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East India Company

House of intrigue

Beecham House, a six-part historical fiction series set in India in the pre-colonial era, is directed by Gurinder Chadha.

03 Aug 2019 12:23 AM

Masterful historical fiction in the backdrop of mid-18th century India

It hurtles the reader down a trail of action and adventure unadulterated by long soliloquies, philosophising or literary ramblings.

18 Jan 2019 12:32 AM

418 yrs after John Company, new trade imperialists eye India again

New Delhi’s desperation, to open up to China is simply bewildering.

08 Jan 2019 1:26 AM

Tweet Revenge

This debate reflects the circumstances specific to India that prevail on Twitter, and how regressive voices attack activists especially women.

24 Nov 2018 12:59 AM

Raj days: When women were honoured in their absence

The Portuguese, who had preceded the British, used to send annual batches of women for marriage with their officials in Goa.

11 May 2018 12:29 AM

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A kind of madness, not so gentle

It was this book that was displayed and and successfully auctioned at the online auction by StoryLtd.

13 Apr 2018 1:55 AM

Of Young Marx & preservation of culture

Marx himself is struggling — albeit with great abandon, but with a childlike dependency on those around him.

27 Nov 2017 4:12 AM

The unfortunate cinematic distortions of history

The Indian soldiers who perpetrated the uprising were — let’s face it — mercenaries of the East India Company.

25 Nov 2017 4:58 AM

SC says can't pass order to bring Kohinoor from UK

The people of India have been demanding the return of the 105-carat diamond, which the British Government rejected in 2013.

21 Apr 2017 3:02 PM

Satyagraha for a hunger-free India

Within one and a half centuries, the East India Company had started to rule India through violence.

20 Apr 2017 1:01 AM

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Free trade: A corporate scam

In spite of all the knowledge we have of the link between industrially processed junk food and disease.

01 Feb 2017 1:55 AM

Moves that captivate

Danseuse Anupama Kylash takes you through the Devadasi dance form — Meyzuvani.

17 Jan 2017 6:47 AM

Second war of offended sentiments?

Karl Marx wrote that history repeats itself, first as tragedy and then as farce.

17 Dec 2016 5:53 AM