Freedom Fighter(Search results - 42)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.