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A revolutionary turn in RSS ?
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A revolutionary turn in RSS ?

By T.J.S. George Imagine the Pope criticising Jesus Christ. If that is too ecclesiastical, imagine Sitaram Yechury rewriting Karl Marx. Actually we cannot imagine either because the Catholic Church and the Communist Party are rule-bound doctrinaire establishments that do not brook deviations. So is the RSS. Therefore, technically, we cannot imagine Mohan Bhagwat going against the…

Much ado about ‘Hindu Pakistan’
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Much ado about ‘Hindu Pakistan’

By T.J.S. George The furore over Shashi Tharoor’s remarks over the possibilities of India becoming a “Hindu Pakistan” must have surprised his enemies and his friends in equal measure. It also reminds us, yet again, that we live in a politically surcharged atmosphere where battles can suddenly break out over a gesture, a phrase, a…

Political untouchability no solution to differences: Pranab at RSS hub
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Political untouchability no solution to differences: Pranab at RSS hub

Nagpur: Giving his much awaited speech at the RSS headquarters, former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday that political untouchability is not a solution to ideological differences. He added that informed and reasoned public engagement is of national importance. “A dialogue is necessary not only to balance the competing interests but also to reconcile them.”…

Former Prez Pranab to address RSS trainees today
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Former Prez Pranab to address RSS trainees today

Daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee disapproves visit Nagpur:  Former President Pranab Mukherjee is in Nagpur where he will be the chief guest at a function of the RSS or Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh this evening. The event has generated a lot of interest and controversy over the past few days, ever since Mukherjee agreed to address RSS trainees…

Is Pranabda making moves?
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Is Pranabda making moves?

Former President Pranab Mukherjee will address the members of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) at its Headquarters in Nagpur on June 7. This has shaken the Congress, silenced the Gandhis, confused the BJP and given hope to the Third Front…but more importantly, it shows that even at 82, Pranab Mukherjee still knows how to stay relevant…

Prime accused in 1993 RSS office blast case arrested
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Prime accused in 1993 RSS office blast case arrested

Chennai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) yesterday arrested Mushtaq Ahmed, one of the prime suspects in the 1993 Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) office blast case in Chennai. He had remained elusive for over 24 years. The powerful blast triggered at the State headquarters building of the RSS in Chetpet in Chennai on Aug.8, 1993,…

Only Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, nothing else: RSS Chief
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Only Ram Mandir at Ayodhya, nothing else: RSS Chief

Udupi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat made it clear yesterday stating that only Ram Mandir would be built at the Ram Janmabhoomi in Ayodhya and that it was “not a populist declaration but a matter of faith”. He was addressing a gathering after taking part in the inauguration of three-day ‘Dharma Sansad’ organised…

RSS takes out unity rally amidst Police security
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RSS takes out unity rally amidst Police security

Mysuru: Thousands of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangha (RSS) workers yesterday took out a full dress parade (Patha Sanchalana) in the city amidst tight Police security. The parade had been planned as part of ‘Sanghik’ (uniting RSS wings in the city). The RSS activists who used to wear khaki shorts earlier, changed to pants in October last…

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