November 16th, 2015


After BMS, another RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) on Sunday came down heavily on the Centre’s recent FDI decision. Terming the move as “done in haste”, the SJM urged the Centre to put on hold its decision and sought a whitepaper detailing its benefits, drawbacks and impacts in each sector. It also said that “Make in India” initiatives should be more of ‘Made by India’.

“SJM believes that the present decision of the Government to ease FDI norms for major sectors of the economy has been taken in a hurried manner and without going into the pros and cons of the decision.

RSS wing Swadeshi Jagran Manch against easing FDI norms

Days after Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, an affiliate of RSS, warned the government of agitation if its decision to ease FDI norms in 15 key sectors was not rolled back, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM), also linked to RSS, expressed anguish over the Centre’s move. “SJM believes that the decision has been taken without going into its pros and cons. SJM demands these decisions be put on hold and a commission constituted taking all stakeholders on board to estimate loss to the economy,” Ashwani Mahajan, All India Co-Convener of the Manch, said.

September 17th

Alarming Rise in Naxal violence in Chhattisgarh in 2015

With 362 Maoist related incidents of violence in Chhattisgarh in the first eight months of 2015, a whopping increase of 34% over the corresponding period in 2014, the year so far has been perhaps the most violent for the state since 2010, reports Anuja Jaiswal in Times of India on September 14.

UNGA decision on Security Council reform

Government of India welcomes the decision by the UN General Assembly to carry forward the text presented by the President of the General Assembly on the issue of Security Council reform. This is a significant development as after more than two decades of discussions, we can now commence text-based negotiations. Adoption of this text by consensus by all UN Member States is reflective of the broad support of the international community to move forward on this issue.

‘Shauryanjali’ – An Exhibition on 1965 War Opens

The exhibition titled ‘Shauryanjali’ celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Indo-Pak War of 1965 has opened at the India Gate lawns. The exhibition is an ode to splendid show of valour and sacrifice of Indian Armed Forces personnel for protecting the borders of the country. The exhibition has recreated the battle scene in various sectors beginning from Rann of Kutch to the ceasefire and Tashkent Summit. The battle of various types are also on display at the exhibition.

PM meets Heads of Delegations of Like-Minded Developing Countries, in the run-up to COP-21 in Paris

PM calls for change in life style in the run-up to COP-21

PM meets Heads of Delegations of Like-Minded Developing Countries, in the run-up to COP-21 in Paris

In the run-up to COP-21, the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, scheduled later this year, the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met the Heads of Delegations of Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs) in New Delhi. India hosted a meeting of the LMDCs for two days.

September 4th

'You can't build concrete jungles on agricultural land'

Land bill

From the time the Narendra Modi government started pushing the Land Acquisition Bill, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch has openly expressed its concerns. The SJM was the first to express its opposition with certain elements in the bill.

August 17th

पूर्वांचल में स्वदेशी जागरण मंच का गांव चलो अभियान

जागरण ब्यूरो, नई दिल्ली। प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के संसदीय क्षेत्र वाराणसी से जुड़े पूर्वाचल के छह जिलों में गांवों की तस्वीर बदलने के लिए स्वदेशी जागरण मंच ताकत झोंकने जा रहा है। ग्राम आधारित अर्थव्यवस्था के सूत्रधार और जनसंघ के अध्यक्ष रहे पंडित दीनदयाल उपाध्याय की जन्म शताब्दी से पूर्वी उत्तर प्रदेश में 'गांव चलो' अभियान का शंखनाद करेगा।

July 6th

RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch warns against full convertibility of Rupee

Swadeshi Jagran Manch, an RSS-affiliated body, has in its National Council Meeting cautioned the government "not to make this mistake".

July 2nd

Choice of capital location inappropriate, says SJM