Although rooted in Maharashtra, the Marathas extended their might across the subcontinent, yet most of us think of them as a regional power. Why do we know so little about these great empire builders? Go local with us on another edition of Heritage Matters
India was home to many world-class cities in ancient times but most of them are now just footnotes in history. The panelists in our first Heritage Matters series were unanimous that getting citizens to take ownership of their historical treasures is crucial to the success of any conservation effort. Read on to find out more
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!