While Shimla is a tourist hotspot known for its stunning views and cool climes, there is another, more serious side to this beautiful city. It was the venue of many historic decisions taken during the British rule, including the final discussions on Indian independence
Amid the surreal, boulder-strewn landscape of Hampi are the ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire, one of South India’s greatest kingdoms. Rediscover the glory of this erstwhile imperial capital, and its stories, myths and secrets carved into 1,000-odd monuments that cover the plains
As the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc across the world and deaths continue to mount, stories of compassion make these testing times a little more bearable. On International Caregivers’ Day today, catch the story of Sister Nivedita, whose selfless work brought a ray of hope to Calcutta during the 1899 plague epidemic
The famed Sun Temple of Konark is an exuberant example of Kalinga architecture at its zenith and one of India’s most-visited monuments. Was it built as an act of humility and gratitude or is it the mark of a zealous and ambitious king? Catch the story of this colossal ‘chariot in stone’ and the king who built it
Rashid Jahan ‘declared war’ on conservative Muslim society through an explosive anthology she co-authored, titled Angarey. It may have earned her death threats but Rashid became an inspiration for generations of women writers to come.