Author: Srinath Raghvan Publisher: Penguin Pages: 554, Price: Rs. 699 Viceroy Lord Linlithgow tersely announced from his summer eerie in Simla on 3 September 1939 over All India Radio that His Majesty's Government was at war with Germany — ... The Freepress Journal, 1 month ago
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a confidential letter written by the Countess of Willingdon, wife of Viceroy Willingdon, was delivered to Feroza Dulhan Begum to her hotel room in Shimla. It assured the Begum that the Countess had spoken to the Nawab of Bhopal, who "promised to do ...AhmedabadMirror.com, 1 week ago
IN 1816, PANDOORANG Dhamdhere—scion of a wealthy Maratha family—embarked on a pilgrimage to Varanasi. Escorted by an armed guard, Pandoorang took a leisurely amble through central India before reaching the holy city. The trip made a hefty dent on his ...Open Magazine, 2 weeks ago
Advise but obey: RBI governors were always expected to play the part of a wife in a Hindu joint family
the majority of even the most aware Indians had not heard of Raghuram Rajan or the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) or its governors. Then suddenly all three became topics of heated discussion everywhere because a BJP MP, Subramanian Swamy, asked that ...Quartz, 3 weeks ago
22 August 2016, New Delhi, Pankaj Sharma An expenditure of words without well-earned thoughts leads to intellectual bankruptcy. Deliberately ignoring the history and believing in own paradise of fancy thoughts is a passion for Prime ...Millennium Post, 1 month ago
A Durand Cup match featuringMohammedan Sporting in 2013 Rome was not built in a day is a famous French proverb which has been used for ages to define stories which teach us perseverance, discipline and finally, success. Every attemptever made, ...Sportskeeda.com, 1 month ago
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today led his party's attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi who yesterday said the BJP's share of post-Independence adversities was larger than that of the Congress. Posting a prayer for the PM — Asatoma ...Chandigarh Tribune, 1 month ago
It will be interesting to accentuate that most of our friends honestly admitted that they came to know about the AFSPA, 1958 only after Irom Chanu Sharmila's protest against it. It was her continuous protest against this Act that made us go through ...Sangai Express, 1 month ago
SEVEN DECADES IS a long time. Surely long enough for anyone of that age to look back at their childhood with a measure of detachment. Yet, as we approach the seventieth year of India’s independence, our understanding of the context in which we attained ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
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