Friday, June 14, 2024

Topic: History

Bhopal and Bhopal Gaurav Diwas: History, myth, and Hindutva politics

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the longest-serving chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, has once again brought the issue of renaming Bhopal to the forefront amidst growing anti-incumbency sentiment.

James Mill’s history is still a nation’s misery

Sethulakshmi V S & Husna Hasan The root of the saying 'ignorance is bliss' dates back centuries. Thomas Gray uttered the golden words in his...

In memory of Queen Elizabeth: Are we acknowledging roots of our imperial trajectories?

The post-colonial identity of India stands with the masses who are still bridled with economic woes, developmental stagnation, illiteracy, inequality, human rights violations, and the oriental identity.

On Independence Day, Sonia Gandhi hits out at ‘self-absorbed’ govt

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Independence Day said the party will strongly oppose misrepresentation of history for "political gains" by putting icons of the independence movement "on the dock based on lies."

What is between Russia and Ukraine

Olivia Durand, University of Oxford A political pamphlet published in 1762 described a conversation between “Great Russia” and “Little Russia”. In the exchange, the latter...

New Zealand’s Ajaz Patel 3rd bowler in Test history to take all 10 wickets in an innings

New Zealand spinner Ajaz Patel scripted history on the second day of the second Test against India at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai as he became only the third bowler ever to pick up all 10 wickets in a Test innings.