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
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
November 20, 2022 5:59 pm
BJP strategically casts its net across the faultlines. Congress raises a polarising issue at its own peril
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?