India  /  Published 23.10.18

RSS to go all out for BJP, with Raje rider

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, led by its chief Mohan Bhagwat, has decided to throw its full weight behind the BJP in the Rajasthan Assembly elections, sweeping aside deep differences with chief min...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

India  /  Published 23.10.18

Kerala CM hits out at BJP, RSS for violent agitation in Sabarimala

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday attacked the BJP and RSS for the violent agitation at the Lord Ayyappa temple complex in Sabarimala over the entry of women of all ages into the hill ...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 30.08.19

RSS shakha training could help private guards, says Piyush Goyal

Railway minister Piyush Goyal on Friday suggested that private security guards may do well to train with RSS shakhas. Addressing the Private Security Industry Conclave-2019, Goyal said that durin...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 04.07.19

Rahul and Yechury granted bail in RSS defamation case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury will face trial after pleading not guilty in a defamation case filed by an RSS worker.The court read out to Rahul and Yechury the...
By PTI in Mumbai


Opinion  /  Published 17.06.19

Lessons from a lull a century ago

As the Congress leadership grapples with the trauma of two successive electoral routs, it might find it useful to rewind to developments that date back to almost a century ago.The Indian National Cong...
By Manini Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

BJP's victory: No full stops in politics

Political phenomena are often described in meteorological terms. In election time, especially, reporters and pollsters in the field try to gauge which way the “wind” is blowing; try to detect whet...
By Manini Chatterjee

India  /  Published 06.03.20

Why Parliament must discuss Delhi riots swiftly

Tears of human sorrow are more truthful than any affidavit of power. They originate from the heart.In the riot-affected areas in northeast Delhi, we could see tears everywhere. The residents’ faces ...
By Binoy Viswam

India  /  Published 16.12.19

School re-enacts Babri Masjid demolition

A school run by a senior RSS leader in Karnataka got its pupils to re-enact the demolition of the Babri Masjid, as part of a depiction of the Ayodhya movement, during its annual day celebrations on Su...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

Kerala 'women's wall' could play formative role

Change may happen in spite of prejudice. Not that the taking over of the issue of temple entry by a political agenda in Kerala is a mark of change. Yet one memorable event, which could become a format...
By The Editorial Board


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