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Story of execution of state's martyrs to be made a book

Termed the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of Karnataka, the execution of 9 of the 19 freedom fighters by the British government, which was never part of the state's history, will now be available in book format. The book titled 'The Unsung Freedom' will be ... Deccan Herald, 3 weeks ago

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Delhi must honour its 'British' roads

The renaming of Dalhousie Road to 'Dara Shikoh Road' earlier this month is the continuation of a gradual effacing of our colonial past. As those living in Delhi will testify to, well known and not so well known English names are slowly disappearing from the ...
 DNA2 months ago

Freedom Files: The kashmir intrigue

An empire which is toppled by its enemies can rise again, but one that is toppled from within crumbles that much faster, it could be a Trojan or a schemer or a saboteur who brings it to its knees. History is replete with such examples — from Achilles in ...
 The Financial Chronicle6 days ago
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For those who look for Gujarati martyrs

'Gujaratis need not be ashamed of the lack of martial tradition.''They contribute to their country in other ways.''And, of course, they can also claim that while they may not have produced many martyrs, they produced the greatest one: Gandhi,' says Aakar Patel.   Are there Gujarati martyrs? Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav offended some people by asking if any Gujaratis fought and died for the country. He made the comment after a Kashmiri officer, Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz, ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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HT scribe wins Journalist of Change Mobility award

Snigdha Poonam, a journalist from the Hindustan Times based in New Delhi, has won the 2017 Journalist of Change Mobility Award.  Poonam received the award from Krishna Prasad, former editor-in-chief of Outlook magazine and member of Press Council India, for her reportage on the Kota suicides at an evening ceremony at the British Council in New Delhi.  The Journalist of Change Award is offered by the UK-based Bournemouth University through Connect India, it global outreach arm for the ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Last day, Last show

Sudeshna Bannerjee While ot­her th­eatres screened a mere mo­vie, Regal made you experience life in its many-splendoured hues. For generations of Delhites, a visit to the Regal theatre in Connaught Place, the national capital’s commercial centerpiece ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Chennai lad Velavan in maiden final

Chennai lad Velavan Senthilkumar continued his fine run to reach his maiden PSA World Tour event final at the Parkview Open in Johannesburg. However, Velavan's fellow countryman Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu, seeded two, crashed out, losing in the semifinal to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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India: Where racism meets the mob

A teenage boy dies of a drug overdose after going missing from his home in Greater Noida. There are rumours that the drugs were supplied to him by his Nigerian neighbours. Over the next week, Africans who had nothing to do with the boy or the neighbours – ...
 Sify1 month ago
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The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian Railways because for them heritage isn’t necessarily a function of age, says Bibek Debroy. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The Jubilee Bridge was an old railway bridge, between Naihati and Bandel and across the river Hooghly. It possessed features to interest engineering enthusiasts. It was a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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The maharaja who gave his people museums

The collector king Sayajirao Gaekwad III, who lived a century ago, put together a fantastic world of Indian and European art for his subjects. IMAGE: Baroda's Sayajirao Gaekwad III ruled Baroda state for nearly 64 years, till the age of 75. Photograph: Kind Courtesy Lafayette/V&A Museum I’ve been fascinated with Baroda’s Sayajirao Gaekwad III ever since I opened my first book on Raja Ravi Varma and learnt how the 19-year-old maharaja invited the painter to Baroda (now ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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