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India  /  Published 26.01.20

Modi pays homage to fallen soldiers at National War Memorial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to the fallen soldiers at the newly-built National War Memorial in New Delhi on Republic Day for the first time instead of the Amar Jawan Jyoti benea...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.19

After Pulwama, a writer's dilemma

In 1940, George Orwell wrote an essay titled, “My Country Right or Left”. Britain and Germany were at war, the Luftwaffe was battering London, and the detached, sceptical writer was giving way to ...
By Ramachandra Guha in

India  /  Published 24.02.19

After teaser, parting Baat on Memorial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke about the National War Memorial in his last Mann Ki Baat address before the elections and the “martyrdom” of soldiers, dwelling on a topic the BJP hope...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

What's with the circles of the National War Memorial

The National War Memorial was opened by the Prime Minister on Monday in the capital.The memorial, spread across 40 acres in the India Gate complex, cost the State Rs 176 crore. Its design was selected...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.02.20

Ranchi to get war memorial

Stories of valour, like the one of Param Vir Chakra recipient Lance Naik Albert Ekka, will live on forever. The state capital is set to get a war memorial museum by the end of this year where heroes f...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 14.11.19

Reflecting diversity in wartime

Sir — The French president, Emmanuel Macron, recently inaugurated a war memorial for soldiers who lost their lives fighting overseas. Interestingly, the bronze sculpture — of six soldiers carrying...
By The Telegraph in

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 in


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