Indian history

Freedom Issue 2017: Editor’s Note

S Prasannarajan

India at 70 is feeling what it means to be free

The Sexual Ring

The visceral connections between jewellery and the body

In Defence of the Empire

Shashi Tharoor misses history for the sake of wounded national pride

Hampi: Return to a Forgotten Empire

In Hampi lies a larger tragedy of south India

Patrick French, Author

Lives of Others

Aurangzeb: Not an Anti-Hindu Despot

Redeeming Aurangzeb from colonial historians

Viceroy’s House: Ghost House of History

What’s Wrong with Gurinder Chadha’s Middlebrow Partition Thriller?


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