You are here: Home >> English News & Features >> India

Shah seeks RSS help to prop BJP in WB

DNDEL9418 | 9/14/2017 | Author : Arshad Ali | WC :167 | Politics & Governance



On day three of his visit to West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah reportedly met leaders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday and sought their help in strengthening the party organisation in the state. Sources said that Shah was not happy with the progress in terms of formation of booth level committees in the state.
“He sought the help of trained forces of the RSS for BJP’s expansion. He said both the BJP and the Sangh were on equal footing as far as issues like Muslim appeasement in Bengal, communal tension, and rise of fundamentalism were concerned,” said a source within the RSS.
Shah is said to have discussed atrocities on Hindus in Bengal. He apparently told RSS leaders how
Read full story


Copyright restricted. Under license from www.dnasyndication.com   
Add To Lightbox
Calculate Price

More on India

J & K parleys: RSS makes wishlist clear
DNDEL12039 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Siddhartha Rai | WC :215

New Delhi: The RSS had made its wishlist clear for what it expects from newly-appointed Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma. No preference to separatist elements and equal weight for the public opinion of all the regions of the state, not
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

NTA to hold NEET, JEE from December next year
DNDEL12040 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Kritika Sharma | WC :105

New Delhi: The National Testing Agency (NTA) -- Centre’s one-point agency for conducting all entrance examinations -- will conduct first tests from December 2018, for the academic year 2019. The task of setting up the agency has been assigned to IIT-
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Vyapam medical scam: CBI chargesheets 592
DNDEL12041 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :330

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), on Thursday, filed chargesheet against 592 people in the multi-crore Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh, wherein medical seats were allotted in large scale by four private colleges in defiance of all l
Add To LightboxCalculate Price

Over 4K stone pelters in J & K to benefit from amnesty scheme
DNDEL12042 | 11/24/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Ishfaq-ul-Hassan | WC :190

Srinagar: More than 4,000 stone-pelters are likely to breathe free after the Jammu and Kashmir government decided to withdraw cases against “first-time offenders” in the valley.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday ordered
Add To LightboxCalculate Price