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Trolls and a Controversial King: Indian History and Modern Scholarship
October 03, 2017
Trolls and a Controversial King: Indian History and Modern Scholarship
An interview with Audrey Truschke.
Trolls and a Controversial King: Indian History and Modern Scholarship
70 Years of the Radcliffe Line: Understanding the Story of Indian Partition
August 19, 2017
70 Years of the Radcliffe Line: Understanding the Story of Indian Partition
On its 70th anniversary, a review of the Radcliffe Line.
70 Years of the Radcliffe Line: Understanding the Story of Indian Partition
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
August 17, 2017
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
The legacy of empire was born of profit-seeking.
The British Raj’s Social and Institutional Impact on Indian Society
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
August 14, 2017
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
A look back at political cartoons on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the independence of India and Pakistan.
The Shadow of Doubt: India, Pakistan, and Vulgar Cartoons in 1947
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
April 13, 2017
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
India’s Grand Old Party has decidedly lost its grandeur. What happened?
How the Indian National Congress Lost India
India: The Dying Home of Hume
October 07, 2016
India: The Dying Home of Hume
The house of the founder of the oldest party in India is slowly turning into ruins.
India: The Dying Home of Hume
India's Capital City: Should We Call It Delhi or New Delhi?
September 29, 2016
India's Capital City: Should We Call It Delhi or New Delhi?
New Delhi is a smaller entity in the much larger urban mass that is the Indian National Capital Territory.
India's Capital City: Should We Call It Delhi or New Delhi?
How India Can Better Preserve Its Cultural Heritage
September 28, 2016
How India Can Better Preserve Its Cultural Heritage
An interview with Ratish Nanda, a prominent conservation architect in India.
How India Can Better Preserve Its Cultural Heritage
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
September 23, 2016
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
Glimpses of historical treasures hidden within the bustle of a modern city.
Finding Delhi’s Lost Monuments
3 Problems with War and Strategy in Medieval India
August 27, 2016
3 Problems with War and Strategy in Medieval India
Indian armies over the past millennium seemed to have constantly grappled with three primary problems.
3 Problems with War and Strategy in Medieval India
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
August 18, 2016
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
India's politicized debate on history blurs the truth.
When History Gets Political: India’s Grand 'Aryan' Debate and the Indus Valley Civilization
India's Hindu Right Is Correct About One Thing: India's Muslim Rulers Did Destroy Hindu Temples
August 03, 2016
India's Hindu Right Is Correct About One Thing: India's Muslim Rulers Did Destroy Hindu Temples
India's Hindu right loves to exaggerate some things, but history leaves some things clear.
India's Hindu Right Is Correct About One Thing: India's Muslim Rulers Did Destroy Hindu Temples
5 Ways India Can Become a Soft Power Superpower
July 06, 2016
5 Ways India Can Become a Soft Power Superpower
How can India work its way up global soft power rankings?
5 Ways India Can Become a Soft Power Superpower
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
June 24, 2016
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
What kind of power will India become?
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
June 10, 2016
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
India's prime minister recently visited Qatar, emphasizing long-standing cultural ties.
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
April 22, 2016
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
India has acknowledged that there may not be a good legal case for the return of the diamond.
Diamonds Are Forever: India and the UK Revisit the Koh-i-Noor Diamond
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