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Apr 13, 2019
Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: How much do you know about the incident? Take this quiz to find outIndians across the country paid tribute to those who lost their lives in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on 13 April 1919, as a 100 years lapsed since the incident.
Mar 18, 2019
Baahubali producers Arka Mediaworks option Manu S Pillai's The Ivory Throne for screen adaptationPillai's novel which bagged several awards including the Tata Literature Live! Best Debut (Non-fiction) Prize is a retelling of the life and work of Sethu Lakshmi Bayi, the last queen of the House of Travancore
Mar 16, 2019
Raghu Karnad on winning Windham-Campbell Prize, his book on India's role in WWII, and forgotten historiesAccording to Karnad, World War II was the largest military engagement that Indians and the Indian states ever participated in. In Indian history, Indians had never fought a war larger than this.
Feb 28, 2019
Property of a Gentleman, Stamps from the Nizam of Hyderabad’s Dominions looks back at India's postal heritageThe stamps from the exhibit — Property of a Gentleman: Stamps from the Nizam of Hyderabad’s Dominions — were not only created for practical use but also as a way of celebrating the material heritage and culture of the region.
Feb 20, 2019
UK govt says it is 'reflecting' on demands for formal apology for Jallianwala Bagh massacre during British RajThe UK government is "reflecting" on demands for a formal apology for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in April 1919 during the British Raj.
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
Jan 24, 2019
Shyam Saran Negi prepares to vote in Lok Sabha polls for 17th time: India's oldest voter seeks strong leader as PMIn October 1951, Shyam Saran Negi became the first person to vote in Independent India. Now, over 67 years on, Negi has not missed voting in a single election
Dec 12, 2018
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das takes charge: Seen as a safe bet by govt, new chief of Mint Street starts on a weak wicketDas is a post-graduate in history and he cleared one exam many years back. Typically, the RBI governor tends to have a Ph.D. in economics.
Nov 16, 2018
The Brahminisation of justice or why our English-only Supreme Court needs a taste of linguistic democracyThe privilege that English enjoys in the Supreme Court needs to be diluted in order to make its portals accessible to those who speak languages different from the clipped and accented English of foreign-educated but exorbitantly expensive lawyers
Nov 01, 2018
Queen Victoria, re-examined: In The English Maharani, Miles Taylor looks anew at her legacy, rule in IndiaMiles Taylor, the author of the The English Maharani, speaks about writing of Queen Victoria as being invested and interested in India and its people