Armistice Day
North East  /  Published 13.11.18

Fading memories of Khasi sacrifice in WW1

When world leaders gathered at Paris to commemorate the centenary of The Armistice of November 11, 1918, which ended the fighting during World War I, a monument here built in the memory of Khasi men w...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

World  /  Published 11.11.18

A Great War, still raging

On the centenary of the end of “the Great War” that was supposed to end all wars, the present was as much at play as was the past, both with an Indian connection.Not just because French President ...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 01.11.18

May to wear khadi poppy on Armistice Day

As Britain prepares to mark Armistice Day on November 11 commemorating the centenary of the end of World War I in 1918, the British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to wear a red khadi poppy as...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 11.11.18

A World War cannon at nationalism

President Donald Trump’s brand of “America First” nationalism was repudiated on Sunday as leaders from around the globe gathered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended ...
By Peter Baker and Alissa J. Rubin/New York Times New Service in Paris

World  /  Published 09.11.18

Harry to include marigolds in war wreath

Prince Harry is likely to include marigolds when he lays a wreath at the Cenotaph on Armistice Day on Sunday as a tribute to 1.5 million Indian soldiers who fought for Britain in World War I.The Duke ...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.18

The First World War was India's war too

In an age where controversies are never in short supply, it is surprising that India’s enhanced participation in the Armistice Day centenary commemoration in Paris on November 11 provoked no outrage...
By Swapan Dasgupta


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