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Who is RBI director Swaminathan Gurumurthy?

Who is new RBI director Swaminathan Gurumurthy?

Chartered Accountant and RSS idealogue Swaminathan Gurumurthy has been appointed as the new part-time, non-official directors on the central board of Reserve Bank of India. Gurumurthy, who is the co-convenor of RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagaran Manch had gained recognition from his views on Swadeshi economics. Apart from CA, he is[Read More…]

RSS invite to Mukherjee for Nagpur event sparks controversy

RSS invite to Pranab Mukherjee for Nagpur event sparks controversy

The RSS invite to former President Pranab Mukherjee for an event at its Nagpur headquarters sparked off a controversy, as the Congress and left leaders expressed unhappiness over his acceptance while the BJP and RSS saw nothing wrong in it. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said in a statement that Mukherjee’s acceptance of the invite for the June 7[Read More…]

CPI-M worker murdered in Kannur, RSS activist attacked

Kannur: A CPI-M worker was on late Monday slashed to death by RSS activists at Palloor near here, the Left party alleged. An RSS worker was soon attacked in retaliation. In a press statement issued by its Kannur unit, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said that the “brutal murder[Read More…]

Social media to be monitored for poll code violations: Telangana CEO

The bigotry of Indians and social media

A tweet by a man, Abhishek Mishra went viral on Twitter for all the wrong reasons. He claimed to have cancelled an Ola cab booking because the driver was a Muslim. In his tweet, he announced that he doesn’t want to give money to “Jihadi people”. As people raged against[Read More…]

Mohan Bhagwat believes in keeping Modi under check, says new biography

RSS ready to fight on border: Mohan Bhagwat

Patna: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that his organisation is ready to fight the country’s enemy on the borders if required. “The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh is not a military organisation, but we have discipline like the military. If the country requires and the country’s Constitution allows, the RSS[Read More…]

Why atrocities on Dalits, minorities, farmers: Mevani asks Modi

Why atrocities on Dalits, minorities, farmers: Mevani asks Modi

Gujarat Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking why atrocities were being committed against Dalits, minorities and farmers in India and charged the BJP and RSS with instigating anti-Dalit violence in Bhima Koregaon in Maharashtra. “The way in which Hardik (Patel), Alpesh (Thakore) and Jignesh[Read More…]

Anti-Dalit violence in Maharashtra disrupts Rajya Sabha

The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2 pm on Wednesday after ruckus over the violence against Dalits in Maharashtra that some opposition members blamed on the BJP and the RSS. Satish Chandra Mishra of the Bahujan samaj Party alleged that the Rashtriya Swayemsewak Sangh (RSS) and the Bharatiya Janata Party[Read More…]

Anybody who speaks against BJP, RSS is pressurised, and even killed: Rahul Gandhi on Gauri Lankesh's murder

Anybody who speaks against BJP, RSS is pressurised, and even killed: Rahul Gandhi on Gauri Lankesh’s murder

Congress vice president, Rahul Gandhi, on Wednesday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the killing of senior Kannada journalist-activist, Gauri Lankesh. “It is a philosophy…anybody who speaks against the ideology of BJP and RSS, is pressurised, beaten, attacked and even killed”, Gandhi said. “People say that the PM[Read More…]

The unmaking of India by the RSS

The unmaking of India by the RSS

Bharata – the official Sanskrit name of India, has different theories of the name’s origin. This term is derived from the Sanskrit root “bhr” which means to bear. The literal meaning of Bharata is often cited as ‘to be maintained’ (of fire). The philosophies surrounding the origin of our beloved[Read More…]

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