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Martyrs to freedom fighters, icons brought alive this poll season

March 07, 2022 4:52 pm

Over the last one month of the election campaign, CM Yogi Adityanath has invoked at least 70 personalities —saints, local deities and freedom fighters — in his tweets, which he usually puts out before he goes out to campaign in a constituency associated with the person.

Govt releases pictorial book on women freedom fighters

January 28, 2022 11:08 am

While the entire series will enumerate the life and times of 75 such personalities who fought for Independence, the first part is dedicated to 20 women whose contributions remain largely unknown.

'Rebels Against the Raj': Ramachandra Guha's next to hit stands in January

December 02, 2021 3:00 pm

The book will tell the story of seven foreign rebels who fought for India's freedom from imperial rule.

On Martyrs’ Day, a student, a young farmer, a woman activist lead the charge at different farm protest sites

March 24, 2021 6:59 am

At several such sites, speakers invoked the legacy of Bhagat Singh and urged youngsters to study the lives of revolutionary freedom fighters.

Tamil Nadu: EPS unveils portraits of state freedom fighters in Assembly

February 24, 2021 2:37 pm

The life-sized portraits of V O Chidambaram, P Subbarayan and Omandur Ramasamy Reddiyar were unveiled to join the existing collection of portraits in the house.

Assam’s colonial police stations are getting restored more than a century after they were built

May 11, 2019 1:35 pm

Almost eight decades after a band of freedom fighters died trying to hoist the Tricolour in three police stations in Assam, the colonial heritage structures — the oldest built in 1902 — are being restored by the government.

Assam to honour 12-yr-old who died hoisting flag in 1942

September 21, 2017 4:22 am

Dhekiajuli incidentally is one place where even a nameless beggar and a nameless sanyasi had laid down their lives as they too joined the others to hoist the flag in the local police station on that fateful day.

Haryana to re-introduce chapters on state freedom fighters in school curriculum

July 23, 2016 1:00 pm

Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma, while addressing the media, Wednesday said that the chapter was removed from the Class 5 textbook after recommendations by NCERT.

Fire destroys heritage bldg in Guwahati

April 28, 2014 12:38 am

Built in 1910, the double-storeyed eight-room building made of Burma teak and iron beams was home to freedom fighters.

Assam: Drunk teacher ties noose on child to show hanging to class IV students

December 02, 2013 3:12 am

The teacher,tied a noose around a student and almost pulled the knot when children raised an alarm.