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Thursday, May 19, 2022

First World War


Explained: How Irish freedom movement resonated in rebellion in Punjab

November 04, 2020 7:46 pm

Here is a look at the momentous events which took place in June and July 1920 and culminated in the execution of an Irish soldier, Private James Daly, making him a symbol of Irish resistance against the British.

Coming full circle

November 17, 2018 12:15 am

Indian soldiers were crucial to two World Wars. A hundred years later, India, Europe need each other again

Indian soldiers in First World War were 'hired assassins' of British: Justice Markandey Katju

December 11, 2014 6:00 pm

In his blog, Katju differs with the view that Indian soldiers who fought in World War 1 should be honoured.

Book review: This Divided Island

August 25, 2014 3:34 pm

Like Socrates, the author seeks truth through conversations and we find here a gallery of interesting characters.

On the frontline, 100 years ago

August 17, 2014 11:33 am

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

UDE Singh I 14th Sikh Regiment: Third battle of Krithia

August 17, 2014 12:05 am

Gallipoli was a bloody battleground, with only 134 of the 574 men of the 14th Sikh Regiment.

India and the war

August 17, 2014 12:04 am

The Indian Army sent seven expeditionary forces to serve abroad.

DARWAN SINGH NEGI I 39th Garhwal Rifles: Defence of Festubert

August 17, 2014 12:04 am

Balbir Singh Negi laments public apathy to his father’s bravery.

UK honours First World War Indian heroes

June 26, 2014 9:56 pm

The FCO will also be publishing an online digital archive of all the overseas Victoria Cross recipients.

Words and wounds

March 09, 2014 11:59 pm

The scars of the First World War are preserved in language.