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Winston Churchill

Aakar Patel | What India will we leave for future generations? Some thoughts on I-Day

The people are useful for the State as they give it legitimacy, but they are also seen as a nuisance that gets in the way of government

17 Aug 2021 2:52 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why democracy often turns ugly: Prejudice & hate as Batley votes

The byelection for a Member of Parliament in the Yorkshire constituency of Batley was a paradigm of this ugliness

03 Jul 2021 12:20 AM

Britain cannot ‘photoshop’ its cultural landscape: Johnson

PM Johnson defends Churchill, criticises 'distortion of our history'

15 Jun 2020 9:13 AM

Authorities remove slave trader statue in London

Statues glorifying slave traders and colonialists have come into sharp focus in recent days inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests

10 Jun 2020 12:38 PM

UK protesters take down slave trader’s statue, dump it in harbour

Protesters also defaced statue of former British PM Winston Churchill, crossing out his last name and painting 'was a racist' underneath

08 Jun 2020 9:35 AM

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Modi, Trump take ties to a more robust level

The visuals were beamed live across India, the United States and at least half the world.

28 Feb 2020 6:25 AM

In the age of post-truths, what colour is your favourite lie?

The thing is, this all gets messy remarkably quickly, because of the sheer variety of ways there are of being wrong.

05 Jan 2020 2:29 AM

Thirty years after fall of Berlin Wall, democracy in Europe is in danger

Inevitably, this has consequences, both within nation states and in the wider European context.

07 Nov 2019 4:10 AM

Solid gold toilet, once offered to Donald Trump, stolen from London palace

The toilet, valued at roughly 1 million pounds (USD 1.25 million), was the work of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.

15 Sep 2019 4:28 PM

Mystic Mantra: The gentle art of charity

Anonymous benevolence directed to causes that unlike people can give nothing in return is the noblest form of philanthropy.

25 Apr 2019 1:24 AM

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Britain refuses to apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre

Britain's high commissioner to India laid a wreath on the 100th anniversary of the massacre, for which London is still to apologise.

13 Apr 2019 2:40 PM

Seek answers for Pulwama, dissent precisely during crises

Britain showed prime minister Neville Chamberlain the door during the Second World War.

10 Mar 2019 12:05 AM

Humour more effective poll tool than expletives

The actor-President of the United States of America, Ronald Reagan, had a tremendous sense of humour.

20 Jan 2019 12:03 AM

Chess game democracy in the UK?

It’s pocket science to realise that democracy means very different things in different countries and institutions.

29 Sep 2018 12:48 AM

Cabinet war rooms & the rise of ideologies

Opposed to Indian Independence Churchill was also squarely responsible for the Great Bengal Famine of the 1940s.

02 Sep 2018 12:05 AM

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69 years of republic: It’s time to introspect

The standards of public health and education need urgent attention.

28 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

A nation that ignores its darkest hour

Winston Churchill is still a very outsized figure in India.

26 Jan 2018 1:44 AM

Love at first sight, sacrifices, royal duties: 70 yrs of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip

Elizabeth and Philip will spend the day with other members of the royal family, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.

18 Nov 2017 4:45 PM

Last painting by Churchill may fetch £80,000 at auction

The painting was given to Sergeant Edmund Murray, who served Churchill as a bodyguard for the last 15 years of his life.

23 Oct 2017 3:31 PM

Half smoked cigar belonging to Winston Churchill sells for $12000

The auction company says Churchill smoked the cigar on May 11, 1947, at Le Bourget Airport.

13 Oct 2017 11:55 AM

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