Did you know that India has over 122 major languages and over 1000 dialects? These don't just reflect our diversity but also tell of our history. Author and linguist Peggy Mohan talks about her book Wanderers, Kings, Merchants: The Story of India Through its Languages.
As Sardar Patel's deputy, VP Menon was unarguably the architect of the modern India. Yet startlingly little is known about this bureaucrat, patriot and visionary. We talk to his biographer, historian Narayani Basu, on #LHIBookClub
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
Get access to weekly Live events, experiences and an exclusive repository of films, articles and books