The jaw-dropping cave paintings at Ajanta were rediscovered in the early 19th century but it was the work of one institute that put these artworks – and Indian art – at par with that of the West. Meet the artists who painstakingly documented these murals and their priceless legacy
After more than 70 years artist Rustom Siodia’s works were put out on display at a Mumbai gallery. Who was this artist? And why was he so important that he was invited to paint an iconic mural at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. We piece together a ‘forgotten master’s’ story.
The imposing Sinhagad Fort near Pune is believed to be more than 2,000 years old but its story takes a dramatic turn only in medieval times. Catch the story of one of the most important Maratha strongholds – and solve the mystery surrounding the fort’s legendary name!
Jamia Millia Islamia was born of India’s nationalist movement. It has been a university that has stood for tolerance & unity through every communal crisis faced by the country. A student shares the trauma he faced as he witnessed the violence in the campus and asks isn’t it an affront to all that we stand for?
The discovery of an oddly shaped stone on the Madras Parade Ground in 1863 caught the attention of a young geologist – it is still the oldest stone tool discovered in India. Catch the story of Robert Bruce Foote, who put India on the international map of prehistory
Deep in the Punjab heartland is a royal desperately in need of help. A widow of the last Nawab of Malerkotla, her family once presided over a town whose inspiring story is so apt for our times. Will the Punjab Government come forward to give the 97-year-old Begum what she needs most – comfort, care and, most of all, her dignity?