After getting the government to replace German with Sanskrit as a third option in Kendriya Vidyalaya schools plans to extend the teaching of Sanskrit to other schools as well.
A storm of criticism has broken out over Doordarshan's decision to telecast RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's Vijayadashami address to cadres live yesterday (3 October).
It is good that Scotland voted against secession. Any secession is based on flawed ideas of nationhood. It is good that Modi said Muslims will live and die for India. What he should not question is why they may live and die for India
Both BJP and RSS have denied working in tandem since the polls ended, despite many expressing fear that their alleged agenda of rewriting Indian history would eventually trickle into school syllabi. The whispers of the alleged influence of the RSS on the Modi sarkar grew to a point that the Hindu outfit's chief spokesperson had to clarify recently that the organisation wasn't "controlling" the Modi goverment.
The fact that the number of joint general secretaries, all of whom are RSS representatives, have doubled from two to four is indicative of Sangh’s greater presence in BJP affairs.
Attacking RSS, Congress leader Digvijay Singh today said its ideology was damaging peace of the country and asked the government to ban books spreading communal ideology.
Modi's critics are essentially admitting their own guilt by crying "saffronisation." You can rewrite history only if you admit there is one right version. There isn't one. The version before alleged "saffronisation" was also a rewritten one
The Sangh is already worried about the next-gen of BJP if the party forms the next government post May 2014 and has decided to help out BJP.
Advani also used Rajmohan's writing in his book on Sardar Patel to bring home the point that the country had not given "due recognition" to the role of country's first Home Minister in the formative years of post-independence India.
"Sangh has more than 150 organisations and all have their roots in Sangh. One hand strikes and other hand applies Balm! Multi Faced Party ! Doesn't it remind us of the Ramayan Character who had 10 Faces and one Body ?," Singh, a known detractor of RSS and BJP, has said in his tweets.