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Apr 30, 2019
Sardar Udham Singh: Vicky Kaushal looks resolute as the Indian freedom fighter in Shoojit Sircar's period dramaPenned by Ritesh Shah and Shubendu Bhattacharya, the makers of Sardar Udham Singh are aiming for a 2020 release.
Nov 13, 2018
Savarkar's grandson files complaint against Rahul Gandhi for claiming activist wrote to British to be freedAt an event on 20 October, Rahul Gandhi had claimed that Veer Savarkar had apologised to the British and written to them to be released from jail while Congress leaders were in jail.
Aug 08, 2018
Of no fixed abode: Freedom fighter's children, grandchildren ponder future after Assam NRC draft leaves out their namesAs a young boy, Sanjit Debnath would often visit his father’s garment store in Masimpur, 12 kilometres from Silchar town in southern Assam's Cachar district. “I still remember the respect my father commanded from people in the area. Many of them only visited our shop to hear him narrate, once again, the time he spent in jail during his student life in the 1940s while fighting for the freedom of India,” said Sanjit, a 65-year-old retired government employee from Silchar.
Mar 23, 2018
Bhagat Singh's 87th death anniversary: Despite political appropriations, freedom fighter remains youth iconBhagat Singh remains one of India's youth icons even eighty-seven years after being hanged. He is also, arguably, one of the most contested revolutionaries.
Jan 26, 2018
Freedom fighter K Gandhi struggles to get pension for four decades, Madras HC slams 'bureaucratic dogmatism'The Madras High Court has expressed regret that an 89-year-old Indian National Army member, K Gandhi, had to struggle for four decades to get freedom fighter pension due to " bureaucratic dogmatism", and ordered the Tamil Nadu government to grant it in two weeks
Dec 22, 2017
Maharashta govt considering 'freedom fighter' status for those jailed during Emergency: Devendra FadnavisDevendra Fadnavis said that the government was considering giving the status of 'freedom fighter' to those jailed during the Emergency in 1975.
Nov 11, 2017
Rahul Gandhi hails Maulana Abul Kalam Azad as pillar of India's freedom struggle on latter's 129th birth anniversaryCongress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid tribute to India's first education minister Maulana Abul Kalam Azad on his 129th birth anniversary.
Apr 30, 2017
Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje condoles freedom fighter Laxmi Narayan Jharwal's demiseRajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje today condoled the death of freedom fighter Laxmi Narayan Jharwal who passed away at a hospital in Jaipur on Saturday after a brief illness.
Nov 10, 2016
Karnataka govt should not give legitimacy to 'tyrant' Tipu Sultan: Mohandas Pai to FirstpostTipu Sultan can be remembered as a freedom fighter, secularist or a religious bigot who forcibly converted many Hindus and Christians into Islam. He was also a famous warrior who built the first missile and fought the British and even today, his life is debated hotly in Karnataka by politicians, historians and prominent citizens who are divided over whether he was a patriot or a tyrant.
Feb 03, 2016
Lahore HC to hear plea seeking to prove innocence of Bhagat SinghFor the second time, a Pakistani court on Wednesday sought a larger bench to hear a plea to prove the innocence of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh