‘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
Iswarchandra Vidyasagar was a fearless social reformer and educator, who took on the Hindu orthodoxy in his campaign for women’s rights. Here’s a refreshing look at a pioneer of the Bengal Renaissance, who also contributed to vernacular education and Bengali literature.
Colaba, the southernmost tip of Mumbai, is today a bustling locality and the city’s most iconic neighbourhood. But barely 200 years ago, it was a rocky, jackal-infested island, separated from the rest of the great metropolis by a temperamental creek.
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