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Fresh push to protect Dum Dum’s treasure trove
The effort is to make people aware of the importance and significance of the locality on the city’s fringes...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta
How East India Company colonised the Northeast
A book gets inside British colonisers’ mind and machinations for an overlooked history...
By Moumita Chaudhuri
Where Gyan Prakash's Emergency Chronicles falters
The book claims to strip away the ‘myth’ that the Emergency was brought on by the then PM's desire to cling to power...
By Tuktuk Ghosh
Death by apathy
The Bengal cyclone of 1876 is described by the author as the “worst calamity” of its kind in recorded history...
By Jhuma Sanyal
A culture of debate: Essays on Indian history
In Notes of Dissent: Essays on Indian History Kesavan Velutha drives home the indispensability of empirical strength and critical apparatus for delving into the past as an explanatory tool...
By Ranabir Chakravarti
The romantic story behind Odisha's Belgadia Palace
A 200-year-old palace in Odisha has a Bengal connection — a little-known love story ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri
Zoo visitors' cooperation is remarkable
People who are ignorant about animals are not necessarily indifferent to them...
By The Telegraph
How can we decolonise museums?
It is undeniable that a large number of the objects in hallowed museum collections worldwide were acquired by plunder...
By The Editorial Board
Ira Mukhoty on retelling history the right way
I wanted to bring out the women’s influence and not just the men’s side of Mughal history, said the author...
By Ushnota Paul
Echoes from a quieter past
Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord is a must read for scholars who wish to explore the politics of Hindutva ...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman
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