Edited by his great-granddaughter Neera Burra, Ruchi Ram Sahni’s A Memoir of Pre-Partition Punjab is a remarkable historical document.
The attacks on Padmaavat and Manikarnika are a reminder that the mere hint of a fictional depiction in which women have stepped out of bounds is enough to convulse parts of the country into mob violence.
Death at the Durbar is the second book in a crime series set during the British Raj starring wannabe Holmesian maharaja-turned-detective Sikander Singh.
Clearly on the defensive, was the prime minister’s speech in parliament another example of his belief that people will swallow anything he says provided he does so with sufficient bravado?
In ‘Surat – Fall of a Port, Rise of a Prince’, Moin Mir brings to light an unknown chapter of history.
This week: A viral song about potholes that ruffled many political feathers, the lack of Indians in ‘Dunkirk’ and a video that turns men into sex objects.
History is jeopardised as priceless documents are ill-treated and defaced on a regular basis by both staff and scholars.
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?
A vivid retelling of an improbable, historically significant, yet forgotten, military victory for the British – recounted on its 213th anniversary.
In conversation with Sunil Khilnani on his new book, Incarnations, and what he hopes this work will mean for how India and the world perceive Indian history.
In its bid to collect money, University of California, Irvine is ready to focus on donor driven projects that fulfill no academic purpose
Members of the Sangh Parivar have been perpetuating the colonial view of Indian history.