Stoking a controversy, senior MIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi on Monday termed the RSS as a "club of bachelors" and said that those who advocate producing more children have no right to say so as they themselves are not married.
Amid the raging row over Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on Mother Teresa, RSS on Sunday reiterated its demand for an anti-conversion law to check the "rising incidents" of religious conversions in the country.
Stating that accepting diversity has been a unique quality of Indians, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday said, "We came to know that 'puja' (worship) is so important during the Islamic invasion of India."
Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Sitaram Yechury Thursday termed the Narendra Modi regime an "RSS government" and accused it of promoting interest of "private business" in the land acquisition ordinance.
The Global Council of Indian Christians on Tuesday termed RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments on Mother Teresa as 'irresponsible and mischievous' and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should clarify the government's stand on the issue in Parliament.
Former Union Minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Tuesday condemned RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat for his remarks on Mother Teresa, saying it "reflected narrow- mindedness and fanaticism" and was "insult to all those who have faith in humanity and human service".
Statements such as those made by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat questioning the intent behind Mother Teresa's service are politically motivated, according to Father Alexis Prem Kumar, who was just released after eight months of Taliban captivity in Afghanistan.
RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday came under fierce attack from Christian institutions and non-BJP parties for his controversial remarks on Mother Teresa that also echoed in Parliament where the Opposition sought to target the Government.
The Congress in the Lok Sabha Tuesday raised the issue of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's comments on Mother Teresa wherein he had said the Nobel laureate's service to the poor was aimed at converting them to Christianity. The government, however, refused to respond on the issue.