The renovation of one of India’s most prominent martyrs’ memorials, the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, has evoked outrage for robbing it of its sanctity and turning it into a tourist attraction. Here’s a before-after look at the bagh and just how much history has been erased.
As recent judgement by the Supreme Court brings curtains down on the dispute over the Padmanabhaswamy temple and its treasures, we look at what actually lies hidden in the temple’s vaults and some issues that it raises for the future.
India’s border areas with China in Ladakh were once an ignored arid zone, so inhospitable that no one cared to govern them. But beyond them lay ancient lands which even found mention in the Vedas and Puranas. We uncover the history of the Indo-China border dispute, which serves as a background to the recent events.
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