British colonialism

His Majesty’s Reparations

Minhaz Merchant

It’s time Britain paid the wages of transatlantic slavery

The Churchill Paradox

Historians cannot square the wartime British prime minister’s fascination for India with his pessimism about its independent future

Pageant of History

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

Origin Story

A recent book asks if India needs a new constitution

The English Track Record

A traveller’s tale from colonial India

Unfair Play

Where was Winston Churchill’s statesmanship when it came to India?

‘This idea of progress is one of the most terrible myths,’ says Amitav Ghosh

Amitav Ghosh talks about his new book that charts the transformative effect of the poppy on the making of the world in a conversation with

Churchill’s Bengal Famine

The killing of three million Indians is a story waiting to be retold

A Passage to India

The diplomatic manoeuvrings behind the East India Company

The Unruly Road to Revolution

The emergence of constitutional politics in America has a larger story to tell


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