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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar


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.

Activist Sandeep Pandey booked for 'derogatory remarks’ on Savarkar

January 23, 2020 5:23 am

The move comes after a complaint by Hindu Mahasabha leader Rajiv Kumar. Police said the FIR was registered Monday and a probe was on.

Savarkar a true social religious reformer, says Venkaiah

November 16, 2019 3:35 am

Naidu was speaking at the launch of Vikram Sampath’s book, Savarkar: Echoes From a Forgotten Past, at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Delhi.

Delhi Confidential: Many Strands

October 22, 2019 1:52 am

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi surprised many in the party by tweeting about Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

'Doob maro': PM Modi chides Opposition over stance on Article 370

October 16, 2019 9:33 pm

Attacking the Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi added that those who denied Ambedkar the Bharat Ratna were the same people who "abused and insulted" Savarkar "at every opportunity".

After Savarkar, BJP may propose Bharat Ratna for Godse: D Raja

October 15, 2019 7:54 pm

The election manifesto of Maharashtra BJP, released on Tuesday said the party will ask the NDA government at the Centre to confer India's highest civilian award on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.

Explained: Why BJP has dangled the promise of a Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

October 16, 2019 11:57 am

Why has Maharashtra BJP, which is extremely confident of winning the October 21 polls, promised that it would initiate efforts to confer the Bharat Ratna on Savarkar?

NSUI blackens bust of Savarkar installed in DU, ABVP calls it 'heinous act'

August 22, 2019 4:46 pm

In a press statement, NSUI said that a "mercy petition seeker" like Savarkar cannot be kept on the same pedestal as that of "great freedom fighters" like Bose and Singh.

ABVP leaders install statues of Savarkar's statue in DU's north campus, attract criticism

August 20, 2019 6:08 pm

The move has been criticised by the Congress-affiliated NSUI and Left-backed AISA which said Savarkar cannot be kept on the same pedestal as Bose and Singh.


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.