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Karnataka: Omission of lesson on Bhagat Singh from school textbook insult to martyr, says Arvind Kejriwal
Politics

Karnataka: Omission of lesson on Bhagat Singh from school textbook insult to martyr, says Arvind Kejriwal

The country will not tolerate such humiliation of its martyrs at all, said Arvind Kejriwal

Punjab's Bhagwant Mann declares 23 March a holiday as martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh
India

Punjab's Bhagwant Mann declares 23 March a holiday as martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh

On the concluding day of the Vidhan Sabha session, Mann proposed a holiday in the state to mark the martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh.

How AAP’s Bhagwant Mann is following in the footsteps of Congress and BJP by co-opting Bhagat Singh
Politics

How AAP’s Bhagwant Mann is following in the footsteps of Congress and BJP by co-opting Bhagat Singh

Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann has urged people to wear basanti turbans and dupattas to his oath-taking ceremony at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of Bhagat Singh

Shoojit Sircar delves deep to explain how Sardar Udham serves as an ode to revolutionaries, immortalises Indian struggle for equality
Entertainment

Shoojit Sircar delves deep to explain how Sardar Udham serves as an ode to revolutionaries, immortalises Indian struggle for equality

In an exclusive interview, director Shoojit Sircar decodes how Sardar Udham passes the test of time with flying colours in the 21st century

Bhagat Singh 114th birth anniversary: Social media users pay tribute to revolutionary leader
India

Bhagat Singh 114th birth anniversary: Social media users pay tribute to revolutionary leader

Born in 1907, Singh will always be remembered for his gusto and courage to stand up against British rule.

Rajguru's 113th birth anniversary: Here are a few little known facts about the freedom fighter
India

Rajguru's 113th birth anniversary: Here are a few little known facts about the freedom fighter

Rajguru was only 22 years old when he was hanged along with Bhagat Singh and Sukhdev for the death of John Saunders

In The Execution of Bhagat Singh, a definitive study of the travesty of justice that was the revolutionary's trial
Arts & Culture

In The Execution of Bhagat Singh, a definitive study of the travesty of justice that was the revolutionary's trial

In their attempt to punish Bhagat Singh, British authorities used controversial legislative powers to make an ordinance supposedly aimed at preserving ‘peace, order and good government’ but one that was never approved by the Central Assembly in India nor the British Parliament.

An inspiration to revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, remembering Kartar Singh Sarabha's supreme sacrifice
India

An inspiration to revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, remembering Kartar Singh Sarabha's supreme sacrifice

In 1915, before the mass struggles that characterised much of the 1920s were launched, another young man was executed by the British administration. All of 19, his sacrifice served as a trigger of sorts to many others. His name was Kartar Singh Sarabha.

India observes Shaheed Diwas on 23 March; day marks execution of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru
India

India observes Shaheed Diwas on 23 March; day marks execution of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru

Shaheed Diwas is observed twice in India - one is on 23 March and the other on 30 January, the day when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated

'Revolutionary freedom fighter': Venkaiah Naidu, Narendra Modi lead tributes to Bhagat Singh on 113th birth anniversary
India

'Revolutionary freedom fighter': Venkaiah Naidu, Narendra Modi lead tributes to Bhagat Singh on 113th birth anniversary

While the prime minister said Singh's valour will inspire people for ages, Home Minister Amit Shah expressed gratitude to the freedom fighter for giving a new direction to India's freedom struggle

Shaheed Diwas 2020: Why India pays tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev on this day
India

Shaheed Diwas 2020: Why India pays tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev on this day

Shaheed Diwas is observed on 23 March to mark the occasion when freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar were hanged to death by the British in 1931

As religion re-emerges as the faultline of Indian society, could Bhagat Singh's ideas of atheism be a way forward?
Life

As religion re-emerges as the faultline of Indian society, could Bhagat Singh's ideas of atheism be a way forward?

Bhagat Singh’s objection to faith and God seemed to be both philosophical as well as springing from the severe religious unrest that he observed around him which marred regular life in 1920s India.

Jamia and Shaheen Bagh shootings: It's deeply worrying that the word 'terrorist' is absent from popular discourse
India

Jamia and Shaheen Bagh shootings: It's deeply worrying that the word 'terrorist' is absent from popular discourse

The absence of the word 'terrorist' in the Jamia shooter's story isn't because there ought to be any confusion about the term

Hundreds lead candlelight march against CAA from Jamia Milia Islamia to Shaheen Bagh, chant 'azadi' slogans
India

Hundreds lead candlelight march against CAA from Jamia Milia Islamia to Shaheen Bagh, chant 'azadi' slogans

The protesters, chanting 'Azadi' and 'CAA-NCR Par Halla Bol', and other slogans also paraded a mock 'detention camp' portrayed with a cell on wheels inside of which sat little children of multiple faiths and changed slogans

Ahead of Ajay Devgn's 100th film, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, recalling his ten most memorable performances
Entertainment

Ahead of Ajay Devgn's 100th film, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, recalling his ten most memorable performances

Ajay Devgn's best performances clearly prove why unlike the popular perception today, his talent lies far beyond the Singhams and the Golmaals.

BJP’s fervent bid to confer Bharat Ratna on Savarkar shows party's strategy to embed RSS in Indian history
India

BJP’s fervent bid to confer Bharat Ratna on Savarkar shows party's strategy to embed RSS in Indian history

Adding Savarkar to the pantheon of national heroes with government sanction at this stage would be a permanent move that cannot be rescinded later — a level of state patronage that Savarkar never received except under colonial times.

Bhagat Singh's 112th birth anniversary: Pakistan-based organisation urges Narendra Modi to accord Bharat Ratna to Indian freedom fighter, says report
India

Bhagat Singh's 112th birth anniversary: Pakistan-based organisation urges Narendra Modi to accord Bharat Ratna to Indian freedom fighter, says report

Bhagat Singh was one of the greatest revolutionaries of the Indian Nationalist Movement. His contributions to the Indian Freedom Struggle have been spoken about till date.

ABVP installs statues of Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Bhagat Singh ‘without permission’ in DU; move comes ahead of students’ union polls
India

ABVP installs statues of Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Bhagat Singh ‘without permission’ in DU; move comes ahead of students’ union polls

Ahead of the Delhi University students' union polls, the RSS-affiliated ABVP on Tuesday installed busts of VD Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, and Bhagat Singh 'without due permission' outside the gate of Arts Faculty in north campus.

Pakistan honours Maharaja Ranjit Singh, celebrates Bhagat Singh; but India opposed to Jinnah's portrait due to 'religious nationalism'
World

Pakistan honours Maharaja Ranjit Singh, celebrates Bhagat Singh; but India opposed to Jinnah's portrait due to 'religious nationalism'

The question is why Pakistan thinks that these men are celebrated when India is going through a strong anti-Muslim phase. And it is because Pakistan also has a powerful Punjabi nationalism. More than half of Pakistan is Punjabi speaking.