Lifestyle  /  Published 15.08.22

Tracing the evolution of the Indian Tricolour

The first Indian flag did not have the saffron, white and green of the modern version...
By Somen Sengupta

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.08.22

10 films you should watch this Independence Day

A handy watchlist for all the August 15 emotions. Keep the tissues handy....
By Shayeree Ghosh

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.08.22

Celebrate the spirit of patriotism with this Independence Day playlist

From Bollywood classics to Bengali gems, these songs are sure to make you feel emotional and proud this August 15 ...
By Shayeree Ghosh, Vedant Karia

People  /  Published 15.08.22

‘Remember, I am your mother here’ — A portrait of Emilie Schenkl as a family person

Netaji’s niece recalls how ‘Aunty’ helped her settle in at Vienna and make it her home...
By Roma Ray

News  /  Published 15.08.22

Kolkata dressed in tricolours to usher in Independence Day

My Kolkata takes a tour of the city on Sunday night...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


People  /  Published 15.08.22

I shook hands with Nehru and Mountbatten on August 15, 1947: Chittatosh Mookerjee

The former chief justice shares an eyewitness account of the formal process of India becoming Independent...
By Jayanta Basu

People  /  Published 15.08.22

August 15, 1947, as nonagenarians remember it

Conch shells, Rabindrasangeet, celebrations till dawn and the first hoisting of the Indian flag ...
By Ramona Sen

India  /  Published 19.04.22

India@75 launched in US

Programme aims to celebrate the diversity of India and its people through cultural activities...
By Yoshita Singh in New York


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