Nathuram Godse



 |  Rough Cut  |   Long-form
Mahatma Gandhi's assassination, Nathuram Godse, Savarkar

Why Savarkar makes BJP and Sangh Parivar nervous

Author Shridhar Damle talks to Kaveree Bamzai about one of the most contested stories in our national narrative: RSS and the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.


 |  The Other  |  4-minute read
RSS, Rahul Gandhi, Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi vs RSS: Who killed my Father, the nation wants to know

Since when is questioning the Sangh for its role in Bapu's killing a private matter?


 |  4-minute read
Jawaharlal Nehru, Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi

Why Nehru chose to ignore Gandhi

The Mahatma wanted Congress to build bridges with the Muslim League, but his advice wasn't taken.


 |  Breaking views  |  1-minute read
Mahatma Gandhi, Indian freedom struggle, Nathuram Godse

Why Nathuram Godse saw Gandhi as the greatest enemy of Hindus

He stood staunchly against the ideologies of the Mahatma which he considered hypocritical.


 |  Breaking views  |  2-minute read
Afzal Guru, Yakub Memon, Nathuram Godse

Yakub Memon hanging: Are we using death penalty far too often?

A report indicates that 270 people were on death row in various Indian prisons, and eight people had their mercy petitions rejected in 2014.


 |  5-minute read
Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi

Was Nathuram Godse the only killer of Mahatma Gandhi?

Makarand R Paranjape recounts how the government of the day was well aware of the conspiracy to kill the Mahatma.


 |  4-minute read
RSS, Nathuram Godse, Mahatma Gandhi

Are we allowed to forgive Godse?

Forgiving someone, and moving on, does not mean you justify their crime.


 |  Breaking views


 |  School of Thought  |  3-minute read
Nathuram Godse, RSS, Conversion Row, Ghar Wapsi

Modi tsunami alert: Destruction and disaster ahead

The PM's inability to rein in the loud elements of the Sangh Parivar increasingly gives the impression that this is not the case of inability but of complicity.


 |  Sour Grapes  |  2-minute read
Nathuram Godse, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharat Ratna

Why not give Nathuram Godse the Bharat Ratna too?

Let's allow the BJP to honour who it really wants to.