Warren Hastings
Heritage  /  Published 24.01.21

When the books left the building

At 8 o’clock on a pre-Covid Sunday morning, I walked into the National Library in Alipore in Calcutta. The reading room of the 180-year-old building was open to members although it was a holiday...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 26.12.19

Hastings House dwarfed

Hastings House, the country home of Warren Hastings, the first governor-general of Bengal, is a stately mansion. The heritage property has many stories to tell, some of ghosts that still haunt it. Sin...
By Jael Silliman


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