Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicVeer Savarkar

Topic: Veer Savarkar

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.

What Sonia-Rahul’s Congress can learn from Indira Gandhi on Veer Savarkar & nationalism

Confusion in Congress over Veer Savarkar has once again exposed its ambivalence on nationalism. It needs to learn from Indira Gandhi, or even Manmohan Singh.

Another Ayodhya hearing, Shah rewrites ‘his’ story and detention centres as modern temples

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

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of students protesting against the reservation in Bandra | Representational image | ANI Photo

Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

Supreme Court's explanation on the constitutional validity of OBC quota in NEET rejects commonly held views of dominant castes who are blind to India's social realities.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach | Twitter: @chiefdeunavy

China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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