This magnificent one volume history details the tumultuous days of the Indian army in the jungles of Burma

Tirthankar Roy dismisses both nationalist tropes about evil colonialists and imperial assumptions of benevolent liberal intervention

James Stevens Curl reveals how this new release provides amazing insight into the household of a well-heeled, cultured European in late eighteenth-century India

Zareer Masani says the wartime prime minister has been unfairly vilified over the 1943 Indian famine

How India’s first – and only – female prime minister exploited a Hindu goddess

Indian nationalist fantasies about the Bengal famine can’t be the point of the licence fee

On 99th anniversary of PV Narasimha Rao’s birth it is time to rehabilitate a traduced politician

For the Indian premier, the virus is a deus ex machina

The plan to remodel Lutyens’s grand capital is a monument to conceit

India is gripped by a “rape emergency”, a brutal conflict that is escalating