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May 14, 2019
Uzma Aslam Khan on The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali, imagining the unimaginable with historical fictionUzma Aslam Khan's fifth novel The Miraculous True History of Nomi Ali is a sensitively crafted alternate perspective of history. In this interview, Khan talks about her inspirations and shares an excerpt from the book.
Apr 20, 2019
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Congress plays coy, why youths turn cow vigilantes, Sikhs through colonial lens; today's must-read storiesAlmost three weeks ago, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra dropped her first hint.
Jan 26, 2019
A parade of militarism, with no place for soldier or citizenSymbolic militarism, including that on display at the Republic Day Parade, is a salve to past injuries and a proclamation of contemporary prowess
Nov 09, 2018
100th anniversary of end of World War-I: Memory of Indian soldiers who took part should evoke rage against British EmpireBy valorising the sacrifices of Indian soldiers during World War-I, we insult the memories of those who resisted the empire—and exonerate those who sent soldiers to fight.
Oct 25, 2018
Guadeloupean writer Maryse Condé wins the New Academy Prize for Literature 2018 for her bestselling novel, SeguMaryse Condé's works are most often set against the backdrops of slavery, colonialism, and exploitation
Apr 02, 2018
How Winston Churchill's bias against Indians led to one of the world’s greatest man-made disastersPlacing the tragedy that was the Bengal Famine of 1943 into the larger context of World War II, India’s freedom struggle and Winston Churchill’s legacy
Jan 22, 2018
What Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis had to do with the British Empire's hold over India, coloniesHistorian Erik Linstrum spoke with us about the importance of Sigmund Freud's ideas and psychoanalysis to the Empire, and how these were applied in India | #FirstCulture
Dec 02, 2017
As India ups Britain on world stage, sourpuss daily writes obit of our democracy: Did you pick the wrong country, FT?The crux is that we don't need lessons from Britain on how to conduct ourselves any more than we need reparations.
Jun 14, 2017
Gateway of India should be renamed as 'Bharat Dwaar', demands BJP MLAA BJP MLA demanded on Wednesday that the landmark Gateway of India be renamed "Bharat Dwaar" as a fitting tribute to patriots, martyrs and freedom fighters.
Jun 03, 2017
Victoria & Abdul: The story of the unlikely friendship between a queen and her munshiAbdul Karim was 24 when he travelled from Agra to England in 1887, to serve at Queen Victoria's court