Freedom Fighters(Search results - 18)
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 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.
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.
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.
IndiaJul 4, 2020, 12:28 PM IST
How Mahatma Gandhi drew inspiration from the American freedom struggle
On the 4th of July, America celebrates their hard-won victory from the oppressive tax system of the British Empire. The global significance of this struggle was realized must later in the East, when British colonies like India aggressively fought against colonial rule. The echoes of the American uprising found themselves in the writings and speeches of several Indian freedom fighters, including Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. Watch this video to know more.
IndiaMay 28, 2020, 2:31 PM IST
Bengaluru’s Veer Savarkar flyover: Inauguration postponed, opposition continues to hit out at Karnataka govt
The decision to name the flyover after Veer Savarkar in Bengaluru has created a controversy as the opposition stated that it is an insult to freedom fighters of Karnataka
IndiaOct 2, 2019, 5:12 PM IST
Centenarian freedom fighter HS Doreswamy recalls encounter with Mahatma Gandhi
At a time when Mahatma Gandhi's principles are dwindling, freedom fighter and centenarian HS Doreswamy recalled his encounter with the greatest proponent of non-violence, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Doreswamy spoke of how Gandhi inspired him to take up the freedom struggle, and his journey of undergoing torture by police, supplying explosives, destroying government letters and being imprisoned for 14 months.
NEWSAug 15, 2019, 12:29 PM IST
Independence Day: Dinesh Gundu Rao hoists national flag at party headquarters in Bengaluru
On the occasion of 73rd year of India’s independence, Karnataka Congress President Dinesh Gundu Rao hoisted the tricolour and paid respect to the freedom fighters
NEWSAug 14, 2019, 5:03 PM IST
Bengaluru Speaks: 5 freedom fighters, 10 seconds – What can you do?
Independence Day is almost here and most of us think we know enough about the history behind India gaining freedom. We asked the people of Bengaluru to name five freedom fighters of India in 10 seconds to check if their lips can utter the names an Indian ought to have on their fingertips