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Thursday, December 05, 2019

Veer Savarkar


Savarkar was 'patron' of Mahatma's assassination, wasn't pronounced innocent by court: Tushar Gandhi 

October 25, 2019 9:31 pm

"I think it is important that we understand the real objective and conspiracy behind Bapu's murder, at a time when the patron of his murder is being considered for Bharat Ratna," Tushar Gandhi said.

Savarkar, father of Hindu rashtravad, also represents a tradition of social reformers

October 21, 2019 12:16 pm

Vinayak Damodar Savarkar aka Swatantryaveer Savarkar is more known as the father of Hindu rashtravad (Hindu nationalism), but at the same time he also represents Maharashtra’s glorious tradition of social and religious reformers.

Centre can bestow Bharat Ratna on Lingayat seer Shivakumar Swamiji instead of Savarkar: Siddaramaiah

October 20, 2019 3:58 pm

"Whatever is the opinion of BJP (regarding Bharat Ratna to Savarkar), but I believe that instead of Savarkar, Bharat Ratna should be conferred on Shivakumar Swamiji," Siddaramaiah told reporters in Mysuru.

Manmohan Singh signals a Congress shift on Article 370 and Veer Savarkar

October 18, 2019 1:40 pm

Article 370 was temporary, says Singh; softens party’s criticism of Savarkar

Not against Savarkar but idea of Hindutva that he patronised: Manmohan Singh

October 17, 2019 9:48 pm

The former prime minister also said that it was Indira Gandhi who had issued postal stamp to commemorate Savarkar.

Need to rewrite history from India's point of view: Amit Shah

October 17, 2019 9:49 pm

Amit Shah's remark comes days after the Maharashtra BJP said in its election manifesto that the party would ask the Centre to confer the Bharat Ratna on Savarkar.

Tweet on Savarkar: Court directs police to inquire into complaint against Congress, Gandhis

September 19, 2019 7:02 am

The complaint claims that the tweets said that Savarkar had “begged for mercy” from the then British government and that he wanted “to be a slave in British Raj”.

Pakistan would not have been created if Veer Savarkar was PM: Uddhav Thackeray

September 18, 2019 1:02 pm

Uddhav Thackeray said, "I'd have called Nehru as Veer (brave) if he had survived jail for 14 minutes against Savarkar who stayed in prison for 14 long years."

Inside Track: Savarkar No RSS Fan

August 18, 2019 7:31 am

During the famine of the 1950s, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar advocated that vegetarians should take to eating fish and eggs. The radical reformist Savarkar and RSS chief M S Golwalkar never really got along.

Savarkar loses Veer as Congress govt rewrites school textbooks in Rajasthan

June 14, 2019 2:31 pm

The modifications relate to historical events and personalities, and to decisions taken by the NDA government in its first term.


Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley, Sumitra Mahajan pay tribute to Veer Savarkar on 132nd birth anniversary

May 28, 2015 1:34 pm

National leaders on Thursday paid tribute to freedom activist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his birth anniversary.