Bharat Ratna(Search results - 36)
India26, Feb 2020, 1:49 PM IST
When Indira Gandhi Described Veer Savarkar As A 'Remarkable Son Of India'
In 2019, a controversy erupted after Congress party vehemently opposed Conferring India’s highest civilian award, Bharat Ratna, to one of India’s greatest heroes Veer Savarkar. It was during that time a letter written by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi referring Veer Savarkar as a ‘remarkable son of India’ surfaced on social media. In a letter dated May 30, 1980, Indira Gandhi wrote to Pandit Bakhle, then secretary of Swatantrayaveer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak, expressing her reverence for one of India’s greatest freedom fighters Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Watch this video to find out more about the letter.
India15, Dec 2019, 10:38 AM IST
Rahul’s ‘Savarkar’ jibe: Shiva Sena forced to swallow a bitter pill; better to call off coalition?
The Shiva Sena may have expressed its disappointment and disapproval over Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Savarkar’ statement, but it has sold its soul by joining hands with the Congress
India19, Nov 2019, 8:17 PM IST
From Bharat Ratna award for Veer Savarkar to situation in Kashmir Valley, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
The central government, headed by PM Narendra Modi, has given a reply in writing (in Lok Sabha) stating there is no need for a formal recommendation to award Bharat Ratna award to Veer Savarkar. Kashmir divisional commissioner Baseer Ahmad Khan said that the situation is getting better every passing day in the Valley
India19, Nov 2019, 4:10 PM IST
Bharat Ratna for Savarkar: Modi government asserts no formal recommendation needed
The Union government has given a written reply on the issue of awarding Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar stating that no formal recommendation is required for awarding the honour.
India21, Oct 2019, 4:23 PM IST
Karnataka: Pejawar seer throws his weight behind Veer Savarkar
Pejawar Mutt Seer, Vishwesha Teertha, has strongly defended freedom fighter Veer Savarkar, saying he should not be disrespected.
India21, Oct 2019, 12:07 PM IST
Congress makes U-turn, acknowledges Veer Savarkar’s role in Indian Freedom Struggle
After former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, another Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi has acknowledged Veer Savarkar’s role in Indian Freedom Struggle.
India18, Oct 2019, 9:17 PM IST
Congress thinks only way to demean BJP is to malign Veer Savarkar: Vikram Sampath
Watch the exclusive interview with Vikram Sampath, author-historian, who speaks on Veer Savarkar's Hindutva, Amit Shah's statement on re-writing history, Bharat Ratna for the Hindu activist, Congress' travesty and more
India18, Oct 2019, 9:47 AM IST
Veer Savarkar's grandson defends BJP; gives a push for Bharat Ratna award
Day after former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that Congress was not in favour of what Veer Savarkar patronised, the Hindu Activist’s grandson, Ranjeet Savarkar defended the BJP and gave a push for the Bharat Ratna
India17, Oct 2019, 6:32 PM IST
Veer Savarkar, a Ratna which Bharat was blessed with!
The Maharashtra BJP unit has promised to prevail upon the Narendra Modi-led Central government to award Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar, one of the foremost freedom fighters India has ever seen, in its Maharashtra poll manifesto. Maharashtra will go to polls this October 21.
India16, Oct 2019, 8:23 PM IST
From PM Modi in election rally to Sanjay Dutt in support of Shiv Sena, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt backed Shiv Sena candidate Aaditya Thackeray, who is making his debut in electoral politics, and said that he hopes the Yuva Sena leader wins by a huge margin as the country needs dynamic young leaders. Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar hailed Sourav Ganguly as a "great leader". All this and more on today’s MyNation in 100 seconds.
Politics16, Oct 2019, 7:13 PM IST
Fact Check | Veer Savarkar For Bharat Ratna?
In its election manifesto for Maharashtra polls, the BJP has promised Bharat Ratna for Veer Savarkar. However, there are several allegations against him. Why is the BJP keen to honour Veer Savarkar with Bharat Ratna? Watch the Video For Full Detail.
India16, Oct 2019, 2:59 PM IST
Fearing Ambedkar to be intellectually superior, did Nehru insult him?
Did Nehru and Ambedkar share a healthy political relationship? Why didn’t the Congress award Bharat Ratna to Ambedkar? Read more to understand how Congress has belittled Ambedkar
India16, Oct 2019, 1:06 PM IST
Maharashtra Poll: PM Modi hits out at Congress for insulting Veer Savarkar, BR Ambedkar
At Akola in Maharashtra, PM Modi blamed the Congress for not giving Bharat Ratna to Veer Savarkar and BR Ambedkar