Thursday, 1 December, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.