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Opinion  /  Published 25.01.22

Celluloid dreams

I was recently nudged into watching S.N.S. Sastry’s classic Films Division film, I am 20. I had previously seen the film on the screen when it was a standard component of both film apprecia...
By Ruchir Joshi

Places  /  Published 24.01.22

Coronation Park: Delhi’s graveyard of colonial statues

An amphitheatre, water bodies and a children’s play area have been built. A restaurant and an Interpretation Centre, with the history of India since 1857, including the three durbars, is also on...
By Rangan Datta

Opinion  /  Published 22.01.22

Teach the children well

Primary schools have traditionally focused on teaching young students social skills, the alphabet and simple language, and basic math. In France, they might soon add a new element to the curriculum: i...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 15.01.22

US celebrates women pioneers

 Over in Miami, Miley Cyrus and Pete Davidson co-hosted a bash. They opened together with a rap parody version of Will Smith’s “Miami”. Other performers included Brandi Carlile,...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Books  /  Published 14.01.22

A different perspective

Book: Meat, Mercy, Morality: Animals and Humanitarianism in Colonial Bengal, 1850-1920 Author: Samiparna Samanta Publisher: Oxford Price: Rs 1,695 The title of Samiparna Samanta’s book, Meat...
By Sumit Chakrabarti

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India  /  Published 13.01.22

Battle over Asoka’s greatness

Asoka the Great has found himself in the middle of a reputational battle in Bihar, around 2,250 years after his death. Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) vice-president Daya Prakash Sinha h...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Campus  /  Published 10.01.22

10 Hindi movies on Indian history that make studying history exciting

The dramatised depiction of the lives of emperors and freedom fighters can make us binge-watch these movies ...
By Shreemayee Das

Campus  /  Published 09.01.22

St. Stephen’s College History Society rewind with a podcast, periodical and virtual tour

Listen to conversations with historians and academicians on the podcast...
By Subhadrika Sen

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.22

Climb every mountain

Martin Luther King had dreamt that “one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low” for people of colour. That dream is about to come true as a team of ni...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.22

Freedom is just another word

It is among the ironies of American history that both the opponents and the defenders of hierarchy cast their views, and their struggles, in terms of freedom and liberty. Would-be settlers coveting na...
By Jamelle Bouie


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