Living History

Forgotten Treasures

Tata Steel & Gwalior’s ‘Chambers of Secrets’

It is hard to imagine that one of the largest private sector steel companies in India, Tata Steel, has a link with the hidden treasures of Gwalior!

Forgotten Treasures

Larin: The Currency of the Seas

Story of the Larin, one of the most the unique currencies ever minted in India, shaped like a hairpin or a fishhook

History in a Dish

Saffron: Kashmir’s Golden Spice

Catch the story of the Kashmiri Saffron, from its ancient roots to the challenges it faces today

Forgotten Treasures

The Medieval Calico Craze

Just what explains the single-minded pursuit of the calico cloth by the Portuguese, British and the Dutch?