1857 mutiny

Pageant of History

Noor Anand Chawla

Visual depiction of three durbars brings out the colonial past of Delhi

Asaf Ali’s Haveli

The hidden history of a girls’ primary school in Old Delhi

Open Diary

The skull of Alum Bheg and the message from Tripura

Dispatches from History

The lesser known sites of pivotal relevance to our national experience

Return of the Adventurer

For the first time in English, read about the mythic French captain in Hindustan, the superhero of 1857

The Crossdressing Raja and Rani of Jhansi

An extract from Mrinal Pandey’s translation of 1857: The Real Story of the Great Uprising by Vishnu Bhatt Godshe Versaikar. It is the only eyewitness account by an Indian of Rani Lakshmi Bai’s revolt


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