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75th year of Indian Independence

As India celebrates its 75th Independence Day on August 15, 2021, we at The Hindu and our contributors take a look at the country's journey since 1947.

August 15, 2021 03:00 am | Updated December 04, 2021 11:48 pm IST

A girl paints her face and hands with the tricolour on the eve of Independence Day celebrations, in Amritsar on August 14, 2021.

A girl paints her face and hands with the tricolour on the eve of Independence Day celebrations, in Amritsar on August 14, 2021.

The Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu writes about how the fears and apprehensions of doomsday prophets at the time of Partition have by and large been dispelled.

Lok Sabha MP and Sahitya Akademi award-winner Shashi Tharoor discusses the struggle between two ideas of India. Five-time World chess champion Viswanathan Anand speaks about the role of sport in nation building.

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