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Vinayak Damodar Savarkar: Indian politician, activist, and writer
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, commonly known as 'Swatantryaveer Savarkar' in Marathi language, was an Indian independence activist and politician who formulated the Hindu nationalist philosophy of Hindutva. He was a leading figure in the Hindu Mahasabha.

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Vice President Naidu, PM Modi pay tributes to Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to Hindutva ideologue and freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary.
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BJP questions Uddhav Thackeray's silence on Savarkar, Muslim quota

The 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.
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Savarkar was a person of unmatched traits: Amit Shah


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Savarkar was an inspiration to millions: Nadda

Describing Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as a "visionary", BJP president J P Nadda said he was an inspiration to millions of people.
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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..
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Savarkar a role model, an ideology in himself: JP Nadda

BJP 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..
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No record of Savarkar’s mercy petitions: Govt


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Savarkar was first advocate of two-nation theory: Shashi Tharoor

Speaking 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..
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After Savarkar, Bal Thackeray espoused Hindutva: Sanjay Raut


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Congress-Sena divide widens over Savarkar

Differences 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..
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Is Raut's Savarkar comment Sena's official stand? Ashok Chavan

Maharashtra 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..
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Savarkar a thought which will never lose relevance: Fadnavis

Maharashtra 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.
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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..
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Mumbai Professor sent on leave for criticising Rahul Gandhi's remark on Savarkar

A 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.
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Savarkar, Mookerjee to be awarded Bharat Ratna: Hindu Mahasabha

The 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...
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NCP leader Nawak Malik demands withdrawal of Seva Dal booklet on Savarkar

Nawak 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.
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Remarks on Savarkar ‘abhorrent’, says BJP

Furious 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..
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'Disappointed' as Uddhav Thackeray didn't have 2 mins to talk for Savarkar's respect: Grandson Ranjit


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Congress must answer till how long will it insult Veer Savarkar: Smriti Irani


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Seva Dal stands by contents of the booklet, says Savarkar was 'threat to country’s unity'


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'Will Maharashtra CM resign after insult of Savarkar?’, asks Uma Bharti


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Ban booklet maligning Savarkar: Devendra Fadnavis to Uddhav Thackeray

BJP 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..
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BJP reacts furiously to Congress Seva Dal's insinuation about Savarkar's relationship with Godse


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Congress wing in MP distributes controversial Savarkar book

Congress’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..
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Saamna counters Rahul Gandhi on VD Savarkar

Shiv 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..
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Thrash Rahul Gandhi in public: Savarkar's grandson's tell Maharashtra CM


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Shiv Sena will clear stance on CAA after SC's decision: Uddhav Thackeray

Targeting BJP, Thackeray said that it was trying to politicise the issue of statements made on Vinayak Damodar Savarkar by the Congress MP Rahul Gandhi and added that the Maha Vikas Aghadi coalition..
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Devendra Fadnavis seeks Rahul Gandhi's apology over Savarkar remarks


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Rahul Gandhi should drop his surname as it was stolen by his family: Sambit Patra

Addressing a press conference, Patra said former prime minister Indira Gandhi had called Savarkar "son of soil", while her grandson was referring to him in a derogatory note. "They stole the Gandhi..
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Savarkar's grandson likely to file defamation case against Rahul Gandhi

Ranjit Savarkar also said that he will meet with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to discuss the remark made by Rahul Gandhi.
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Govt should put Rahul Gandhi behind bars for 'anti-national' comments: Supporters of Veer Savarkar


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After Rahul Gandhi's jibe on Veer Savarkar, Mayawati asks Congress to clear stand on alliance with Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena has also urged the central government to confer Bharat Ratna to Savarkar.
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Uddhav Thackeray unhappy over Rahul Gandhi's 'Savarkar' jibe: Sources

Earlier, Rahul Gandhi said that he will not apologise as his name is not Rahul 'Savarkar'
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Government should take criminal action against Rahul Gandhi: Veer Savarkar's grandson


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Rahul’s Savarkar jibe draws fire from new ally Shiv Sena

Rahul Gandhi found himself at odds with new ally Shiv Sena on Saturday, with the Maharashtra outfit slamming his jibe at Veer Savarkar as a person who sought clemency from the British, saying that..
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Chidambaram says India's economy broken, leadership failed

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday alleged India was suspect in the eyes of the world as its economy and polity had broken and leadership failed, as he accused the BJP of pushing the..
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Rahul Gandhi not 'Savarkar' but 'sharm kar': Patra takes dig at Congress leader


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Rahul Jinnah 'more appropriate' name for Rahul Gandhi: BJP

Targeting Gandhi, BJP spokesperson G V L Narasimha Rao said, "The more appropriate name for you Rahul Gandhi is RAHUL JINNAH. Your Muslim appeasement politics and mindset makes you a worthy legatee of..
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Giriraj Singh slams Rahul Gandhi for using 'Savarkar' surname

Singh said: "Vir Savarkar was a real patriot. No one becomes Gandhi and a patriot by merely adopting a surname. One needs Indian blood to become a real patriot. Many people have looted the country in..
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Won't apologise, my name is not 'Savarkar': Rahul Gandhi at Congress rally

Slamming the government for asking him to apologise over his 'Rape-in-India' remark, Gandhi said that he will not apologise for something which was right.
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Shiv Sena member seeks Bharat Ratna for Savarkar, Birsa Munda

A Shiv Sena member in Lok Sabha on Thursday demanded Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian honour bestowed by the Union government, for Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar and tribal icon Birsa Munda...
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No formal recommendation needed to confer Bharat Ratna on Veer Savarkar: Centre tells Lok Sabha

In the run-up to the Maharashtra elections, BJP had mentioned in its manifesto that the party would bestow the Bharat Ratna upon Veer Savarkar
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No formal recommendation necessary: MHA on Bharat Ratna to Savarkar

Amidst ongoing demand for conferring Bharat Ratna on Veer Savarkar, the ministry of home affairs on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that recommendations for this award is received regularly but no..
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Confident that Shiv Sena will change Congress' stance on Hindutva: Savarkar's grandson on Maha coalition

Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress have finalised a draft Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and are headed towards forming a coalition government in Maharashtra.
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Historians erred in not properly projecting contributions of stalwarts like Savarkar: Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday regretted that Indian historians have erred in not properly projecting the contributions of stalwarts like Veer Savarkar and their contributions to the..
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There will be Shiv Sena CM in Maharashtra, no matter what: Sanjay Raut

He also lashed out at the BJP for not conferring the Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar in the past five years when the party was in power.
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Savarkar was 'patron' of Gandhi assassination: Tushar Gandhi

Tushar Gandhi, great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, said on Friday that Savarkar was the "patron" of the Mahatma's assassination. Savarkar, who faced trial in the Gandhi assassination case but was..
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Don’t agree with his ideology, but Savarkar was a nationalist: Abhishek Singhvi

Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi on Monday praised Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Singhvi’s comments, though they came with the rider that he did not subscribe to Savarkar’s ideology,..
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Ashoka wades in to Savarkar debate, lambasts Siddaramaiah


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