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RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was addressing a lecture series called 'Positivity Unlimited' to ascribe several measures regarding Covid-19. (File Photo / PTI)

Government and public - both dropped guard after first Covid-19 wave: RSS

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2021 07:04 PM IST
Even when all hope was seemingly lost during World War II, Mohan Bhagwat said, a quote on the desk of the then British prime minister Winston Churchill read, "There is no pessimism in this office. We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They don't exist".
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat was tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.(PTI)
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat was tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.(PTI)

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat tests Covid-19 positive, hospitalised

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2021 08:10 AM IST
Mohan Bhagwat was administered the Covid-19 vaccine on March 7. Along with Bhagwat, the General Secretary of RSS Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi also received his first dose of the vaccine against novel coronavirus at Nagpur's National Cancer Institute that day.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh newly-elected General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh newly-elected General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale

'No reason to link everything to RSS': Hosabale on Rawat's 'ripped jeans' remark

ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 07:20 AM IST
The newly appointed Uttarakhand chief minister recently stirred a row by saying that women wearing ripped jeans send a wrong message to society and children.
Dattatreya Hosabale and Pragya Tiwari engage in a discussion in this file picture from 2017. (Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)
Dattatreya Hosabale and Pragya Tiwari engage in a discussion in this file picture from 2017. (Saumya Khandelwal/ Hindustan Times)

RSS supports law against ‘love jihad’, says Hosabale

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2021 02:10 AM IST
  • The 66-year-old also distanced the Sangh from the recent ‘ripped jeans’ remarks of Uttarakhand chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat. “He (Rawat) is capable of answering…. There’s no reason to bring RSS into this,” he said.
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh newly-elected General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale addresses a press conference during the 'Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha-21' in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh newly-elected General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale addresses a press conference during the 'Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha-21' in Bengaluru. (PTI Photo)

A skilled planner, Hosabale rises through Sangh ranks

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2021 10:36 AM IST
In the Sangh, the general secretary is the deputy to the chief or the sarsanghchalak but is largely seen as a key figure in decision making and everyday running of the organisation.
Popularly known as Datta ji in RSS circles, he was born on December 1, 1954 to Hosabale Sheshagiriyappa and Meenakshamma. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_20_2021_000136B)(PTI)
Popularly known as Datta ji in RSS circles, he was born on December 1, 1954 to Hosabale Sheshagiriyappa and Meenakshamma. (PTI Photo)(PTI03_20_2021_000136B)(PTI)

Dattatreya Hosabale, the second Kannadiga to occupy No 2 position in RSS

PTI | , Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON MAR 20, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Dattatreya Hosabale, who was the Sah-Sarkaryavah of the Sangh since 2009 was elected as the Sarkaryavah at the two-day annual meeting of the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha, the Sangh's highest decision-making body on Friday.
Dattatreya Hosable replaces Bhaiyaji Joshi as RSS general secretary. (Photo: Twitter)
Dattatreya Hosable replaces Bhaiyaji Joshi as RSS general secretary. (Photo: Twitter)

Dattatreya Hosabale becomes RSS general secretary, replacing Bhaiyyaji Joshi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Dattatreya Hosabale joined the RSS in 1968 and in 1978 became a full-time organiser.
The RSS worker was stabbed to death during the clashes with SDPI. Six others were also injured in Kerala's Alappuzha district. (HT Archive/For Representational Purposes Only)
The RSS worker was stabbed to death during the clashes with SDPI. Six others were also injured in Kerala's Alappuzha district. (HT Archive/For Representational Purposes Only)

RSS worker stabbed to death in Kerala during SDPI rally

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 07:54 AM IST
  • Police presence in Wayalar has been increased in the district in the wake of the violence.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during the inauguration of ‘Kesari Media Studies and Research Center’, in Kozhikode.(PTI)
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks during the inauguration of ‘Kesari Media Studies and Research Center’, in Kozhikode.(PTI)

RSS may decide on new general secretary in March meet

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran, Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2021 03:57 AM IST
The highest decision-making body of RSS, the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha is set to meet in Bengaluru on March 19 and 20.
VHP chief Praveen Togadia is known for inflammatory speeches on issues such as cow slaughter and interfaith marriages.(HT File Photo)
VHP chief Praveen Togadia is known for inflammatory speeches on issues such as cow slaughter and interfaith marriages.(HT File Photo)

End of hardline Hindutva in VHP after Togadia’s ouster from cabinet?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2018 07:35 AM IST
Togadia has already dubbed his ouster as evidence of the VHP caving into pressure from the government
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