Posts Tagged with: "freedom"

Quit India

Quit India

Bombay, 8 August 1942 The speech which Gandhi delivered at the commencement of the Quit India Movement on 8th August, […]

Free Forever

Free Forever

Freedom is a strange notion. Everyone wants it. In every form possible. Freedom of choice. Freedom of speech. Freedom of […]

Looking the Storm in the Face

Looking the Storm in the Face

In May 1908, Sri Aurobindo was interned, along with thirty-eight revolutionaries, in the famous Alipore bombing case, but was released […]

A Tryst with Destiny

A Tryst with Destiny

(The following speech by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was made on August 14th 1947 in New Delhi while introducing the pledge […]

The Boycott Celebration

The Boycott Celebration

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

The Dawn of Freedom

The Dawn of Freedom

(The following speech was made by Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on the eve of taking a pledge on the night of 14-15 […]

A Task Unaccomplished

A Task Unaccomplished

(A hundred years ago, India was like a raft in a rocky sea in the middle of a storm — […]

Freedom is My Birthright

Freedom is My Birthright

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was sentenced to six years imprisonment for seditious writing in 1908 and was sent to Mandalay jail […]

Towards Freedom

Towards Freedom

(Lala Lajpat Rai had left India in 1913 and gave the following reason for his departure: ‘I began to suspect […]

Breaking Chains

Breaking Chains

Wisdom says that Man is an aggregate of habits. Good ones, nasty ones. Those that prove beneficial in maintaining discipline. […]

Travelling without Baggage

Travelling without Baggage

Mark Twain was once asked if he wouldn’t like to go off on holiday. He replied, “I’d be glad to, […]

A Battle Worth Fighting

A Battle Worth Fighting

Slavery and bondage exists in today’s world as much as it did in the centuries gone by, prevalent in every […]

A Land of Children Dancing in the Rain

A Land of Children Dancing in the Rain

One often hears of the high prevalence of child labour in our country. Of the many reports I have read, […]

Complete Independence

Complete Independence

India regained her Independence on the 15th of August, 1947. A victory for sure. But so many years later, one […]

Not Just Another Day

Not Just Another Day

August 15th, 1947 – India achieved her Independence. And so this becomes our I-Day special. But what makes it even […]