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Row over new Bhagat Singh Statue: BJP leader writes to CM, says statue does not resemble martyr’s pictures in public domain

March 25, 2021 10:07 am

In a letter to CM Amarinder Singh, former BJP minister Manoranjan Kalia has pointed out that the new statue does not resemble the pictures of the martyr available in public domain.

Shaheed Diwas infuses fresh breath of life in farm agitation

March 24, 2021 6:06 am

March 23 is observed as “Shaheed Diwas” to pay tributes to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, who were hanged on this day for killing British police officer J P Saunders. Tuesday was the 90th anniversary of the trio’s martyrdom day.

Delhi: At Singhu, a sea of first time protesters

March 24, 2021 5:44 am

The border, which has been relatively quiet for the past few days, saw a sea of first-time protesters.

Congress MLAs stage walkout as BJP opposes to observe silence for ‘martyred’ farmers

March 24, 2021 2:54 am

Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani moved the proposal during the discussion on the budgetary demands of various departments, including agriculture, farmers’ welfare and cooperation.

Bhagat Singh’s death anniversary reinvigorates Singhu protest

March 24, 2021 7:16 am

The border, which has been relatively quiet for the past few days, saw a sea of first-time protesters. Among them was Ramanpreet Singh (23), a member of the Punjab Students Union (PSU), who reached in a bus with around 20 others on Monday.

Ludhiana admininstration to fast-track process to build wider road to Sukhdev’s native house

March 23, 2021 11:13 pm

On Tuesday, Ludhiana DC Varinder Kumar Sharma announced start of the land acquisition process for 40 square yard area that stands in the way of a wider and direct passage to the house. Sukhdev Thapar had spent his early childhood in this house.

When Manoj Kumar met Bhagat Singh's mother: 'She scanned me and said, I do look like her son'

March 23, 2021 1:02 pm

On Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs' Day, we revisit an old interview of Manoj Kumar, where he spoke about meeting Bhagat Singh's mother and taking her approval before playing Bhagat Singh on screen. Shaheed won three National Awards.

Shaheed Diwas: Some facts about Bhagat Singh on his death anniversary

March 23, 2021 11:40 am

Such was his popularity that even after his death, he continued to make waves in the country

Bhagat Singh's 90th death anniversary: New book explores British tyranny and a 'trial' that wasn't

March 23, 2021 7:54 am

Written by Satvinder Singh Juss, a law professor at King's College, London, a barrister-at-law practicing from London and a former Human Rights fellow at Harvard Law School, USA, the book refers to a dozen unseen documents related to the trial.

Explained: Why are protesting farmers invoking Bhagat Singh to take on Centre?

March 24, 2021 8:56 am

Martyrs' Day 2021: What were Bhagat Singh's views on farmers' welfare? What role has his legacy played in the ongoing farmers' protests so far? Why is the invoking Singh so important for the protest?


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.