16 Aug 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced an increase in the monthly pension of freedom fighters and their widows from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
24 Mar 2013
A delegation of the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Welfare Movement will call on UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at New Delhi soon seeking her intervention for sanction of pension to genuine freedom-fighters.
15 Aug 2016
Chennai: Asserting that her government was taking measures for development of key sectors to ensure growth, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday said the state's foodgrain production touched a record 130 lakh tonne last year while its higher education enrolments went up by 44.8 per cent.
26 May 2011
In what could be described as a sheer case of callousness, freedom fighters generally are running from pillar to post in order to receive their pension. The case of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s security guard Pyara Singh (92) is not anyway different, who is fighting red-tapism and an insensitive system, sending several petitions to both the Central and Punjab government but in vain.
27 May 2014
Madurai: The Madras High Court has ruled that getting State Freedom Fighters' Pension (SFFP) would not automatically entitle a person to Swatantra Sainik Samman Central Pension (SSSCP).
20 Aug 2016
Shahjahanpur: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday lashed out at Pakistan for the ongoing unrest in Kashmir, saying it was continuously trying to derail peace in the Valley.
23 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to freedom fighters Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bal Gangadhar Tilak on their birth anniversaries.
29 Apr 2011
Following the example of Bihar, the Uttarakhand government has decided to give pension to the first generation heirs of freedom fighters who have completed the age of sixty. Around 300-400 beneficiaries in the state would withdraw Rs 6000 as pension.
06 Nov 2014
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday called Kashmiri separatists "freedom fighters", a day after Defence Minister Arun Jaitley asked the country to draw a red line and decide whether it wants to talk to Government or those who want to break India.
14 Aug 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi on Thursday said the country should be grateful to those who laid down their lives for its freedom which earned it the distinction of being the world's largest democracy.