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Apr 04, 2019
How the British transformed, subjugated the Punjab through canals — and left it vulnerable to external shocksHistory’s rhythmic drumbeats echo loudly in the Indus valley, and in how the British transformed a community-based rural economy (one that was arguably ill-equipped to make that transition) to a market-based economy, and left it vulnerable to external shocks.
Apr 03, 2019
Amid calls for Indus' geopolitical weaponising, a reminder of how climate change has affected the river in the pastIn the days following the Pulwama attack, one suggestion for retaliation has been to “cut off” the waters of the Indus to downstream Pakistan. Can we ‘turn off’ the tap though? After all, the Indus (and her tributaries) are mighty rivers — the annual flow of the Indus is estimated to be upwards of 200 cubic kilometres.
Mar 10, 2019
Indus Valley Civilisation continues to provide crucial insight into Indians' ancestors and their lifestylesTill the 1920s, Indians did not know about the existence of the Indus Valley Civilisation.
Feb 02, 2019
The sameness of the ‘other’: India has an enduring Islamic legacy; confluence of art, culture make Muslims innate part of Indian historyAt a time when the fault lines are becoming starker, how corrosive and baffling it would be to define the boundaries of an accepted Indian-ness along lines of Hindu and Muslim otherness?
Nov 26, 2018
Iravatham Mahadevan, leading scholar on Indus Valley and Brahmi scripts, passes away at 88Iravatham Mahadevan has authored The Indus Script - Texts, Concordance and Tables, a compilation describing the script used during the Indus Valley Civilisation
Dec 24, 2017
Indus Valley, Vedic civilisations' demise due to major droughts holds lessons for present-day IndiaGayatri Kathayat and Ashish Sinha speak about why it is important to study the variability of the Indian summer monsoon over the last few thousand years.
Nov 30, 2017
The Indus Valley Civilisation developed around the extinction of a large river, not its arrival: StudyThis research showed how ancient urban centres did not necessarily need an active, flowing river system in order to thrive.
May 17, 2017
Watch: Saving Pakistan's lost city of Mohenjo DaroArray
Dec 26, 2016
Mohenjodaro 'Dancing Girl' statue is Parvati, says ICHR's latest research paperThe latest research paper of the Indian Council of Historical Research published in the Hindi journal Itihaas states that the 'Dancing Girl' of Mohenjodaro is actually Goddess Parvati
Oct 29, 2016
Bharat Mata Ki Jai: How Jawaharlal Nehru's Discovery of India offers a peek into the soul of IndiaJawaharlal Nehru's Discovery of India offers a much-needed insight into the India that leaders of India's Struggle for Freedom had in mind especially when the current leaders are aggressively professing their great love and reverence for Bharat Mata while proudly displaying ignorance of Indian history and culture