India Ambush: Deadliest Attack

At least 20 soldiers have been killed and 15 injured in an attack on a troop convoy in north-east India, police say. This is a well planned and clinically executed plan which took on life of our soldiers.... This deadliest ambush occurred in the state of Manipur as the convoy made its way to Imphal,…

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A-Z CHALLENGE – Gurukulam for Gurus – Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Gopal Krishna Gokhale was one of the pillar of the Indian Independence Movement.. He was also a senior leader of Indian National Congress He was a leader of social and political reformists and one of the founding leaders of Indian Independence Movement. Gokhale's voice aspired millions of Indians to participate in Indian Freedom Struggle. Apart from…

A-Z Challenge – Fighting for Equality = Death

It's been nearly a year since human rights lawyer Salwa Bugaighis, a revolutionary leader for equal rights and political participation for women, and a key player in Libya's 2011 revolution, was assassinated. Every resolution in this world begins with the hope of something better than that is happening now. The past year, I did spent a great…

A-Z Challenge – Daring Dame

Durgabai Deshmukh (July 15, 1909 – May 9, 1981) was an Indian freedom fighter, lawyer, social worker and politician. India has given us women fighters who, unmindful of the hardships, entered the prisons for the freedom of this country. In the non-cooperation movement of 1922, a young girl of twelve years offered satyagraha at Kakinada. This young…

Sadism on a Sacred Day – Remembering Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre or Amritsar massacre was an important incident in the history of Indian freedom movement during the British Raj.  Today is the anniversary of that cold blooded incident in the history. It’s been 96 years since that incident happened yet it gives me the pain as if it happened yesterday/ today. The pain I feel…

A-Z Challenge – Chivalrous Chap

C - The great chivalrous chap - Chandra Shekhar Azad This man holds a great place among other freedom fighters. This man who was very close with Bhagat Singh involved in Kakori Train Robbery along with Ashfaqulla Khan, Ram Prasad Bismil, Bhagat Singh, Shukdev and Rajguru. He also participated in Saunders murder. The murder which…

Today that year: The Man who saw the Future!

                        Abul Kalam Ghulam Muhiyuddin (November 11th 1888, Mecca- February 22 1958), better known as Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a renowned scholar, poet, freedom fighter and leader of the Indian National Congress in India's struggle for Independence. He was well versed in many languages…