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Among all 640 districts of India, Jalandhar district in Punjab has the highest share (88%) of affluence while Shravasti district in Uttar Pradesh has the highest share (61%) of the poor. Graphic: Mint
The Tripunithura Hill Palace, the erstwhile residence of the maharajas of Cochin and now an archaeological museum. Photo: Alamy

The crown without a royal head

4 min read . 30 Jun 2018
Locals at Police Bazar, Shillong’s main shopping area. Photos: Getty Images

Violence and belonging in Shillong

5 min read . 24 Jun 2018
Robert Clive, the man who inaugurated the British Raj in India was laid to rest in an unmarked grave, his name associated forever since with greed, tragedy, and scandal. Photo: Getty Images

Rowdy ‘bob’ who won at Plassey

4 min read . 23 Jun 2018
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