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.
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.
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.
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 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".
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.
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.
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.
A day after Maharashtra Assembly polls gave a fractured verdict, major political parties on Monday went into a huddle exploring ways for government formation but the picture remained nebulous with speculation rife about whether it will be an NCP-propped BJP ministry or a coalition regime with Shiv Sena.
The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Monday left it to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to accept or turn down the offer of unconditional outside support by the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) for government formation in Maharashtra.
Terming the infiltration from Bangladesh as threat to national security and integrity, RSS leader J Nandkumar on Saturday said there was a need to raise social awareness about its ill effects on the economy and society.