In a country strewn with heritage sites, you’d be amazed to know that just a minuscule number of sites are protected. Most are just disappearing! How can the crisis here be averted? We caught up with Dr. Gautam Sengupta, the former Director-General of Archaeological Survey of India...
What do the historic sites of Bidar, Mandu, Naldurg, Telangana’s Ramappa Temple and the Ajanta and Ellora caves have in common? Well, it’s the legendary archaeologist Ghulam Yazdani, who was the first to study and document these sites. Yet he is barely remembered. We trace his journey
Mortimer Wheeler was quite disappointed with India but he approached the country’s archaeology with a scientific precision that changed the discipline forever. Catch the story of the world-renowned archaeologist who transformed the ASI and inspired a generation of field archaeologists in India
He worked on some of the greatest archaeological sites in the subcontinent and turned back the clock on its civilisation by more than 2,500 years. Catch the story of Sir John Marshall, who took over the ASI at the age of 25 and who opened doors to our past we didn’t even know existed