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How Moplah ‘martrys’ of 1921 turned ‘jihadis of Taliban mindset’ & may now be dropped from ICHR text
From 'agrarian movement' and 'anti-imperialistic rebellion' to 'communal riots' targeted against Hindus, the Malabar Rebellion remains one of the most contentious episodes of India's history.
ICGS Kanaklata Barua is named after a teen freedom fighter who led a group of around 5,000 people to hoist the Indian flag at a police station in Assam.
On Savarkar death anniversary, Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel says the Hindutva icon hasn’t got credit in history for his work.
From stickers in bathrooms to litho printing, Indians always found ways to protest.
The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.
Some ad-makers went out of their way to link their sales pitch to India’s freedom. It was clear everyone wanted a piece of the big event.
As part of celebrations on 15 August 1947, the Union Jack was to be lowered and Nehru to hoist the tricolour. But things changed at the last moment.
Besides patriotic songs, gramophone was also used to transmit messages from national leaders. Gandhi’s ‘Spiritual Message’ was recorded in 1931-32.
Indian nationalism once inspired Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. Sadly, nationalism today is part of the xenophobic wave sweeping the world.
On the musicologist’s 39th death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at his rich musical legacy.
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