Sepoy Mutiny
Opinion  /  Published 25.05.22

The last begum

Aandhis — violent squalls raising dust and smoke — are quite common at this time of the year in the northern parts of India. Historians say that one such aandhi had been sighted in the mon...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

New project for old history

History, we are told, is invariably written by victors. We are not certain whether this is what prompted Amit Shah, undoubtedly the second most powerful person in India, to declare that “there is a ...
By Jawhar Sircar

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Mamata's ‘mutiny’ cry

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday likened her efforts to dismantle the Narendra Modi government to the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857, loading the proverbial gun at the very place that sired the rebellion against Bri...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

This month, that year

Local 2018: Electric buses roll in New Town from May 1. A Hidco and Coal India initiative, the buses focus on connecting the interiors of the township and are charged like mobile phones at charging st...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Tributes to Mutiny sepoys

The Karimganj district administration, the BSF and Patkai Trekker, an NGO, on Wednesday paid rich tributes to Indian sepoys who died at Malegarh in the 1857 mutiny to keep their memories alive and pop...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

Books  /  Published 05.03.20

Blueprints of an uprising

The Great Revolt of 1857 has been one of those moments in Indian history that have captured both intellectual and popular imagination since their occurrence. That fascination has endured over time as ...
By Shantanu Chakrabarti

India  /  Published 14.05.19

Modi claims he's a rebel against poverty

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday cast himself in the mould of Mangal Pandey and Chittu Pandey and said he had “rebelled” against poverty in the same way that they had stood up against Briti...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Entertainment  /  Published 18.09.19

Syeraa: Ram Charan’s gift to his father Chiranjeevi

Syeraa, the Rs 270-crore multilingual film, is actor Ram Charan’s gift to his father Chiranjeevi, the lead actor. Director Surendra Reddy is excited about his debut release on October 2 in Hindi and...
By Shama Bhagat


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