Col DPK Pillay
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The author is a war veteran decorated with the Shaurya Chakra. He served in National Security Council Secretariat and is now a Research Fellow at Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.

POLITICS

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How music influenced the War of Liberation of Bangladesh

The Concert for Bangladesh was organised at Madison Garden in New York on August 1, 1971, by George Harrison and his mentor, Pt Ravi Shankar.

ART & CULTURE

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Reviving the 300-year-old Indo-French relationship

The ongoing exhibition in Delhi traces the roots of the Indo-French symbiotic relationship from 1750 to 1850.

VOICES

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What we should learn from a death in a tunnel

The remains of Mosul that I walked over did not just bury thousands of years of history, but a culture of coexistence which will be hard to rebuild.

POLITICS

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India’s nuclear policy not in for a change. Rajnath’s comment a ploy to rattle debt-ridden Pakistan

India pays a lesser price by announcing a change in policy to reduce the risk of war which, otherwise, a weak establishment in Pakistan may be emboldened to take.