Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicNathuram Godse

Topic: Nathuram Godse

Godse, raised as a girl, saw Gandhi as an ‘effeminate’ Father who didn’t protect Mother India

Nathuram Godse wanted Hinduism to attain the masculinity that the colonial rule represented. Gandhi wanted the opposite.

There’s a lobby that wants to keep Nathuram Godse alive. And it’s not the Hindu Right

On national TV, these Godse-contra cheerleaders even challenge BJP supporters to say ‘Godse Murdabad’ to prove their patriotism.

Free India’s first terrorist was a Hindu, he killed Gandhi: Kamal Haasan

Actor & politician Kamal Haasan said at a rally that terrorism in India started with Nathuram Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi.

We’ve trained our kids to kill: Husband of Hindu Mahasabha leader who ‘shot’ Gandhi

Husband Ashok says he and Pooja Shakun Pandey have trained their children to kill anyone who ‘challenges the unity of our motherland’.

The Goa visit that has stirred political waters and the Hindu Mahasabha’s Godse tribute

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

When Nehru’s India banned a story on Gandhi’s murder and Godse’s past

Nine Hours to Rama reflects our complicated relationship with censorship.

So Nehru killed Gandhi!!!

It is the blind, unquestioning devotion to an organisation and a philosophy that was born obsolete, if not sick, that has blighted the BJP as a political force.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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