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Indian Independence


Kangana Ranaut plays defiant card, asks which war took place in 1947

November 13, 2021 3:48 pm

The actor, known for her provocative and often inflammatory statements, posted a series of questions on Instagram, also bringing in partition as well as Mahatma Gandhi and alleging that he let Bhagat Singh die and did not support Subhas Chandra Bose.

Those who vilify Nehru must reflect on true meaning of independence

November 14, 2021 8:12 am

Manoj Kumar Jha writes: What does it mean for those who lost loved ones to Covid mismanagement, or sleep in poverty, or do not believe in dominant ideology and are bold enough to voice their dissent?

How the salad bowl of multicultural Bombay shaped the Indian Independence movement

August 20, 2021 7:25 pm

Different communities largely held the same objective of independence, but starkly different methods of how to achieve it and what it would look like

Gujarat confidential: East-West Divide

March 14, 2021 9:35 pm

Positions of mayor, deputy mayor and standing committee chairman have gone to western Rajkot while leader of the ruling party and the whip of the ruling party have gone to southern Rajkot.

How journals for girls were used to instill nationalism in early 1900s

November 30, 2017 10:11 am

Khilauna (Toy) was a journal that was first published 1927. It regularly featured a column dedicated to voicing anti-colonial ideology called, Desh ki Baat. It also carried poems that glorified and valourised battles and fighting for one's nation.

Choosing the right heroes

August 15, 2015 12:29 am

According to the latest government figures, there was a 50 per cent increase in cases of crimes against children between 2012 and 2013.

Did aliens visit India weeks ahead of Independence?

April 11, 2012 3:47 pm

Ahead of India's Independence,UFO was reported to have landed in Odisha's Nayagrah district.


Independence Day 2021: Indians share thoughts on freedom, future, growth and inclusivity

August 16, 2021 4:42 pm

On the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day, people across age-groups share what independence means to them and their hopes and wishes for the future of this diverse nation

Independence Day 2021: Ahead of celebrations, some flags in the making

August 13, 2021 4:18 pm

To commemorate the event of India's autonomy, flags are hoisted in every corner of the country. In this gallery, we take a look at some tricolours in the making, ahead of India's 75th Independence Day