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May 07, 2019
In search of graves: One man's unique approach to documenting the role of Indian soldiers in World War IKJS Chatrath has photographed 2000 gravestones for documentation, but the scope of his research on World War I goes beyond graveyards, delving into aspects like how the soldiers lived and what problems they faced.
Feb 16, 2019
In the Company of WomenAs imperial Britain’s cantonments swelled with men raised from across the country, with artillery, with Baker and Brunsfield rifles, they swelled, too, with an army of prostitutes
Oct 28, 2017
India to bring back remains World War I soldiers who fought for British Indian Army against Germans in FranceIndian defence authorities will travel to France in November to identify and bring back remains of two Indian soldiers killed during World War I
Aug 12, 2017
Indian soldiers' valour during World War I has been overlooked; will it now be recognised?Thousands of Indian soldiers were sent to the killing fields of Flanders as part of the larger British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in an attempt to halt the Germans’ move to attack France via Belgium during World War I
Jun 08, 2017
Likening Major Gogoi's actions in Kashmir to General Dyer's in Punjab misses structural violence for solo acts of brutalityIf Major Gogoi resurrects in Kashmir the spirit of General Dyer, how do we negotiate the regime of the AFSPA, human rights violations, extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, rape, torture, and everyday humiliation?
Jul 07, 2016
Weaving a footnote into a story: Website to preserve history of WWI Sikh soldiersDespite accounting for less than one percent of India's population at that time, Sikhs made up nearly 20 percent of British Indian armed forces.