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Join army, get good food and rum: Athawale

In a shocking statement, union minister of state for social justice and empowerment and RPI president Ramdas Athawale said that more Dalit youths must join the army as good food and rum is available instead of country-made liquor. "The army provides good food ... Deccan Herald, 2 months ago

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A Wounded Memory

“IT’S NOT THAT he has forgotten… it’s just that he can no longer remember,” Bharati Sanyal says about her husband’s recollection of life in what is now Bangladesh. The Sanyals are one of the many interviewees in Aanchal Malhotra’s Remnants of a ...
 Open Magazine2 months ago
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Let the Padmavati story be told

'Padmavati represents the voice of thousands of Rajput women who lived and died not by their own choice.' 'Let their story be heard,' says Kishore Singh. The Rajput is quick to anger (but also easy to placate). Growing up in a family descended of warriors, the casual interface of Rajputana history with associations of family honour and chivalry was commonplace at clan gatherings. Popular cinema at the time was critical of, and lampooned, the royals -- the actor Pran essayed many such roles -- ...
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26/11 and Other Terror Attacks in India

Today is November 26. On this day, nine years ago, terrorists from Pakistan infiltrated Mumbai and unleashed a wave of terror that took hundreds of lives. The attack began at 8 pm at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Simultaneously, the Oberoi, the Taj and a ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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Indira gets too much credit for the 1971 victory

'Had Sam Bahadur not dictated the timing of India's military intervention, Bangladesh would not have been created without a prolonged battle.'' Manekshaw's strategy won the war for India in just 13 days,' says Sudhir Bisht. IMAGE: Then prime minister Indira Gandhi with General S H F J Manekshaw, then the chief of the army staff. November 19 was an important date for leaders and followers of the Indian National Congress. Had Indira Gandhi been alive on Sunday, she would have been one hundred ...
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Freedom Files: Things Fall Apart

A top secret memo flies in the face of the thinking that India never wanted to go in for a Plebiscite and had surreptitiously gained control over J&K through a flawed and controversial accession It will be disingenuous to say that Sheikh Abdullah, like his ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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'After Modi, Amit Shah, the next big leader is Adityanath'

'The BJP is not the party it was 10 years ago. It has changed. It is emerging like the Congress.''Sometimes, I feel the BJP has taken the Congress' space.''Its politics is also resembling the Congress.' IMAGE: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Photograph: Nand Kumar/PTI Photo A rare statue of Uttar Pradesh's towering first chief minister Gobind Ballabh Pant stands inside the institute of social sciences named after him in Allahabad. On a quiet and unusually hot Sunday afternoon for ...
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Book Excerpts: The Chinese Wanted To Teach India a Lesson

The Invasion It was entirely unexpected that the Chinese would attack. The Indians had observed a massive build-up across the border and there had been several encounters between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA in the days before the main attack, ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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Sushma Swaraj calls out 'export factory of terror' as India-Pakistan trade barbs at UNGA

At the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Saturday, Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj did not hold back in criticizing Pakistan for its role in being an “export factory of terror”. In one scathing section of her remarks she ...
 Sify2 months ago
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Zahida Amin: The new face of Kashmir

'Zahida Amin and her group of village women have gained a better understanding of India.'Anjuli Bhargava reports. IMAGE: Zahida Amin used the Sopore women's talent in embroidery to make them independent. All photograph: Kind courtesy Zahida Amin/Facebook The year was 1993. Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district was the hub of militant activity. Rarely did a day go by without a confrontation between the militants and the army. Gunfire, explosions and death had become a common occurrence -- a ...
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