WATCH| "I request....": Jailed journalist Siddique Kappan's daughter's viral Independence day speech

“I am Mehnaz Kappan. Daughter of journalist Siddique Kappan, a citizen who has been forced into a dark room by breaking all of the freedom of a citizen,” is how the 9-year-old daughter of Siddique Kappan started her Independence Day speech, on Monday, August 15. Siddique Kappan is a Delhi-based Malayali journalist, who was arrested under UAPA (Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act) and has been in jail since October 2020 in connection with the Hathras conspiracy case.

published on : 17th August 2022

Meet a 106-year-old freedom fighter from Kerala  

Ayyappan Pillai, a 106-year-old freedom fighter from Kerala, goes down memory lane with TNIE. 

published on : 15th August 2019

96-year-old INA veteran from Tamil Nadu recalls India's struggle for freedom

As an INA freedom fighter in then Burma in the 1940s, Rathinavelu has lived through poverty, war, isolation, and discrimination.

published on : 15th August 2019

Beaten and abused, Sudan's women bear scars of fight for freedom

Women were a driving force during months of protests against President Omar al-Bashir's 30-year rule but they claim they were beaten and abused in the process. 

published on : 12th July 2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the father of supply-side economics, Arthur Laffer, famous for the Laffer curve.

published on : 20th June 2019

Freedom Yadav becomes the first woman to win annual dangal, becomes 'Banaras Kesari'

Wrestler Freedom Yadav won the title of Banaras Kesari in the annual wrestling competition, held on Assi Ghat. 

published on : 1st December 2017

I asked for freedom, but I'm not free even now: Hadiya 

Hadiya, the girl who has been the centre of a love-jihad controversy, on Wednesday claimed that she has not got the 'freedom' so far. 

published on : 29th November 2017

Tibetan Youth Congress workers detained for protesting outside Chinese embassy 

Shouting slogans, the protestors called on Chinese President Xi Jinping to take cognizance of the issue and let Tibet free. 

published on : 18th October 2017

PM Modi meets kin of Paika Rebellion freedom fighters

Modi met the family members of the freedom fighters, who undertook an armed rebellion against the British rulers in the state in 1817. 

published on : 16th April 2017