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India observes Martyrs' Day today: All you need to know 

Gandhi was conferred the title of 'Mahatma' posthumously around 1915. While some claim Rabindranath Tagore used this title for him, others say residents of Gurukul Kangri first called him by the name.
New Delhi: Statue of Mahatma Gandhi relocated in between Gate No 2 and 3 of Parliament House for the ongoing construction of the new Parliament building, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_20_2021_000192A)(PTI)
New Delhi: Statue of Mahatma Gandhi relocated in between Gate No 2 and 3 of Parliament House for the ongoing construction of the new Parliament building, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_20_2021_000192A)(PTI)
Updated on Jan 30, 2021 10:06 AM IST
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War of words between Congress, BJP as Godse’s anniversary celebrated in Madhya Pradesh

The birth anniversary of Nathuram Godse was celebrated by the Hindu Mahasabha.
The photo of Nathuram Godse at Gwalior office of the Hindu Mahasabha.(HT Photo)
The photo of Nathuram Godse at Gwalior office of the Hindu Mahasabha.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 20, 2020 07:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Gwalior | By Mahesh Shivhare | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi

Govt magazine editor in MP removed for article allegedly glorifying Godse

The article titled ‘Mahatma Zinda Hain’ (Mahatma Is Alive) written by one Shweta Rani talks about how Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on the evening of January 30, 1948.
Nathuram Godse was executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.(Getty images)
Nathuram Godse was executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.(Getty images)
Published on Feb 25, 2020 04:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan

Prashant Kishor questions Nitish Kumar’s ideology, governance style

Kishore debunked Kumar’s earlier claims that he was inducted into the party on the recommendation of Union home minister Amit Shah.
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 08:27 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar

Land in jails to become leaders, says Bengal BJP chief

Trinamool Congress said the BJP was trying to destabilise law and order situation in the state.
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh advised BJP leaders and workers to do something to go to jail to become leaders.(PTI Photo/File)
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh advised BJP leaders and workers to do something to go to jail to become leaders.(PTI Photo/File)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 08:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent

Rahul Gandhi launches sharp attack on PM Modi from Kerala’s Wayanad

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing a public meeting in Kerala’s Wayanad on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing a public meeting in Kerala’s Wayanad on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2020 12:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Prints of Bresson photos replaced by digitised display

Bresson clicked the Mahatma an hour before he was assassinated on January 30, 1948, and also took photographs of the funeral, capturing the grief of ordinary citizens.
One of the photos by Henri Cartier Bresson on display.
One of the photos by Henri Cartier Bresson on display.
Published on Jan 17, 2020 01:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

NCP asks Congress to withdraw the booklet on Savarkar

A controversy over Savarkar had also erupted last month when Congress leader Rahul Gandhi suggested that Savarkar was a turncoat. The Shiv Sena had then condemned his remark.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar addressing Hindu Mahasabha Working Committee meeting in Delhi on September 10, 1939.(HT Archive/Lalit Gopal)
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar addressing Hindu Mahasabha Working Committee meeting in Delhi on September 10, 1939.(HT Archive/Lalit Gopal)
Updated on Jan 04, 2020 05:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Naresh Kamath

Pamphlet on Savarkar, Godse sparks political row

The Bharatiya Janata Party has slammed the Congress, with party president and home minister Amit Shah leading the charge, and calling it “shameful”.
BJP has expressed its surprise and anger over the booklet published by Seva Dal.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
BJP has expressed its surprise and anger over the booklet published by Seva Dal.(Sonu Mehta/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jan 04, 2020 12:20 PM IST
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Bhopal/Mumbai/New Delhi | By HT Correspondents

Congress Seva Dal chief calls controversy over Veer Savarkar baseless

Seva Dal chief Desai pointed out that the comment on Savarkar was taken directly from famous authors Dominique Lapierre and Larry Collins’ book titled ‘Freedom at Midnight’.
A controversy over Savarkar had also erupted when Rahul Gandhi suggested that he was a turncoat.(Hindustan Times Photo)
A controversy over Savarkar had also erupted when Rahul Gandhi suggested that he was a turncoat.(Hindustan Times Photo)
Updated on Jan 03, 2020 07:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Pragya Thakur demands FIR against Congress MLA over threat to burn her

Thakur was at Kamla Nehru police station here and officials were holding a discussion with her, a senior police official said.
BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur reached a police station here on Saturday night, demanding that a case be registered against a Congress MLA(PTI)
BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur reached a police station here on Saturday night, demanding that a case be registered against a Congress MLA(PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2019 07:35 AM IST
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MP Congress MLA says will burn Pragya Thakur alive, then apologises

The state congress had staged protests against the Bhopal MP’s remarks yesterday and today a senior MP Congress functionary lodged a police complaint in Indore, alleging Thakur supported a terrorist by calling Godse a patriot.
Thakur said she respects Mahatma Gandhi and apologises for hurting sentiments with her Wednesday remark.(PTI Photo)
Thakur said she respects Mahatma Gandhi and apologises for hurting sentiments with her Wednesday remark.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 02:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar

The BJP must expel Pragya Thakur | HT Editorial

The MP’s repeated glorification of Nathuram Godse is unacceptable
The BJP’s original mistake was in giving a terror-accused a ticket in the first place(PTI)
The BJP’s original mistake was in giving a terror-accused a ticket in the first place(PTI)
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

News updates from Hindustan Times: Posters of Ajit Pawar in Maharashtra project him as future Chief minister and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The poster came up on the eve of swearing-in of Sena president and the Aghadi nominee Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.(ANI Photo)
The poster came up on the eve of swearing-in of Sena president and the Aghadi nominee Uddhav Thackeray in Mumbai.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 12:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

‘Terrorist Pragya calls terrorist Godse patriot, sad day for India’s Parliament’: Rahul Gandhi

Pragya Thakur created a storm in Lok Sabha on Thursday when she referred to Godse during a debate on the Special Protection Group (Amendment) Bill. Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla expunged her remarks from the House records.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi(ANI / Twitter)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi(ANI / Twitter)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 01:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Pragya Thakur rebuked by BJP over Godse remark, barred from meeting of MPs

Pragya Thakur’s remark had led to an immediate uproar in the House. Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla expunged her remarks from the House records but it did not help stop the barrage of criticism from political parties and on social media.
BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur(PTI File)
BJP MP Pragya Singh Thakur(PTI File)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 01:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 PM: Pragya Thakur calls Nathuram Godse a ‘deshbhakt’ in Parliament and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you at 9 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The 2008 Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur leaves the special NIA court after she was charged for terror conspiracy, murder, and other related offenses, in Mumbai.(Photo: PTI)
The 2008 Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur leaves the special NIA court after she was charged for terror conspiracy, murder, and other related offenses, in Mumbai.(Photo: PTI)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 08:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Outrage at Pragya Thakur’s Godse remark in Lok Sabha

The comments by the controversial parliamentarian revived memories of how she described Godse as a “patriot” during the campaign for the 2019 general elections.
BJP MP Pragya Thakur arrives to attend the BJP parliamentary party meeting during the winter session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
BJP MP Pragya Thakur arrives to attend the BJP parliamentary party meeting during the winter session of Parliament, in New Delhi.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 02:05 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Hindu Mahasabha under MP govt scanner after it worships Nathuram Godse

Hindu Mahasabha members also demanded Nathuram Godse’s trial be included in school syllabus in Madhya Pradesh.
Hindu Mahasabha workers paying tributes to Nathuram Godse in Gwalior on Friday.(ANI)
Hindu Mahasabha workers paying tributes to Nathuram Godse in Gwalior on Friday.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 16, 2019 02:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Gwalior | By Mahesh Shivhare

‘Did Gandhiji trip on road and die?’ Odisha orders probe after booklet row

State school and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Dash said he has ordered a probe into how the two-page booklet — ‘Aama Bapuji: Eka Jhalaka’(Our Bapuji: A Glimpse) —published the controversial bit.
A booklet published in Bhubaneswar purportedly said Mahatma Gandhi died due to accidental reasons on January 30, 1948
A booklet published in Bhubaneswar purportedly said Mahatma Gandhi died due to accidental reasons on January 30, 1948
Updated on Nov 15, 2019 01:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty

‘Nathuram Godse, eloquent defender of majority rights’: Shashi Tharoor joins latest Twitter trend

Tharoor’s tweet was directed at Nathuram Godse, who killed Mahatma Gandhi in 1948 after India gained independence.
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reacted to the ongoing trend of ‘#WaPoDeathNotices’ tweets on Twitter on Monday, terming them as ‘hilarious’.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reacted to the ongoing trend of ‘#WaPoDeathNotices’ tweets on Twitter on Monday, terming them as ‘hilarious’.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 28, 2019 08:54 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Asian News International

Congress demands action after Godse trends on Gandhi Jayanti

On October 2, a hashtag ‘#GodseAmarRahe’ had trended on Twitter.
Nathuram Godse was hanged to death for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi. (Getty Image)
Nathuram Godse was hanged to death for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi. (Getty Image)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

May be killed for opposing Article 370, says Asaduddin Owaisi

Owaisi alleged the whole idea behind the bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories is to change the demography of the state.
Lok Sabha MP and AIMIM chief, Asaduddin Owaisi said that the Central government’s move to abrogate Article 370 is against the Constitution.(ANI Photo)
Lok Sabha MP and AIMIM chief, Asaduddin Owaisi said that the Central government’s move to abrogate Article 370 is against the Constitution.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 14, 2019 05:32 PM IST
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Hyderabad | By Asian News International

After Twitter row, state transfers IAS officer to water supply department

Chaudhari had said her tweet was a satirical reaction to the glorification of Nathuram Godse.
The state government on Monday transferred her to the water supply and sanitation department in Mantralaya, where she will serve as deputy secretary. She has also been served a show cause notice.(HT Photo)
The state government on Monday transferred her to the water supply and sanitation department in Mantralaya, where she will serve as deputy secretary. She has also been served a show cause notice.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 04, 2019 04:43 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

IAS officer faces backlash after ‘sarcastic’ tweet on Mahatma Gandhi

NCP legislator Jitendra Awhad has demanded for Chaudhari’s suspension. He said, “Chaudhari is an IAS officer, and this is not expected out of her. What she tweeted was totally uncalled for.”
File photo of Nidhi Chaudhari.
File photo of Nidhi Chaudhari.
Updated on Jun 02, 2019 06:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent

Godse worship goes mainstream in India

The cult of Nathuram Godse is no more marginal. Its members include not only BJP MPs but also prominent Sangh ideologues. Its representatives sit in Parliament, and may even be in the Council of Ministers
Even while diminishing Gandhi’s role in the freedom struggle, the RSS was careful to distance itself from Godse. This may no longer be true(Getty Images)
Even while diminishing Gandhi’s role in the freedom struggle, the RSS was careful to distance itself from Godse. This may no longer be true(Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 01, 2019 06:09 PM IST
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‘He was a nationalist’: After Pragya Thakur, another BJP leader praises Godse

She is the second BJP leader in the recent past who has praised Godse. Earlier, BJP MP from Bhopal, Pragya Thakur had also praised Godse by calling him a ‘deshbhakt’ (patriot).
Usha Thakur is the second BJP leader in the recent past who has praised Godse(Facebook/ Usha Thakur)
Usha Thakur is the second BJP leader in the recent past who has praised Godse(Facebook/ Usha Thakur)
Updated on May 30, 2019 09:35 AM IST
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Lok Sabha election result 2019: BJP’s Pragya Thakur leading against Congress’ Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal

The 49-year old has been under fire for several of her controversial comments against several people, including former chief of the Mumbai anti-terrorist squad Hemant Karkare.
File image of Pragya Thakur(REUTERS)
File image of Pragya Thakur(REUTERS)
Updated on May 23, 2019 10:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent

Jharkhand outfit celebrates Godse, attempts to rename chowk

The group garlanded a photo of Godse and declared him to be a true patriot, while declaring they had equal respect for both Gandhi and Godse.
Local people in celebrated birth anniversary of Nathuram Vijayan Godse and renamed the Pandit Hata Chowk as Nathuram Godse Chowk at Chakradharpur in West Singhbhum(Photo/Hindustan Times)
Local people in celebrated birth anniversary of Nathuram Vijayan Godse and renamed the Pandit Hata Chowk as Nathuram Godse Chowk at Chakradharpur in West Singhbhum(Photo/Hindustan Times)
Updated on May 21, 2019 08:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar

Tamil Nadu outfit moves Madras HC for conducting anti-Godse meeting

Advocate Doraisamy filed the plea on behalf of the Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam for permission to conduct a meeting here to inform the public about Nathuram Godse.
Nathuram Godse was hanged to death for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.(HT File Photo)
Nathuram Godse was hanged to death for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 20, 2019 05:55 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
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