World War I
News  /  Published 02.12.22

Remembering combat pilot Indra Lal Roy

The veteran's dazzling life came to an end on July 22, 1918, when he was killed over Carvin in France, which was German-controlled territory, in a dog fight with Fokker D.VIIs...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Places  /  Published 11.11.22

World War I Volunteers Memorial: A hidden heritage gem in the heart of Bangkok

On November 11 every year, the memorial gets its due honour with the laying of wreaths for the fallen Siamese soldiers ...
By Rangan Datta

Books  /  Published 11.11.22

Marked in scarlet

Crimson Spring engages with myths, legends and heresy while documenting the lives of victims, survivors, care-givers, witnesses and martyrs...
By Nandini Bhattacharya

Gallery  /  Published 14.10.22

Brave canines

On October 13, Army assault dog 'Zoom' succumbed to his injuries in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. A ferocious, committed canine, he was...
By Our Web Desk

Places  /  Published 23.09.22

108 years of Emden – the only World War I attack on India

Madras would go down as the only city in India that was rocked by a German cruiser during World War I...
By Rangan Datta


World  /  Published 26.08.22

Germany sends anti-war drama to Oscars

'All Quiet on the Western Front' is based on Erich Maria Remarque's 1929 novel of the same name...
By Deutsche Welle

Places  /  Published 13.08.22

Saluting the long-forgotten lascars

Kolkata’s Lascar Memorial pays tribute to some of colonial India’s original seafarers...
By Adil Ahmad

Places  /  Published 26.07.22

Teen Murti Memorial — India's World War I connection to Haifa, Israel

The war memorial in Delhi commemorates events dating back to World War I that transpired on Israel's largest port, Haifa...
By Rangan Datta

Places  /  Published 25.06.22

Pune’s deep and unforgotten connection with the World Wars

The city’s war memorials and war cemetery document and pay tribute to those who lost their lives fighting in World War I and II...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.22

Enlightened vision: Schooling for humanity

Schooling for humanity...
By Samantak Das


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