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‘Gandhi’s politics is hollow and noisy, full of treachery and deceit’: Read what Dr Ambedkar said about the ‘Mahatma’

"The politics of Gandhi is hollow and noisy. It is the most dishonest politics in the history of Indian polity. Gandhi was the man responsible for eliminating morality from politics and instead introduced commercialism in Indian politics. Politics has been denuded of its virtue", wrote Dr BR Ambedkar

How Jawaharlal Nehru became first Prime Minister of free India

It is sad, unfortunate, and scandalous that the very first election that would decide the leader of free India was manipulated. It wasn’t only the election but the future of India that was rigged.

The legacy of Madam Bhikaiji Cama: The ‘mother of revolutionaries’ who fought for Indian independence

Madam Cama grew conscious about the atrocities done by Britishers in the country due to which differences arose between her and Rustom Cama.

Remembering Bengal’s Pritilata Waddedar on her death anniversary, who chose to die at 21 than being caught by British

Through her example, Pritilata Waddedar sent out a message to the women of Bengal that they can march shoulder to shoulder with men in liberating the country from the British.

Residents protest Indian Navy hoisting Indian flag in Goa’s Sao Jacinto, CM promises iron fist, asks Navy to go-ahead: What happened

The residents have claimed that they are not opposed to unfurling the tricolour, but they would hoist the flag themselves.

Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: A world record of lakhs of people singing Rashtragaan is being attempted. Here is how to participate

A video of the national anthem will be compiled, featuring all the participants, and will be released on August 15.

India first: On Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi talks about “Amrut Mahotsav”, urges countrymen to participate in India’s 75th Independence Day celebrations

Addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi referred to the August 15 celebrations this year and added this year is special since it is the 75th Independence Day.

Remembering June 3 – The day when Indian National Congress lost large swathes of land to Pakistan

Under this Plan, the British would immediately transfer power to two successor authorities — the Congress and the Muslim League and the plan envisaged dividing India into two dominions on a territorial-cum-communal basis. The idea of Mountbatten was to divide India but to retain maximum unity.

Mahatma Gandhi wanted the Union Jack on India’s national flag, said he will not salute it if Charkha is replaced by Ashoka Chakra

Mahatma Gandhi had said, "if the Flag of the Indian Union will not embody the emblem of the Charkha, I will refuse to salute that flag"

Kakori Train Robbery: On this day in 1925 one of the most landmark events of Indian independence movement took place

The Kakori Train Robbery also known as the Kakori conspiracy was an armed robbery which took place on August 9, 1925, on a train in central Uttar Pradesh and the subsequent court trial instituted by the government of British India against more than 20 Indian revolutionaries accused of involvement, directly or otherwise, in the crime.

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