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V D Savarkar
Books  /  Published 30.09.19

The Savarkar revival

The gesture comes at a time when relations between India and Pakistan have soured over the withdrawal of special status to Jammu and Kashmir by the Narendra Modi-led government. Pakistan Prime Mi...
By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan in

India  /  Published 22.08.19

What drove Savarkar to Hindutva

Savarkar had entered the Cellular Jail a passionate promoter of Hindu–Muslim amity, having, among other things, lavished fulsome praise on the Muslim heroes of 1857 such as Awadh ruler Wajid Ali and...
By Vaibhav Purandare in

India  /  Published 29.05.19

Lata remembers ‘patriot’ Savarkar

Lata Mangeshkar on Tuesday saluted V.D. Savarkar, the Hindu Mahasabha leader, on his 136th birth anniversary and said people opposing him did not know what a great patriot he was. “Namaskar. Aaj Swa...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.02.20

Savarkar mercy plea? Not with govt

The culture ministry on Tuesday informed Parliament that the department of art and culture of Andaman and Nicobar had no record of the mercy petitions V.D. Savarkar had made to the British for release...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

New project for old history

History, we are told, is invariably written by victors. We are not certain whether this is what prompted Amit Shah, undoubtedly the second most powerful person in India, to declare that “there is a ...
By Jawhar Sircar in

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

Horsing around for photo ops

Sir — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was photographed on horseback in the snow-covered Mount Paektu recently. A photo-op of a political leader riding a horse is not new — the Russian presid...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 17.03.20

‘Ambedkar’ over ‘Savarkar’ at JNU

The name of B.R. Ambedkar has been painted over that of Hindutva ideologue V.D. Savarkar on a freshly installed road signage at Left-stronghold Jawaharlal Nehru University.The developments have trigge...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Savarkar: flyover fight on

The Hindu Right wing and pro-Kannada organisations are engaged in a battle over naming flyovers in BJP-ruled Karnataka.While the Hindutva brigade wanted two flyovers, one each in Bangalore and Mangalo...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore


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