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The Hindu - RSS wants spotlight on ‘sewa’ not ‘ghar wapsi’

RSS currently coordinates nearly 1.5 lakh service activities

Jatin Gandhi

New Delhi, 22 May 2015. With the Union government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party — the political arm of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh — embarking on a perception management exercise, the Sangh wants the focus of the outside world and the media to shift from its pro-Hindutva rhetoric to its welfare and social service activities. 364 more words


The Hindu - One year of NDA rule; Promise on transparency not kept

Without a head, functioning of Central Information Commission has come to a halt

Vidya Venkat

New Delhi, 20 May 2015. When the Bharatiya Janata Party won by a massive majority in the general election last year, one of the key election promises that brought it to power was transparency and accountability in governance. 707 more words


The Hindu - Sikh removes turban to help bleeding child

Melbourne, 17 May 2015. A 22-year-old Sikh man broke religious protocol by removing his turban to help a profusely bleeding child following a road accident in New Zealand, garnering praise for his humanitarian effort, a media report said on Saturday. 142 more words


The Hindu - Lieutenant Governor, Delhi government’s fresh face-off on Chief Secretary

Mohammed Iqbal, Sweta Goswami

In a fresh face-off with the Lieutenant Governor, the Delhi government on Friday took strong exception to a senior woman IAS officer being made acting Chief Secretary in the absence of K.K. 384 more words


The Hindu - India way behind on WHO health targets

Special Correspondent

India has met only four of ten health targets under the Millenium Development Goals (MDG), and has made next to no progress on another four, according to new data from the World Health Organisation. 322 more words