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Was Mahatma Gandhi racist?

Grandson and biographer Rajmohan Gandhi agrees Gandhi during his youth did support the imperial cause and was on several occasions prejudiced and ignorant about South African blacks, but insists on analysing him as an imperfect human being

KCR: The face of Telangana movement brushes aside united opposition, gets another term

Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, popularly known as KCR is believed to be a case study in political survival. Devoid of any political lineage, Rao rose up the ladder purely on the basis of his undeterred commitment to the Telangana cause

Mushirul Hasan, the man who changed how history looked at Indian Muslims

Hasan was a pioneer in changing the tone of history writing in India, especially when it came to the way the discipline projected Islam.

Raman Singh: His development agenda lost against three terms of voter fatigue

Singh was confident that his claims of development politics and the fight against red terror will allow him to form a government in the state for the fourth time. Voter fatigue, however, was stronger and the Congress emerged a clear winner in the election.

Fourth time unlucky, voter fatigue dethrones Shivraj Singh Chouhan

As the people's mandate shows, despite the strong fight, Chouhan could not win against the odds built over the last thirteen years.

Vasundhara Raje: Her confidence could not withstand popular mandate

Schemes such as the Bhamashah Yojana, Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan (MJSA), Grameen Gaurav Path Yojana and the establishment of Annapurna stores to ensure food security are some of the highlights of Vasundhara Raje’s five-year rule in the state.

Here is what happened in Kedarnath, and rest of Uttarakhand, in 2013

Between June 13 and 17, the state of Uttarakhand had received an unusual amount of rainfall. This led to the melting of the Chorabari glacier and the eruption of the Mandakini river.

Raj of the Royals (III): Rajasthan families that still have finger on power

Rajasthan consists of 18 royal families, more than half of which have fielded candidates in the state and national elections.

Raj of the Royals (Part II): How the scions still dominate power in MP

Consisting of a large number of erstwhile princely states, the royal families in this region have continued to exercise their authority since the days of Madhya Bharat.

At Delhi exhibition, 17th century ‘Company art’ gets its last brush with history

Delhi-based art historian Seema Bhalla recently recreated this long-lost colonial world of ‘Company Art in a week-long exhibition held at Bikaner House in Delhi.

The children who are writing the history of C R Park in Delhi

The ‘Neighbourhood Diaries’ project was conceived in 2016 and is aimed at archiving the history of C R Park through the eyes of the children of the locality.

Raj of the Royals (Part I): In Chhattisgarh power still resides in the palaces

As Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh go to polls in the coming days, here is a look at how the erstwhile royalties of these states have continued to rule through modern political mechanisms.