Remembering Bhagat Singh

Remembering Bhagat Singh

On the day Bhagat Singh became a martyr, we share this interview with Chaman Lal. While many of us do recognise Bhagat Singh as an icon of India’s freedom struggle and national movement, many know little of what he did, and then juxtapose his contributions in the current political scenario. Here, D. Raghunandan of Newsclick speaks to…

The Meaning of Being Prof. Kalburgi

The Meaning of Being Prof. Kalburgi

Chaman Lal Image courtesy Chaman Lal, via The Tribune A year ago on August 30, Prof. M. M. Kalburgi, nearing 77 years of age, was having breakfast at his house in Dharwad, Karnataka, where he had settled after a long and purposeful academic life. A renowned scholar and author/editor of over 100 books, he was…

On the Legacy of Bhagat Singh

On the Legacy of Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh, circa 1929. (Sourced from Wikipedia) Bhagat Singh, the legendary Indian freedom fighter,  is credited by some as one of the revolutionaries who ushered in a new chapter in India’s struggle for independence.  In this special sit-down for Newsclick, D. Raghunandan of the Delhi Science Forum and Professor Chaman Lal, Bhagat Singh’s biographer,  discuss…