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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar

BJP leaders praise Savarkar on 54th death anniversary

Nadda was addressing a two-day long ‘Savarkar Sahitya Sammelan’ in the national capital through a video message.

27 Feb 2020 2:19 AM

Sonia, Rahul are unaware of Savarkar, don't have right to comment, says Vikram Gokhale

Actor Vikram Gokhale criticised Sonia Gandhi and Rahul on their stand on freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

16 Jan 2020 11:05 AM

'Avoid personal comments': NCP, Sena attack Cong for booklet on Savarkar

The grandson of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar urged the Madhya Pradesh government to ban the Congress booklet.

04 Jan 2020 2:56 PM

'Plot to defame Savarkar,' says grandson Ranjit, seeks ban on booklet

Ranjit has sought action from the Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in this matter.

03 Jan 2020 1:36 PM

Court didn't pronounce Savarkar innocent: Mahatma Gandhi's great-grandson

In its manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly elections, the state BJP had promised to demand Bharat Ratna for Savarkar.

26 Oct 2019 9:40 AM


Doubts and dilemmas of the soldier in post-colonial South Asian democracies

The RSS had become the spine of his movement, feigning as it did its transient passion for India’s secular and socialist constitution.

23 Oct 2019 2:03 AM

Abhishek Singhvi triggers new VD Savarkar row

Cong MP calls Hindu Mahasabha leader an ‘accomplished’ man.

22 Oct 2019 4:31 AM

Savarkar a national icon? BJP’s new poll trick

After Chhatrapati Shivaji, Savarkar occupies the highest position on the list of Maharashtra’s icons.

19 Oct 2019 4:37 AM

Had it not been for Savarkar, 1857 rebellion wouldn't have been history: Amit Shah

The Union Home Minister remembered Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya and thanked him for setting up the BHU.

17 Oct 2019 2:19 PM

Bharat Ratna row: Prasad hits back at Cong with family jibe

Prasad justified the highest civilian honour for Savarkar and said that he was a patriot who spent 11 years of his life in the Andaman jail.

17 Oct 2019 1:34 AM


Maha BJP seeks top award for Savarkar

This is perhaps for the first time that any political party has promised to offer a ‘Bharat Ratna’ award in its manifesto.

16 Oct 2019 1:48 AM

Investigate Rahul’s jibes at Savarkar: Court to police

Ranjit has also named the Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and the political party itself for allegedly making false claims about his grandfather.

19 Sep 2019 3:09 AM

Rajasthan textbook calls Savarkar ‘son of Portugal’

Recently, the Congress government constituted a textbook revision committee in the school education department.

28 May 2019 2:20 AM

UP shocker over Mahatma

Savarkar escaped the gallows by a whisker, on technical grounds, in the Gandhi assassination case.

01 Feb 2019 12:16 AM

‘Savarkar didn’t get Bharat Ratna even in Modi era’

Sena has been demanding the Bharat Ratna for Savarkar, who was jailed in the Andamans during freedom struggle.

29 Jan 2019 1:45 AM


National icons’ pics to be put up in Raj schools

Sermons of saints to be given as part of ‘extra-curricular activity’.

13 Jun 2018 12:20 AM

Scholars squirm over Savarkar’s biography in school textbooks

Amit Shah, who was on a three-day tour to Mumbai, released the biography on the Hindutva icon V.D. Savarkar.

19 Jun 2017 1:41 AM