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    Top StoriesJul 15, 2021, 1:25 PM IST

    SC questions Centre why is sedition law not scrapped, concerned over misuse of law

     The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed concern over the misuse of "colonial-era" penal law on sedition and sought response of the Centre.

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    Top StoriesMay 26, 2021, 5:27 PM IST

    Freedom fighter HS Doreswamy's last words: ‘Stop my treatment, give the bed to youngster’

    Freedom fighter HS Doreswamy who beat Covid infection a few days back succumbed to heart disease.The centenarian who spoke to treating Dr Manjunath had told him to stop treatment and give his bed to youngsters. As per doctor, Doreswamy breathed his last at 1.45 pm today.

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    CoronavirusMay 13, 2021, 9:34 AM IST

    103-year-old freedom fighter HS Doreswamy defeats Covid

    HS Doreswamy had been hospitalised a week ago with mild symptoms like fever, cold and breathing difficulties. On Wednesday, he walked out of the hospital.

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    Top StoriesMar 12, 2021, 2:01 PM IST

    Highlights: PM Modi launches ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, flags off salt march in Gujarat

    Speaking on the occasion, PM Modi paid tribute to the freedom fighters and said India would showcase to the entire world its achievements. Apart from the freedom struggle, he said four pillars — ideas, achievements, actions and resolve — would inspire the dreams and duties of India.

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    Top StoriesFeb 9, 2021, 12:45 PM IST

    Supreme Court dumps petition challenging 'colonial' sedition law

    The Apex Court rejected the petition filed by three advocates who claimed in their petition that the sedition law is a colonial relic which was used by the British against Indian freedom fighters.

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    India NewsJan 23, 2021, 10:17 AM IST

    Unknown facts about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birthday

    Today is 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Born in a family of 14 children in Cuttack (presently in Odisha) in erstwhile Bengal Province, British India, Netaji grew up to become a noted freedom fighter of international distinction. Below are seven unknown facts about him.

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    CRICKETDec 15, 2020, 5:23 PM IST

    MS Dhoni to Sachin Tendulkar: 6 Indian cricketers and freedom fighters they represent

    Indian cricketers, especially the successful ones, hold a special place in everyone's hearts for their services to the nation, in the field of cricket. Similarly, they also remind us of freedom fighters, who fought until their last breath to help India attain independence.

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    India NewsNov 30, 2020, 11:02 AM IST

    West Bengal: Suvendu Adhikari holds rally at Mahisadal

    In his first rally since resigning from the Mamata Banerjee cabinet two days ago, Suvendu Adhikari on Sunday (November 29) said that he will work as Bengal's Bengali and people will have the last word. After resigning as the transport, irrigation, and water resources minister on November 27, Adhikari came out publicly to participate in a condolence meeting organised in the memory of freedom fighter Ranjit Kumar Boyal, Smriti Alokey.

  • <p>ওই দৈনিক ইংরেজি পত্রিকায় প্রকাশিত হয়, মুখ্যমন্ত্রী হওয়ার একবছর পরও আজ তিনি তাঁর মাসিক বেতন গ্রহণ করেননি। মুখ্যমন্ত্রীর বেসিক বেতন ছিল ৮ হাজার টাকা। অন্যান্য সুবিধা সহ আরও ৪০ হাজার টাকা যুক্ত হয়।</p>

    India NewsNov 24, 2020, 10:46 AM IST

    Amit Shah’s lunch with tribal family at Bankura was prepared by Brahmin cook: Mamata Banerjee

    Terming Union Home Minister Amit Shah's recent visit to a tribal family in West Bengal's Bankura, a "show-off", Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday (November 23) alleged that the lunch he had there was prepared somewhere else by a "Brahmin cook". The chief minister also claimed that the BJP leader garlanded a wrong statue thinking it was tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda.

  • <p>Union Home Minister Amit Shah landed at the Bankura helipad at 11:20 am on Thursday (November 5).</p>

    IndiaNov 7, 2020, 11:10 AM IST

    TMC slams Amit Shah for insulting Bengal’s culture

    Raising the issue of Union Home Minister Amit Shah garlanding the wrong statue rather than that of freedom fighter Birsa Munda and questioning his claims of appeasement politics from the courtyard of Dakhineshwar temple, the Trinamool Congress on Friday said Mr. Shah and the BJP were insulting the culture of Bengal.

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    IndiaOct 24, 2020, 10:02 PM IST

    Remembering Captain Lakshmi Sahgal, Who Led Netaji's Rani Of Jhansi Regiment

    On Captain Lakshmi Sahgal's 106th birth anniversary, let's take a look at interesting facts about the revolutionary freedom fighter, who led the all-woman Rani of Jhansi regiment of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army.

    Also watch: 4 conspiracy theories surrounding Netaji's death

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    VideoAug 18, 2020, 12:19 PM IST

    4 Conspiracy Theories Surrounding Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Death

    Today, August 18, marks the 75th year of the fateful plane ride that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose took in 1945, which crashed in Japanese-occupied Formosa (now Taiwan). The widely-accepted belief is that Netaji had died of third degree burns in this crash. However, time and again, people have raised doubts about it. Let’s take a look at some of these death theories of the freedom fighter.

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    VideoAug 14, 2020, 11:56 PM IST

    Independence Day 2020: A Few Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

    India’s freedom struggle is incomplete without celebrating the women who participated in the movement to end the British Raj. The likes of Rani Laxmibai, Bhikaji Cama, Savitri Bai Phule, Sarojini Naidu, Kasturba Gandhi, Aruna Asaf Ali, Captain Laxmi Sehgal, Usha Mehta and Sucheta Kriplani continue to inspire generations. But then there are a few whose tales of valor have been lost in the pages of history. As India celebrates 73 years of independence, we take a look at some of these brave women.

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    IndiaAug 14, 2020, 7:28 PM IST

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu greets people on eve of 74th Independence Day

    M Venkaiah Naidu paid tributes and remembered the brave freedom fighters who made countless sacrifices to build an Independent Nation.

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    IndiaAug 11, 2020, 1:46 PM IST

    Remembering Khudiram Bose, a revolutionary who was hanged at the age of 18

    One of the youngest revolutionaries of the Indian independence struggle, Khudiram Bose was only 18 years old when he was hanged to death for killing three Britishers in Muzaffarpur, Bihar, on August 11, 1908. More than a century later, Bose’s name remains in the shadows. On his 112th death anniversary, here are some must-know facts about India’s youngest revolutionary who died with a smile.