Veer Savarkar
India  /  Published 17.10.19

Shah’s call to rewrite history

Union home minister and BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday urged Indian historians to “rewrite history from an Indian perspective” and held up Hindu Rashtra proponent Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as ...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

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 14.12.19

Not Sorryvarkar

Rahul Gandhi declared that his name was not Savarkar, it was Gandhi, and he would die but not apologise for speaking the truth — and the audience of Congress workers erupted in joy, dismissing any d...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.12.19

Savarkar is country’s idol, fumes Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena, an alliance partner of the Congress in Maharashtra, reacted sharply to Rahul Gandhi’s “My name is not Rahul Savarkar” jibe on Saturday, saying there could not be any “compromise...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Nobel? No, BJP seeks Ratna for its Vinayak

If the Economics Nobel for Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has ruined the sleep of the self-styled Hindutva brigade, swift salvation has sprung up in Maharashtra. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar will be proposed fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Congress sheds poll-time Savarkar caution

The Congress has confronted Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s unsubstantiated idolatry claims on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, shedding its usual inhibitions on dealing with this emotive issue at elect...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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