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Bhagat Singh


The Bhagat Singh Reader to get three new letters as free India turns 75

August 14, 2022 9:07 am

As India completes 75 years, the discovery of three petition letters will enrich the history of its most charismatic revolutionary.

Punjab: Hayer slams Simranjit Mann for calling Bhagat Singh ‘terrorist’

July 16, 2022 2:06 pm

Punjab minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer said if required the AAP wold initiate legal action against Simranjit Mann "for disrespecting Bhagat Singh and hurting the sentiments of countless Punjabis who hold him in right regard.

Final textbooks for Karnataka Class 10 out; lessons on Bhagat Singh, Periyar, and Narayan Guru included

May 24, 2022 5:53 pm

The BJP government in Karnataka had come under severe criticism from the opposition for dropping the lessons on freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and social reformer Narayan Guru and replacing it with the speeches of RSS founder KH Hedgewar and other revolutionaries associated with the right-wing ideology.

Karnataka govt releases final revised copy of Class X history, Kannada textbooks, chapter on Bhagat Singh retained

May 24, 2022 7:42 am

Notably, the Opposition had targeted the ruling BJP-led government after reports surfaced that lessons on freedom fighter Bhagat Singh and social reformer Narayan Guru, among others, were replaced with chapters on RSS founder KB Hedgewar and works of ‘right-wing’ ideologues.

A textbook case: ‘Saffronisation’ debate back in focus in Karnataka

May 24, 2022 7:10 am

Karnataka Textbook Society has clarified that chapter on Bhagat Singh has not been dropped, but the controversy refuses to die down.

Karnataka: Lessons on Bhagat Singh not removed but books will have Hedgewar speeches, says textbook society

May 17, 2022 6:42 pm

The controversy over the alleged replacement of lessons on Bhagat Singh with speeches of Hedgewar erupted in Karnataka after the state unit of AIDSO protested against the move.

Lessons related to Bhagat Singh not been dropped: Karnataka Textbook Society

May 18, 2022 8:36 pm

The Karnataka Textbook Society (KTBS) on Tuesday issued a statement saying that the Kannada textbooks are still in the printing stage and Bhagat Singh’s lessons have not been dropped.

AAP has appropriated Bhagat Singh without understanding him

April 25, 2022 9:13 am

Ashutosh writes: This shows that the party is driven by political expediency not ideology

‘I have always pictured for myself a death on the gallows...’

April 04, 2022 4:13 am

Days before he was hanged in March 1931, aged 23, this was Bhagat Singh's opinion of the fate that was waiting for him, or rather one that he was looking forward to even though a tribunal that was to pronounce the judgment was yet to meet.

Behind creation of Bhagat Singh Archives, a long battle against rejection

March 29, 2022 2:44 pm

With Delhi government allocating Rs 10 crore budget to activities relating to Bhagat Singh in a year, Bhagat Singh Archives and Resource Centre hopes to get some regular funding and minimum regular staff, to continue and expand its scope and activities.


Water cannons fired at protestors in Mohali

January 08, 2016 12:11 pm

Mohali, Jan 08(ANI) : Water cannons were fired upon the workers of Youth Congress on Friday in Mohali. The protestors were demanding for renaming of the city’s international airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh. This has been in demand for a long time now.