Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicNathuram Godse

Topic: Nathuram Godse

A Godse book and the oldest question on his RSS link. But Delhi event gave no answer

The event took place at IIC, Delhi with panellists Pawan Khera, Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay, and Balbir Punj. Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar sat in the audience.

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani arrested by Assam Police over ‘tweets on PM Modi’

Mevani, who had in September 2021 extended support to Congress, was picked up from Circuit House in Palanpur, Gujarat, and may be taken to Assam tonight.

‘Godse my ideal’ as topic for kids’ elocution — Gujarat official suspended, school caught in row

Kusum Vidhyalaya in Valsad has been mired in controversy since a talent hunt on its premises on 14 February included 'My ideal — Nathuram Godse’ as an elocution subject.

Cliched, monotonous, lazy — ‘Why I Killed Gandhi’ is not worth the hype

Based on Nathuram Godse's statement in court, Ashok Tyagi's 'Why I Killed Gandhi' starring NCP MP is an attempt to complicate the legacy of Gandhi's assassinator.

Hindu Mahasabha pays tribute to Nathuram Godse, Narayan Apte

The organisation also bestowed Bharat Ratna upon jailed religious leader Kalicharan Maharaj, who was arrested last December for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Mahatma.

South African racists to Hindu fanatics, the many times Gandhi faced death before 30 Jan 1948

Each time Gandhi was attacked, he prayed for the attacker and didn’t press charges – whether in Africa or India.

Long before Gandhi, Godse pulled out a knife to stab Mahasabha chief for allying with Nehru

In ‘Gandhi’s Assassin’, Dhirendra Jha writes that Godse believed the Hindu Mahasabha should stay away from the government to establish a Hindu rashtra.

When Gandhi murder investigator got on the same taxi Godse and others took

In ‘The Murderer, the Monarch and the Fakir’, Appu Esthose Suresh and Priyanka Kotamraju investigate Gandhi’s assassination anew based on unseen evidence and reports.

Godse was ‘yearning’ for Savarkar’s support in Gandhi murder trial court. But it never came

In ' Savarkar: A Contested Legacy, 1924-1966' historian-author Vikram Sampath explores both sides of the debate about Savarkar's role in Gandhi's assassination.

Gwalior to Godse — Was Sardar Patel soft on Savarkar in Gandhi murder case, and if so, why

My mother was part of the prosecution team in the Gandhi murder trial. She pointed out several loopholes that were allowed to remain so.

On Camera

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans celebrate the 75th Independence Day on the banks of Pangong Tso in Leh | Representational image | ANI photo

Don’t give ITBP lead role at LAC, it will weaken local command. MHA-MoD turf war is hurting

Army has maintained control of the LAC since 1962. The ITBP, formed in 1962 to guard the Tibet border, has been at the frontline but under Delhi's remote command.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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