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With a recent translation, Sunil Gangopadhyay's Bengali novel Blood is set to entice a new generation of readers
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With a recent translation, Sunil Gangopadhyay's Bengali novel Blood is set to entice a new generation of readers

Renowned Bengali writer Sunil Gangopadhyay’s Blood is the story of Tapan, who spends years running away from the trauma of his father’s murder at the hands of a British officer, only to run into Alice, the daughter of his father’s killer, while on a visit to the UK.

From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online
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From Gandhi's newsletter to calendar dedicated to Bose, collectibles from Indian freedom struggle to be auctioned online

The auction has a range of books authored by Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhas Chandra Bose, Hugh Toye amongst well-known editors like Pyarelal, Amal Home and Bankim Chandra Sen.

Was Nathuram Godse a patriot? Before creating a love or hate campaign, first understand Mahatma Gandhi's assassin
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Was Nathuram Godse a patriot? Before creating a love or hate campaign, first understand Mahatma Gandhi's assassin

Nathuram Godse, the assassin of Mohandas Gandhi did not get a chance to write an autobiography. But he spoke for himself at the court of law

On 73rd Independence Day, examining Mahatma Gandhi's legacy and why his position as 'Father of the Nation' is secure
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On 73rd Independence Day, examining Mahatma Gandhi's legacy and why his position as 'Father of the Nation' is secure

Why has history been so kind to Gandhi, a man whose very public life and thousands of letters, editorials, essays and utterances expose him to easy mockery, particularly by a new India whose political elite has always regarded him with contempt? How is it that, through all the hate and resentment unleashed by India’s current political climate, the man who stands on the opposite pole continues to smile down at us in fatherly benevolence?

Narendra Modi says those who fail to create history, make attempts to distort it to suit them
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Narendra Modi says those who fail to create history, make attempts to distort it to suit them

Speaking at the launch of the first ever dictionary on those killed during the Indian freedom struggle, Modi, whose party has often been accused by the Opposition of distorting history, said only if history is accepted as it is, will it inspire generations.

Narendra Modi remembers freedom fighters in Port Blair, will pay tribute to Subash Chandra Bose at Marina Park
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Narendra Modi remembers freedom fighters in Port Blair, will pay tribute to Subash Chandra Bose at Marina Park

Narendra Modi arrived in Port Blair on 29 December to hold various engagements, including the renaming of three islands. Ross Island, Neil Island and Havelock Island will be renamed as Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Island, Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep, respectively to mark the 75th year of freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose hoisting the national flag at Port Blair.

Hindi is symbol of socio-political and linguistic unity in India, says Venkaiah Naidu; suggests translation of regional language literature
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Hindi is symbol of socio-political and linguistic unity in India, says Venkaiah Naidu; suggests translation of regional language literature

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday termed Hindi as the symbol of socio-political and linguistic unity of the country and pitched for the translation of literature of regional languages into it.

A unique viewfinder: Photojournalist Kulwant Roy's legacy was nearly lost, then found
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A unique viewfinder: Photojournalist Kulwant Roy's legacy was nearly lost, then found

Kulwant Roy's photographs offer an intimate portrait of the Indian freedom struggle and feature national heroes like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel among others.

BR Ambedkar feels more relevant to most Indians than MK Gandhi, as response to leaders' birth anniversaries shows
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BR Ambedkar feels more relevant to most Indians than MK Gandhi, as response to leaders' birth anniversaries shows

Public response to their birth anniversaries on 14 April and 2 October shows Ambedkar today influences the hearts, and thoughts, and actions, of far more Indians than Gandhi does

Independence Day 2017: What Mahatma Gandhi envisaged a truly free India would be like
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Independence Day 2017: What Mahatma Gandhi envisaged a truly free India would be like

Gandhi's Vision: Freedom and Beyond’, is an exhibition of photographs and documents depicting India's freedom struggle under Mahatma Gandhi's leadership and his vision of free India | An #IndependenceDay special

'Mahatma Gandhi should have given more time and attention to his wife and sons,' says grandson
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'Mahatma Gandhi should have given more time and attention to his wife and sons,' says grandson

A new book appraises Mahatma Gandhi and his legacy by examining some of his most famous and often most controversial ideas, beliefs, actions, successes and failures

Kanu's Gandhi: Rare photos of Mahatma by his nephew shed light on final decade of his life
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Kanu's Gandhi: Rare photos of Mahatma by his nephew shed light on final decade of his life

An exhibition of rare and intimate photographs of Mahatma Gandhi by his grandnephew and personal chronicler, Kanu Gandhi, is currently on display at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, until 26 February 2017.

Prakash Javadekar clarifies statement on icons of Indian freedom struggle
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Prakash Javadekar clarifies statement on icons of Indian freedom struggle

Remarks by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar about how the British dealt with icons of Indian freedom struggle on Tuesday touched off a controversy, forcing him to issue a clarification.

Bharat Mata ki Jai: In the age of nationalism, what does being 'anti-national' mean?
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Bharat Mata ki Jai: In the age of nationalism, what does being 'anti-national' mean?

The cheerleaders of nationalism in India seemed to have confused the term with freedom of expression.

Revolutionary road: A new, in-depth look at ideology of Bhagat Singh, Azad
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Revolutionary road: A new, in-depth look at ideology of Bhagat Singh, Azad

In her book A Revolutionary History of Interwar India, Kama Maclean looks at the Hindustan Socialist Republican Army of Chandrashekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh

Bihar archives to chronicle Subhash Chandra Bose's link with state
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Bihar archives to chronicle Subhash Chandra Bose's link with state

Bihar is going to chronicle Subhash Chandra Bose's connection with the state.