Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Rss
West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.21

Minister to monk: Back TMC or get off govt land

State tourism minister Gautam Deb, considered north Bengal’s tallest Trinamul leader, on Thursday seemed to lose his cool while campaigning in his Dabgram-Fulbari constituency. Deb, in Thakurna...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.21

Red alert: No moral highground for CPM

In entering a pre-poll alliance with Abbas Siddiqui, the cleric of Furfura Sharif, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) believes it has done what every political party is supposed to do in electoral...
By Indradeep Bhattacharyya in

Opinion  /  Published 01.04.21

What does Bengal think today?

The outcome of the ongoing elections to the West Bengal legislative assembly will have important implications for the working of not just the state’s polity but on the future of democracy in Ind...
By Paranjoy Guha Thakurta in

Opinion  /  Published 27.03.21

The opening and closing of the Hindu mind

“What am I? Asiatic, European, or American? I feel a curious medley of personalities in me.” — Swami Vivekananda In 1873, the social reformer, Jyotirao Phule, published a searing cr...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.21

Family man: New RSS gen sec close to Modi

A subterranean tension has, over the years, marked the relationship between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and the Bharatiya Janata Party. The RSS, the ideological parent of the BJP, has usually kept...
By The Editorial Board in


India  /  Published 21.03.21

Madhav sent back to RSS

Ram Madhav, the high profile BJP leader, was on Saturday shunted back to the RSS as a member of the executive working committee. Madhav was dropped as the BJP general secretary in September last year...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.21

Look back: new madrasa courses

There is never a dull moment with the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre. The National Institute of Open Schooling, called an autonomous body but under the Union education ministry, i...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 24.02.21

Taught well: Golwalkar glorified

Some ironies are hard to swallow. The Union culture ministry’s glorification of M.S. Golwalkar, the second sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, on his birthday as a great...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.21

A deeper churning

Many of the forceful changes that the Bharatiya Janata Party is bringing about are the ones that should have come about as a result of democratic politics in India. For various reasons, they did not. ...
By Ajay Gudavarthy in

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.21

Greener pastures: Biplab remark irks Nepal

A functionary of the Bharatiya Janata Party has said that the outfit, the most dominant political force in Indian politics at the moment, believes in winning hearts of the people in other countries to...
By The Editorial Board in


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