Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Rss
India  /  Published 05.07.20

Speech: row over research invite

A senior RSS leader without a research degree has addressed as chief guest a conference on “research methodology” organised by the Central University of Haryana, Mahendragarh, prompting se...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Rajnath harps on ‘spiritual’ bond

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said India and Nepal were united by “beti-roti ka rishta” (ties of livelihood and marriage) and spoke of a dialogue to clear any “misunderstanding”, re...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.20

Port side: Renaming of public spaces

Detractors say that Indians have no sense of history. But they are wrong. Indians are over-conscious of history; it is remade each time a particular party comes to power. One sign of this is the renam...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 05.06.20

China: RSS vocal, BJP silent

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has launched an ideological assault on China and the communists with the BJP and the government largely choosing silence on the Ladakh standoff.“Globally, the a...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 15.05.20

Selective kindness: RSS philanthropy

The author advances her arguments on the basis of her research in two cases: the Odisha super cyclone in 1999 and the Bhuj earthquake of 2001. Based on her fieldwork in Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Erasama a...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman in

Opinion  /  Published 27.04.20

Toxic compartments

In a 1995 interview, Harun Farocki, the late German film-maker, spoke about the ideas of the Enlightenment in his thought and work. “It seems to me something has changed in the last 15-20 years... T...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Books  /  Published 17.04.20

A view from within the Sangh Parivar

One of the paradoxes of the Hindutva (Hindu nationalist) movement in India which has moved from strength to strength in recent decades has been its ability to woo and win over an increasing number of ...
By Tapan Basu in

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.20

Tectonic shift away from Western values

Tectonic shiftEvery cloud does indeed seem to have a silver lining. In spite of the gloom and doom in the country owing to the lockdown in place to battle Covid-19, a section of the sangh parivar is c...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.04.20

This time, twitter was right on point

Right on pointNo sooner had the prime minister, Narendra Modi, announced his ‘9 minutes at 9 pm’ plan of what has been done in Italy and the United Kingdom to break the monotony of the Covid-19-in...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 30.03.20

Woman donates Hajj savings to RSS-affiliate

A Muslim woman from Jammu and Kashmir has donated her savings of Rs 5 lakh, meant for the Hajj pilgrimage, to the RSS-affiliated 'Sewa Bharati' after apparently being 'impressed with the welfare work'...
By PTI in New Delhi


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