More than a century before the islands of Bombay were gifted to the English, a Portuguese physician built a house with a garden here to study local flora. Catch the story of Bombay’s ‘first tenant’ and his role in the city’s history.
We take a look at India’s most fragile world heritage building – Mumbai’s Watson’s Hotel. Now in danger of collapsing, it was once the toast of Bombay’s high society. Today, it is an astonishing example of apathy but a battle we have to fight!
The history of civilisation marked by diseases has given rise to a genre of ‘pandemic literature’ that puts a human face to these catastrophes. Here are some of the biggest names in Hindi literature who have touched upon this tragic subject.