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Vinayak Savarkar
India  /  Published 22.01.20

Sandeep Pandey booked for comments against Savarakar

Magsaysay Award winner and human rights activist Sandeep Pandey has been booked for allegedly making inappropriate comments against Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.On Tuesday, national vic...
By PTI in Aligarh

India  /  Published 24.08.19

Savarkar bust vanishes from DU

The busts of revolutionary-turned-Hindutva theorist Vinayak Savarkar and freedom fighters Subhas Chandra Bose and Bhagat Singh vanished overnight in Delhi University (DU), the same way they had been i...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.19

The BJP has a rather strange notion of facts

A lot of history is about fights — in the subject-matter as also over the perception of it. One of the joys of history is that it can be rewritten when new evidence comes to hand or new connections ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Need to rewrite India's history: Shah

Stressing on the need to rewrite history from India's point of view, Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said had it not been for Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, the First War of Independence in 1857 ...
By PTI in Varanasi

India  /  Published 16.10.19

Savarkar's values basis for nation-building: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's 'sanskar' (values) are the basis for nation-building.His remarks came a day after BJP's Maharashtra unit so...
By PTI in Akola

India  /  Published 18.09.19

Thackeray claims no Pakistan if Savarakar was PM; Twitterati find it hard to digest

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday said Pakistan would not have come into existence had Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar been the country's Prime Minister at the time, and also demanded that ...
By The Telegraph in Mumbai

India  /  Published 20.10.19

Shah’s Savarkar claim tests govt Lok Sabha stand

Home minister Amit Shah’s recent statement praising Hindu Rashtra proponent Vinayak Damodar Savarkar for being the first to describe the 1857 revolt as India’s first war of independence appears co...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.19

Savarkar, a dubious contender for the Bharat Ratna

National honour should, under ideal circumstances, be bestowed upon distinguished citizens on the basis of the unanimity of choice. However, when it comes to the Bharat Ratna — the nation’s highes...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 03.01.20

Savarkar booklet: BJP, Sena slam Congress

The Congress is facing flak from the BJP as well as the Shiv Sena, its coalition partner in the Maharashtra government, over a booklet distributed by Seva Dela that has questioned Vinayak Savarkar’s...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.11.19

‘Reinvention’ of memorable days

Samrasta Divas, whose first word means social harmony and reflects the ideological position of the Sangh parivar on the caste system, has been officially offered as an alternative to Dr Ambedkar Jayan...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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