Remembrance Day
News  /  Published 15.11.21

Tribute to World War martyrs on Remembrance Sunday

Soldiers who laid down their lives in the two World Wars and other conflicts were honoured at the Maidan Cenotaph on Sunday. Diplomats, army officers and policemen gathered to commemorate Remembrance...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 11.11.21

Remembrance Day: How Kolkata honours the fallen soldiers of WWI and WWII

Interestingly, red poppy flowers form the base of the remembrance of the fallen men. The red poppies were the first flowers to grow in the churned-up earth of soldiers’ graves in Flanders, a reg...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 25.08.21

Letters to the editor: Public libraries in India

Turn the page Sir — It is true that public libraries in India, which served as reservoirs of knowledge for ages, are struggling to remain relevant and sustain themselves in the digital age (&ld...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 17.08.21

Memory games: Partition day

The prime minister’s address on Independence Day may have been colourless but he did make a singular announcement a day before. August 14, Narendra Modi declared, would be remembered as ‘P...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.08.21

Letters to the editor: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Old divisions Sir — The prime minister has declared that August 14 will henceforth serve as a reminder of the horrors of Partition (“Partition rabbit out of PM hat”, Aug 15). The de...

India  /  Published 15.08.21

Partition rabbit out of PM hat

Some, however, alleged that the Prime Minister’s statement was aimed at reopening old wounds and polarising people. “This is vile! It is not about remembering people who lost families to ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 29.01.21

Remember the ghosts of horrors past

On January 27, 1945, when the Soviet soldier, Ivan Martynushkin, and his unit arrived at Auschwitz, they had little idea what they were walking into. Auschwitz, a Nazi internment camp located 37 miles...
By Sohini Chakraborty


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