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Sports  /  Published 25.07.20

Nazi Olympics tweet deleted

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) apologised on Friday and deleted a Twitter message which some saw as celebrating Nazi Germany’s hosting of the 1936 Olympics. Joining a message thread ...
By AP in Geneva

Opinion  /  Published 08.03.20

Animal symbolism in nationalism

Few Indians evoke the awe and admiration that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose did. But his symbolism is more relevant now than ever before. The Azad Hind fauj not only broke with British precedent by havin...
By Mahesh Rangarajan in

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.20

On pogroms

At about 9:45 on the morning of Monday, November 7, 1938, 17-year-old Herschel Feibel Grynszpan, a stateless, unemployed Jewish refugee, living in Paris with his uncle under the perpetual fear of arre...
By Samantak Das in

Opinion  /  Published 21.01.20

The crooked line

“Aap chronology samajh lijiye.” These words, spoken by the Union home minister, Amit Shah, to describe the sequence that would unfold with the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, have acqu...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Opinion  /  Published 25.11.19

Tendulkar's advice to men is welcome

Sir — It is heartening to see that at a time when toxic masculinity is gathering momentum in India, Sachin Tendulkar has publicly urged men to embrace their emotions. Boys are taught from a young ag...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.19

Modi picks up plastic ⁠— and praise

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently impressed the world with his plogging video, which shows him picking up pieces of plastic from Mamallapuram beach in Tamil Nadu during a morning walk. We learnt a...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

The comfort of discipline: an experiment

Fifty-two years ago, as protests against the Vietnam war were snowballing, the counter-culture gaining traction, young people rebelling against the roles assigned to them in matters to do with gender,...
By Samantak Das in

India  /  Published 22.06.19

75 years on, ‘that great, bitter battle’

Seventy-five years ago, two island nations from opposite sides of the world fought the Battle of Kohima, one of the bloodiest combats in history, thousands of miles from their homelands and across a t...
By Deepam Chatterjee in


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