Taking a dig at Congress leader Digvijay Singh, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said his remarks that the Anna Hazare agitation was sponsored by RSS was a "great compliment" for the Sangh organisation and "may be he wants to join us".
RSS on Friday hit back at DMK leader and former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran for "unnecessarily dragging" its name in connection with a CBI case, saying he was doing so to "conceal" the alleged scam committed by him and divert attention.
Congress leader Arvinder Singh Lovely urged Bedi to apologize for her action, terming it an 'insult to the entire nation'. "Kiran Bedi should apologize to the nation... Lala Lajpat Rai ji was against communalism and against the RSS ideology.
RSS Saturday termed as "baseless" the reports about its chief Mohan Bhagwat being unhappy over former IPS officer Kiran Bedi's entry to BJP and said it was an "evil design" to project a rift between the Sangh and the government.
BJP's coming to power marks a clear right-wing shift in economic, political and social policies and RSS's "aggressive and offensive" campaigns like 'Ghar Wapsi' pose a "communal fascistic" threat to India's secular and democratic ethos, CPI today claimed.
Congress on Wednesday took a dig at the NDA government over reports that ICHR chief Sudershan Rao has recommended three historians with RSS background for its next panel saying he hopes that history books in future will not say that "Brahmin Sadhus had pet dinosaurs".
Veteran Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar has mingled and schmoozed with the notables in the political circuit. He has read the minds of strategists and penned down numerous covert incidents which would not have been revealed otherwise.
Expressing concern over the growing reach of RSS, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday called on party cadres to take on the ideological challenge from rivals while acknowledging that the party is going through a difficult phase.
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday refrained from speaking about the controversial 'Ghar Wapsi' issue here at the organisation's mega meet where he said Hindu society has been for years maintaining that other religions would also have to be accepted.
Rajeshwar Singh, the chief of Dharm Jagran Samiti in Uttar Pradesh, has been sent on leave following controversy engulfing the 'ghar wapsi' programmes organised under his aegis, reports claimed on Friday.