Questioning the powerful Tata dynasty’s claims for a ‘different kind of capitalism’.
How events in British India were leveraged in the debate over slavery.
Ahilyabai Holkar, queen of the Malwa kingdom, died on 13 August 1795.
Sweltering British imperialists relied on an army of fan bearers, whose stories are as invisible as the air they circulated.
Starvation and disease killed millions in British India during the Second World War. Why?
Was the massacre of April 1919 a symptom of British oppression, or an exceptional event?
India’s First World War experience as seen through personal archives.
India’s decision to decriminalise homosexuality is presented as the country shaking off the last vestiges of colonialism. The reality is not so simple.
The voice of the British monarch carried considerable weight in imperial India. Its slow silencing mirrored the retreat of Britain from the subcontinent.
The creation of India’s fantastic rail network was the work of the British Raj, but it came at a high price for Indians themselves.