The Sangh parivar’s desperation to quickly try and recover lost ground before its goals are thwarted is cranking up the hatred quotient in India.
Mohan Bhagwat boasted that his cadres can be deployed at the border in a matter of days while the army would take “6-7 months”.
Criticism of Modi’s Economic Policies Within the Sangh Parivar Can Be Both Stringent and Wide-Ranging
From genetically modified crops to job and employment policies, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch has vocally opposed the Modi government’s decisions.
The economic wing of the Sangh parivar has been an important voice in raising concerns over how India’s Goods and Services Tax will hurt the informal economy.
The Union minister’s latest statement on conversions is part of a long list of efforts to endear himself to the Hindu right.
Many politicians and members of the film fraternity have come out in support of movie director Kamal, who has come under repeated attack for what Sangh parivar members say are ‘anti-national’ comments.
If India’s diplomatic objective is to economically punish the Chinese for their support to Pakistan, then it is being done in a deeply flawed and ham-handed manner.
The ABVP finished with its worst-ever performance in recent history at JNU, having struggled to retain its traditional voters. Meanwhile, AISA has emerged as a formidable party at DU.
Besides accentuating polarisation and provoking communal conflict, the BJP is turning attention away from the real migrations, cattle deaths and trafficking taking place because of its callous policies.
The composite nationalism, or muttahida qaumiyat, articulated during the anti-colonial struggle represents the organic growth of the cultural moorings and desires of the people of India, unlike political Hindutva and its Islamic counterpart, ‘Pakistan ideology’.
With the Sangh Parivar extolling Ambedkar as part of its political agenda, it is important to debunk the myth of him being anti-Muslim. With excerpts from Ambedkar on Muslims by Anand Teltumbde, published by Vak Publication.
Will the ‘Hindu’ rulers use their newfound status to display a spirit of generosity or to demand total submission?
In an interview the day after Lankesh was killed, Guha said, “It is very likely that her [Gauri Lankesh’s] murderers came from the same Sangh Parivar from which the murderers of [Govind] Pansare, [Narendra] Dabholkar and [M.M.] Kalburgi came.”
Malayalis are committed to celebrating it how they always have – irrespective of caste and community.
Historian Arjun Dev, editor of the manuscript, has said the government institution is unhappy that the book details the counter-productive role Hindutva groups played in the freedom struggle.
Days after the Dalit rally ‘Chalo Udupi’ rally concluded, Sangh parivar-affiliated youth group Yuva Brigade carried out a shudhikalasham (purification) ceremony in the surroundings of the Sree Krishna temple in Udupi alleging it was rendered ‘impure’ due to the presence of Dalits.
Manufactured Anger on Bhagat Singh ‘Revolutionary Terrorist’ Tag is Cover for Sangh’s No Show in Freedom Struggle
If the word terror carries with it a negative connotation today, it is thoughtless to assume that it has always been so, or that it has always carried the same meaning as in present times.
With several BJP leaders, including the Union minister of state for HRD in attendance, there were threats of “final battle” against Muslims, who were equated to “demons” and “descendants of Ravana”
Nehru did not give rise to the ‘idea of India’ which the RSS now mocks but it was India that created him. You may take the Nehru out of India. But how do you take the India out of itself?
3 dead due to violence in Manipur Three people died and many others sustained injuries in Manipur following mob violence that erupted over the passing of three bills in the state assembly, officials said on Tuesday. The violence took place on Monday night in Churchandpur, where an indefinite […]
Savarkar, the ideological guru of the Sangh Parivar, firmly believed that able-bodied and armed Hindus were the only answer to the “growing danger from the designs of the awakened Muslim mind”.
The PHD Chamber of Commerce has also batted for replacing all income tax with a banking transaction tax, an idea that has found favour within parts of the Sangh Parivar but has been rejected by most economists.
In the fevered imagination of the Sangh parivar, West Bengal is low-hanging ripe fruit ready for the plucking.
“This (Hegde’s comments) shows the brahmanical and evil mindset of the Sangh parivar and its functionaries from top to bottom, which has no place for Dalits.”
Faculty members have alleged that vice chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar has been flouting norms to get candidates close to the Sangh parivar appointed, in the process putting the quality of education in jeopardy.
The murderous rivalry between the Sangh parivar and the CPI(M) in Kerala’s Kannur is the subject of Eeda, a new Malayalam film being praised as a sociologically acute take on the conflict.
A large section of middle class Hindus base their nationalism on doses of Islamophobia, a campaign aggressively pursued by the Sangh parivar in urban Gujarat.
In studying the Sangh parivar for my film, I encountered the disciplined manner in which the December 6, 1992 operation was planned.
The Sangh parivar has chosen to pay heed only to the orthodox parts of Malaviya’s personality, turning a blind eye to his progressive public outlook.
Given Kovind’s views on social justice and empowerment, choosing a leader like him as the presidential candidate was a more natural choice for the Sangh parivar than any radical shift in its traditional position on the caste system.
The Sangh parivar’s plan seems to be to overthrow the Left Democratic Front government by citing law and order troubles, but they are unlikely to succeed.
Demonetisation may be unprecedented as an economic policy, but there is nothing novel about this kind of politics, as the Sangh parivar knows all too well.
Sangh Parivar’s fraternal organisations are worried that some of the Narendra Modi government’s recent decisions might add ammunition to claims of it being pro big-business made by its political rivals.
Mamata Banerjee’s high handedness and the Sangh parivar’s amplified efforts to encourage communalism may soon take over the historically harmonious state.
The defence minister continues to use the army’s surgical strikes to attack the opposition and claim credit for the government – and now the entire Sangh parivar.
When the supposedly secular police and media start colluding with the Sangh Parivar, we need to sit up and take notice – it’s not roses we’re smelling.
After the Kargil war in 1999, the brass had opposed attempts by the Sangh parivar to use the army for political purposes.
The prime minister’s measured comments on ‘gau rakshaks’ comes at a time when the Sangh parivar is desperately trying to consolidate in Gujarat and bring Dalits and other backward Hindu communities within its fold.
Members of the Sangh Parivar have been perpetuating the colonial view of Indian history.
The attack on the Vice President came not from the intemperate fringe of the sangh parivar but from Ram Madhav, a responsible leader who serves as a vital link between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the RSS.