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How an atheist laid the foundation of contemporary Hindu nationalism

Savarkar’s treatise was the foundation for the 2014 BJP manifesto, which set the party’s agenda to mend the ‘discarded vision’ of a Hindu nation.

Savarkar wouldn’t have found a place in today’s politics: Historian Vikram Sampath

Speaking at 'Off The Cuff', historian and author Vikram Sampath says Savarkar had differences of opinion with the RSS and its second Sanghsarchalak, MS Golwalkar.
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How Karl Marx’s grandson fought for Savarkar against British in International Court of Justice

Karl Marx's grandson Jean-Laurent-Frederick Longuet defended Savarkar in International Court of Justice in a case related to the latter's escape to France from British captivity.
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar garlanding a portrait of VD Savarkar at Mantralaya Thursday. | Photo: Twitter/Ajit Pawar

How Ajit Pawar garlanding Savarkar portrait has got Maharashtra political circles abuzz

While Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar garlanded V.D. Savarkar’s portrait at Mantralaya Thursday, ally Congress is protesting in Karnataka over 'Savarkar flyover'.
BJP Working President JP Nadda, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and other leaders during the release of the BJP’s ‘Sankalp Patra’ in Mumbai

Drought-free Maharashtra, 1 crore jobs & Bharat Ratna for Savarkar in BJP’s poll manifesto

To combat drought, BJP plans to divert 167 TMC of water from west-flowing rivers to drought-hit parts of Marathwada and North Maharashtra.

On Godse’s birthday, it’s time to remember his ideology is still dangerous and threatening

BJP’s Pragya Thakur called Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse a patriot, then retracted under pressure. But it wasn’t the first attempt to legitimise him.
Narendra Modi pays tribute to Veer Savarkar | Narendra Modi official page

Veer Savarkar: The man credited with creating Hindutva didn’t want it restricted to Hindus

In this excerpt from his book 'Why I Am A Hindu', Congress MP Shashi Tharoor explains Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's vision of Hindutva and how it was closely linked with nationalism. 
Farmers sort their onion crop | Representational image: ANI

India can’t afford a hurried resolution on MSP demand. It can cause chaos, long-term damage

A guaranteed MSP can be a procurement scheme, a price deficiency payment option, or a combination of both. What could be the implications for govt and the market?
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.