On a rainy afternoon in August 1914, revolutionaries in Calcutta pulled off an arms heist that sent shock waves through the British administration. All it took was a bullock cart that ‘lost its way’. Catch the dramatic story of the ‘Rodda Arms Heist’ and its stellar cast of characters
A chance discovery on the BARC campus in Mumbai cracked open a whole slice of the city’s medieval past. Catch the fascinating discovery of a ’new’ king Hambirarao who ruled the region and had Mahim as his capital!
A Manipur resident is digging up the past to keep the memory of the twin battles of Imphal and Kohima alive. His remembrance tours and peace museum are just two of his many initiatives to honour fallen soldiers in this Second World War theatre of war
Fort William College was meant to train young British lads for the Company but it ended up as a great centre of Indian languages. Find out how a college set up by the East India Company became the ‘birthplace of modern Hindi’ and went on to even influence the Bengal Renaissance
The hallowed halls of the Bombay High Court are located in one of Mumbai’s most iconic Victorian Gothic buildings, striking fear and hope, depending on which way the scales of justice tilt. On its 157th anniversary, let us look back at how the justice system in Mumbai evolved and the keepers of the people’s conscience in the court’s early days
Defined by upscale highrises and gridlocked by traffic today, the only way to commute to and from Juhu not so long ago was by boat. At low tide, wading was recommended. Piece together the story of suburban Juhu from medieval to modern times, and find out where you can still find relics of a bygone Bombay