Topic: Indian freedom struggle
Uda Devi was an icon for Pasis and a Dalit freedom fighter who single-handedly killed British soldiers to avenge her soldier husband.
Harijan weekly, a source of Gandhi’s thoughts, didn’t give much coverage to the Independence Day. It carried articles on replacement of the charkha with a wheel.
In ‘The Execution of Bhagat Singh’, Satvinder Singh Juss writes how Bhagat Singh’s hanging was ‘one of the bloodiest deeds ever undertaken by the British Labour Government’.
Batukeshwar Dutt, a close associate of Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad, maintained a low profile after Independence as he struggled to make ends meet.
A special wall was dedicated to former Odisha CM Biju Patnaik at an exhibition organised by the Indonesian Embassy at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in Delhi.
Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.
From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.
What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.