The Pune Chapter

Nandini Nair

Tracing swaraj through the city’s streets

The Loneliness of the Patriarch

NCP’s best Lok Sabha tally was nine seats two decades ago but that never came in the way of Sharad Pawar being projected as a prime ministerial candidate. That image of the wily strategist has been shattered by Ajit Pawar’s departure

Maratha Power

Uday Kulkarni has single-handedly rescued history from the abdication of responsibilities by professional historians

The Sword of Shivaji

Bringing the legend of the warrior king to a new generation

The Chhatrapati’s Chutzpah

Aurangzeb’s persecution of Hindus provided the ethical and cultural premise for Shivaji’s rebellion

The Birth of Modern India

Nationalist tropes and imperial assumptions miss the Raj’s real economic impact

The Historical Tangle

Agitation against the movie Panipat by Jats is the same old story

The Queen’s Speech

Redeeming history from men who mythify other men

Jadunath Sarkar, GS Sardesai and Raghubir Sinh: Three Lives in History

Jadunath Sarkar, GS Sardesai and Raghubir Sinh offer lessons in dissent in our own time of churn

The Angry Maratha

How the silent march for reservations has become a violent protest


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