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.

President gifts mobile phones to freedom fighters

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday gifted mobile phones to freedom fighters as he hosted an `At Home` reception for them on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the Quit India movement here.

Modi pays tribute to Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday paid floral tribute to freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak on his 158th birth anniversary.

Freedom fighter Ragho Shankar Gade passes away

Veteran freedom fighter Ragho Shankar Gade, associated with Bhai Kotwal, who had organized youths to fight the British rule, died in Badlapur here, family sources said Saturday.

Veteran freedom fighter, ex-MP Shanti Patel dead

Eminent freedom-fighter, veteran trade unionist and former parliamentarian Shanti Patel died here early Friday following age related problems, family sources said.

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.

Former Himachal minister Gauri Shankar Prasad dead

Veteran freedom fighter and former Himachal Pradesh minister Gauri Shankar Prasad died at his native place at Mandi on Sunday.

Freedom fighter Abbas Ali to support Arvind Kejriwal

Veteran freedom fighter Captain Abbas Ali of the Subhash Chandra Bose led Indian National Army (INA) has decided to pitch in for Arvind Kejriwal`s Aam Aadmi Party.

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.

Freedom fighter, journalist and writer Ranen Mookherjee dead

Freedom fighter and journalist Ranen Mookherjee, who wrote on Bangladesh politics and biographies of political leaders under pen name Krittivas Ojha, died Tuesday following old-age complications.