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Narendra Deva, Jayaprakash Narayan (above), Kamaladevi, Ram Manohar Lohia and their colleagues were hugely attractive personally but also hugely fragile politically(HTPHOTO)

Are any socialists left in Indian politics?

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Socialists were once austere, uninterested in personal power, free-spirited. The era is gone
Grandparents Day: Kamala Harris takes a trip down memory lane(Instagram/kamalaharris)
Grandparents Day: Kamala Harris takes a trip down memory lane(Instagram/kamalaharris)

Grandparents Day: US Senator Kamala Harris takes a trip down memory lane

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 10:50 AM IST
Grandparents Day: US vice president nominee Kamala Harris recalls her ‘phenomenal’ grandparents’ contribution in freedom struggle for India and women empowerment
Let us learn from our greats, and try to achieve a representation level which is both substantive and inclusive(HT Archives)
Let us learn from our greats, and try to achieve a representation level which is both substantive and inclusive(HT Archives)

Remembering the women of the Constituent Assembly | Opinion

By Reshma Arif
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 10:17 PM IST
History has not been kind to them. Most of the stalwarts of the assembly have faded from the public conscience
BJP legislators staged a protest with Savarkar’s photo during the Maharashtra legislature's budget session in Mumbai on Wednesday.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)
BJP legislators staged a protest with Savarkar’s photo during the Maharashtra legislature's budget session in Mumbai on Wednesday.(Vijayanand Gupta/HT Photo)

‘BJP feigning love for Savarkar, using him as shield to play politics of nationalism’: Shiv Sena

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 12:46 PM IST
The BJP is attempting to corner the Sena over the Savarkar issue after it formed the government with Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party.
BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde. (ANI photo)
BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde. (ANI photo)

‘Just categorised freedom struggle, did not mention Gandhi’: Anantkumar Hegde

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 03:24 PM IST
The former Union minister created a controversy on Saturday during an event in Bengaluru when he said that the freedom movement led by Mahatma Gandhi was a “drama”.
The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader also termed Mahatma Gandhi’s hunger strikes and satyagraha a “drama”. (Photo @AnantkumarH)
The senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader also termed Mahatma Gandhi’s hunger strikes and satyagraha a “drama”. (Photo @AnantkumarH)

‘Gandhi’s freedom struggle a drama’: BJP’s Anantkumar Hedge’s shocker

Bengaluru | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2020 11:41 AM IST
While addressing a public event in Bengaluru on Saturday, the Lok Sabha MP from Uttara Kannada said the entire freedom movement was “staged with the consent and support of the British”.
Martyrs Day 2020: Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary.(File Photo)
Martyrs Day 2020: Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary.(File Photo)

Martyrs Day 2020: Remembering Mahatma Gandhi on his 72nd death anniversary

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 07:15 AM IST
Martyrs Day 2020: Mahatma Gandhi believed that responding with violence to British atrocities would be counter-productive and thus employed a method of non-violence against the British Raj.
The minute man: Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1859). Engraving by F Knolle. Historia Universal, 1885.(Universal Images Group via Getty)
The minute man: Thomas Babington Macaulay (1800-1859). Engraving by F Knolle. Historia Universal, 1885.(Universal Images Group via Getty)

Review: An English Made In India by Kalpana Mohan

Hindustan Times | By Percy Bharucha
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 07:57 PM IST
Delving into the evolution of Indian English and tracing our peculiar fondness for the language
In the Instagram age, giving young India, contemporary, social media worthy sharing symbols must be encouraged(AP)
In the Instagram age, giving young India, contemporary, social media worthy sharing symbols must be encouraged(AP)

We need patriotism as a unifier in a divisive polity

By Lloyd Mathias
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 07:52 PM IST
No one has a monopoly over nationalism, but providing contemporary icons for people to cherish can help bind us
HT Image
HT Image

Will take struggle against CAA to logical conclusion: Jakhar

Hindustan Times, HOSHIARPUR | By HT Correspondent, Hoshiarpur
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2019 10:53 PM IST
T(HT PHOTO)
T(HT PHOTO)

National Gallery is no place for heroes

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2019 01:08 AM IST
Dampness in walls, damaged ceiling posing threat to portraits of Indian freedom fighters, sculptures, murals on freedom struggle
Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said there was a need to rewrite history from the Indian point of view.(PTI Photo)
Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said there was a need to rewrite history from the Indian point of view.(PTI Photo)

Forget who wrote what, write history from Indian point of view: Amit Shah

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent, Varanasi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 06:25 AM IST
Amit Shah also said the First War of Independence in 1857 would have been regarded as a revolt had it not been for Veer Savarkar, who called it the first freedom struggle.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a seminar, 'Guptvanshak Veer: Skandagupta Vikramaditya', at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 .(PTI Photo)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a seminar, 'Guptvanshak Veer: Skandagupta Vikramaditya', at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) in Varanasi on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 .(PTI Photo)

Amit Shah credits Savarkar for recognising 1857 mutiny as India’s first freedom struggle

Hindustan Times, Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 08:26 PM IST
Amit Shah asked Indian academics to stop blaming the British and the leftists for the “injustice” to Indian history and instead document 25 kingdoms and 200 great personalities overlooked by historians.
New Delhi: A gallery at the National Gandhi Museum displays rare photographs connected with Mahatma Gandhi, Kastur Ba and Indian Freedom Struggle, in New Delhi.(PTI)
New Delhi: A gallery at the National Gandhi Museum displays rare photographs connected with Mahatma Gandhi, Kastur Ba and Indian Freedom Struggle, in New Delhi.(PTI)

Gandhi Jayanti: Mahatma Gandhi priced his autograph at Rs 5 in Bhagalpur

Patna | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 11:10 AM IST
In 1934, when Gandhiji arrived in Bhagalpur to oversee earthquake relief work, a lot of people wanted his autograph, and he obliged them by charging Rs 5 for each signature. The money collected was donated to the quake victims.
Gandhi brought a staggering degree of empathy and understanding for everyone — those who opposed him, those who came from different religious backgrounds, and those whose concerns were distinct from his(National Gandhi Museum)
Gandhi brought a staggering degree of empathy and understanding for everyone — those who opposed him, those who came from different religious backgrounds, and those whose concerns were distinct from his(National Gandhi Museum)

The Greatest Indian Ever

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:47 AM IST
Gandhi’s life shaped India. The nation must preserve his values
Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Bardoli satyagraha.(Alamy Photo)
Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Bardoli satyagraha.(Alamy Photo)

Shashi Tharoor’s word of the week: Satyagraha

Hindustan Times | By Shashi Tharoor
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2019 06:26 PM IST
Gandhi’s activism was so unique, he had to invent a word for it
Paying tribute to Bhagat Singh on the eve of his 110th birth anniversary in 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Paying tribute to Bhagat Singh on the eve of his 110th birth anniversary in 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Essay: Bhagat Singh and the idea of revolution

Hindustan Times | By Chaman Lal
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 11:58 PM IST
In time for Bhagat Singh’s 112th birth anniversary on 28th Sept, Chaman Lal, editor of The Bhagat Singh Reader, writes exclusively for HT on the range of the writing of the young revolutionary who was executed at age 23 by the colonial British government
The appeal is due to be heard over several days and a decision is likely to be made in the next two weeks, council officials said. Its decision will be conveyed to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.(PTI image)
The appeal is due to be heard over several days and a decision is likely to be made in the next two weeks, council officials said. Its decision will be conveyed to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.(PTI image)

India appeals against closure of London’s Ambedkar Museum

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2019 10:20 PM IST
The museum, inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2015, has since attracted visitors from India and the UK to pay respects to one of the icons of India’s freedom struggle and maker of modern India.
The president also underwent an audio-visual session, detailing the history of Raj Bhavan, at a virtual reality booth at the museum.(HT image)
The president also underwent an audio-visual session, detailing the history of Raj Bhavan, at a virtual reality booth at the museum.(HT image)

At Raj Bhavan: President unveils 15,000-sq-ft bunker museum

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faisal Malik
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 02:27 AM IST
The museum is likely to be opened for public in October. Raj Bhavan officials will start an online booking facility for the museum.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort today, India has a lot to be proud of. It has remained united and defied all doomsday projections of fragmentation.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort today, India has a lot to be proud of. It has remained united and defied all doomsday projections of fragmentation.(Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

India’s tryst with freedom | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 09:58 AM IST
At 72, India has substantial achievements. But the nature of challenges is also changing.
The rituals unroll on expected lines. Yet, this Independence Day throws up questions: What to celebrate as freedom and how to celebrate it.(Representational photo)
The rituals unroll on expected lines. Yet, this Independence Day throws up questions: What to celebrate as freedom and how to celebrate it.(Representational photo)

Freedom through the dark clouds this Independence Day

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 12:35 AM IST
Depending on which side of the political divide one stands, the last ten days have been cause for grand celebration at the “integration” of Jammu & Kashmir or immense distress at the purpose and manner of it all.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will be accompanied by his wife Caroline on his India visit.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby will be accompanied by his wife Caroline on his India visit.

Top UK church leader to visit Amritsar, may tender apology for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 01:57 PM IST
Welby, 63, who will be accompanied by his wife Caroline, will the first head of the Church of England to visit the memorial to one of the defining episodes of India’s freedom struggle. He will also meet Sikh religious leaders at the Golden Temple.
The editorial penned by Mahatma Gandhi for ‘Navajivan Patrika’ in 1929.(HT)
The editorial penned by Mahatma Gandhi for ‘Navajivan Patrika’ in 1929.(HT)

Mahatma Gandhi’s 90-year-old rare hand-written editorial found in Pratapgarh

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By Kenneth John
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2019 08:24 AM IST
The editorial, along with several other files/ documents pertaining to the country’s freedom struggle were officially handed over by the district magistrate of Pratapgarh, Markandey Sahi, to the regional archive office, Prayagraj, on July 25, 2019.
(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)

Election 2019: Your guide to election tourism

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 05:31 PM IST
Four phases of the election will be over by tomorrow. Plan a summer break by travelling to some of the places yet to go to polls, on May 6,12 and 19. Discover the sights, sample the food, buy the crafts – with election fever as the exciting backdrop
Indian high commissioner Ruchi Ghanshyam said the incident had shaken the soul of India in 1919, but also highlighted the historical strategic partnership between Britain and India.(PTI PHOTO)
Indian high commissioner Ruchi Ghanshyam said the incident had shaken the soul of India in 1919, but also highlighted the historical strategic partnership between Britain and India.(PTI PHOTO)

If Canada can apologise for 1914, why not UK for Jallianwala Bagh, ask Indian delegates

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2019 12:52 PM IST
The event, organised by Indian-origin members of the House of Lords, Raj Loomba and Meghnad Desai and the Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Committee, rounded off a series of events in the UK to mark the centenary of the massacre.
Matondkar started her career as a child star aged seven in a Marathi film, ‘Zaakol’ (1980), and later her first role in Bollywood in the Shashi Kapoor-Rekha starrer ‘Kalyug’ (1981).
Matondkar started her career as a child star aged seven in a Marathi film, ‘Zaakol’ (1980), and later her first role in Bollywood in the Shashi Kapoor-Rekha starrer ‘Kalyug’ (1981).

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Urmila Matondkar joins Congress, says party stands for freedom

UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 04:50 PM IST
The actor is said to be in the reckoning for a Congress nomination from Mumbai North Lok Sabha constituency.
Mahatma Gandhi understood that undoing years of subversion would not be possible without building women’s self-confidence.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Mahatma Gandhi understood that undoing years of subversion would not be possible without building women’s self-confidence.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Fighting for those on margins in both genders

By Rajeev Gowda
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2019 09:29 AM IST
Enacting the Women’s Reservation Bill would be the next step in translating the Mahatma’s vision on gender into reality
A museum paying homage to the unsung heroes of the freedom struggle was inaugurated at the Red Fort by Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday. (Photo by Sonu Mehta / Hindustan Times(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
A museum paying homage to the unsung heroes of the freedom struggle was inaugurated at the Red Fort by Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma on Monday. (Photo by Sonu Mehta / Hindustan Times(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Museum on unsung freedom fighters opens at Red Fort

New Delhi | By Vanita Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2019 08:38 AM IST
‘Azadi Ke Diwane’, created by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is a state-of-the-art, informative and educational exhibition, involving multisensory technologies.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the foundation stone laying ceremony of AIIMS Madurai on Sunday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the foundation stone laying ceremony of AIIMS Madurai on Sunday.(PTI)

PM Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’: My govt fulfilled demand of making Netaji files public

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 02:41 PM IST
In his first ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address of 2019, Modi said Subhas Chandra Bose will always be remembered as a heroic soldier and for the important role he played in India’s freedom struggle.
In a touching re-union, 93-year-old E K Narayanan Nambiar, who was imprisoned for participating in the 1946 violent peasant struggle in Kavumbayi village of Kerala, met his first wife after 72 years, leaving them both speechless and teary-eyed.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)
In a touching re-union, 93-year-old E K Narayanan Nambiar, who was imprisoned for participating in the 1946 violent peasant struggle in Kavumbayi village of Kerala, met his first wife after 72 years, leaving them both speechless and teary-eyed.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)

Separated during freedom struggle, 93-year-old Kerala man meets first wife after 72 years

Kannur (Kerala) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 10:04 PM IST
Narayanan, now a widower, came to see Sarada at Bhargavan’s home at Parasinikadavu along with some of his relatives. At first, Bhargavan said, his mother refused to step out and talk to Narayanan, but after much coaxing, she agreed.
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