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May 07, 2019
In search of graves: One man's unique approach to documenting the role of Indian soldiers in World War IKJS Chatrath has photographed 2000 gravestones for documentation, but the scope of his research on World War I goes beyond graveyards, delving into aspects like how the soldiers lived and what problems they faced.
Apr 08, 2019
On Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's death anniversary, a look at his views on Hindu society, colonial IndiaBankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's ideas on contemporary Hindu society and culture reveal a curious mix of liberalism and conservatism.
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
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
Jul 23, 2016
From courtesans to prostitutes: Tracing the devolution of the professionThe nonchalance with which the word ‘prostitute’ is used by our politicians arouses a sense of discomfort at the ignorance pervading our political system.
Jul 22, 2015
Five lessons we learned about India from Shashi Tharoor's Oxford speechNot only do India and the British have a past, they have a very gory past as Shashi Tharoor reminded us with his speech at the Oxford Union.We share with Britain a history of being oppressed for centuries, of bloody massacres, mass arrests, the suppression of democratic rights and the supplanting of our own culture to serve the British interests.