Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Indian politician, activist, and writer (1883–1966)
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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, known among followers by the honorific prefix Veer, was an Indian politician, activist, and writer. He developed the Hindu nationalist political ideology of Hindutva while imprisoned at Ratnagiri in 1922. He was a leading figure in the Hindu Mahasabha.
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"Savarkar insulted by Congress, didn't get respect he deserved," says UP CM Yogi AdityanathThe Congress left no stone unturned in "insulting, a revolutionary, writer, philosopher, poet like Savarkar", said Adityanath.
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Shiv Sena backstabbed Maharashtra, Hindutva: BJP at VD Savarkar eventPM Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah's brand of Hindutva is inspired from the thoughts and actions of VD Savarkar, BJP said.
Savarkar's scientific thinking and nationalism are inspiration: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his birth anniversaryVinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar, was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, and writer.
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PM Modi pays tributes to Savarkar on death anniversary
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No defamatory attack allowed: Delhi HC shields Savarkar author
Savarkar era has already set in, says CIC
Savarkar worked a lot to enrich Hindi, says Amit Shah
Savarkar a follower of Shivaji; can't be understood by Gandhian tools, says author Uday Mahurkar
Savarkar row: No AG nod to contempt case against Owaisi
Amit Shah attacks Savarkar's critics, says they should have some shameVeer Savarkar's patriotism cannot be questioned, Union home minister Amit Shah asserted on Friday, as he hit back at those doubting the freedom fighter's commitment to India and its freedom struggle...
Here resolution was taken that no one can keep Mother India as slave: Amit Shah in Port BlairDuring his visit to the iconic Cellular Jail in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands where Vinayak Damodar Savarkar was imprisoned, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday lauded the valour of Veer..
Veer Savarkar had sought general amnesty for all political prisoners, says his grandsonAmid a heated political exchange over defence minister Rajnath Singh's remarks on mercy petitions of Veer Savarkar, the latter's grandson Ranjit Savarkar on Wednesday said the freedom fighter had..
Faceoff: Rajnath hails Veer Savarkar, divides TwitterHailing Veer Savarkar as a staunch nationalist and India's first military strategist in the 20th century, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said it was on Mahatma Gandhi's request that he wrote..
Jairam Ramesh, Owaisi attack Rajnath Singh for his 'Gandhi-Savarkar comment', say minister trying to rewrite historyA day after defence minister Rajnath Singh's remark that it was on Mahatma Gandhi's request that Veer Savarkar wrote mercy petitions, some opposition leaders attacked the minister on Wednesday,..
Veer Savarkar never apologised to British: Sanjay Raut
BJP will soon declare Savarkar as 'father of nation': Owaisi"They (BJP) are presenting distorted history. If this continues, they will remove Mahatma Gandhi and make Savarkar, who was accused of the murder of Mahatma Gandhi and was pronounced complicit in the..
Savarkar was strategic affairs expert, gave robust defence and diplomatic doctrine: Rajnath
Rajnath Singh, Mohan Bhagwat slam ‘drive to vilify Savarkar’
PM Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary, calls him great freedom fighterTaking to Twitter, the Prime Minister called Savarkar a great freedom fighter and a fierce nationalist.
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Veer Savarkar: Facts about Indian freedom fighter, Hindutva ideologueVeer Savarkar served as president of Hindu Mahasabha and proposed the idea of India as a Hindu Nation.
BJP questions Uddhav Thackeray's silence on Savarkar, Muslim quotaThe BJP on Saturday hit out at Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray over his claim that his party, the Shiv Sena, had walked away from the NDA but not from the ideology of Hindutva.
Savarkar was a person of unmatched traits: Amit Shah
Savarkar was an inspiration to millions: NaddaDescribing Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as a "visionary", BJP president J P Nadda said he was an inspiration to millions of people.
Shiv Sena accuses BJP of using Veer Savarkar as a political ploy"The BJP leaders in Maharashtra have expressed that they will target the state government over the issue of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. This makes it clear that the BJP has started treating Savarkar as a..
Savarkar a role model, an ideology in himself: JP NaddaBJP president JP Nadda on Wednesday hailed Veer Damodar Savarkar as one of the greatest freedom fighters, saying he fought bravely against the British regime all his life and sacrificed each moment in..
No record of Savarkar’s mercy petitions: Govt
Savarkar was first advocate of two-nation theory: Shashi TharoorSpeaking at a panel discussion in Jaipur Literature Festival, Tharoor said, "The first advocate of the two-nation theory was actually VD Savarkar, as head of Hindu Mahasabha, who called upon India to..
After Savarkar, Bal Thackeray espoused Hindutva: Sanjay Raut
Congress-Sena divide widens over SavarkarDifferences between Maharashtra allies Congress and Shiv Sena have sharpened over the past few weeks with a constant exchange of barbs between Sena MP Sanjay Raut and senior Congress functionaries over..
Is Raut's Savarkar comment Sena's official stand? Ashok ChavanMaharashtra PWD minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Saturday sought to know whether Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's statement that those opposing the Bharat Ratna for V D Savarkar must spend..
Savarkar a thought which will never lose relevance: FadnavisMaharashtra BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said Hindutva ideologue V D Savarkar was "not just a person but a thought" which will never lose its relevance.
Sanjay Raut: Those opposing Bharat Ratna for Savarkar should stay in jail for at least 2 days"Those who oppose Veer Savarkar, they may be from any ideology or party, let them stay for just two days at the cell in Andaman cellular jail where Savarkar was lodged. Only then will they realize his..
Mumbai Professor sent on leave for criticising Rahul Gandhi's remark on SavarkarA professor of Mumbai University has reportedly been sent on 'leave' for criticising Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's recent remark on freedom fighter and Hindu icon Veer Savarkar.
Savarkar, Mookerjee to be awarded Bharat Ratna: Hindu MahasabhaThe Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has urged the PM to give Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar and Syama Prasad Mookerjee. Swami Chakrapani on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi regarding the same...
NCP leader Nawak Malik demands withdrawal of Seva Dal booklet on SavarkarNawak Malik said that writing of the article was "wrong", and proceeded to make personal comments on Savarkar especially when the said person (Savarkar) is not alive.
Remarks on Savarkar ‘abhorrent’, says BJPFurious at Congress Seva Dal’s insinuation of Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar's relationship with Nathuram Godse, BJP termed it “abhorrent”. “Congress should be ashamed of such remarks ... they are..
'Disappointed' as Uddhav Thackeray didn't have 2 mins to talk for Savarkar's respect: Grandson Ranjit
Congress must answer till how long will it insult Veer Savarkar: Smriti Irani
Seva Dal stands by contents of the booklet, says Savarkar was 'threat to country’s unity'
'Will Maharashtra CM resign after insult of Savarkar?’, asks Uma Bharti
Ban booklet maligning Savarkar: Devendra Fadnavis to Uddhav ThackerayBJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Friday demanded that Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray ban a booklet distributed by the Seva Dal which questions Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's credentials as a..
BJP reacts furiously to Congress Seva Dal's insinuation about Savarkar's relationship with Godse
Congress wing in MP distributes controversial Savarkar bookCongress’s grassroots frontal organisation, Seva Dal, distributed controversial literature on Veer Savarkar in Bhopal on Wednesday even as RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat arrived in Indore to preside over a..
Saamna counters Rahul Gandhi on VD SavarkarShiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhash Chandra Bose and Sardar Patel didn’t have to suffer the kind of ordeal and humiliation that VD Savarkar was subjected to by the..
Thrash Rahul Gandhi in public: Savarkar's grandson's tell Maharashtra CM