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Spirit of Quit India Movement energised youth of India, says PM Modi on its 79th anniversary

In a tweet, PM Modi also paid tribute to the greats who took part in the movement that played a crucial role in India's fight against colonialism.

Five irritants that need to ‘Quit India’ at the earliest

The British quit India over 70 years ago, but the country is still pestered by several irritants, which need orderly withdrawal.
Ram Manohar Lohia

Ram Manohar Lohia, the socialist who wanted compulsory intercaste marriage for govt servants

On his 109th birth anniversary, ThePrint brings you the life & times of Ram Manohar Lohia, who strongly believed that India won't progress unless caste inequality was abolished.
Ram Manohar Lohia

How Ram Manohar Lohia mobilised support for Quit India Movement through underground work

On his 51st death anniversary, ThePrint looks back at the life and times of the socialist icon who fought against the British rule and worked for social reforms.
Harekrushna Mahatab

Harekrushna Mahatab: The man who started the merger of princely states with India

Congressman Mahatab, the first CM of Orissa in independent India, served as a cabinet minister in the Nehru government.
Aruna Asaf Ali

Aruna Asaf Ali, a fiercely independent freedom fighter who defied Mahatma Gandhi

On her death anniversary, remembering the woman who gave the Quit India Movement its iconic image and was known for her independent streak.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.