Resolving to step up fight against the "Hindutva" forces and their political offshoot BJP, CPI(M) Thursday made it clear that the party was ready to join struggles with secular forces to secure interest of the masses without striking alliance with non-Left entities at national level.
Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Monday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was lying about the amendments made by his government to the land acquisition Bill, and said he "appreciates" the RSS' stand on the issue.
The RSS on Sunday accused the Janata Parivar of propagating "untouchability" towards the Narendra Modi government and failing to treat people from the Scheduled Castes in UP and Bihar with dignity though its constituents claim to follow the ideals of Ram Manohar Lohia.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is working on its target of extending its reach to every 'mandal' in the country in the next three years, Sangh's all-India Sah-Sewa Pramukh Ajit Prasad Mohapatra said.
As Congress and BJP vie for appropriating B R Ambedkar's legacy, RSS is seeking to project him as a "nationalist" leader with a "holistic" view and his caution against the threat of political Islam by bringing out a publication on him on his 125th birth anniversary.
Resolving to unleash a "tsunami" of services, RSS on Monday said lakhs of people will be brought within the ambit of its various social service organisations over the next five years without exercising "untouchability".
A three-day meet of RSS-backed social work organisations, which was attended by spiritual leaders and corporate heavyweights, including Wipro chairman Azim Premji and Zee boss Subhash Chandra, concluded here today with an emphasis on the need for these entities to expand their reach and activities.