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Dec 03, 2019
200 years on, George Eliot's life in the Victorian age provides enduring lessons for millennials and baby boomersThe most famous person born in 1819 is probably Queen Victoria, but she had many important contemporaries. One of these was George Eliot, a pioneering woman writer who would have turned 200 this week.
Jun 23, 2019
Manu S Pillai's latest book features episodes from India's history and the lives of its prolific figuresManu Pillai's The Courtesan, The Mahatma and The Italian Brahmin is filled with crisp narratives sprawled across multiple periods in an attempt to try and present interesting, engaging, significant topics, themes and figures from Indian history
Jan 23, 2019
Hindu Sena pays tribute to Queen Victoria on death anniversary, hails empress for freeing India from 'autocratic Mughals'The Hindu Sena had celebrated the birthday of US President Donald Trump with a cake weighing 7.1 kg in New Delhi in 2017.
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
Mar 12, 2018
Google Doodle celebrates the 180th birthday of Sir William Henry Perkin who accidentally invented the first synthetic dyeSonny Ross, an illustrator who drew today's Google Doodle tries to capture the frenzy of purple clothing in Britain after mauveine was commercialised.
Jan 15, 2018
CISF takes over security cover of Victoria Memorial in Kolkata; move to revamp surveillance systemThe security of the iconic Victoria Memorial Hall in the city was on Monday handed over to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF).
Oct 15, 2017
Victoria & Abdul: Why the Queen's firm, and often controversial, friendships were her redeeming featureHer friendship with Abdul Karim only reaffirmed the kind of woman Victoria was: Always looking outward at the people and things the world had to offer, hunting for solace and happiness in her old age
Oct 12, 2017
Victoria & Abdul is a human story about two people from totally different strata: Ali FazalAli Fazal sat down for a chat with Firstpost about his upcoming film, Victoria & Abdul, and the experience of working with Dame Judi Dench
Sep 06, 2017
Ali Fazal on Victoria & Abdul: 'Their relationship was more spiritual, intellectual than romantic'Ali Fazal says his first major Hollywood film, Victoria & Abdul, does not gloss over the British colonial rule in India, a painful chapter in Indian history
Sep 05, 2017
Judi Dench advocates a healthy love life, advises the 'older reader' to never give upJudi Dench is a strong advocate of pursuing an active and healthy sex life, advising fellow octogenarians not to neglect that aspect of their existence