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The men who made history

'The 1971 War was a great moment in history,' says Lieutenant General Anand Sarup, who was decorated with the Mahavir Chakra for his valour in the 1971 India-Pakistan War.Nearly 90, he looks back......

The soldier who won India's first Param Vir Chakra

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, November 3, joined senior army officers and other ranks in paying tribute to the country's first Param Vir Chakra recipient, Major Somnath Sharma, on......

'We should prepare for more surgical strikes'

'We should hit Pakistan, continue to prepare for surgical strikes, continue to punish Pakistani posts in the proximity of the LoC and we should start adopting counter terrorist measures.''That......

The Spell of Sylvia Dyer

Sylvia Dyer’s life began nearly 90 years ago in a forgotten, untamed land. She spent her childhood on a plantation along the Bihar-Nepal border in pre-Independence India, lived through the......

How World War II changed India

'The origins of the model of planned economic development adopted by independent India was a direct consequence of the war.''The war provided an opportunity for groups at the margins of Indian......

Asia in 2008: Its rise is a global good

As 2008 draws near, very few educated people can still be unaware of the rising economic and strategic power of Asia.Consider 2007. The year began with China firing a ballistic missile to destroy a......

How to treat coloured people

Exactly a month ago, my wife, son and I were not allowed to board a British Airways flight to Paris via London because we didn't have a transit visa, called a Direct Airside Transit Visa. This came......

Do economic boycotts work?

Boycotts are a funny business, and none funnier than the economic ones. Iran is going to be threatened by United Nations sanctions over its nuclear policy. Iran was exposed to economic boycotts by......

Postal stamp on Murugappa Chettiar

A postal stamp in the memory of A M M Murugappa Chettiar (1902-1965) was released by Union Minister for Communications Dayanidhi Maran on Sunday. A M M Murugappa Chettiar, known widely as AMM, is......

Uniting against a tsunami

But for the tsunami, the four Sumatrans whom an Indian coast guard vessel rescued near Great Nicobar's Campbell Bay would have been arrested and thrown into jail. The wrath of wind and wave had......

Rangoon: Bloody Hell! What a trailer

Watch the trailer and tell us what you think of it! Director Vishal Bharadwaj finds stories in the strangest of places. No one could equate the Shakespearean Hamlet with terrorism in Kashmir but......

Review: Jackson Durai is a decent watch

The film starts of well but lags in the second half and the screenplay begins to go downhill, feels S Saraswathi. The father-son duo, Sathyaraj and Sibiraj are back together after more than a......

FA Cup hero Goalkeeper Trautmann dies at 89

Bert Trautmann, a former German Prisoner of War who became a footballer in England and famously broke his neck playing in goal for Manchester City in the 1956 FA Cup final, died on Friday at the......

Games security stayed in shadows, kept focus on sport

From ordinary police on the beat to the shadows of Britain's security establishment, the sighs of relief are almost audible. Terrorism is an act of theatre, an adage goes, but thanks to firm and......
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Re-evaluating Netaji's legacy, contribution

Military veteran GD Bakshi's book re-opens the debate on how India won freedom. Should we adhere to the Nehruvian myth that India got freedom... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/edit/re-evaluating-netajis-legacy-contribution.html
A tribute to Hero

Col J P Singh, Retd The story of Netaji is the story of Indian freedom struggle. He was an Indian nationalist whose defiant patriotism made him an... ...

http://www.dailyexcelsior.com/tribute-subhash-chandra-bose/
A hospital rediscovered

Serendipity is what this column thrives on — the happy discovery of some other facet or aspect of something that has found a place in it. And... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/society/history-and-culture/A-hospital-%E2%80%98rediscovered%E2%80%99/article17081796.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Tribute paid to Subhas Chandra Bose on 121st birth anniversary in Agartala

13:44 IST Agartala (Tripura) [India], Jan.23 ( ANI ): The 121st birth anniversary of the revolutionary leader of India's War of Independence,... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail-Mg/Mjk2NTU2/tribute-paid-to-subhas-chandra-bose-on-121st-birth-anniversary-in-agartala.html
The myths, the distortions and the biases

Editor's Note: This article was originally published on 6 February, 2016. It is being republished in view of 23 January being Netaji Subhas Chandra... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/subhas-chandra-bose-the-myths-the-distortions-and-the-biases-2614570.html

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