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World  /  Published 23.08.19

Thousands in Hong Kong form human chains

Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-government demonstrations showing no sign of let-up acros...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

Heritage  /  Published 22.01.19

Lipstick guns to button bugs: A peek into Soviet secrets

But this museum, Urbaityte said, is apolitical.“It’s historical and about technological progress; you cannot erase facts from history,” she said in an interview, sitting next to her father, Juli...
By Sopan Deb/NYTNS in New York

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.19

The responsibility of transferring power

History from the perspective of great powers is different, and especially so in the case of departing great powers. Wavell, the penultimate British viceroy in India, sought parallels in history on the...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Heritage  /  Published 29.02.20

The Last Post

Meine herzensgute liebe Mutti... My dear dear Mother, begins the letter from a German soldier posted in Stalingrad in the winter of 1943. It continues, “On your birthday I wish you my dearest loveli...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.19

How Nazi scientists helped the US

It has been more than seven decades since the end of World War II, but even now very few people know about Operation Paperclip. The latter exposed the hypocrisy of the United States of America when, i...
By Martand Jha

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Opinion  /  Published 30.04.19

The lethal half-life of toxic ideologies

Even if you become interested in history at a young age, you tend to view it in simple terms: so and so won, so and so lost, this war ended precisely on this date, that rule began at precisely that mo...
By Ruchir Joshi


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