Indian history

The Enigma of Heroes

Sudeep Paul

Revolutionary nationalists as guiding spirits

Apostle of the Active Citizen

Why the social vision of Mahadev Govind Ranade is all too important today

Akbar’s Idea of India

The topical reverberations of Ira Mukhoty’s biography of the great Mughal

How Did Indian History Become Myth?

Rama’s memory lives on because of his extraordinary life and persona

Honouring Jadunath Sarkar

India’s foremost archivist-historian was a complete fusspot when it came to details

The Limited Past

The number of allusions to ancient India in the Budget and Economic Survey notwithstanding, if you were not a king, there is really no question any Indian would much rather live in the present financial system

The Colony Writes Back

A magisterial rejoinder to the empire and its apologists

Bharat’s Ratnas

The problem with my Savarkar versus your Gandhi

Archbishop of Canterbury: Taking a Stand by Falling Flat

Justin Portal Welby’s actions in Jallianwala Bagh must spur his sphere of influence to go beyond pulpit pontifications

When Edwina Missed India and Nehru

The many loves of the Mountbattens


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