Unafraid to speak up against the British, this scholarly letter writer was scathing about the way they treated Indians and plundered India well before Dadabhai Naoroji propounded his ‘drain of wealth’ theory. Here’s a look at how his views were later echoed by reformists
Jagadish Chandra Bose was a trailblazer in modern science but his achievements came after a struggle to recognise what the ‘Eastern mind’ is capable of. Catch the story of a scientist who claimed that plants could ‘talk’ and was a pioneer in the study of radio waves.
In the village of Narendrapur in coastal Odisha, villagers have been randomly digging up pieces of its ancient past, including hundreds of Shiva Lingas. This archaeological treasure, and the tale of a goddess from afar, tells of a fascinating connection to Sri Lanka
The Arab invasions in India began with the Umayyad Caliphate, which attacked Sind in the 8th century CE, before marching south. Trace their early journey in the subcontinent, find out who their arch-rivals were, and how they influenced Indian Ocean trade.
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