Sunday, Feb 05, 2023

Indian Independence


How Team India won the 1971 war

January 26, 2023 9:53 am

After a thousand years, India won a strategic victory in 1971, dismembering Pakistan and creating a new nation, Bangladesh.

'March to Freedom': Exhibition re-interprets India's freedom movement 'beyond politics, politicians and battles'

September 02, 2022 12:27 pm

"If you have not already guessed, there is a deliberate ambiguity in the meaning of the title. Is it a statement of fact, an exhortation towards a goal within sight, or an idealistic aspiration?" the curator said

Women will shape the future of India, let's listen to what they have to say — beginning today

August 15, 2022 9:07 am

India’s women dream for the nation and, to borrow the words of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, will help “build the noble mansion of free India where all her children may dwell”.

Independence Day 2022: History, importance and significance

August 14, 2022 5:38 pm

Independence Day 2022 India: As the country celebrates its 75th Independence Day this year, let's take a look at the history and significance of this honourable day.

Culinary Capital: How Old Delhi sweet shops played a role in country’s freedom struggle

August 14, 2022 7:09 am

A box of laddoos meant bombs were landing, a box of Bengal rosogollas meant a big consignment of explosives, while barfis meant cartridges and ammunition were on the way.

'Hum Sab Sahmat' celebrates 'thoughtful dissent' through art, poetry, photos and paintings

August 14, 2022 11:36 am

The exhibition celebrates 75 years of India’s independence, and one of SAHMAT's founding members Ram Rahman says they mounted its idea on a similar format conceived and carried out years ago, with 'Images and Words' in 1991

New podcast series highlights the cultural connect between India and Pakistan

July 18, 2022 6:05 pm

In each episode, the interviewee will share anecdotes and their experience with regard to the changes they have seen in India and Pakistan, and how they derive inspiration from their counterparts from across the border

Narendra Modi, the first Prime Minister of India to have been born post Independence

June 02, 2022 11:38 pm

Modi was born on September 17, 1950 at Vadnagar in Gujarat's Mehsana district. According to the BJP’s website, he left home at the age of 17 and embarked upon “Bharat Bhraman (journey of India)”. He had then travelled across the country, including the Himalayas.

Army’s Southern Command in Pune marks its 128th Raising Day

April 01, 2022 8:29 pm

Since its raising on April 1, 1895, the Southern Command has been instrumental in ensuring the territorial integrity of the nation with its troops having participated in several military operations.


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