Important clue: The head louse is a bloodsucking insect that lives only on the scalp – but the body louse doesn’t venture towards the head.
The declassified ‘Netaji Files’ reveal how Prime Minister Nehru and chief minister Bidhan Chandra Roy took care of Subhas Chandra Bose’s family.
A quotation supposedly culled from a speech by Thomas Babington Macaulay is a staple of social media forwards and has even been quoted by senior Indian politicians. But is it authentic?
‘For the first time the blood of men in the Services and in the streets flowed together in a common cause’ – in remembrance of the Royal Indian Navy’s mutiny, 70 years on
The scientific genius of Sambhu Nath De was the source of discoveries in bacteriology that saved millions of lives around the world. A tribute on his centenary.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the pan-continental attempts by Indian revolutionaries to launch an armed revolt against the British.