Bhagat Singh

  • Bhagat Singh Koshiyari begins poll campaign with road show on a bullock cart 05-04-2014 05:53 PM

    Adopting a novel method to woo voters, BJP nominee from the prestigious Nainital Lok Sabha seat in Uttarakhand, Bhagat Singh Koshiyari on Saturday hit the campaign trail in his constituency with a roadshow on a bullock cart to highlight the poor condition of highways in the state. "I have come...
  • B-Town salutes Bhagat Singh, Rajguru on 83rd death anniversary 23-03-2014 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: Celebrities like Anupam Kher, Sudhir Mishra and Madhur Bhandarkar paid respects to the late Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar - heroes of India's independence struggle - on their 83rd death anniversary Sunday. The martyrs have been portrayed on the big screen several times. Some of the...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary 23-03-2014 04:19 PM

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...
  • BJP flays UK on terming Bhagat Singh a terrorist 23-02-2014 06:22 PM

    Reacting sharply to a UK based researcher's recent remark calling Bhagat Singh a 'terrorist', BJP on Sunday said it would pressurize the European country to regard him as a martyr. "I remembered Bhagat Singh when I came here today. It pains us when he was called a terrorist in England,"...
  • Bhagat Singh and Azad were terrorists, says UK historian 17-02-2014 10:45 AM

    Surat: A UK-based historian described Indian freedom fighters - Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad - as "terrorists" during a lecture held in Surat recently, sparking a controversy. Delivering a lecture on 'Nonviolent Resistance In India during 1915-1947', Warwick University's professor David Hardiman said, "Terrorist groups, who predate Mahatma Gandhi, were...
  • 'Efforts in Pakistan to rename spot after Bhagat Singh heartening' 23-12-2013 12:08 AM

    New Delhi: It is "heartening" to see some liberal Pakistanis resisting opposition from "Hafiz Saeed and ilk" to rename the roundabout in Lahore where Bhagat Singh was hanged after the freedom fighter, Union minister Manish Tewari on Sunday said. "Heartening - liberals in Lahore fighting to rename the spot where...
  • PM right in saying Sardar Patel was secular, says Narendra Modi 31-10-2013 12:43 PM

    Bharuch: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi kept the controversy over Sardar Patel's political allegiance on his agenda as he spoke at the foundation laying ceremony of the Sardar Patel statue. While acknowledging Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's claim that Patel was secular, Modi, who is also Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial...
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  • Bhagat Singh's 107th birth anniversary celebrated in Pakistan 30-09-2013 12:38 AM

    Lahore: The 107th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was celebrated in Pakistan's Lahore city, where a cake was cut amid slogans like "freedom is our right". Nearly 300 people gathered at Shadman Chowk on Saturday for the celebration. Bhagat Singh was born on September 28, 1907. "He...
  • Bhagat Singh had called marriage without equality a legal form of prostitution 28-09-2013 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: On the 106th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the man who sacrificed his life for India's freedom at the age of 23, CNN-IBN brings you the visionary behind the revolutionary. Bhagat Singh, known to had shook the British empire, paid for his patriotism with his life. But...
  • RS members voice concern over Bhagat Singh not shown as martyr in govt records 19-08-2013 06:33 PM

    New Delhi: Members in Rajya Sabha on Monday voiced concern over official records not showing Bhagat Singh as a martyr, prompting the government to promise remedial steps. "If his (Bhagat Singh's) name is not in records, it will be done. Government thoroughly considers him a martyr and gives him the...
  • Bhagat Singh's family seeks martyrdom for freedom fighters 18-08-2013 06:52 PM

    New Delhi: Bhagat Singh's family has reacted to the Home Ministry's stand that there were no records to prove that the freedom fighter was a martyr. Bhagat Singh's grandnephew has said that the government should bring in a law to grant martyrdom to freedom fighters. Bhagat Singh was a hero...
  • 'Don't need proof to salute the martyrdom of our freedom fighters' 18-08-2013 04:05 PM

    The debate over the Home Ministry's reply to an RTI application that said that there is no record to show whether Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were declared martyrs or not, has taken on to the roads. CNN-IBN speaks people in Delhi and Patna to know their views on the...
  • Declare freedom fighters martyrs: Bhagat Singh's grandnephew to govt 18-08-2013 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: In view of the row over Bhagat Singh's martyrdom, his grandnephew Yadavendra Singh said the government should bring in a law to grant martyrdom to freedom fighters. He said it is very unfortunate that the Home Ministry in its reply to an RTI application admitted to having no...
  • Bhagat Singh's martyr status not dependent on records: PM 17-08-2013 09:47 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Home Ministry has said it has no records to show martyr status of Bhagat Singh, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday asserted that the "fact" that late freedom fighter was a martyr is not dependent on any official records. The Prime Minister termed the controversy...
  • Rajya Sabha debates Uttarakhand tragedy 05-08-2013 06:39 PM

    The Uttarakhand tragedy came up for discussion in Rajya Sabha on Monday with former Chief Minister Bhagat Singh Koshyari (BJP) alleging that the state government had failed to take appropriate and timely measures. Koshyari attacked the Congress government in the state led by Vijay Bahuguna, accusing it of neglecting MET...
  • US celebrates 100 years of Sikh community 16-07-2013 02:12 PM

    Washington: The White House has acknowledged the contributions of the Sikh community to the US as it celebrates 100 years of their achievements and the immigrant success story in America. The occasion was an event last week to mark the centenary of the arrival in July 1913 of Bhagat Singh...
  • Petition to prove Bhagat Singh's innocence filed in Pak court 11-04-2013 03:08 AM

    Lahore: Eight decades after Bhagat Singh's execution by the British, a petition has been filed in a Pakistani court seeking the reopening of the freedom fighter's case so that he can be declared innocent. Imtiaz Rasheed Qureshi of the Save The Judiciary Committee filed the petition in the Lahore High...
  • Bajwa advises Badal not to play politics in name of martyrs 25-03-2013 02:35 AM

    Chandigarh: Strongly rebutting Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's statement that the Congress party did not observe martyr's day, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday advised him to desist from playing cheap politics in the name of martyrs. Badal had ridiculed the Congress on Saturday for not paying tribute...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary 23-03-2013 09:50 AM

    It is Martyrs' Day today and we remember Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary. ...
  • Lahore chowk to be finally named after Bhagat Singh 16-11-2012 02:25 PM

    Lahore: A Pakistani government committee has endorsed the renaming of a roundabout in Lahore after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh despite stiff opposition from extremist groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah. About two weeks ago, the City District Government of Lahore had put on hold a move to rename Shadman Chowk after Bhagat...
  • JuD derails plan to rename Lahore chowk after Bhagat Singh 01-11-2012 11:14 AM

    Lahore: Giving in to the pressure from hardline groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah and a section of local residents, a move to rename a roundabout here in Pakistan after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh has been put on hold. The City District Government of Lahore had announced last month that Shadman Chowk...
  • Censor board suggests nine cuts in 'Inklab' 24-11-2011 05:10 PM

    Panaji: A short film, based on Bhagat Singh, is likely to be dropped from screening at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) by its director as it ran into trouble with the Censor Board for its alleged 'anti national' contents. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), has suggested...
  • 'Inklab' to be screened at IFFI 2011 21-11-2011 03:24 PM

    Panaji: Inklab, a film based on citizen activism, made much before the Anna Hazare movement picked up in the country, will be screened in the forthcoming edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) in its Short Film Center section here. Chandigarh-based filmmaker Dr Gaurav Chhabra has shot this...
  • Bhushan remains a part of Team Anna: Kejriwal 14-10-2011 04:58 PM

    New Delhi: Dismissing reports of differences within Team Anna, social activist Arvind Kejriwal on Friday asserted that senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan continued to be an integral part of the team. He said that Bhushan would continue to be a part of the core committee, adding that the comments of anti-corruption...
  • Shiv Sena slams Anna, Bhushan; lauds attackers 14-10-2011 11:28 AM

    New Delhi: Prashant Bhushan's attackers got a pat on the back from the Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray who also slammed Anna Hazare for not criticizing senior lawyer's comments on Kashmir. Thackeray was also very critical of Bhushan's comments on plebiscite for Kashmir, indirectly supporting the Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena...
  • Bhushan attack: Kejriwal to meet Anna in Ralegaon 14-10-2011 07:32 AM

    New Delhi: Upset over the attacks on senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan and Anna supporters, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal will head to Ralegaon Siddhi on Friday to have a discussion on the issue with the Gandhian. Talking exclusively to CNN-IBN, he said, "These attacks have raised many questions. Police role...
  • Bhushan attackers to be produced in court today 14-10-2011 06:54 AM

    New Delhi: Two days after the brutal attack on senior lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan, the men who allegedly assaulted him will be produced in a Delhi Court on Friday. The group they belong to, the Bhagat Singh Kranti Sena was involved in another scuffle with Anna supporters...