Sunday, Dec 04, 2022

V D Savarkar


Ram Madhav writes: What Rahul Gandhi needs to know about Ambedkar and Savarkar — and doesn't

December 03, 2022 12:38 pm

Ambedkar and Savarkar were opposed to religious orthodoxy among Hindus, whereas that orthodoxy was upheld by some of the Congress leaders of those times

On Savarkar, Rahul Gandhi should learn from previous Congress leaders

November 30, 2022 11:46 am

Calling Savarkar 'an agent of the British' may endear him to a tiny ultra-radical left constituency, but is neither good politics, nor true to history, nor to the traditions of his party

BJP’s Pasmanda outreach, Rahul vs Savarkar row

November 20, 2022 5:59 pm

BJP strategically casts its net across the faultlines. Congress raises a polarising issue at its own peril

As Rahul remarks fan Savarkar heat, Maharashtra Cong fears will be singed

November 20, 2022 12:47 pm

Even before coalition with Sena tied its hands, party steered clear of sensitive cultural issues in the state, especially on Savarkar, who is admired in Maharashtra for his cultural contribution.

Rahul’s Savarkar comments may trigger rift in MVA: Sanjay Raut

November 20, 2022 2:36 pm

At an event earlier this week in Washim district during the Maharashtra leg of the Congress’s Bharat Jodo Yatra, Rahul had taken aim at the BJP and RSS saying that they idolise Savarkar.

Girish Kuber writes: Both Congress in criticising him, and BJP in owning him, take a partial and blinkered view of VD Savarkar

November 19, 2022 2:51 pm

By critiquing Savarkar for clemency petitions, Congress tries to run down one of the leading freedom fighters. The BJP, on the other hand, takes a restrictive view of Savarkar by obliterating the rationalist in him.

No rift in MVA over Savarkar, says Jairam Ramesh, calls for discussion with ‘unbiased mind’

November 18, 2022 5:24 pm

Sanjay Raut and Uddhav Thackeray, leaders of the Congress’s ally Shiv Sena, had objected to Rahul Gandhi’s comments on the Hindutva ideologue.

Maha: Defamation case filed against Rahul Gandhi for 'derogatory' remarks against Savarkar

November 18, 2022 2:50 pm

The first information report (FIR) against Gandhi was registered at Thane Nagar police station on Thursday, an official said.

Respect and love Savarkar, don't agree with Rahul Gandhi's remarks: Uddhav Thackeray

November 23, 2022 6:21 pm

Uddhav Thackeray stated the RSS was not part of India's freedom movement and questioned the BJP why Savarkar was not awarded Bharat Ratna at a time when it speaks so much about him.

Savarkar, a bulbul and the misplaced metaphor

September 03, 2022 8:06 pm

Janaki Nair writes: If we accept that the hero of the Hindu Right riding the bulbul is a misunderstood metaphor, is the rest of the piece, which dwells at length on the miseries and torture that Savarkar experienced, also mere exaggeration?