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September 5th, 2016

RSS-affiliate targets govt over Chinese products in Indian markets

The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), has upped the ante against government’s policies that it blames for the proliferation of Chinese products in Indian markets.

August 27th

Monsanto exit prospects good Omen: RSS backed Swadeshi Jagran Manch

The debate and politics over genetically modified crops is set to heat up with RSS backed Swadeshi Jagran Manch hailing the prospects of Monsanto's exit as a 'good omen' and announcing plans to oppose any possible go ahead for GM mustard. Lending it a hand is the Bharat Krishak Samaj's president Krishan Bir Chaudhary who on Friday lambasted enterprises and experts for working against 'national interest' and 'misleading' the PM on the issue of GM crops.

August 4th

Bernie Sanders: Democrats Need to Wake Up

Surprise, surprise. Workers in Britain, many of whom have seen a decline in their standard of living while the very rich in their country have become much richer, have turned their backs on the European Union and a globalized economy that is failing them and their children.

June 22nd

"The Big Debate on FDI" at Rajya Sabha TV channel

श्री दीपक शर्मा ‘प्रदीप’ (अखिल भारतीय प्रचार प्रमुख), स्वदेशी के विचार रखते हुए।

स्वदेशी जागरण मंच ने एफडीआई पर देश की जनता के सामने श्वेत पत्र (White Paper) लाने की मांग की। इस टी.वी. परिचर्चा को 15 दिनों में देश भर से 5000 दर्शकों ने यू.टयूब पर देखा। दर्शकों का धन्यवाद।

https://youtu.be/4bQBDcoDMaY?t=675

June 21st

FDI reforms: RSS-affiliate decries govt move

New Delhi, Jun 20 (PTI) An RSS-affiliate body today termed as "betrayal" of people's trust the Centre's decision to relax FDI norms in various sectors and criticised the move, which it said will spell a "death knell" for local businessmen.

June 8th

RSS-Affiliate Wants Government to Ban Gates Foundation in India

RSS-Affiliate Wants Government to Ban Gates Foundation in India

New Delhi: Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), the economic wing of the RSS, on Monday raised their voice against 'The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation' for pushing 'corporate' agenda before the central government.

Free health sector from foreign influence, says RSS affiliate

CHANDIGARH: Taking strong objections to the presence of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the country’s health sector, RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch has demanded that the organisation’s influence should be stopped by the government, as it is allegedly “promoting the interest of foreign pharmaceutical firms in the name of philanthropy”.

The Manch has alleged that the foundation is influencing the government’s health policies, including the nation-wide immunisation programme, and many new vaccinations have been launched at its instance.

June 3rd

SJM criticises govt for withdrawing notification capping

New Delhi, Jun 1 (PTI) A RSS affiliate today criticised the government for withdrawing its notification capping the royalty for new genetically modified (GM) traits and alleged that it had "succumbed" to industry pressures. The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), a body affiliated to the RSS, BJPs ideological mentor, said it had welcomed the notification capping the royalty payment to corporates and allowing allowing domestic production of GM crop seeds, noting that they cannot be allowed to exploit farmers under the cover of complexities of the issue.

March 29th

How Monsanto found an able adversary in the Sangh parivaar

The Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) — an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the ideological fount of the Modi government — which lobbied hard and helped skewer agribusiness multinational Monsanto with a price control regimen recently on genetically modified (Bt) cotton seeds is girding up for a long battle ahead.

The move riled Monsanto to an extent that it issued a dire warning: a re-think on its position in India. ET reached out to Monsanto for an engagement on this issue last week but the company says it's not planning any interaction just yet.

March 19th

Ensure Monsanto doesn't leave India without compensating: Swadeshi Jagran Manch to government

NEW DELHI: In the backdrop of liquor baron Vijay Mallya leaving India without paying debts, an RSS affiliate today asked the government to ensure seeds company Monsanto does not quit the country without compensating farmers who "suffered" due to the firm's "wrong acts".

Swadeshi Jagran Manch claimed Monsanto was "trying to blackmail the Indian government by threatening to quit India after "constantly violating Indian laws" and collecting more than Rs 6,000 crore from poor farmers across the country.