Jagdish 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.
‘Aerial picnics’ were all the rage for Maharaja Umaid Singh, who delighted in taking his guests on joyrides in the sky. But he has also left a valuable legacy as a pioneer of aviation in India. Catch the story of this Jodhpur royal’s fascination with flying
In the mid-19th century, India was home to a remarkable Australian, who was a barrister, a writer and, most famously, a lawyer for the Rani of Jhansi. Dr Amit Ranjan resurrects John Lang in his book, and brings to life this restless wanderer and his intriguing legacy.
His triumph over the great North Indian King Harshavardhan is well known as were his other military exploits. Catch the extraordinary story of Pulakesin II and of the Chalukyas of Badami, who conquered the Deccan and much of South India
#DidYouKnow that one of the Prime Ministers in the Tughlaq Sultanate was a former soldier from Telangana? All that’s left of Maliq Maqbool Telangi and his son Juna Shah’s legacy are three intriguing monuments in the capital. Here’s their story
Dalhousie Square or ‘Office Para’ is more than just the central business district of Calcutta; it’s the original settlement of the colonial British. Find out what’s left of the old trading hub. It’s also where film star Amitabh Bachchan got his first job!
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