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Thursday, October 28, 2021

V D Savarkar


'Your speech-writer should be fired': Owaisi to Rajnath over Gandhi-Savarkar remark

October 13, 2021 9:50 pm

During the launch of a book on Savarkar at Ambedkar International Centre, Rajnath Singh had alleged that there was a deliberate conspiracy to defame Savarkar and that it was on Gandhi's advice that he wrote his mercy petitions.

Savarkar's book will not be taught in 3rd semester of PG course: Kannur University

September 16, 2021 5:38 pm

The varsity's decision had drawn criticism from various student unions, which have alleged saffronisation of the university, and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who said his government will not glorify the ideas and leaders who had turned their back on the freedom struggle.

Row over Savarkar, Golwalkar works in varsity’s PG syllabus

September 10, 2021 7:16 am

The row is over the syllabus of MA Governance and Politics, in which extracts from Savarkar’s “Hindutva: who is a Hindu”, and from Golwalkar’s “Bunch of Thoughts” and “We or Our Nationhood Defined”, were included.

DU’s two new facilitation centres could be named after Sushma, Savarkar, Patel

August 24, 2021 9:25 am

According to the agenda, these centres are likely to be named after Sushma Swaraj, Swami Vivekananda, V.D. Savarkar or Sardar Patel.

Shiv Sena hits out at BJP, asks why no Bharat Ratna to Savarkar yet

October 26, 2020 1:54 pm

"Veer Savarkar has always been the mentor of the Shiv Sena and Hindutva. Those who are raising questions on us...why are they not giving the Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar?" Sanjay Raut asked.

Savarkar’s statements need to be read in their entirety and contexts

June 17, 2020 9:37 pm

Savarkar was a revolutionary. His books were a source of inspiration for the likes of Bhagat Singh, Mohammad Ali and Purshottam Das Tandon. His work for the eradication of caste was praised by none other than Ambedkar.

A contested legacy

June 10, 2020 11:17 pm

There are many unrecognised social reformers and freedom fighters who deserve recognition from Karnataka government before Savarkar

Nitin Gadkari praises Savarkar’s nationalism, warns against fundamentalism

February 28, 2020 1:11 am

Nitin Gadkari warned that if fundamentalists continue to gain power, socialism, democracy, or secularism will not survive.