RSS makes new attempt to put its stamp on education policy

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said the NEP (national education policy) is beyond Congress and BJP and everyone should contribute to the making of the new policy. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: With a new human resource development (HRD) minister in charge, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological parent of […]

If Modi really wants to make Ambedkar the BJP’s mascot, here’s what he must tell the RSS

Concerted attempts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to turn BR Ambedkar into the Bharatiya Janata Party’s mascot will reach its culmination in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh, on April 14, the 125th birth anniversary of the Dalit icon. Over the past year, the Prime Minister has laid foundation stones for Ambedkar memorials […]