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.

Nonagenarian freedom fighter dies

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. The family of the noted educationist was present in the Rashtrapati Bhavan to receive the award.

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.

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.

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.

Centurion freedom fighter passes away

Noted freedom fighter and former MLA Purussottam Nayak passed away on Sunday after a protracted illness.

'Gour Hari Dastaan' to premiere at IFFI 2014


Panaji: The biopic of a Oriya freedom fighter who had to wage a long battle for a second time to get his due after Indian independence, will be premiered during the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in Goa.

Freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande dies

Noted freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande who had worked for Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Azad Hind Fauj died here on Thursday after prolonged illness, official sources said here.

Freedom fighter Capt Abbas Ali passes away

Freedom fighter Captain Abbas Ali who was part of the Indian National Army (INA) died of a cardiac arrest on Saturday at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College here.

Bhagat Singh's sister passes away in Canada

Parkash Kaur, the younger sister of revolutionary and freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, has died in Canada, a family member said here Monday.

Forward Bloc demands declassification of files on Netaji

The Forward Bloc, a party founded by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on Monday objected to the Centre`s reported move to confer Bharat Ratna on the freedom fighter, saying it would `mitigate` his stature and demanded declassification of secret files on him.

Netaji kin do not want Bharat Ratna for the freedom fighter

Amidst speculation that India`s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna may be conferred on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a majority of his family members today disapproved of the idea.