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Months after blackening the Hindutva icon's bust in DU, NSUI now blackens Savarkar road signage in JNU

In a Whatsapp message, JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh said: "Shame on the legacy of JNU that this man's name has been put up in this university."

Published on 17th March 2020
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The politics behind naming a road in JNU after Hindutva ideologue Veer Savarkar

With many students going home after the Coronavirus outbreak, the administration decided to install a road name board. Some are outrages, other nonplussed. What is the big deal?

 

Published on 16th March 2020
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MP school principal suspended over distribution of notebooks with Savarkar's image, BJP MLA protests with students

The principal of a government school here was suspended by the state government after notebooks carrying pictures of Veer Savarkar were allegedly distributed in the school

Published on 22nd January 2020
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BHU students sit on dharna after nationalist leader Veer Savarkar's photo defaced 

The incident came to light on Tuesday morning when students of M.A. first year reached their classroom and saw the photograph of Savarkar lying on the ground

Published on 19th November 2019
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Suspension order against six MGAHV students who wrote to PM revoked after several protests

Students of the varsity had organised a mass event on October 9, 2019, to write letters to PM Modi, which the administration attempted to stall, eventually suspending six of them

Published on 14th October 2019
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Savarkar was an atheist, his Hindutva was inclusive: Why you must read Vikram Sampath’s biography of Veer Savarkar

We talk to Vikram Sampath, whose biography of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, tries to throw new light on the life and times of the revolutionary freedom fighter and mitigate common misconceptions about him

Published on 12th September 2019
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After weeks of drama, 1.3 lakh students to vote in DUSU elections. Who will win this time?  

Established in 1922, the University of Delhi started with just three colleges and 750 students but has since grown into a behemoth that has some of India's best regarded colleges

 

Published on 11th September 2019
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DUSU elections 2019: NSUI and left parties spar over whether Mangal Pandey was a  drug addict - or not

The pamphlet from 2018 has started doing rounds in 2019 too, a little before the DUSU elections. The elections will be held on September 12

Published on 6th September 2019
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AISA calls for grand left alliance to beat incumbent ABVP in vital DUSU polls

AISA wants to set a model for joint struggles in the country through the upcoming DUSU polls

Published on 2nd September 2019
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DUSU elections: SFI calls for an 'audacious' united left front to defeat ABVP, NSUI

The student body called the Delhi University a breeding ground for hooliganism for years with ABVP and NSUI indulging in violence and promised a better future if the left unite

Published on 27th August 2019
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ABVP announces candidates for DUSU elections 2019 after verification of 'original' docs, following Baisoya scandal

The DUSU elections are scheduled to be held on September 12. The final list of ABVP's candidates will be announced on September 4 

Published on 23rd August 2019
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NSUI puts a garland of shoes around Savarkar's bust installed 'illegally' in DU campus

NSUI's Delhi President and a few activists had blackened Savarkar's bust. At the same time, they had put a garland on the other two busts on the same pedestal

Published on 22nd August 2019
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DUSU puts up Savarkar statue sans anyone's permission. Even the ABVP wants them to pull it down

The busts were installed in the university on Tuesday without necessary permissions. DUSU says that it will protest if the university takes it down 

Published on 21st August 2019
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Congress govt revises textbooks in Rajasthan, removes 'Veer' prefix from freedom activist Savarkar's name in History books

Congress Government in Rajasthan changes the chapter about Veer Savarkar in textbooks, removes prefix from his name

Published on 14th June 2019
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My books are part of Columbia University's syllabus, why not DU: Kancha Ilaiah on the issue of his books being removed from DU 

The writer said it was imperative for students to study the lives of the oppressed classes and their contribution to the economy of the country

Published on 25th October 2018

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