Bhagwat had said that the RSS was neither a military nor a para military organisation adding that it was like a "parivarik sangathan" (family organisation) where 'discipline is practised like the army'. In his tweet, Rahul said that Bhagwat's speech was an insult to every Indian as it disrespects those who had laid down their lives for the country. "It is an insult to our flag because it insults every soldier who ever saluted it", Gandhi said.
The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday issued a clarification after its chief Mohan Bhagwat made a controversial statement that his organisation is capable to raise a force for the country "in three days", if the situation demanded.
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That said, these officials said that if the North Koreans had approached Pence with pleasantries, he would have responded in kind. It has only deepened over the years as the North closes in on the ability to field an arsenal of nukes that can hit USA cities.
To this effect, Vaidya added, the statement was not a comparison between the Indian army and the Sangh Swayamsevaks, but a comparison between general society and swayamsevaks, when given the opportunity to be trained by the Indian Army. Bhagwat had stirred a row on Sunday after he compared Sangh cadre with Indian Army personnel. "Swayamsewaks will be ready to take on the front if the country faces such a situation and constitution permits us to do so", the Times of India quoted the RSS sarsanghchalak as saying. "RSS workers are ready to happily sacrifice their lives for the nation in times of crisis", he said in his speech at the Zilla School grounds in Muzaffarpur.
Other twitterati slammed Bhagwat's comments, alleging them to be an insult to the army, especially at a time when the Army is facing difficulties in Jammu and Kashmir and relations are tense on the Indo-China border.
North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul and blew up a South Korean commercial airliner the year before. Just before the opening ceremony, Kim Yong Nam attended a dinner for visiting foreign dignitaries hosted by Moon.
Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 96,000 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,541,760. Brigade Capital Management Lp bought 70,000 shares as the company's stock declined 18.29% while stock markets rallied.
The game then soon went to the double- overtime at 87. "I was glad to see them come back on the beam", coach Tanya Chaplin said. An Oregon State turnover gave the Huskies the ball, and Dominic Green was fouled on a shot attempt with 10.1 seconds left.
At the opening ceremony for the Games, Mr Pence, Kim Yo-jong and Kim Yong-nam were seated in close proximity to each other. Its most famous alumna is Ri Sol Ju, better known these days as the First Lady of North Korea .
Maldives has reached out to "friendly countries" to garner support after the recent proclamation of emergency by Yameen. Rishmawi said a state of emergency can be legally proclaimed if the life of the nation is threatened.
The victor of the figure skating team event will be determined later in the day after the Ice Dance Free Dance competition. But Russia's second silver in the Olympics was inevitable after a flawless performance in the women free skating event.
Inconsistent in defense, Mina was a constant threat on set pieces in attack, almost scoring with a header in the second half. We can't be thinking about the absences of Barcelona and detracting from my team '.
Anderson was asked if she wanted to take a second run and opted to take a victory lap, winning with the score from her first run. Four years after she won gold in snowboard slopestyle's debut in the Games, Anderson claimed another here in Pyeongchang.
Meanwhile, Turkish officials said the leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran will meet in Istanbul to discuss peace efforts for Syria. The two presidents have not spoken in years and often rely on Russian Federation to mediate the issues between their nations.
Basking in the plaudits, Musk said he hoped his demonstration would encourage countries and other companies to raise their sights. No matter that it is four years later than first promised, it still has a big lead over rival heavy-lift rockets.
The winger's game time was expected to a casualty of Neymar's arrival, however, he has done well for himself securing 21 starts. What's more, he has made the most of his opportunities on the pitch, scoring 13 goals in 28 appearances in all competitions.
Banks inquiry's first focus on lending
Orr said the evidence the commission has reviewed so far suggests that consumers have not always enjoyed this right. He said he recognised the central importance of public discussion and examination of the issues of concern.
Instagram testing screenshot warnings in Stories
While not all users now have this feature, there's no saying whether or not it will even reach the majority of its users. Earlier, the alerts for screenshots were provided when someone would take a screenshot of a private direct message.
Come Visit: S. Korea's Leader Invited To N. Korea
This isn't the first time that the North Korean team has missed out on free devices from long-time Olympics sponsor Samsung. A USA official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said more important would be how Pyongyang behaves after the Olympics.
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So, based on the corrected numbers, the auto actually won't make it as far as the asteroid belt, as Musk claimed in his tweet . SHIFTING TARGETS: Tesla delivered 103,181 vehicles a year ago , up 35 percent over 2016 and ahead of its targets.
Ritz in Riyadh Opens for Public
Late last month the Saudi prosecutor general's office declared more than $128bn had been recovered. Most of the detainees were released following financial settlements with the government.
US stocks swing back to gains, Dow up 330 on turbulent day
It could prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at a faster pace, which would act as a brake on the economy. At the same time, higher interest rates can make investment alternatives to stocks, such as bonds, more attractive.
Nice says Balotelli booked for reacting to racist abuse
The Italian forward was booked by referee Nicolas Rainville in the 74th minute having remonstrated with fans about the abuse. Balotelli complained that the home fans were mimicking 'monkey noises'to provoke him and abuse him.