Top CPI-M Kerala leader denied anticipatory bail

A court on Friday denied anticipatory bail to senior Kerala CPI-M leader P Jayarajan, who was questioned by the CBI last month in the murder of a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) activist.

SC to hear Rahul Gandhi's plea against defamation case

The Supreme Court will hear Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's appeal against a defamation case on Wednesday.

RSS gives thumbs up to Modi govt on first anniversary, and some caution

Giving a thumbs up to the Narendra Modi-led BJP government on the eve of its first anniversary, RSS on Sunday said the people are confident about its intent even though the task of fulfilling their expectations remains gigantic.

Modi government pushing RSS agenda in education: Congress

The Congress on Sunday alleged the country's education sector has been severely hit due to the influence of RSS and subsequent exit of many educationalists from top institutes since BJP came to power at the Centre.

NIA likely to take over probe in foiled Madhya Pradesh terror plot

National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to take over a case of a foiled terror plot in Madhya Pradesh where police have arrested four people, suspected to have been indoctrinated by terror group ISIS, for allegedly planning to target RSS and BJP leaders.

RSS to reveal Ambedkar's lesser known facets, claims he supported 'Ghar Wapsi'
RSS to reveal Ambedkar's lesser known facets, claims he supported 'Ghar Wapsi'

BR Ambedkar, a Dalit icon and a visionary who headed the committee that drafted the Constitution, also supported 'Ghar Wapsi' or religious conversion, claims the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), which is the ideological mentor of the BJP.

RSS meet to take stock of country's political scenario

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's (RSS) highest decision making body, the All India Pratinidhi Sabha, is all set to meet in Nagpur later this week to discuss the emerging political scenario in the country and elect its new General Secretary.

Yechury takes jibe at PM Modi for mocking CPI-M

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the BJP`s defeat in the recent Delhi assembly polls and the government`s failure to secure passage for the motion of thanks to the president for his address to parliament without amendments.

Amit Shah talks to RSS over govt formation in Jammu and Kashmir

BJP on Thursday intensified its efforts for government-formation in Jammu and Kashmir with party President Amit Shah rushing to RSS headquarters to pacify Sangh leaders and another set of saffron leaders approaching PDP leaders who include patron Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, to find an amicable stand on controversial AFSPA.

Congress questions PM Modi's tough stance on religious intolerance

Against the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong stand on religious intolerance and RSS' Hindutva agenda, Congress on Thursday asked the BJP leader if he would be able to effectively "rein in his own people".

Congress workers stage protest against PM Modi's gift auction

Congress workers on Thursday staged a protest outside the Science Convention Centre here against the ongoing auction of items gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging it to be an act of "self publicity".

RSS' 'Manthan' meet: Mohan Bhagwat asks cadres to unite 'Hindu society'
RSS' 'Manthan' meet: Mohan Bhagwat asks cadres to unite 'Hindu society'

Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh's (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday asked the carders to strengthen the organisation by expanding 'shakhas' in every village and work for uniting the 'Hindu society'.

'Secular' Hindu outfit launched by Mangaluru Congress leader

A local Congress leader has launched Bharatiya Hindu Parishad, in a move touted as an attempt to counter the aggressive growth of Sangh Parivar outfits.

RSS organising mega meet in Gujarat next week; PM Modi invited

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his bete noire Sanjay Joshi have been invited for a mega RSS workers camp here next week, where its chief Mohan Bhagwat will address the participants, the organisers said on Saturday.

Conversion row in Parliament: As it happened on Monday
Conversion row in Parliament: As it happened on Monday

With just two days remaining in the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, the fate of the government's economic reform agenda, particularly the Insurance Bill, hangs in the balance.

Post Lok Sabha polls, RSS expands in Uttar Pradesh

Since Narendra Modi became the prime minister in May, the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has been merrily expanding its network in populous Uttar Pradesh.

Check penetration of RSS in Punjab: Bajwa to Congress workers

Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday called upon party workers to check penetration of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh in the state.

Congress to confront RSS in rural Punjab

 Congress leaders and workers in Punjab will confront Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) leaders in Punjab`s rural areas, a senior Punjab Congress leader said Saturday.

Godse should have targeted Nehru, says RSS; Congress hits back
Godse should have targeted Nehru, says RSS; Congress hits back

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) has stirred a hornet's nest by suggesting in an article in its mouthpiece 'Kesari' that Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse should have killed former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru instead.

BJP's first CM in Haryana ML Khattar - a no-nonsense man

In Haryana's political arena, the name of BJP's Manohar Lal Khattar, who is Haryana's chief minister designate, does not ring a bell with many. The low-profile, 'behind-the-scenes' organisational man of the RSS and BJP is considered to be a no-nonsense man and a tough task master.