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Veer Savarkar

Veer Savarkar Sought General Amnesty For All Political Prisoners: Grandson

Oct 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ranjit Savarkar, the grandson of Veer Savarkar said, among other things, that his grandfather sought general amnesty for all political prisoners.

'Don’t Teach Us Hindutva. Why Have You Not Conferred Bharat Ratna On Savarkar?': Uddhav Thackeray To BJP

Mar 03, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray’s remarks come amid comments by many BJP leaders accusing the Shiv Sena of ‘giving up’ on Hindutva

Jinnah, Partition And The Rise Of Hindu Nationalism

The division of British India on the basis of religious majorities was the principal factor that reinforced and legitimized the ideology of Hindu nationalism.

PM Modi, VP Naidu Pay Tribute to VD Savarkar On Birth Anniversary

May 28, 2020 PTI

Naidu described Savarkar as a multi-dimensional personality - a freedom fighter, social reformer, writer and a political thinker.

Row Erupts In Karnataka Over Naming Flyover After Hindutva Ideologue Veer Savarkar

The 400 metre long flyover, which according to sources have been constructed at a cost of Rs 34 core, is scheduled to be inaugurated by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday, which happens to be Veer Savarkar's birthday.

16 March, 2020

JNU Road Named After Hindutva Icon Savarkar, JNUSU Says 'Shame On Legacy' Of Varsity


The board, reading V.D. Savarkar Marg, is erected adjacent to a signboard showing way to Subansir hostel in the campus.

18 January, 2020

'Send Those Opposing Savarkar's Bharat Ratna To Andaman Jail,' Says Sanjay Raut

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'We have always been demanding respect for Veer Savarkar. Those who oppose Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar be put for two days in Andaman's cellular jail,' Sanjay Raut said.

04 January, 2020

After Sena, Now NCP Slams Congress Over Seva Dal Booklet On Savarkar

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The booklet claims Savarkar received pensions from the British after he was released from Andaman's Cellular Jail.

03 January, 2020

'Dirt In Their Mind': Sena Hits Out At Maha Ally Congress Over Savarkar Booklet


'Veer Savarkar was a great man,' said Sena leader Sanjay Raut.

03 January, 2020

Book Distributed By Congress Seva Dal Makes Controversial Claims Against Savarkar

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The book claims that Savarkar had apologised in writing to the British so that he was released from jail.

14 December, 2019

Rahul Jinnah Is A 'More Appropriate' Name For Rahul Gandhi: BJP


Targeting Gandhi, BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao said, 'Your Muslim appeasement politics and mindset makes you a worthy legatee of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, not Savarkar.'

14 December, 2019

Savarkar Is Nation's Idol, Name Denotes Pride: Shiv Sena After Rahul Gandhi's Remark


Addressing the Congress' mega "Bharat Bachao Rally" in Delhi earlier in the day, Rahul said that his name is Rahul Gandhi, not "Rahul Savarkar" and that he will never apologise for speaking the truth.

14 December, 2019

'I Am Not Rahul Savarkar, I Won't Apologise': Rahul Gandhi Targets BJP

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'I will never apologise for speaking the truth.'

23 October, 2019

#BoycottMuslims: When Hate Is Mainstreamed, It Becomes A National Trait

Shajahan Madampat

I have always believed that one kind of communalism invariably feeds into the other, forming a symbiotic ecosystem of destructiveness.

18 October, 2019

Economy In ICU, Utter Incompetence Of BJP Govt To Be Blamed: Manish Tewari


Expressing grave concern over the crisis involving the PMC Bank scam, Tewari said public money is no more safe in Indian banks and the scam has been totally damaging that has left thousands of depositors in a state of shock.

17 October, 2019

'There Is A Need To Rewrite History From India's Point Of View', Says Amit Shah

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Union home minister Amit Shah's remarks came two days after the Maharashtra BJP unit said in its election manifesto that the party will ask the Centre to confer Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, on V D Savarkar.

17 October, 2019

'Bharat Ratna For Godse': Congress' Dig At BJP For Demanding Bharat Ratna For Savarkar

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Congress said BJP should demand Bharat Ratna for Nathuram Godse instead of Veer Savarkar.

16 October, 2019

Wasn't He A Patriot?: Prasad Defends Bestowing Bharat Ratna On Savarkar

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

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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