Veer Savarkar

No formal recommendation necessary: Home Ministry on Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

In its manifesto for Maharashtra Assembly elections, the BJP had promised to confer the Bharat Ratna award on Savarkar after its government is formed in the state.

published on : 19th November 2019

Veer Savarkar was not averse to eating beef: Author Vaibhav Purandare

Pointing out the misappropriation of Savarkar, Purandare said that it was is wrong to see him as a Hindutva ideologue or a revolutionary freedom fighter.

published on : 11th November 2019

Centre can bestow Bharat Ratna on Shivakumar Swamiji instead of Savarkar, says Siddaramaiah

The 111-year old seer, earned the fame of 'Walking God' was a philanthropist, educator and humanitarian.

published on : 20th October 2019

Asaduddin Owaisi driven by hatred towards Hindutva: BJP

He stated that the MIM chief  was ignorant about the history of India and the country’s freedom struggle. 

published on : 18th October 2019

BJP's campaign to highlight Savarkar's contribution gathers pace ahead of state polls

Savarkar has been a polarising figure as the Congress and other opposition parties have long shunned him for his alleged link to Mahatma Gandhi's assassin.

published on : 17th October 2019

Congress wants to collect Bharat Ratna only for its family: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The BJP has proposed the name of Veer Savarkar for Bharat Ratna in its manifesto for the coming Maharashtra Assembly elections.

published on : 16th October 2019

Bharat Ratna for VD Savarkar can’t be an issue for election manifesto: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

The Rajya Sabha MP said that Savarkar could have been conferred with a Bharat Ratna during Vajpayee's rule or five years of Narendra Modi's government.

published on : 15th October 2019

There would have been no Pakistan if Savarkar was PM: Uddhav Thackeray at book launch

Thackeray told the author of the book, Vikram Sampath, that he would buy copies and ensure that every school and college in the state stocks it in libraries.

published on : 18th September 2019

Book review | 'Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past' by historian Vikram Sampath

In a new book, historian Vikram Sampath brings about the often missed aspects of politician Vinayak Damodar Savarkar’s life and times

published on : 8th September 2019

Juxtaposition of Bhagat Singh and Savarkar in Delhi University disparaging, says historian 

It was in DU’s North campus where outgoing DUSU president and ABVP leader Shakti Singh installed busts of Singh and Savarkar alongside freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose.

published on : 29th August 2019

What do people know about Savarkar to talk about him, asks Vikram Sampath

An independent view needed to be taken about what it is about Savarkar that is contentious, says Vikram Sampath about the freedom fighter’s biography.

published on : 28th August 2019

Muslims should no more be coolies of secularism: Asaduddin Owaisi

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday urged Muslims to create their own independent leadership, saying ‘‘Muslims should no more be coolies of secularism.’’ 

published on : 27th August 2019

Honour sacrifices of Savarkar's family, says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

His remarks come a day after the National Students' Union of India (NSUI), the student wing of the Congress, said it blackened the Savarkar's bust in Delhi University.

published on : 23rd August 2019

Veer Savarkar's statue installed at Delhi University blackened by NSUI president 

The outgoing DUSU president Shakti Singh had installed the statues of Veer Damodar Savarkar, Subhas Chandra Bose and Bhagat Singh without the permission of the university authorities. 

published on : 22nd August 2019

Veer Savarkar's bust debuts next to Bhagat Singh, Subhash Chandra Bose in North Campus of Delhi University

NSUI National President Neeraj Kundan said it was 'shameful' to juxtapose Savarkar with Bhagat Singh and Subhash Chandra Bose.

published on : 21st August 2019