Adolf hitler

Gandhi and Hermann Kallenbach (centre) with inhabitants of the Tolstoy Farm. Photographs courtesy Shimon Lev

Mahatma Gandhi’s Jewish soulmate

6 min read . 27 Jan 2018
Randeep Hooda (centre) who plays Charles Sobhraj in a still from ‘Main aur Charles’<br />

Charles and his doubles

5 min read . 05 Nov 2015
The crew aboard Japanese sub I-29 pose with their guest Bose (first row, second from left) and Hasan (to Bose’s right). Photographs courtesy ‘The Men From Imphal’/Netaji Research Bureau <br />

U-boat to Singapore

9 min read . 04 Jan 2016
A reproduction taken on 11 June shows the painting “Minoritenkirche Vienna”, an ink drawing signed A. Hitler, at the Weidler auction house in Nuremberg, Germany. Photo: Christof Stache/AFP <br />

Germany should buy Hitler’s artwork

4 min read . 23 Jun 2015
The Roman salute, it seems, comes from Jacques-Louis David’s painting Oath Of The Horatii. Photo: Corbis<br />

A brief history of the ‘salaam’

5 min read . 24 Apr 2015
French president Francois Hollande, center, on the screen delivers a speech on Monday, 25 August 2014, during a ceremony at the Paris City Hall in recognition of the liberation of the capital by American and French troops. Photo: Christophe Ena/AP Photo<br />

Outside In | Not ‘our’ war

4 min read . 29 Aug 2014
‘The Crooked Maid’ by Dan Vyleta, Bloomsbury Circus, 427 pages, `499.<br />

Book Review | The Crooked Maid

2 min read . 11 Aug 2014