Battle Of Plassey
Places  /  Published 21.03.23

Explore Motijheel park and the pearl lake of Murshidabad

This eco-friendly heritage site, all with an old masjid and ruins of a palace, is a must-visit for history enthusiasts...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 02.01.23

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, January 2, 1757

Robert Clive captured Calcutta on this day ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 31.12.22

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, December 31, 1600

British East India Company was founded on this day...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.09.21

History of north Kolkata’s oldest Durga Puja

Story of the Sovabazar Rajbari puja told through a family member’s brush...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Culture  /  Published 22.08.21

Bloodline Bengalie

Close to three centuries after Nawab Siraj ud-Daula lost the fabled Battle of Plassey, research reveals how a branch of his descendants became Hindus...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


Heritage  /  Published 17.01.21

Mir of the Metaphor

When Suvendu Adhikari crossed over to the BJP, it was said there’s no reason to fuss over the desertion of Mir Jafars. Now actor Rudranil Ghosh has earned the sobriquet of Mir Jafar 2.0. But what is...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Books  /  Published 18.12.20

Plassey: History written in blood

Overall, it is a good book for the general reader to use to get up to speed on the intricacies and subplots of this historical event....
By Jayanta Sengupta 

Books  /  Published 11.01.20

The battle of Plassey: Paving the way for the Empire

INSIGHT: A new book recounts the shots at Plassey, the shots that were to clear the way for the empire...
By Sudeep Chakravarti

Books  /  Published 26.07.19

Robert Clive's adventures in India

Fortune’s Soldier manages to capture and recreate for the general reader the political intrigue of an era that otherwise, by and large, remains confined to history textbooks...
By Argha Banerjee

Books  /  Published 15.12.18

How Robert Clive raided India for the Company

Alex Rutherford, author of Clive's fictional biography, tells his tumultuous tale...
By Alex Rutherford


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