Many de­par­tures in RSS meet

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meet is to re­view the achieve­ments and ac­tiv­i­ties of the Sangh and look into ways of ex­pand­ing its foot­print. But the ABKM would also be dis­cussing the broad con­tours of its pol­icy for the next three years.

Se­nior RSS Dat­ta­treya Ho- sa­bale down­played a ques­tion on whether veteran BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi com­plained about the gov­ern­ment to RSS chief Mo­han Bhag­wat. “He might have come here for some other rea­son,” Hos­a­bale told re­porters.

Hold­ing that the prin­ci­ples of nat­u­ral jus­tice were not fol­lowed while tak­ing dis­ci­plinary ac­tion against 15 stu­dents of JNU, in­clud­ing for­mer stu­dents’ union pres­i­dent Kan­haiya Ku­mar, the Delhi High court on Thurs­day set aside the or­der im­pos­ing var­i­ous pun­ish­ments on them in con­nec­tion with an event held on Fe­bru­ary 9, 2016. The event was or­gan­ised against the hang­ing of Par­lia­ment at­tack con­vict Afzal Guru, dur­ing which anti-na­tional slo­gans were al­legedly raised.

While set­ting aside the or­der of the Dis­ci­plinary Com­mit­tee of the var­sity, Jus­tice V Kameswar Rao said the stu­dents were given lim­ited time to in­spect the records based on which the ac­tions were taken against them.

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