Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
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Topic: History

Freeing Hindu Temples is a liberal idea against a hypocrite State

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

India vs NZ Test series sees four captains lead two sides for first time in 132 years

The series being played between India and New Zealand is the first Test rubber to feature four captains since England toured South Africa in 1889.

Govt and military owe India an authentic history of the 1971 Bangladesh War. Rest is mythology

Halos around personalities from the 1971 Bangladesh War victory have no sanctity. Myths and claims of self-aggrandisement must be debunked.

Politics over history and falsifying historical records fail India’s growth

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

How Mughal India celebrated Diwali — from ‘Akash diya’ to Red Fort

In ‘Shahjahanabad’, Rana Safvi writes about how the ‘Rang Mahal’ in Delhi’s Red Fort was lit up to celebrate Diwali.

Look at Jewish Museum, Berlin and Jallianwala Bagh. India needs restoration, not renovation

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Why stop at Mughals, Manoj Muntashir? Mandela can teach you a lot about forgetting

Bollywood lyricist Manoj Muntashir argued that Indians have forgotten their ancestors — but he is being a dishonest archaeologist.

The ICHR poster is Hindutva institutionalising pettiness. Trying to erase Nehru is futile

The Narendra Modi dispensation has taken this hatred to a pathological level because of the deep personal inferiority complex vis-a-vis Nehru.

PM Modi inaugurates renovated Jallianwala Bagh memorial, says duty to protect history

Inaugurating the renovated memorial via video conferencing Saturday, PM Modi said horrors like the Jallianwala Bagh massacre speak to the sacrifices made for India's freedom.

Learning, not avenging history – Why India needs rethink on Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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