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Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away at 98
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Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away at 98

His demise marks an end of a glorious era of the Indian Air Force. War hero Marshal Arjan Singh, who led the Indian Air Force during the 1965 India-Pakistan conflict, died on Saturday after he was today and his condition was critical. Ninety-eight-year-old Singh, the only officer of the IAF to be promoted to five-star rank, equal to a Field Marshal in the army, was admitted to the Army’s Research and Referral hospital on Saturday morning after he suffered a cardiac arrest, the defence ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'When we fight a war we forget the danger' Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven and 11, when just old enough to understand, chronicle and remember, she witnessed the life-changing events that shaped a nation still struggling to break out of the shackles of its past and forge a new future. Bharati Dutt shared her memories -- a narrative of India on the threshold of freedom as seen ...
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'Independence is a state of mind we Indians have not understood'

'Freedom of expression is not a freedom to abuse those who do not agree with you.''It is also about being liberated from prejudices and intolerance.''To me, freedom is the right to be who I am and what I am without hurting the same rights of others.' What does Independence mean to Bollywood? Film folk tell Subhash K Jha as India celebrates 70 years of Independence. Farhan Akhtar To me, freedom is the freedom to use my voice to influence mindsets and prejudices. It's really not enough anymore ...
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My country - India, Bharat or Hindustan?

Shops across the country are laden with flags and other festive paraphernalia as India prepares to celebrate its Independence Day on August 15. Image: AP 15th August 2017: India’s 70th Independence Day. A day for remembering the freedom fighters and the ...
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75 years ago: 'There was absolute chaos'

'I remember the confusion over the slogan, 'Karenge Ya Marenge! (Do Or Die!)'.''I think this confusion arose because Gandhiji was arrested.''People used to wonder: What are we supposed to do?''How are we supposed to die?''How are we to fight the British?' M V Kamath, the distinguished journalist, reminisced about the Quit India movement. This feature was first published on Rediff.com on August 6, 2002. Mr Kamath, who has since passed into the ages, spoke to Syed Firdaus Ashraf/Rediff.com I had ...
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It's time for a period of change at workplace

'Most women I know already take leave on the first day of their period.''But then we have no medical leaves left in case something more dire happens to us.''The effort to take this unorganised practice and make it more visible in the work place is an indication to working women everywhere: We see you and you matter,' says Shigorika Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com A digital entertainment company in Mumbai called Culture Machine put their money where their mouth is. As an employer of ...
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Are we on the brink of water wars?

'Nature does not send us a bill, so we ignore them in decision making until we hit a moment of crisis, such as the current shortage of water.' IMAGE: A child victim of Maharashtra's drought.In any given year, India sees a pattern of too little rain in some places and too much rain in others.Photograph: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Bhaskar Vira teaches at the department of geography and is fellow of Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge. Director of the University of Cambridge Conservation ...
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