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Rudrangshu Mukherjee authors of book “Nehru and Bose: Parallel Lives”

The book “Nehru and Bose: Parallel Lives” has been authored by Rudrangshu Mukherjee. It brings to light the riveting story of two contrasting personalities – Subhas Chandra Bose and Jawaharlal Nehru – who would go on to define modern India. It tracks the growth of these two towering figures against the backdrop of the independence ..

Country celebrates 75th anniversary of formation of Azad Hind Government

On 21st October 1943, the Azad Hind Government was formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, who was the leader of Azad Hind Government and also the Head of State of this Provisional Indian Government-in-exile. It was a part of the freedom movement, originating in 1940s outside India with a purpose of allying with Axis powers ..

Hanoi venue of 3rd Indian Ocean Conference (IOC-2018)

The 3rd edition of Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) 2018 has started in Hanoi, Vietnam on August 27 with theme ‘Building Regional Architectures’. The 2-day conference was inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj along with her Vietnamese counterpart, Pham Binh Minh. Ms Swaraj also unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in the Chancery building at ..

The special film festival on theme “Freedom Struggle & Freedom Fighters” organized by Films Division of India (FDI) in Mumbai

On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day 2018, the special film festival on the theme “Freedom Struggle and Freedom Fighters” has started in Mumbai on August 14. The festival was organized by Films Division of India (FDI), a film production house belonging to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B). It was inaugurated by Rama ..

The 4th edition of National Handloom Day (NHD-2018)

The 4th edition of National Handloom Day (NHD-2018) is celebrated every year in India on August 7 to honour Indian handloom weavers and celebrate the rich cultural legacy of handlooms in the country. The handloom industry is one of the largest cottage industries in India. It provides direct and indirect employment to thousands of people ..

India’s first dedicated ‘Khadi Mall’ to be soon be set up by Jharkhand government

India’s first dedicated ‘Khadi Mall’ will soon be set up by the Jharkhand government to boost market for khadi and khadi made products. The land in the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) campus will be made available to the Khadi Board to develop the country’s first Khadi mall. The artisans would be provided technological aid for ..

2018 Goa Revolution Day (GRD)

The Goa Revolution Day (GRD) has celebrated on 18th June 2018 to pay tributes to the martyrs of the state’s liberation struggle. On this day in 1946, freedom fighter Dr Ram Manohar Lohia gave a clarion call to the people of the state to unite and fight against the Portuguese colonial regime. The revolutionary call ..

Raghuvir Singh, lone freedom fighter of Muzaffarnagar district passes away

Raghuvir Singh (95), the lone freedom fighter of Muzaffarnagar district, has passed away in Noida, Uttar Pradesh on May 19, 2018. Singh was part of Subhas Chandra Bose’s Azad Hind Fauj.