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‘Saffronisation’ of education on the rise: activists

Staff Reporter NEW DELHI, August 6, 2015 Many academics and student activists claimed that there was an alarming increase in the “commercialisation,”and, “saffronisation,”of education which was going to significantly affect the quality of education – at the, “Education Parliament,” held at Jantar Mantar here on Wednesday. Several liberal academics and student activists from all over…

Varanasi: Hindu Mahasabha calls for ‘jalabhishek’ at disputed site near Gyanvapi Masjid

Outfit says August 3 event part of ‘Islam-free’ India campaign. Written by Lalmani Verma Lucknow Updated: Jul 29, 2015, 4:53 In a move that is likely to foment trouble in Varanasi, pro-Hindu outfit Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM) has given a call to its workers from across the country to reach the temple town on…

Madrasas teaching incomplete history: RSS

There are 614 madrasas under the Board across the state, imparting education to about five lakh students. Written by Arshad Ali | Kolkata | Published:July 28, 2015 12:53 am The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has initiated the process to move court against the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education accusing it of teaching “incomplete history…

VHP enters, calls ‘Beti Bachao’ meet over Bareilly eve-teasing

The Mahapanchayat is being purportedly held over incidents of “regular eve-teasing” of girls. Written by Maulshree Seth | Bareilly | Published:July 27, 2015 12:00 am VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi’s call for a “Beti Bachao Mahapanch-ayat” in Bareilly’s Paharpur village on July 27 has sparked tension in the area. The Mahapanchayat is being purportedly held over…

‘Saffronisation’ in education: Catholic leader meets Oppn MPs

Among the leaders present were Congress’s Oscar Fernandes, TMC’s Derek O’Brien and AIADMK’s Ravi Bernard. By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:July 25, 2015 2:07 am Christian religious leader Cardinal Baselios Cleemis met leaders of several political parties at the Delhi office of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India on Thursday and conveyed his…

Minority panel slaps notice on Agra DM, SSP; seeks action against Bajrang Dal

Says campaign targeting a particular community, spreading communal hatred The Uttar Pradesh Minorities Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to District Magistrate and Senior Superintendent of Police of Agra seeking report and recommending action against RSS-wing Bajrang Dal for allegedly running its ‘beti bachao, bahu lao’ campaign in Agra, which, the Commission said, is “targeting…

RSS to sensitise people on Ram temple dispute

Dalip Singh, NEW DELHI, July 21, 2015, DHNS: Mounting pressure on the Modi government to expedite the Ram temple issue, the Akhil Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan Yojana (ABISY), an RSS affiliate, has decide to raise public awareness on what it calls “reality of the Ayodhya dispute”. The ABISY will organise a conference on the topic here…

Compulsory yoga for CBSE students of Classes XI, XII

New Delhi, Jul 21, 2015, (PTI) Yoga has been made compulsory in CBSE curricula for Classes XI and XII while for students of other classes it should be held “at least” twice a week as part of their physical activity programme, the government today said. Informing this in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, AYUSH…

RSS Chiefs Used to Relish Chicken, Mutton Dishes

Mumbai :DOUBLE STANDARDS? Organiser Calls IIT-Roorkee Anti-Hindu for Serving Non-vegetarian food An ar ticle in the `Organiser’ that termed IIT Roorkee as “anti Hindu“ for serving non-vegetarian food in its canteen has embarrassed the RSS, especially since it has exposed the double standards within those ideologically associated with the Sangh. Many leaders of the Sangh…

Bajrang Dal’s `Bahu Lao, Beti Bachao’ to counter love jihad

Jul 21 2015 : The Times of India (Mumbai) Ajju Chauhan, state convener of the Bajrang Dal, said in February this year that a `Bahu Lao, Beti Bachao’ campaign would soon commence to protect Hindu women from “love jihad“. He was speaking soon after the hullaballoo of the “ghar wapsi“ incident in the city last…

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