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Aug 15, 2017
Independence Day 2017: What Mahatma Gandhi envisaged a truly free India would be likeGandhi's Vision: Freedom and Beyond’, is an exhibition of photographs and documents depicting India's freedom struggle under Mahatma Gandhi's leadership and his vision of free India | An #IndependenceDay special
Aug 13, 2017
Maharashtra textbooks' 'erasure' of Mughals: History is being held hostage by politicsThe Maharashtra education board has revised history textbooks for classes VII and IX, removing almost all traces of the rule of the Mughals and the monuments they built, instead focusing on the Maratha Empire founded by Shivaji
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
Aug 10, 2017
India won 1962 war with China, claims Class VIII Sanskrit textbook in Madhya PradeshA Sanskrit textbook being used in several CBSE-affiliated schools in Madhya Pradesh claims that India won the 1962 war with China.
Aug 10, 2017
75th anniversary of Quit India Movement: Full text of Mahatma Gandhi's iconic 1942 speechDuring this politically charged time, it is important to remember Mahatma Gandhi's words during his speech made on 8 August, 1942.
Aug 08, 2017
Maharashtra board's erasure of Mughals from history books will weaken legacy of Maratha empireAn erasure of Mughals from some parts of the curriculum in education in Maharashtra will not just harm students but also the legacy of the Maratha empire.
Aug 06, 2017
Snuffing Out the Moon review: Osama Siddique reinvents the narrative with a motley group of charactersSnuffing Out the Moon by Osama Siddique captures the intricacies of history and introduces new prospects.
Aug 03, 2017
Watch: How an oral history project is preserving memories of the India-Pakistan partition70 years since August 1947, historians are racing to record accounts of the last living witnesses of the partition. The Oral Archive Project records these fragments of oral history collected by the Citizen Archives of Pakistan.
Jul 22, 2017
The story of India's Partition is being told, one heartbreaking object at a timeA new exhibition by the Godrej India Culture Lab and Partition Museum Amritsar, calls on people to share objects that are tied to memories of India's 'Great Divide' — making for a poignant narration of history
Jul 20, 2017
Harry Potter franchise will have two new titles; books to be published in OctoberDuring the British Library exhibition marking Harry Potter's 20th anniversary, it was revealed that two new books will be published in October.