Indian History
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

India  /  Published 31.12.20

Call for scientific approach to history

By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.20

Future of history: India’s past is threatened

In 1992, a provocative thesis was put forward by the Japanese-American political scientist, Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama. The book in which it was published had an enigmatic title: The End of Histo...
By G.N. Devy

Books  /  Published 07.01.19

The battle over the early Indians

Excerpted from Early Indians by Tony Joseph, published by Juggernaut, Rs 531...
By Tony Joseph

Books  /  Published 15.12.18

How Robert Clive raided India for the Company

In June 1744, the 19-year-old Clive arrived not in Calcutta but in the Company’s oldest settlement, Fort St. George in modern-day Chennai. Here he spent the next two years fidgeting as, seated at a ...
By Alex Rutherford


Opinion  /  Published 24.05.19

Majoritarianism and its remedy

A bitterly fought, gruelling general election for the 17th Lok Sabha is over. Narendra Modi has won the contest hands down for the Bharatiya Janata Party and the National Democratic Alliance. Once he ...
By Sugata Bose

World  /  Published 22.01.19

British museums to relabel colonial treasures

The Koh-i-Noor diamond may never be given back to India, but there is now a chance that in the years to come it will be sent on a long loan providing there is a solemn promise to restore it to the Tow...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 28.12.19

At history meet, CAA backlash

By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.19

Fresh push to protect Dum Dum’s treasure trove

Dum Dum, a 150-year-old municipality that was once the headquarters of Bengal Artillery and home to the country’s oldest cantonment, needs a fresh initiative to protect much of its built heritage. P...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 17.11.18

How East India Company colonised the Northeast

As I walk down the long corridor that leads to the office of Sarmistha De, assistant archivist at the Directorate of State Archives, in north Calcutta, I notice piles of hardbound files. The pages pee...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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