Two days before the seventy-fifth anniversary of Independence, India was once again reminded of the horrific continuing reality of caste oppression. Indra Meghwal, a 9-year-old Dalit child from Surana village of Rajasthan’s Jalore district, who. . .
A week ahead of the 75th anniversary of Independence, India commemorates the 80th anniversary of the Quit India movement on August 9th, 2022. The Congress leadership was arrested immediately after giving the ‘Quit India’ call. . .
India’s anti-colonial struggle or, freedom movement, is a prolonged and diverse chapter in the history of India. It is a rich tapestry woven by myriad struggles that deepened and enriched the quest for a modern. . .
On the 10th of May, 1857, the soldiers of the British East India Company at Meerut began the historic uprising against colonial rule. The Company Raj called it the “sepoy mutiny”, but history remembers it. . .
The Modi government has turned the seventy fifth anniversary of India’s independence into a massive exercise of rewriting and hijacking India’s history. The ideological and organisational predecessors of today’s BJP hardly played any role in. . .
The people's campaign called by historians, intellectuals, cultural activists and civil society to mark 75 years of the country's independence began at the Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir in Patna on 18 November 2021 on the. . .
(As independent India approaches 75 years, Liberation marks the occasion with a series - starting with the August 2021 issue – of commentaries and features on the richly diverse freedom struggle, especially on under-represented aspects. . .