Freedom Fighters

News  /  Published 22.03.22

PM Modi to inaugurate Kolkata gallery on Indian freedom struggle

The gallery displays the contribution of the revolutionaries in the freedom struggle and their armed resistance to British colonial rule. This aspect has often not been given its due place in the main...

People  /  Published 26.01.22

‘8/12’ movie retelling of the legacy of Binay, Badal, Dinesh

This film 8/12 will always be special for me. Since childhood, I have been connected to our rich history and culture. When Arunda told me about this project, I couldn’t hold back my emotion. Th...
By The Telegraph

People  /  Published 08.12.21

Remembering five women from Bengal who shaped India’s freedom struggle

In Kolkata, her name is familiar as one of the oldest colleges in the city is named after this firebrand. But what do we really remember about her? Editor of the weekly publication Banglar Katha, Basa...
By Shivangi Sen

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.11.21

Gaurav divas on Birsa anniversary

The central government on Wednesday decided to observe November 15, the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Birsa Munda, as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas. The Union cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Naren...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Education  /  Published 22.08.21

La martiniere for Boys’ hindi Jyotsna Club hosts debate and patriotic meet on digital platform

Hardik Agarwal (from DPS Ruby Park) was awarded the Best Speaker for the motion and Aarav Tiwari (from Don Bosco School, Bandel) clinched the runner-up speaker for the motion award. Divyansha Jain fro...

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

'Savitri' and the poetry of politics

What is an epic is an important theme for debate. Can poetry help us understand the world? More specifically, can epic poetry provide a framework on which to base our view of historical events? The In...
By A. Raghuramaraju

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Pages and pieces of freedom his pride

The flame of patriotism was kindled early in Arup Ray. At an age when children listen to lullabies, he heard his mother narrate stories of India’s freedom struggle.Ray, now 68, is still a keeper of ...
By Bitan Sikdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 12.07.19

When the State lets people die

Sometime in 1959, when I was still in kindergarten, I recollect that my school was closed for an unscheduled period of time. There was violence in the city. My parents would become very agitated after...
By Anup Sinha


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