Tag Archives: Organiser

Plug for Modi gets ‘Organiser’ editor RSS boot?

Radhika Ramaseshan reports in The Telegraph, Calcutta, on the editorial movements in the mouthpieces of the sangh parivar: “Ostensibly unconnected to Narendra Modi‘s [re-election and elevation to the BJP parliamentary board] was the recent exit of the editors of the Sangh’s Hindi and English weeklies, Panchjanya and Organiser, Baldev Sharma and R. Balashankar. “When contacted,…

Prime Minister, maybe, but not a very good sub

Indian prime minister hopeful, L.K. Advani, prides himself as a former journalist, having worked at the journal Organiser, published by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), where for seven years he wrote film reviews. Former Mid-Day editor Aakar Patel uses Advani’s memoirs My country, My life to assess the man credited with the “when-asked-to-bend, the-Indian-media-crawled” quote…