Monday, Nov 28, 2022


How Shivaji became the voice of multiple social causes

March 24, 2021 12:08:58 pm

To the average Indian, Shivaji has over the years come to represent everything that is glorious and fearless about his past.

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BBC’s new show Taboo narrates story of East India Company, but is strangely silent on India

March 24, 2021 12:08:43 pm

The origins of the EIC lay in certain developments in seventeenth century England that acted as a catalyst for increasing curiosity in the East.


How Bengali became an official language in Sierra Leone

January 29, 2019 4:44:17 pm

The contribution made by the Bangladeshi peacekeeping force was hugely appreciated by the Sierra Leone government.

Tamil Nadu crisis: Why the S R Bommai case might be invoked to resolve the problem

January 29, 2019 4:45:11 pm

The judgment stated that the only way to determine support enjoyed by a particular state government would be by means of a floor test.

Dalhousie Road renamed after Dara Shikoh: Why Hindutva right wingers favour a Mughal prince

February 7, 2017 5:02:00 pm

Dara Shikoh was the brother of Aurangazeb and was killed by the latter.

Union Budget 2017: Here is a brief history of the Indian budget

February 1, 2017 10:25:34 am

The first budget of India was present when still under colonial rule. The then Finance Minister of India, James Wilson presented the budget on April 7, 1860.

When newspapers across the world mourned the loss of Mahatma Gandhi

January 30, 2017 2:25:33 pm

A day after his assassination, Mahatma Gandhi featured across the front page of practically every major newspaper of the world as the symbol of loss that India would find hard to recover from.

Republic Day 2017: What is the history of January 26?

January 25, 2017 4:44:17 pm

When the constitution of India was born, it was considered necessary by the makers of the document to celebrate it on a day associated with national pride.

CIA files: US feared danger posed by Subhas Chandra Bose and his legacy

January 23, 2017 7:39:48 pm

The legacy left behind by Bose in independent India was a source of constant worry to an American government stuck in cold war with communist USSR .

No bull, this could be why Tamil Nadu is obsessed with Jallikattu

January 19, 2017 6:56:23 pm

The earliest evidence of Jallikattu or bull taming can be found in ancient Indian cave paintings and seal iconography.

London’s Victorian era pottery find unearths tale of how Indian food became popular in Britain

January 18, 2017 7:04:18 pm

Food from India did not just form a major part of import, but had over time become an essential part of British diet.

MGR: The man who made cult worship the theme of Tamil Nadu politics

January 17, 2017 4:15:26 pm

MGR used his popularity both as an actor and as a public figure to make the AIADMK a successful political party that would go on to achieve sweeping victories over many elections.