The Revolt of 1857 was a turning point in the history of India and it led to the death of the world’s largest corporation, the British East India Company. Ironically, the trigger for these events can be traced to an English musket, which while technically advanced, misfired spectacularly
The Sri Harmandir Sahib or Golden Temple in Amritsar is the glittering heart of Sikhism but building and protecting it was a centuries-long journey of intrigue, wars and occupation. Catch the story of how the shrine was lost, destroyed and rebuilt
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre was a turning point in India’s history and the brutality of the mass killing often eclipses the human face of this monumental tragedy. On the anniversary of the massacre, we bring you the story of two widows who stood up to the British government by refusing to be silenced by ‘blood money’.
As the Covid19 pandemic shuts down life & has us all holding our breath, we tell you how the current colonial-era law being invoked in India was enacted as a reaction to the devastating Bubonic plague epidemic that hit India, especially Bombay in 1896. The mishandling of the epidemic by the British, had serious consequences.
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