The Indians who visited London from the 18th century until Independence – royals, nationalists, traders and just common folk – left an indelible mark on the city. It was the beginning of a cultural revolution that started with a profitable proposition made to a Queen.
In a struggling post-war world, a newly independent India hosted the Asian Relations Conference for international cooperation. In an excerpt from ‘Sapru House: A Story of Institution Building In World Affairs’, see why the meet was significant and what it took to pull it off.
When a US Air Force plane landed at Mumbai in January 1991, ahead of Operation Desert Storm, Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar was faced with a dilemma. Author Sanjaya Baru tells us in this excerpt how the PM’s decision tied in with India’s economic fortunes
For Sir Ratan Tata, nation-building also meant rediscovering India’s incredible past. In an excerpt from #TataStories: 40 Timeless Tales To Inspire You by Harish Bhat, read about Tata's dream project - the quest for the ancient Mauryan capital of Pataliputra
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