Freedom fighter

Freedom fighter attempts suicide in Agra over liquor ban

A nonagenarian freedom fighter, Chimmanlal Jain, tried to commit suicide to protest against "the Uttar Pradesh government`s failure" to implement prohibition.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi remembers Veer Savarkar, calls on nation to visit 'Kaala Paani'

PM Narendra Modi remembers Veer Savarkar, calls on nation to visit 'Kaala Paani'

Today is the birth Anniversary of Veer Savarkarji, who wrote a book in jail named 'Manjhi Janmathe.

May 28, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Netaji's daughter Anita Bose wants father's ashes returned to India: Daily

Netaji's daughter Anita Bose wants father's ashes returned to India: Daily

The only child of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose wants to bring her late father's ashes back to India, according to one of Japan's leading newspapers.

Sep 27, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Bhagat Singh's book 'Why I am an atheist' still inspires young generation

Bhagat Singh's book 'Why I am an atheist' is an inspiration to read.

Mar 23, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Plea over Bhagat Singh's innocence referred to Pak CJ again

For the second time, a Pakistani court on Wednesday sought a larger bench to hear a petition to prove the innocence of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in the murder case of a British police officer after the plea was last heard nearly three years ago.

Feb 03, 2016, 21:58 PM IST
Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Lata Mangeshkar pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the occasion of his 119th birth anniversary.

Jan 23, 2016, 20:16 PM IST
PM Modi declassifies secret files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

PM Modi declassifies secret files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

On the occasion of 119th birth anniversary of Bose, Modi released the digital copies of some 100 files relating to the freedom fighter at the National Archives of India.

Jan 23, 2016, 19:01 PM IST

Berhampur Jail opened to public to pay homage to freedom fighter

The Berhampur Circle Jail was opened to public to pay tribute to freedom fighter Laxman Nayak.

Nov 23, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Nonagenarian freedom fighter dies

A nonagenarian freedom fighter and president of Kapurthala District Freedom Fighters Association, Kalicharan Sood, died here after illness.

Sep 26, 2015, 17:26 PM IST

Jaya inaugurates memorial for freedom fighter Veerapandia Kattaboman

Implementing an announcement made in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has inaugurated a memorial constructed for freedom fighter Veerapandia Kattabomman in Tuticorin.

Jun 19, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Veteran freedom fighter Thakur Shayam Singh passes away

Veteran freedom fighter Thakur Shayam Singh passed away at his native village Dukhi here Thursday morning after a protracted illness.

Jun 11, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Gokhale's kin alleges misuse of Servants of India Society assets

 Great grandson of Gopal Krishna Gokhale on Friday alleged that Servants of India Society founded by his illustrious predecessor has been taken over by "corrupt elements" and sought Congress president Sonia Gandhi's intervention to save the legacy of the freedom fighter, whom Mahatma Gandhi called his Guru.

Jun 05, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Politicos pay tribute to freedom fighter Sukhdev on 108th birth anniversary

Politicos in India paid tribute to freedom fighter Sukhdev Thappar on his 108th birth anniversary on Friday.

May 15, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Freedom fighter K Rami Reddy passes away

Freedom fighter and CPI leader K Rami Reddy (96) passed away in his native Nalgonda district of Telangana on Tuesday.

May 05, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

Freedom fighter Choudhary Jaswant Singh Arya dies

Choudhary Jaswant Singh Arya, who took part in the country's freedom movement, passed away after prolonged illness at Gangaram area here on Tuesday.

Apr 28, 2015, 17:57 PM IST

Freedom fighter who served in Netaji's army dies in Haryana

A veteran freedom fighter, who served in Netaji's Indian National Army, died after a brief illness at his native Manethi village near here, his family said Thursday.

Apr 23, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Padma Awards: Madan Mohan Malaviya accorded Bharat Ratna

President Pranab Mukherjee conferred the country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna to freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya posthumously on Monday.

Mar 30, 2015, 13:28 PM IST
Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh

Dhyan Chand deserves Bharat Ratna: Milkha Singh

While reiterating that Major Dhyan Chand should be conferred the Bharat Ratna, legendary athlete Milkha Singh conveyed his congratulations to former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and late freedom fighter-educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya on being named for India's highest civilian honour.

Dec 27, 2014, 18:23 PM IST

Madan Mohan Malaviya taught value based education to the world: Nepal

Nepal Vice President Parmanand Jha on Thursday lauded India's late educationist and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary, saying he taught value based education to the world which is still relevant.

Dec 25, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Freedom fighter and ex-Bihar MLC Indra Kumar no more

Freedom fighter and former MLC Indra Kumar passed away at his residence in Krishna Nagar here, his family said on Monday.

Dec 15, 2014, 16:53 PM IST