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VARIETY

 |  9-minute read
World War I, Subhas Chandra Bose, Independence struggle, Bagha jatin

Bagha Jatin: The unsung hero of Indian independence struggle

His insurrection against the British during World War I was a precursor to the armed struggle led by Subhas Chandra Bose against them during World War II.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, World War I, Armistice 100

Lessons from Armistice 100: Shun nationalism, work for global cooperation

From global warming to international trade, from jobs being lost to automation to the arms race, there are issues that demand transnational collaboration.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Indian Army, Chhatrapati shivaji, Bhavani singh ghorpade dattwadkar, World War I

Why Sainik Takli finds itself neglected, despite producing many martyrs

Soldiers from Takli have laid down their lives in every major war that India fought: 1962, 1965, 1971, the IPKF operation in Sri Lanka and Kargil. Yet, the village remains poignantly backward.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Saudi Arabia, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, World War I

After WWI, how America systematically subverted the Middle East

When it comes, the backlash against Washington’s subversive Middle East policy will be fierce.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Europe, World War I, Versailles, Britain

Why I still think Brexit won't happen

The Brits are much too dumb to make it happen, being comfortably outmanoeuvred by the EU at every turn.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Indian soldiers, World War I, Wilfred Owen

Remember Wilfred Owen - doomed soldier who exposed war horrors and patriotism lie

In the madness that was World War I, his death was merely one more statistic. But for literature, it was a tragedy.

POLITICS

 |  Know Your Enemy  |  4-minute read
World War I, Caproni Ca.20

Why I couldn't stop looking at the world's first fighter aircraft

The Caproni Ca.20 is little known, and somehow that's where it wants to be.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Book Extract, Letters, History, World War I

World War I: How British used letters of Indian soldiers for propaganda

[Book excerpt] The censor board realised their publicity potential and took full advantage.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Jammu and Kashmir, World War I

Why we must not forget J&K state forces who fought World War I

Kashmir Imperial Service Corps earned not only the title of the most 'reliable' troops, but also 31 decorations.

LIFE

 |  Shapeshifter  |  3-minute read
Aquascutum, Burberry, World War I, Trench coat

100 years of the trench coat: What World War-I lent fashion

The coat that was designed to be feasible during the great war is now a fashion staple.