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Home they brought Hari Singh, Palu Ram

Seventy five years after they were declared missing in action while fighting for the British Army, their remains come home to families who stake claim to their legacy — through demands for statues, jobs.

Mortal remains of two World War II soldiers from Haryana brought home

Capt Pradeep Bali (retd) said Palu Ram sacrificed his life at the age of 19 during the war in Italy's Poggio Alto in 1944 while fighting the German forces. Hari Singh was said to be of 18 years of age when he fought the war.


On the frontline, 100 years ago

As the world marks the centenary of that war, their families recall their stories of valour.

Manna Singh I 2nd Punjab Regiment: Campaigns in Turkey Rrussia France Iraq

A crumpled, half-torn paper certifies that Manna Singh, a sepoy in the first battalion of the 2nd Punjab Regiment, British Indian army, has been discharged of his services and been paid all his arrears. The paper, in English and Urdu, mentions his date of discharge as May 15, 1923, and his tenure as nine years, […]

96-year-old World War II veteran still awaits financial help from govt

The nation has nothing to offer Sepoy Narinder Singh,a 96-year-old World War II veteran from Mohali,who was recruited into the then British Indian Army to fight for the Empire.

The battle that time forgot

A UK poll has named victories in Imphal and Kohima against the Japanese as ‘Britain’s Greatest Battle’.