freedom struggle

A Lexicon for New India

Ullekh NP

Deciphering the nature of the nation

Prayer and Protest

Prayer and Protest: Two directors come together to dramatise Tibet’s struggle

Delhi to Hyderabad

A historical novel traces how the nizam’s state acceded to India

Gandhi’s Sacrifice

Jinnah scored because the Mahatma was abandoned by his own men

Mapping the Hindu Mind

Understanding VD Savarkar’s political thought through his idea of history

‘I have written on Ambedkar in good faith’

Shashi Tharoor’s latest book, Ambedkar: A Life, dwells on the scholar-politician’s trials and tribulations, achievements and associations, and his differences with leaders of the stature of Gandhi and Nehru

BR Ambedkar: Flawed Genius

In a new biography of Ambedkar, Shashi Tharoor gets a measure of the constitutionalist and nation-builder, contending that an honest survey of Ambedkar’s life and its impact needs to also look at those faults for which he can be legitimately criticised without taking away from his greatness

1942: An Indian Tragedy

The price we paid for the failure of the Cripps Mission eighty years ago

Optimism of the Will

End of the Whither India era

The Mujra Mark

Congress House, an iconic landmark of the freedom struggle in Mumbai, has another unusual history


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