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May 14, 2019
Rajasthan govt's move to 'roll back BJP's changes' in history textbooks has academicians displeased, students resigned, parents worriedThe Congress government in Rajasthan has decided to change the biography of freedom fighter Veer Sarvarkar in the history textbooks of the state curriculum.
Apr 03, 2019
How coastal Karnataka was saffronised; Part 3: Hindu groups organise, Hindu Rashtra is defined, Savarkar makes his markThe year 1915 is significant in Indian political history because it was then that the word 'Hindu' was used and accepted as a political term to define those who were not Muslim, Christian, Jain, Sikh or Buddhist. Until the Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha was formed, the Arya Samajis, for instance, referred to themselves as 'Aryans', the followers of the ancient Vedic faith.
Nov 13, 2018
Savarkar's grandson files complaint against Rahul Gandhi for claiming activist wrote to British to be freedAt an event on 20 October, Rahul Gandhi had claimed that Veer Savarkar had apologised to the British and written to them to be released from jail while Congress leaders were in jail.
Aug 15, 2018
Independence Day 2018 celebrations: What does 15 August mean for Hindu radicals?On India's 72nd Independence Day, the only section of people who seem independent are the radical Hindu groups: They recognise no authority, bristle at the control imposed on them and feel they have no obligation to others
Feb 26, 2018
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar's 52nd death anniversary: All you need to know about Hindutva ideologueVinayak Damodar Savarkar, also known as Veer Savarkar, is being remembered on his 52nd death anniversary on Monday
Dec 14, 2017
Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi's 25 temple visits in state is simply what Hindus do, it's not soft HindutvaRahul Gandhi’s temple going is ironically infuriating Hindutvawaadis more than secular liberals.
Oct 01, 2017
PIL in SC asks if US intelligence tried to protect Mahatma Gandhi before assassinationDid the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), an intelligence agency of the US and a predecessor of the CIA, try to protect Mahatma Gandhi?
Jun 27, 2017
Politics around Aryan Invasion Theory to stay as it helps defy the Indian-ness of HindutvaThe Aryan Invasion Theory is the most politically divisive theories of Indian historiography, mostly because the political usefulness of the theory, and to support or negate the Indianness of Hindutva
Jun 12, 2017
Amit Shah's 'chatur baniya' remark betrays saffron brigade's insecurity about lacking 'iconic' leadersTwo days ago, when BJP president Amit Shah called Mahatma Gandhi a 'chatur baniya' at a gathering of the Chhattisgarh elite
May 28, 2017
SC petition alleges conspiracy in Mahatma Gandhi assassination, claims there was a second murdererThe petition by Dr Pankaj Phadnis claims that Justice JL Kapur Commission of Inquiry had not been able to unearth the entire conspiracy behind the murder of Mahatma Gandhi