Lord Curzon
Opinion  /  Published 27.09.22

The cheetah and beyond

The release of the cheetahs from Namibia has been at the centre of major public events and debates in a manner unusual for India. The cheetah project has led to debate on the wisdom or otherwise of th...
By Mahesh Rangarajan

World  /  Published 30.07.22

Controversy over Lord Curzon's archive

Descendants of Lord Curzon, the Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905, and the National Trust of the UK are said to be involved in a dispute over the family’s papers. The National Trust, which loo...
By Amit Roy in London

Culture  /  Published 26.06.22

The last ride together

When it was time finally to bid my jalopy goodbye, little did I imagine I would be steered into history. The story, broadly, goes like this. I sold the vehicle to a company that deals in used cars. T...
By Swachchhasila Basu

Places  /  Published 16.12.21

Victoria’s secret: What the Empress told a little boy

What the new structures have sought to attain in the skies, Victoria Memorial dominates closer to the ground. The collective psyche of a city. If only the black fairy had not limited its visit to lit...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

Culture  /  Published 24.10.21

Under My Wings, A Wind

I wrote to the Cheltenham Local History Society hoping to get more details about the brief to Clark, perhaps his jottings. Jill Waller replied saying, “Sadly almost all the records of H.H. Marty...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.20

Old anxieties: Reflections on October 16

The division of the British Indian province of Bengal was formally promulgated on October 16, 1905 despite the political opposition to it in the country. However, the division was short-lived and the ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan


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