The Jallianwala Bagh massacre was the climax of a chain of events, the final one being a formidable demonstration of Hindu-Muslim unity on 9th April 1919, the Ram Navami day, that terrified the British. Catch the fascinating story, with some very rare and never seen before photographs of those actual events in Amritsar of 1919.
James Tod’s magnum opus, Annals and Antiquities of Rajast’han, is a tribute to the region he served and kindled the British public’s romance with Rajputana. But although Tod distinguished himself in his work, he paid a heavy price as an Englishman who loved his subject a little too much!
In the early 19th century, two simians were the toast of the town in colonial Calcutta. In this moving essay, we introduce you to Lady and Sir Oran, among the first orang-utans in India to be scientifically studied as they lived amidst human society.