British Empire
News  /  Published 23.11.22

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, November 23, 1897

Nirad C. Chaudhuri's long life was marked by brilliance, erudition, eccentricity and controversy...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.22

The royal stamp

Queen Elizabeth was a symbol of reassurance...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.22

The battle for the Ideas of India

The battle for the Ideas of India...
By Ruchir Joshi

Books  /  Published 18.03.22

Addiction incorporated

Armed with a range of sources, Manuel constructs a narrative that challenges the simplistic binary of victim and perpetrator...
By Chintan Girish Modi


Opinion  /  Published 19.07.21

Rammohun Roy: The radical Raja

The remarkable history of Rammohun Roy's crusade against superstition and oppression remains relevant in today’s world...
By Sukalyan Chanda

India  /  Published 14.06.21

Author Nikesh Shukla rebuffs Empire

Nikesh Shukla tweeted last month saying that he does not wish to be associated with what it stands for — 'Member of the Order of the British Empire'...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 18.06.20

History of Kalapani and Lipu

Nepal’s parliament moves a step towards an amendment of its constitution enlarging its territory at the expense of a neighbouring country...
By Deb Mukharji

World  /  Published 07.05.20

Why mountain switched places for last viceroy

Granddaughter India reveals how Battenberg became Mountbatten...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

Jadunath Sarkar: The knight of Clio

For the highly regarded historian, British rule was deliverance for India which had been languishing under Muslim rule...
By Rudrangshu Mukherjee in Kolkata


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