Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicNazi Germany

Topic: Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany once occupied Tunisia. But the North African experience goes unheard

Eighty years ago, Tunisian Jews and Muslims were also subjected to the Third Reich’s reign of terror, and its anti-Semitic and racist legislation.

Hiding Nazi connect to helping KGB spy, Queen Elizabeth II put family first

Queen Elizabeth II and her mother Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon allegedly protected a KGB spy for fear he might reveal the dark family secrets of Edward VIII.

Did Bose flirt with fascism? Both Modi govt and West are reading him wrong

Once overlooked by the secular establishment, Subhas Chandra Bose was eventually sought to be appropriated by communists, embraced by socialists, reclaimed by Congress, and adopted as a hero by Hindu supremacists.

Where are Nazi Germany’s uranium cubes? New tracking method could reveal its missing trail

Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory develop forensic tracking techniques to locate parts of atom bomb & nuclear reactor Nazi scientists worked on during WW2.

In a first, Israeli & German jets in joint military exercise to honour holocaust victims

The Israeli Air Force’s F-16C/D Barak fighter jets entered the German airspace Monday for joint military exercises and a memorial event.

SC lawyer Sanjay Hegde tangles with Twitter over ‘defiance’ photo from 1936 Nazi Germany

Hegde had his account suspended over the photo of German August Landmesser refusing to enact the Nazi salute before Hitler. The account was later re-instated.

Taslima Nasreen’s views echo eugenicists who favour genetic cleansing for racial supremacy

Taslima Nasreen’s tweet exposes her profoundly conservative worldview, which is a far cry from women’s or human rights.

Nazi propaganda isn’t dead, it now happens on WhatsApp

From BJP to Congress, political parties understand Nazi minister Joseph Goebbels' mantra that people will believe a lie if repeated often enough.

Saudi women are finally driving, and Trump compares immigrants to invaders

A mass protest in China is underway and clashes between farmers and cattle herders in Nigeria have killed 86.  Women are driving in Saudi Arabia On...

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
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Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.