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As imperial figures across the world are brought to a reckoning, a look at statues and their relevance in colonial India
Arts & Culture

As imperial figures across the world are brought to a reckoning, a look at statues and their relevance in colonial India

It is perhaps the inherent show of power that statues signify which makes them contentious. Statues are commissioned by authorities, erected to celebrate those who enjoyed authority, and more importantly, they are markers in public spaces.

The Friday List: From an Indo-Korean concert to Quissebaazi, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Arts & Culture

The Friday List: From an Indo-Korean concert to Quissebaazi, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

Rohingya Muslims in India Part III: Onus to find a solution to this refugee crisis is on the Centre
India

Rohingya Muslims in India Part III: Onus to find a solution to this refugee crisis is on the Centre

India is home to over 40,000 Rohingya Muslims. The refugees claim they are ethnically Burmese even as the Burmese government denies that claim and says they are not citizens.

Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go to
India

Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go to

Editor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees. The Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In part two of this three-part series, Ajay Kumar focusses on their connection with India. Part three looks at the legal trouble India may face regarding their deportation.

Rohingya Muslims in India Part I: The 'forgotten' partition of 1935 left an entire people in limbo
India

Rohingya Muslims in India Part I: The 'forgotten' partition of 1935 left an entire people in limbo

Editor's note: Over 40,000 Rohingya live in India as refugees and the Indian government has recently decided to deport them. In a three-part series, Ajay Kumar will examine the origins of these stateless people. Part two will focus on their connection with India and part three will focus on troubles India may face regarding their deportation.