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Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Babi Yar By Yevgeni Yevtushenko

What is believed to be the biggest massacre in the Holocaust, on 29 and 30 September 1941, Nazi Germany took 34,000 Jew lives at the edge of Babi Yar ravine in Kyiv. The Russian poet Yevgeni Yevtushenko gives a detailed account in form of the poem below.

Gandhi the Vegetarian — Millennial Matriarchs

In September 1888 a young Gujarati man named Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi set sail for England where he would pursue studies in law. Before he left he made a vow to his mother that while he was abroad he would not touch wine, women and meat. Easier said than done! The challenge began as soon as […] Gandhi the Vegetarian — Millennial Matriarchs

Book Review: Emergency Untold by Kuldip Nayar

The first edition of the book is from 1977, immediately after the emergency imposed by Mrs. Indira Gandhi. For many historians and political activists, India’s emergency was the darkest time in the post-independence era. However, Mr. Nayar is no historian. He is India’s one of the most celebrated journalists, and therefore, he writes like one. Like he is living through the era.