Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicVeer Savarkar

Topic: Veer Savarkar

ED can kick back & relax as CBI takes lead, and a land ‘where the criminal mind is without fear’

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

Subhas Chandra Bose wasn’t ‘anti-Savarkar’. Here’s how it’s more nuanced than you thought

The question that had remained unanswered until now was — why did a self-proclaimed leftist Bose ally with the Mahasabha?

Savarkar had said there is no problem in eating beef: Congress’ Digvijaya Singh

Digvijaya Singh also said the BJP will change the Constitution and bring an end to the reservation system if it is voted to power again in 2024.

Choose 1, Congress or conscience said Savarkar. 50 years on, congress’s bias still showing

In 'Veer Savarkar', Mahurkar and Pandit say Savarkar's unalloyed nationalism could prevent Partition. Sadly, no one knows.

Bhagwat repeats Hindu-Muslim ‘bhai-bhai’ pitch, says only pattern of worship is different

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat was speaking at launch of ‘Veer Savarkar: The man who could have prevented Partition’, by information commissioner and former journalist Uday Mahurkar. 

Off The Cuff with Vikram Sampath

Vikram Sampath, historian and author, was the guest at this edition of ThePrint's Off The Cuff. In a conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Sampath...

‘Braveheart, fanatic anarchist’ — what Bhagat Singh wrote of Savarkar, and their common cause

Bhagat Singh and Veer Savarkar shared respect for each other, rooted in the cause of the freedom struggle. Historical records show how Singh perceived Savarkar.

Don’t we have own freedom fighters? — Kannada groups question BJP govt on ‘Savarkar’ flyover

Numerous organisations have hit out at decision to name a flyover in Yelahanka after Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar, saying BJP govt is only appeasing its political bosses.

Hitchcock comes to life, Rahul says ‘speak up’, Vivek Agnihotri’s temple visit, locusts for dinner

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Manmohan Singh becomes the ‘voice’ of a voiceless leadership & Sena’s Rs 10 meal promise

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

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
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

Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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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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