It was a love triangle that shaped the future of modern India. British Governor-General Lord Mountbatten, his wife Lady Edwina and India’s first Prime...

Much has been written about ‘historical’ incidents that shaped the history of a young Independent India under the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru. The...

If at all there is a distant possibility of a Congress revival, it would be in case there is no Rahul Gandhi at the helm, for he is hardly the harbinger...

Game of Thrones (GOT), the American TV series succeeded in claiming a huge international fanbase because of a gripping narrative, complex characters, and...

It was in the mid 1970s that Prime Minister Indira Gandhi first used the expression ‘foreign hand’, pointing to the America’s CIA as one of the...

“Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” ~George Orwell Writer George Orwell couldn’t have been more...

Prior to 1970, Sikkim was an independent state, ruled by the Chogyal or king. But a kingdom that shared boundaries with China, India, Bhutan and Nepal,...

Yes, this had happened many years ago, when a widowed Maneka was ousted by her mother-in-law Indira Gandhi from Safdurjung 1, the residence of India’s...

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was a war leader like no other. He had raised the largest war donation by any Indian leader in the last century. On January...

Corruption had seeped into the Indian system long before it became a norm. A young India was trying to find a foothold after British rulers had left her...

Celebrated Indian author Nirad C Chaudhuri was eccentric to the core, and this trait he loved to flaunt till his death at the age of 101. But could this...

Imagine, how it would have been, had our constitution been a small pocketbook which we could carry around everywhere. If this was a reality, we could just...