Freedom struggle

UP CM Yogi Adityanath delivers speech on Independence Day

UP CM Yogi Adityanath delivers speech on Independence Day

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addressed the state, as the country celebrates its 71st Independence day.

Aug 15, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
Sabarmati Ashram to celebrate 100 years on Saturday

Sabarmati Ashram to celebrate 100 years on Saturday

Mahatma Gandhi lived in the ashram, situated on the banks of Sabarmati river here along with his wife Kasturba from 1917 and 1930.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:58 PM IST

Pakistan Army forcing Baloch to give up freedom struggle

While condemning the horrific killings of five Baloch, Baloch Republican Party spokesman Sher Mohammad Bugti on Friday said the Pakistan Army`s atrocities are intended to force and terrify people to give up on their struggle for Baloch freedom.

May 05, 2017, 14:02 PM IST

Congress accuses BJP of tampering with history of freedom struggle

Congress in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday accused the BJP-led government of "tampering" with the legacy and history of the freedom movement by introducing "other leaders" who had no role in it.

Apr 06, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Baloch nationalist leader Naela Quadri hails PM Narendra Modi, says freedom struggle intensified after he raised issue

Baloch nationalist leader Naela Quadri hails PM Narendra Modi, says freedom struggle intensified after he raised issue

Baloch nationalist leader Naela Quadri on Sunday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for highlighting the plight of people in Balochistan, where she alleged that Pakistan army was involved in "genocide" for the past 70 years with the help of China.

Nov 07, 2016, 06:07 AM IST

India recalls Hazrat Mahal's contribution to freedom struggle

India on Thursday said Begum Hazrat Mahal, who had rebelled against British colonial rule in the country in 1857-58, will always be remembered for her contribution in India's freedom struggle and described her as a "source of inspiration".

Apr 07, 2016, 14:27 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

Advani lauds Nanaji Deshmukh's contribution to Indian freedom struggle

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday paid his tributes to social activist Nanaji Deshmukh and said that he contributed immensely to the Indian freedom struggle.

Oct 11, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi remembers Rani Gaidinliu for freedom struggle role

Expressing regret that several freedom fighters and other prominent personalities who contributed for the cause of the country had not been "remembered adequately", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday recalled the contribution of Naga leader Rani Gaidinliu to India`s freedom struggle.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:12 PM IST

Agra's crucial role in freedom movement not documented: Historians

As the political capital, first of the Mughals and later the British, Agra was always a key centre of political action. The city played a crucial role in the freedom struggle but poor documentation of records has failed to highlight the contribution of the freedom fighters, say local historians.

Aug 14, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

Restoring democracy in Bengal a second freedom struggle: Somnath

Expressing deep anguish over "trampling of democracy" in West Bengal, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Thursday urged people to build up a movement for restoration of their rights, and called it a "second struggle for independence".

Apr 23, 2015, 22:25 PM IST

Bhagat Singh: Voice of Reason or Dissent?

As a literature student when we were studying ‘The Trial of Dedan Kimathi’ by Kenyan writers Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o and Micere Mugo at Hansraj College, Delhi University, it was obvious that we

Mar 23, 2015, 15:16 PM IST

Stories of freedom struggle to reach every block of Haryana: CM

Stories of freedom struggle which originated from Haryana will be taken to every block of the state in a bid to inspire youths of the state, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday.

Feb 25, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Badal to lay foundation stone of Jang-e-Azadi memorial in October

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will lay the foundation stone of Rs 200-crore `Jang-e-Azadi` memorial that will showcase the rich legacy and contribution of Punjabis in the country`s freedom struggle, in Jalandhar on October 12.

Aug 11, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

Badal to lay foundation stone of Jang-e-Azadi memorial in October

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will lay the foundation stone of Rs 200-crore `Jang-e-Azadi` memorial that will showcase the rich legacy and contribution of Punjabis in the country`s freedom struggle, in Jalandhar on October 12.

Aug 11, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

India recalls Hazrat Mahal`s contribution to freedom struggle

India on Monday described Begum Hazrat Mahal, who had rebelled against British colonial rule in the country in 1857-58, as an "extraordinary freedom fighter".

Apr 07, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

Ansari urges to teach future generation about freedom struggle

Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Tuesday suggested that the future generation must be taught about the country`s freedom struggle.

Dec 25, 2012, 22:35 PM IST

Tributes paid to Maulana Azad on his birth anniversary

Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj paid floral tributes to eminent freedom fighter Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his birth anniversary.

Nov 11, 2012, 14:09 PM IST

`Tibetans unified than ever in freedom struggle`

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay has said that the rising bids of self-immolation reflected a desperate situation inside Tibet.

Mar 18, 2012, 13:17 PM IST