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Patna (Bihar) [India], June 23 (ANI): A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) worker was allegedly thrashed and beaten by state Health Minister and party member Tej Pratap Yadav on the suspicion of being a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) 'agent'.

New Delhi [India], June 23 (ANI): In the wake of the upcoming presidential polls, Communist Party of India (Marxist) Secretary General Sitaram Yechury has assured that the opposition will mount a fight against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in defence of the minorities of the country.

Mumbai/Patna (Maharashtra/Bihar) [India], June 20 (ANI): The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati's slight opposition to Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind's nomination as presidential candidate is due to his affiliation with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): With the Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentary board announcing Bihar Governor Ramnath Kovind as its presidential nominee, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) said the decision was influenced by 'political contest' as Kovind is from the ranks of RSS.

New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): After Shiv Sena endorsed Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's name for presidential nominee, the right-wing organization on Saturday said the former had dialed a wrong number.

Mumbai [Maharashtra] [India] June 16 (ANI): Shiv Sena on Friday said that if political parties have problem with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's candidature for the post of next President then consider M. S. Swaminathan for the post. Swaminathan is known for steering India's Green Revolution programme.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Friday said that party chief Uddhav Thackeray is likely to to suggest the name of the chairman of National Commission on Farmers (NCF) M.S. Swaminathan' for the post of president to Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, if the latter is not ready for Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's nomination.

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 15 (ANI): The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday condemned Kashmiri separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq's congratulatory tweet for the Pakistan Cricket team and advised him to go to Pakistan.

RSS' Muslim wing organises Iftar in Ayodhya
Updated: Jun 15, 2017 10:15 IST

Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayam Sewak's (RSS) Muslim wing Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) has organised an Iftar party in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya on Wednesday.

Shiv Sena, BJP 'two faces of one coin': Congress
Updated: Jun 15, 2017 05:40 IST

New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): With Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat's name being speculated as the next Presidential candidate, the Congress Party on Thursday while downplaying the same stated that no names have been finalised so far.

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday categorically stated that he won't compromise nor agree with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for the post of president.

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday aimed potshots at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat over his name being proposed for the post of President and in a veiled attack said that the latter not only has undemocratic views but also is against the backward class.

Mumbai [India], June 14 (ANI): The Shiv Sena on Wednesday said that Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is the ideal candidate for president.

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): With the date of nominating candidates for the upcoming Presidential polls inching closer, the Opposition parties are slated to meet at 4pm here today to deliberate on the same.

UP CM Adityanath might not host Iftar party
Updated: Jun 13, 2017 13:38 IST

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 13 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath might not host an Iftar party at his official residence, 5 Kalidas Marg.

New Delhi [India], June 11 (ANI): After the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting denied the screening of film The Unbearable Being of Lightness (based on Rohith Vemula's suicide) at the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala, the Congress party on Sunday claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its political ideologue Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) want to suppress the nation with feudal, racial and old traditions.

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India] June 10 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) ideologue M.G. Vaidya on Saturday said that the NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog should invite the representatives of the Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) for a dialogue to address the farmers' concerns.

Hyderabad (Telengana) [India], June 9 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar on Friday appealed against slaughtering and consumption of cow, saying that doing so would help preventing hatred from spreading across the world.

New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): Way2Online, a 'media on mobile' company that caters to seekers of news and information both in English and regional Indian languages, registers phenomenal success with over two billion (200 crore) screen views within a month.

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], June 8 (ANI): Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seeking to introduce a new rule to impose the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) political agenda.

New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): With two Hindu Sena activists detained for trying to attack Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Sitaram Yechury today, the party has lashed out at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), accusing it of stooping low to intimidate the opposition.

New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday hit back at the Congress Party, saying that the government endorses the idea of India and development-related initiatives as one, while the grand old party is the one that has divided India in the name of minority, majority, backward and forward classes.

New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): Welcoming the opening of direct flights between New Delhi and Kazakhstan capital Astana from July 2, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to India Bulat Sarsenbayev described it as a significant development in the 25th year of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): In what may spark a fresh controversy, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has said that Muslims who are observing fast (Roza) during the Holy month of Ramadan should not include 'gosht' (meat) in their meal as it is a 'beemari' (disease).

New Delhi [India] June 5 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday cornered Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his reported statement on Upanishads and the Bhagwad Gita.

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 04, (ANI): Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday cornered the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) while reiterating that the Opposition stands united and would fight together against their 'one idea' policy.

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 3 (ANI): Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) won't be allowed to impose only one idea in the country.

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 3 (ANI): Rashtriya Swayam Sewak (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar has made a sweeping declaration and waded right into controversy, by asserting that 'western culture' is responsible for the evil of rape and domestic violence in India.

New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): In the wake of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court framing charges against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, the Congress Party on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek resignation of Union Minister Uma Bharti who is one of the chargesheeted persons.

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India] May 22 (ANI): Anti-poor and anti-Dalit mentality is part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) DNA, alleged Congress on Monday in wake of the Dalit meal row surrounding B.S. Yeddyurappa.