Demand in Lok Sabha for Bharat Ratna to JP, Lohia, Bhagat Singh

Lok Sabha members Wednesday demanded Bharat Ratna awards for socialist leaders Jaiprakash Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia, Kanshi Ram and Karpoori Thakur and for freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh and Chandra Shekhar Azad.

Vote for `clean` candidates in Maharashtra: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare Monday asked people to vote for "clean candidates" in the coming assembly elections in Maharashtra to ensure all-round development.

Girls not safe on UP roads after sunset, says Goa CM

In potentially controversial remarks, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said girls would "disappear" if they walk on the roads in Uttar Pradesh in the evening and invoked legendary Bhagat Singh to justify foreign study trips by his cabinet colleagues.

Plea filed in Pakistan to bring Bhagat Singh`s trial record from India

A petition has been filed in a court in Pakistan pleading to bring back the trial record of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh from India which is required to reopen his case here.

Bhagat Singh`s name not mentioned in FIR: Pak police

Bhagat Singh`s name was not mentioned in the FIR for the murder of a British police officer here in 1928, the Lahore police have found, in a major boost to prove the legendary freedom fighter`s innocence in the case 83 years after his execution.

Petition filed in Pak court to prove Bhagat Singh`s innocence

A copy of the FIR registered against Bhagat Singh in the then Lahore SSP`s murder case in 1928 has been sought here to prove the innocence of the legendary freedom fighter.

Bollywood remembers Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru

Bollywood personalities remembered the "fearless" freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the 83th anniversary of their martyrdom.

Candlelight vigil held in Pakistan on Bhagat Singh`s death anniversary

Pakistani civil society on Sunday held a candle-light vigil and paid rich tributes to iconic freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary.

BJP flays UK on terming Bhagat Singh a terrorist

Reacting sharply to a UK based researcher`s recent remark calling Bhagat Singh a `terrorist`, BJP on Sunday said it would pressurize the European country to regard him as a martyr.

Bhagat Singh`s house, school get Rs 80 mn for restoration

Legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh`s ancestral house, school and his village in Punjab Province in Pakistan will be restored under a Rs 80-million project.

Bhagat Singh, Azad were terrorists, says UK historian

A UK-based historian described Indian freedom fighters -- Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad -- as "terrorists" during a lecture held here recently, sparking a controversy.

`Efforts in Pak to rename spot after Bhagat Singh heartening`

It is "heartening" to see some liberal Pakistanis resisting opposition from "Hafiz Saeed and ilk" to rename the roundabout in Lahore where Bhagat Singh was hanged after the freedom fighter, Union minister Manish Tewari said on Sunday.

Bhagat Singh`s birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan

The 107th birth anniversary of Bhagat Singh was celebrated in Pakistan`s Lahore city, where a cake was cut amid slogans like "freedom is our right".

Narendra Modi pays tributes to Bhagat Singh on his birth anniversary

Gujarat CM and Bharatiya Janata Party’s PM-candidate Narendra Modi paid tributes to legendary freedom fighter and martyr, Shaheed Bhagat Singh and remembered him on his 106th birth anniversary.

Concern over Bhagat Singh not shown as martyr in govt records

Members in the Rajya Sabha on Monday voiced concern over official records not showing Bhagat Singh as a martyr.

Bhagat Singh a martyr, part of our proud national legacy: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that, "Bhagat Singh is a martyr and part of our proud national legacy."

Bhagat Singh not a `martyr`?

In a shocking revelation, it has now come to light that Bhagat Singh, who sacrificed his life for the country, is not described as a martyr in govt records.

Martyr Bhagat Singh`s ancestral village wears modern look

Khatkar Kalan is some 100 kms from Chandigarh on the Chandigarh-Pathankot highway.

Plea to declare Bhagat Singh innocent in Pak court

A petition has come up before the Lahore High Court calling for reopening the case of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, who was hanged in 1930, and legally declaring him innocent.

Lahore citizens wrangle over renaming traffic square after Bhagat Singh

It seems that in Pakistan, questions of religious identity have of late also become issues of patriotism.