Colonial Hauntings

Aditi Sen

Reading ghost stories by British women writers

The Anarchy of Chewing Gum

A satirical take on the foibles of the British ruling class and Indian citizens, which resonates even today

The Mystery of Mixed Messages

Enid Blyton’s storytelling as a crash course in patriarchy

Richard Curtis: Change, Actually

Richard Curtis defined love for a generation. He is now trying to create a more equal world. The British director in conversation with Nikhil Taneja

Victoria & Abdul Movie Review

The movie is watchable for its sheer spectacle and performance. But memorable it is not

Abdul Karim: On Her Majesty’s Service

In the court of Queen Victoria, Abdul Karim from Agra was more than an attendant

Muggles Want More

Why Harry Potter retains the magic even twenty years after his sensational debut

Reading Tea Leaves

If diversity and pluralism is at the core of Indian gastronomic culture, tea is the defining symbol of British identity


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