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

Martyrs' Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary at Rajghat
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Martyrs' Day 2020: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, Sonia Gandhi pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary at Rajghat

The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 72th death anniversary with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of Nation.

J&K administration adds 'Accession Day', drops ex-CM Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary, Martyrs' Day from list of holidays for 2020
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J&K administration adds 'Accession Day', drops ex-CM Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary, Martyrs' Day from list of holidays for 2020

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has dropped ex-chief minister Sheikh Abdullah's birth anniversary and Martyrs' Day from its list of public holidays for 2020, but 26 October which is observed as 'Accession Day' figures in it

Organisations representing Kashmiri Pandits observe 13 July as 'Black Day', hold demonstration in Jammu
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Organisations representing Kashmiri Pandits observe 13 July as 'Black Day', hold demonstration in Jammu

Several organisations representing displaced Kashmiri Pandits observed 13 July as 'Black Day'.

Shooting Gandhi's effigy was not the only time the Hindu Mahasabha has been 'anti-Indian': A look at past instances
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Shooting Gandhi's effigy was not the only time the Hindu Mahasabha has been 'anti-Indian': A look at past instances

On Mahatma Gandhi's 71st death anniversary on Wednesday, the general secretary of the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha recreated Gandhi's assassination by shooting at an effigy with a toy gun but this was not the first situation where the Hindu Mahasabha has gone against India and its national symbols.

Martyrs' Day: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, several political leaders remember Mahatma Gandhi on social media
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Martyrs' Day: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind, several political leaders remember Mahatma Gandhi on social media

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu and several Union ministers, political leaders and prominent figures took to social media to remember Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary, observed as Martyrs' Day.

Bhagat Singh's 87th death anniversary: Despite political appropriations, freedom fighter remains youth icon
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Bhagat Singh's 87th death anniversary: Despite political appropriations, freedom fighter remains youth icon

Bhagat 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.

Mahatma Gandhi death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay tribute at Rajghat
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Mahatma Gandhi death anniversary: Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind pay tribute at Rajghat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and many political leaders on reached Rajghat to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Tuesday

Miss Turkey dethroned after contentious tweet about military coup resurfaces
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Miss Turkey dethroned after contentious tweet about military coup resurfaces

Miss Turkey Itir Esen has been dethroned after a tweet that she posted in July about the military coup of 2016 resurfaced

Gorkhaland agitation: Darjeeling observes 'Martyrs Day' to commemorate activists killed in protests
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Gorkhaland agitation: Darjeeling observes 'Martyrs Day' to commemorate activists killed in protests

The GJM and other parties on Thursday observed 'the Martyrs Day' and paid tributes to pro-Gorkhaland activists killed since the agitation began in June.

Mamata Banerjee says action will be taken against cops involved in 1993 firing that killed 13 activists
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Mamata Banerjee says action will be taken against cops involved in 1993 firing that killed 13 activists

Mamata Banerjee said those who were involved in the police firing on 21 July, 1993, that led to the death of 13 youth Congress activists, would not be spared.

India's dream of splitting Pakistan is 'nothing but a fallacy': Nisar Ali Khan
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India's dream of splitting Pakistan is 'nothing but a fallacy': Nisar Ali Khan

India's dream of splitting Pakistan into several geographical entities is "nothing but a fallacy", Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan said on Monday, a day after Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned that Pakistan would get "splintered" into 10 pieces if it failed to quell terrorism.

Kashmir unrest: CM Mufti deserves praise for ordering restraint even if it upset hardliners
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Kashmir unrest: CM Mufti deserves praise for ordering restraint even if it upset hardliners

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti deserves praise for ordering the current restraint, even at the risk of upsetting hardliners within the BJP, her coalition partner, and in the central government.

Militant martyrs and violent outrage: Is Kashmir antithesis to what Mahatma Gandhi stood for?
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Militant martyrs and violent outrage: Is Kashmir antithesis to what Mahatma Gandhi stood for?

Gandhi had laid stress on non-violence as a founding principle of the Indian nationalist struggle. That has not been the case in Kashmir.

Images: 65 years ago, on this day, the Mahatma left us
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Images: 65 years ago, on this day, the Mahatma left us

Had Mahatma Gandhi lived more he would have certainly given much more to India and the world. But have we succeeded in maintaining whatever he gave to us.