Indian Freedom Struggle(Search results - 13)
India UntoldFeb 13, 2020, 6:47 PM IST
5 Iconic Broadcasts From All India Radio's Golden Era You Shouldn't Miss!
If one were to dig the archives of the All India Radio, interviews of prominent personalities ranging from Pearl S Buck to George Harrison would emerge. Along with it, recordings of speeches made by freedom fighters like Subhash Chandra Bose, or public addresses delivered by stalwarts like Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore, Dr B. R. Ambedkar, Sardar Patel, Sarojini Naidu, etc. would emerge as well. In many ways, the All India Radio has been a chronicler and preserver of Indian history. On World Radio Day, let’s take a look at some of the most historic broadcasts aired by AIR in this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer.
IndiaJan 28, 2020, 3:27 PM IST
The Legacy Of The Famed Nationalist Lala Lajpat Rai
Lala Lajpat Rai left behind a legacy of nationalism, unity and strength. He was a firm believer in India’s independence and dedicated his whole life to the cause. On Lala Lajpat Rai’s birth anniversary, let’s take a look at what we as a country owe to this visionary, social reformer and freedom fighter.
IndiaOct 21, 2019, 12:07 PM IST
Congress makes U-turn, acknowledges Veer Savarkar’s role in Indian Freedom Struggle
After former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, another Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi has acknowledged Veer Savarkar’s role in Indian Freedom Struggle.
Lifestyle NewsSep 20, 2019, 8:42 PM IST
Interesting facts about Chapati movement of 1857 that triggered freedom struggle
You might have heard of the first Indian freedom struggle that began in 1857 with Sepoy mutiny. But have you heard about Chapati movement that occurred in 1857?
IndiaAug 30, 2019, 8:54 PM IST
Subhas Chandra Bose's driver, freedom fighter Gurdial Singh no more
Freedom fighter Gurial Singh who had worked as driver for Subhas Chandra Bose died following age-related illness. Here are five lesser known facts about Gurdial Singh.
IndiaAug 9, 2019, 6:06 PM IST
Quit India movement: Pictures that take you back to 1942
Quit India movement played an important role in the freedom struggle of India. The father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi initiated the movement that spread across the country like wildfire, strengthening Indians in their demand for freedom. Here are five pictures taken during the Quit India movement that takes us back to 1942.
IndiaAug 9, 2019, 1:18 PM IST
Indian Freedom Struggle: Have you heard of the Kakori train robbery?
The Kakori train robbery which took place on August 9, 1925 was in relation to the Indian Freedom Struggle. A train travelling to Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh was targeted at a station called Kakori for the precise reason that it was carrying moneybags
IndiaAug 8, 2019, 12:59 PM IST
Revisiting Quit India Movement of 1942 on its 77th anniversary
The Quit India Movement was launched on August 8, 1942 by Mahatma Gandhi. However, it fizzled out as there was no unity among Indians and the British were extremely capable in handling the issue in a systematic way. Having said that, historians say it acted as a catalyst in winning us our freedom from the British
LifestyleAug 20, 2018, 8:56 PM IST
Hindol Sengupta's book on Sardar Patel busts myth that nation needed Nehru as PM
Sengupta's book also sheds light on the most subtle, multi-layered and vexatious relationship between three key figures of the Indian freedom struggle — Sardar Patel, Pandit Nehru, and Mahatma Gandhi