From traders to mercenaries to generals and kings, trace the stories of the many Africans who left a mark on the subcontinent through millennia as we talk to Archivist Dr Kenneth Robbins who has co-edited a series on ‘Afro-South Asia in the Global African Diaspora’ on LHI Book Club...
Did South Asia have a shared regional identity prior to the arrival of Europeans? Did the European understanding of India as Hindu replaced an earlier, native understanding of India as Hindustan, a home for all faiths? Find out with author Manan Ahmed Asif
A vile plan was devised by a handful of powerful princes to not join either India or Pakistan and instead create a third dominion called Princestan consisting of the 565 princely states and retain paramountcy. However, three persons stood in the way...Author and journalist Sandeep Bamzai throws light on this subject on #LHIBookClub
With the Indian independence, more than 300 royal families lost their power and wealth. But there is one family that still plays an important role in India's modern-day governance and politics. Author Rasheed Kidwai talks about the House of Scindias of Gwalior on #LHIBookClub
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