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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar


Goa govt to reprint 2 books by Savarkar; CM Pramod Sawant describes him as 'glorious patriot'

May 16, 2022 10:04 am

Speaking of the book ‘1957 che Swatantrya Samar’, CM Pramod Sawant said, “This book ignited the flame of patriotism among many youth and the British regime banned this book. Fortunately, only one copy of this book was saved with a Goan person, and this helped in getting it re-printed.”

How history changes every five years in Rajasthan: A textbook case

April 27, 2022 8:19 am

The latest flashpoint is the controversy surrounding six questions related to the Congress that featured in the question paper of the recently-held Class 12 Board examination.

How Savarkar fought for a casteless society

February 28, 2022 4:24 pm

He believed that heredity could not determine a person's intellect or talent and that India's freedom wouldn't last without social reforms.

Delhi HC restrains academics from publishing letter accusing Savarkar biographer of plagiarism

February 18, 2022 6:49 pm

Seeking damages of Rs 2 crore and 100 rupees and a permanent injunction against the defendants, Sampath in his petition said that the letter was part of an “international smear campaign”.

Savarkar had scientific temperament, says Sharad Pawar at literary meet

December 06, 2021 8:13 am

Sharad Pawar, who said the BJP had created an “unnecessary” controversy, spoke about how Savarkar had built a small temple in Ratnagiri and appointed a Dalit to conduct the rituals.

Mahesh Manjrekar to direct V D Savarkar biopic: 'I believe he is a man who didn't get his due'

May 28, 2021 12:02 pm

On the 138th birth anniversary of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, a biopic has been announced on the life of the freedom fighter. The film will be directed by Mahesh Manjrekar.

The real Savarkar

May 28, 2021 10:55 am

The Opposition and history writers have resorted to intellectual dishonesty to quote Savarkar out of context and malign his legacy.

Congress MLA reprimanded for ‘defamatory’ remarks on Savarkar by Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi

March 26, 2021 3:05 am

In his order, the Speaker noted that Makwana had made the denunciatory and defamatory remarks against Savarkar while discussion of a question during Question Hour on March 18.

Veer Savarkar's portrait in UP Legislative Council picture gallery sparks row

January 20, 2021 2:48 pm

While the BJP counts on Savarkar's contribution to India's freedom movement and calls him a "great patriot", the Congress and other opposition parties have long shunned him for his alleged link to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin.

It's time to revisit facets of Savarkar’s life and work which can guide us today

May 28, 2020 9:39 am

Savarkar’s ideas of modernity, social and religious reforms, cultivation of scientific temper and embracing technological tools continue to be relevant for building a new India in the post COVID-19 era.


PM Narendra Modi pays tributes to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

May 28, 2014 2:26 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to freedom fighter and right-wing leader Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.