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Loss of civilian lives and the loss of the UN’s credentials

Security officials look on as the United Nations flag flies at half-mast to mourn the lives of UN workers lost during the war between Israel and Hamas, at the United Nations Office Nairobi (UNON)
Published on Nov 17, 2023 02:56 PM IST

World War II memorial for Indian soldiers in Italy gets an unlikely visitor

India’s defence attaché to Italy Col VS Salaria (centre, in uniform) with Freeman in blue shirt. (HT photo)
Updated on Oct 11, 2023 05:14 PM IST

Def minister Rajnath Singh’s visit to Italy puts spotlight on WWII Indian hero

Naik Yeshwant Ghadge, 23, was posthumously awarded Victoria Cross for his heroism in the Italian campaign during World War II. (National Army Museum, UK)
Published on Oct 10, 2023 08:21 PM IST

Taste of Life: How ‘ugly’ brinjal became part of European palate in Poona

The Bombay government, in the 1890s, asked the farmers to cultivate brinjal in the rainy season and urged Europeans to include it in their diet. This would benefit the farmers as well as the European population in Poona also, they thought. (Shutterstock (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Updated on Aug 24, 2023 12:52 AM IST

Unpacking gender-based violence and trauma voyeurism in the Manipur conflict

If one is truly invested in endowing ‘dignity’ to the survivors, one must move beyond the stigma and stereotypes of rape victims as weak and helpless and trust that they can regain control, heal, and rebuild their lives in their own time and on their own terms.  (AFP)
Published on Aug 15, 2023 03:28 PM IST
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