The state of Palestine was the dream of all Palestinians, Muslims and Christians included. The struggle for such a state was, since Israel’s creation, spearheaded by freedom fighters who wanted the land for its entire people, not just the Muslims.
Closer to home, a miniscule minority of 5,000 Jews in India has also been following the Gaza war closely writes Arjun Hardas
Among the latest casualties in the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict are two young Indian-origin Israeli soldiers. While Chief Sergeant Barak Refael Dighodkar’s grandfather was from Mumbai, Lieutenant Paz Eliyahu traced his roots to Kochi.
On July 23 the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) voted on a resolution that demanded an investigation into Israel’s alleged war crimes in its recent Gaza offensive.
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Title: Bollywood Boom; Author: Roopa Swaminathan; Publisher: Penguin; Price: Rs 399; Pages: 221
Title: Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War; Author: Myra Macdonald; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 328; Price: Rs 599
The story of Afghanistan -- of the war against the Soviets and of terrorism that has gripped the landlocked country ever since -- is in many ways also the story of diplomat Masood Khalili, who motivated his people and led them...
Title: The Golden Legend; Author: Nadeem Aslam; Publisher: Penguin Random House; Pages: 376; Price: Rs 599
Over the Years, a collection of 106 short articles, offers us interesting sidelights on the currents and cross- currents in the public life of India during two distinctive periods: (I) 1987 to 1991 and (II ) 2010 to the present.