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Jan 23, 2019
Queen of Jhansi: A graphic novel illustrates the key events in the life of Rani LaxmibaiRani Laxmibai is said to have fought the British till the bitter end. After escaping from Jhansi, she succumbed to her injuries while fighting the forces at Gwalior.
Dec 25, 2018
This Christmas, St Thomas Cathedral, a church that grew up with Mumbai, marks its 300th anniversaryThe first place of public worship for the followers of the Anglican Church came up on Christmas day, 300 years ago, in the form of St Thomas’ Church.
Nov 23, 2018
Priyadarshan shrugs off comparisons between Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham and Thugs of HindostanPriyadarshan's trilingual, Marakkar: Arabikadalinte Simham, revolves around Kunhali Marakkar, the famous naval chief of the Zamorin of Calicut, the monarch of Kozhikode
Sep 29, 2018
In the Mulberry Courtesan, Sikeena Karmali weaves the story of a young woman in Bahadur Shah Zafar's crumbling empireThe Mulberry Courtesan is a feminist book and yet Laale’s narrative is overshadowed by the twilight of the Mughal Empire
Feb 07, 2018
Meer Jafar Ali Khan's historic battle against East India Company for flouting Treaty of Surat chronicled in new bookIn Surat: Fall of a Port, Rise of a Prince, Moin Mir chronicles how Meer Jafar Ali Khan battled the East India Company in British Parliament for violating the terms of the Treaty of 1800 | #FirstCulture
Jan 04, 2018
Afterlife of Battle of Koregaon more important than life of event as Maharashtra's Dalit-Maratha clashes showThe Battle of Koregaon, as a specific episode in the Anglo-Maratha Wars of the 18th and 19th Centuries, needs no historical introduction
Jan 02, 2018
One dead as violence hits Bhima Koregaon event marking 200th anniversary of Mahars' victory over PeshwasThe event to mark 200th anniversary of the Bhima Koregaon battle in Pune district, in which forces of the East India Company defeated Peshwa's army, was marred by incidents of violence today, with at least one person getting killed.
Oct 27, 2017
Paika rebellion of Odisha was spectacular, but Prakash Javadekar dubbing it as 'India's first war of independence' is a stretchIt would be a stretch to call the Paika rebellion India’s first war of Independence. This is because the British witnessed a string of uprisings from the very inception of its rule, largely because traditional rights were extinguished or redefined and land rents were jacked up.
Aug 23, 2017
Rohingya Muslims in India Part III: Onus to find a solution to this refugee crisis is on the CentreIndia 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.
Aug 22, 2017
Rohingya Muslims in India Part II: As governments squabble over their post-colonial identity, refugees have nowhere go toEditor'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.