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AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi questions why RSS 'hates' him, recalls his inflammatory '15 minutes' remark from 2013
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AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi questions why RSS 'hates' him, recalls his inflammatory '15 minutes' remark from 2013

Addressing a gathering on Tuesday, Owaisi said, 'Why do they (RSS) hate me? It is because they have not been able to overcome the '15 minutes' statement made by me.'

Salman Khurshid on threats facing Islam today, why Muslims become invisible to secure their future
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Salman Khurshid on threats facing Islam today, why Muslims become invisible to secure their future

Former Union Minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid talks about his recently released non-fiction book, and the need to understand Islam better today.

DU updates Sociology, Political Science, History, English syllabi; no 'controversial material' part of curriculum, say varsity officials
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DU updates Sociology, Political Science, History, English syllabi; no 'controversial material' part of curriculum, say varsity officials

No 'controversial' or 'provocative' content will be part of the Delhi University's (DU) curriculum, officials said. Syllabi of the four departments, Sociology, Political Science, History and English was updated. SFI and Left students' outfits protested against the 'saffronisation' of the Delhi University's curriculum.

BJP General Secretary Ramlal appointed RSS 'Akhil Bharatiya Sah Sampark Pramukh', V Satish to replace him
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BJP General Secretary Ramlal appointed RSS 'Akhil Bharatiya Sah Sampark Pramukh', V Satish to replace him

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary (Organisation) Ramlal was on Saturday sent back to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Showbiz takes over Delhi BJP: Singer Sapna Chaudhry’s induction leaves RSS miffed, but won't upset party's apple cart
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Showbiz takes over Delhi BJP: Singer Sapna Chaudhry’s induction leaves RSS miffed, but won't upset party's apple cart

The rift between the party and its ideological parent is becoming clearer in the National Capital but might not influence BJP’s presence and rise in the region which is driven by celebrity faces.

RSS' role in 'nation-building' part of Maharashtra varsity syllabus; Congress rebukes move, points at group's chequered history
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RSS' role in 'nation-building' part of Maharashtra varsity syllabus; Congress rebukes move, points at group's chequered history

The history of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its role in 'nation-building' have been included in the syllabus of a university based in Nagpur, where the Sangh has headquarters

Thawar Chand Gehlot, new Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, has always remained a champion for Dalit cause
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Thawar Chand Gehlot, new Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha, has always remained a champion for Dalit cause

Considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Thawar Chand Gehlot, despite being in important positions both in the state and at the Centre, always maintained a low key.

India and the Indian: Genes are the root of nationalism but don't determine our destiny, writes Praveen Swami
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India and the Indian: Genes are the root of nationalism but don't determine our destiny, writes Praveen Swami

Animal impulses drive powerful nationalism, but their triumph is far from inevitable if humans are willing to carefully reflect on why we behave in the ways we do.

Walmart faces major India test over Flipkart's legal spat with smartwatch-type health devices startup GOQii
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Walmart faces major India test over Flipkart's legal spat with smartwatch-type health devices startup GOQii

The legal tussle between GOQii and Walmart’s Flipkart unit, comes just months after India imposed stricter rules for foreign investment in e-commerce

Making of Narendra Modi: How India's PM-elect went from being a spartan wanderlust to fashioning the future of Hindutva politics
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Making of Narendra Modi: How India's PM-elect went from being a spartan wanderlust to fashioning the future of Hindutva politics

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi has often been criticised for his partiality to travel, but his itinerancy long predates his arrival to power.

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 bags nine of 11 LS seats in Chhattisgarh: RSS played key role in turning around saffron party's fortunes
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BJP bags nine of 11 LS seats in Chhattisgarh: RSS played key role in turning around saffron party's fortunes

This change in BJP's favour in Chhattisgarh didn’t come overnight. In one of the RSS’ closed-door meeting, the organisation decided to take charge of election strategy.

Tejasvi Surya’s win, Kanhaiya Kumar’s defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls reflect the changing narrative of ‘New India’
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Tejasvi Surya’s win, Kanhaiya Kumar’s defeat in 2019 Lok Sabha polls reflect the changing narrative of ‘New India’

Tejasvi Surya projected himself as flag-bearer of ‘New India’ that is confident, assertive and which believes that issues like poverty, economic inequality and social divide will not be resolved by rhetoric but by strengthening the concept of nation-state and market economy.

Rahul Gandhi's political adaptation of Buddhist philosophy of loving-kindness is just not cutting ice
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Rahul Gandhi's political adaptation of Buddhist philosophy of loving-kindness is just not cutting ice

It is possible his reading and practising of Buddhism has transformed him, but Rahul Gandhi is still a long way away from turning loving-kindness into a political weapon against the BJP-RSS.

Alwar gangrape case: Ashok Gehlot accuses Narendra Modi of ignoring facts, 'deliberately' targeting him over assault of Dalit woman
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Alwar gangrape case: Ashok Gehlot accuses Narendra Modi of ignoring facts, 'deliberately' targeting him over assault of Dalit woman

On Sunday, a full-scale war of words broke out between Modi and Mayawati over the Alwar gangrape case, with the prime minister accusing the BSP supremo of shedding crocodile tears, an allegation dismissed by her as "dirty politics".

Fact Checker: Old photos of RSS workers helping in relief ops shared as fresh image post Cyclone Fani in Odisha
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Fact Checker: Old photos of RSS workers helping in relief ops shared as fresh image post Cyclone Fani in Odisha

Other publications like SM Hoaxslayer too debunked the claim of the images being from Cyclone Fani relief work and posted earlier tweets and social media posts to verify their authenticity and the actual date of publication.

How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 16: Sangh appropriates local cultural symbols as Congress' brand of 'Hinduness' falls flat
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How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 16: Sangh appropriates local cultural symbols as Congress' brand of 'Hinduness' falls flat

The programmes of the Sangh relied heavily on evoking a homogenising religious pride while appropriating local cultural symbols.

Between Rahul Gandhi's pacifism and Narendra Modi's nationalism, it's becoming clear which idea will win, and why
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Between Rahul Gandhi's pacifism and Narendra Modi's nationalism, it's becoming clear which idea will win, and why

The BJP’s insanely effective and penetrative social media machinery has successfully sold the persecution complex to the majority Hindus and made them insecure and paranoid. 

How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 14: RSS uses religious festivals to embed sense of Hindu identity in locals, widen its base
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How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; part 14: RSS uses religious festivals to embed sense of Hindu identity in locals, widen its base

Till the 1970s, RSS didn't have a strong mass base in urban coastal Karnataka. The organisation remained Brahmin-centric, with most leaders belonging to the Goud Saraswat Brahmin community