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RSS model of Swadeshi and India’s quest for self-reliance

As Narendra Modi government rolls out the last budget of its second term in the Indian parliament, the common thread amongst the ten budgets it has presented since 2014 is the focus on making India self-reliant. And Modi govt’s insistence …

How RSS is carrying forward the legacy of Constitution maker Ambedkar

As India celebrated 75th anniversary of Republic Day on 26 January, 2024, it would be interesting to explore the relationship between the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS) and Dr BR Ambedkar, one of the key architects of Indian Constitution and an icon …

How 32 RSS inspired organisations are working to make India self-reliant

Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM), a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) inspired organisation in India primarily works on public policy in the  economic sphere. The organisation is around three-decades old. Its national co-convenor Dr Ashwani Mahajan, an economist who teaches at Delhi …

Remembering Prof. Nanda: A Scholar Who Promoted Hindu Culture Globally

Professor Ved Prakash Nanda, a noted Indian-American legal scholar and a prominent member of the Indian diaspora in the United States of America (USA), passed away on January 1, 2024 in Denver. He was 93. Born in Gujranwala in undivided …

How RSS volunteers plunged into rescue and relief efforts in Chennai  

As the aftermath of Cyclone Michaung enveloped Chennai (in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu) in chaos and despair, the true essence of human resilience and compassion was displayed in the rescue efforts. The testimonies from countless individuals paint a …

‘Bridge Initiative’ at Georgetown Univ. biased against Hindus, says Indian think tank

A report by the Centre for Integrated and Holistic Studies (CIHS), a New-Delhi based think tank, has said that the Bridge Initiative at Georgetown University in the United States  is biased against Hindu organisations and Hindu community. In a 22-page …

How RSS inspired Vidya Bharati is helping educate millions

What started as Saraswati Shishu Vidya Mandir, a small school by Vidya Bharati at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, in 1952 to educate the young generation according to Bhartiya values and culture, has grown into one of the largest private networks of …