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There’s history between India and Britain

As India celebrates 70 years of independence from the British, there is an alternative lens to view the history of the two nations. A...

To put India on the top, focus on digitalisation, democracy and...

India started its "tryst with destiny" on August 15, 1947. The 2047 centennial will be time to take stock of where we have reached....

British history with an Indian soul: Gurinder Chadha, the director of...

Self identity emerges out of a melange of factors - profession, gender, religion, caste, nationality and race. While for some, they maybe neatly compartmentalised,...

Despite provocations, India must continue to be a peaceful world power:...

India awoke to freedom with the stirring 'Tryst with destiny' speech by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the midnight of August 14, 1947. India's cherished...

1947: A Madras story

Seventy years have passed since that momentous date. One that changed the lives of billions living and those yet to be born. But what...

Capital gains: How 1947 gave birth to a new identity, a...

On August 15, 1947, when India awoke to life and freedom, the land's long-standing capital had already made its tryst with destiny.The British partitioned...

Gandhi made India, Mahadev Desai made Gandhi

India became independent on August 15, 1947. On the same day, five years previously, a great patriot died in prison. His name was Mahadev...

British raj caused deaths of 35 million Indians: Shashi Tharoor

Hyderabad: In a wide-ranging opinion piece for Al Jazeera, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has claimed that the British - during their rule - were...

That time when

Sunday night at the Oscars, we'll likely see writers, actors, and directors use their time at the podium to lambast the policies of US...

The GOP Just Tweeted a Fake Quote From Abraham Lincoln

Republicans love to remind everybody that they're the party of Abraham Lincoln. Which is true. But they might want to do a little more...