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Vice President calls for inclusion of Veer Savarkar, other freedom fighters' stories in textbooks

New Delhi/IBNS: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday suggested the inclusion of the life stories of Veer Savarkar and other heroes of the freedom struggle from different parts of the country, in school textbooks.

Devendra Fadnavis demands ban on booklet maligning Veer Savarkar

Mumbai/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday demanded a ban on the booklet, being circulated by a Congress affiliated organisation, that maligned the character of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

Do not insult Veer Savarkar: Shiv Sena warns Rahul Gandhi

Mumbai/IBNS: The Shiv Sena has warned the leader of its Maharashtra ally Congress, Rahul Gandhi, for taking the name of independence activist Veer Savarkar while hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a mega rally which was held in Ramlila Maidan here on Saturday.

I am not Savarkar, I won't apologise: Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP over 'Rape in India' row

New Delhi/IBNS: Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the row stirred by his "Rape in India" jibe, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, while speaking at the "Bharat Bachao Rally" at Ramlila Maidan here on Saturday, said he will not apologise.

Abhishek Singhvi makes Congress uncomfortable, says Savarkar was an accomplished man

New Delhi/IBNS: Though the liberals are criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for its push to award Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar with Bharat Ratna, the saffron party has got its support from the leader of its arch-rival Congress, Abhishek Singhvi.

Have I got my history all wrong? Aparna Sen on BJP's Bharat Ratna push for Veer Savarkar

Kolkata/IBNS: Actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen, who had earlier written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over mob lynching, has taken a potshot at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for proposing Bharat Ratna (the country's highest civilian honour) for Hindutva icon late Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, popularly known as Veer Savarkar.

In promising Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar, BJP pushes hardliner Hindutva

New Delhi, Oct 15 (UNI) Anti-Pakistan rhetoric, hardcore nationalism and abrogation of Article 370 were already major poll issues in Maharashtra often brushing aside economic slowdown and farmers' suicides, but the BJP on Tuesday added yet another emotive issue - Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar.

Goa CM Sawant unveils portrait of Veer Savarkar in assembly complex

Panaji, May 28 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant unveiled portrait of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar at ministerial block at State Secretariat at Porvorim, near the city, on Tuesday.

PM Modi pays homage to Veer Savarkar

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary and said Savarkar 'epitomises' unflinching commitment for a strong India.

PM Narendra Modi pays homage to Veer Savarkar

New Delhi, May 28 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his birth anniversary and said Savarkar 'epitomises' unflinching commitment for a strong India.

Complaint lodged against Rahul Gandhi for calling Veer Savarkar 'coward'

New Delhi, Feb 9 (IBNS): Congress president Rahul Gandhi found himself in the middle of another controversy as a police complaint has been filed against him for calling Hindutva icon and freedom fighter Veer Savarkar a "coward".