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freedom fighter

In search of the real Savarkar

Manu S Pillai

The making of a revolutionary

Descendants

A personal history of freedom | Living with memory and legacy

Tushar Gandhi: Under Bapu’s Shadow

Internalising Mahatma Gandhi's ideas requires a constant study of the man, his quirks, about-turns, strategies and management techniques, says his great-grandson Tushar Gandhi, who undertook a study of the great man's works after an unsuccessful stint in politics

BC Dutt: The Good Sailor

BC Dutt, who lit the spark for the Naval Mutiny of 1946, is still an animated memory

Sir C Sankaran Nair: Lives and Letters

Former President of the Indian National Congress Sir C Sankaran Nair was one of the builders of modern India. His granddaughter carries forth his legacy in her own private and erudite way

When the Hills Had Eyes

A two-year-long rebellion that shook the ghats of Andhra Pradesh. A pious plainsman who turned revolutionary to lead native tribes against an unjust administration. Ninety-four years later, a search for the legacy of Alluri Sitarama Raju and his lieutenants Gam Gantam Dora and Gam Mallu Dora

Shivnath Jha: The Last Pursuit

The man has made it his mission to trace the bloodline of freedom fighters

Gour Hari Das: The Second Struggle

As a teenager, Gour Hari Das went to jail for the freedom movement, and then as an old man, spent 32 years trying to get the government to recognise his contribution

Partition: Lives Apart

Three contrarian Partition stories: a Punjabi Muslim, a Frontier Pathan, and a sensationalist

Gour Hari Das: Portrait of a Fighter

A biopic on a freedom fighter’s Gandhian struggle against cynicism and apathy brings out a rare kind of heroism

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