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
A foundational figure in India’s modern political history, the first-ever Indian MP in the British Parliament and the formulator of the Drain of Wealth theory which blamed the colonial rule for poverty and famines, Dadabhai Naoroji was the man whom Mahatma Gandhi referred to as the “father of the nation”.
Hindi films have played an important role in shaping public opinion. But why is this industry, which is so closely linked to Mumbai, described as a risky business to be in? Columbia University Professor and Author Debashree Mukherjee takes us back to the era, which she believes, shaped this industry and its fortunes
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