Freedom fighters remembered on Quit India movement anniversary

Floral tributes were paid to freedom fighters here on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of Quit India movement on Friday.

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.

Assam govt nearly doubles freedom fighters` pension

On the eve of the Republic Day, Assam government on Saturday announced to almost double the pension of freedom fighters to Rs 15,000 a month.

Freedom fighters anguish over non-allotment of lan

Freedom fighters in the district here have expressed anguish over the non-allotment of government land for a Sangrami Bhawan complex.

India, Bangladesh join hands to find graves of freedom fighters

India and Bangladesh are jointly making efforts to trace the graves of martyrs of the Liberation War of 1971.

Haryana to fund freedom fighters` visit to Myanmar

Freedom fighters from Haryana who wish to visit Myanmar and Andaman and Nicobar Islands will travel at the expense of the state government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Tuesday.

Freedom fighters delegation to meet Sonia Gandhi

A delegation of the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Welfare Movement will call on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi at New Delhi soon seeking her intervention for sanction of pension to genuine freedom-fighters.

President honours freedom fighters

President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday honoured and feted freedom fighters to mark the 70th anniversary of the Quit India Movement at an elegant ceremony.

Raj Narain doesn’t figure in freedom fighters list

Narain levelled allegations of electoral fraud against
the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi which were upheld by
Allahabad High Court in 1975.

Film to highlight lives of descendants of freedom fighters

Senior journalist Shivnath Jha is producing a film on the descendants of the forgotten heroes and martyrs of India`s freedom movement, living in anonymity and penury in the countryside.

Not the India we fought for, say freedom fighters

As India marches into its 65th year of independence, the people who fought tooth and nail for the freedom most of us take for granted feel this is not the nation of their dreams.

Pension of freedom fighters hiked in Punjab

The Punjab government hiked the pension of freedom fighters by nearly 13 per cent
with effect from April this year.

Goa: Freedom fighters to boycott function

Veteran freedom fighters have decided to boycott the Goa Revolution Day function to register their protest against the decision to recognise English as the medium of instruction.

Goa freedom fighters oppose patronage to English

Freedom fighters in Goa have threatened to boycott state celebrations of the Goa Revolution Day June 18 in protest against the government`s decision to allow financial grants to English-medium schools.

`Don`t push Lokpal Bill too hard`

A group of freedom fighters will write to Anna Hazare asking him not to "push too hard" on the bill.

Freedom fighters on day-long fast in Mumbai

Members of the Freedom Fighters
Sucessors Organisation here on Tuesday went on a day-long fast here
to press for their long-pending demands including pension to
freedom fighters and jobs to their kins.

Gehlot raises allowance for freedom fighters

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok
Gehlot has raised the medical allowance of freedom fighters
from Rs 600 per month to Rs 1,000 per month.

Goa freedom fighters to revisit uprising against Portuguese

Freedom fighters who fought for Goa`s liberation from the Portuguese rule will this year visit the same villages which actively resisted the four-century old Luso regime.

Delhi govt to increase pension for freedom fighters

The Delhi government on Monday decided to
increase the monthly pension of freedom fighters to Rs 4,500
from existing Rs 3,500.

Free passes for freedom fighters in Rajdhani, Shatabdi

The Railway Ministry has decided to
issue complimentary passes to freedom fighters and their
widows in Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi trains.