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.
Fort William College was meant to train young British lads for the Company but it ended up as a great centre of Indian languages. Find out how a college set up by the East India Company became the ‘birthplace of modern Hindi’ and went on to even influence the Bengal Renaissance
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.