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William Dalrymple

Decoding A City: Common Thread That Connects 'Delhi 6', 'City Of Djinns' And Covid-19

Jun 07, 2020 Nupur Dogra

As the boundaries of Delhi expand and infrastructure evolves, its inhabitants follow more or less the similar patterns, with countless aspirations rooting from similar motivation, struggles and conflicts.

'Several Gaps In Writing On Delhi'

Jan 15, 2008 William Dalrymple

I'm particularly astonished that there isn't a good biography of Shah Jahan or a modern description of the building of Shahjahanabad.


Venetian Treasures

A subtle rebuke to those who like to see the relationship between the Christian and Islamic world exclusively and simplistically in terms of jihads and crusades, clashes, violence and destruction.

Will Pakistan Survive?

Aug 30, 2007 William Dalrymple

Sixty years after its birth, India faces a number of serious problems, but Pakistan's problems are on a different scale; indeed the country finds itself at a fundamental crossroads. We are back to the old question, and it is not just whither Pakistan


Plain Tales From British India

Two new books exemplify the polarised debate: one claims the British Empire was comparable to slavery and fascism; while for the other, the Victorian administrators of the Indian Civil Service, far from being oppressive exploiters, in fact "represen

18 April, 2007

Inevitable Revolutions

Gyan Prakash

To argue, as Dalrymple does, that it was only imperial arrogance and evangelical influence that forced the rebels to engage in a life-or-death struggle is to underestimate the depth of their determination. Revolt and resistance against colonialism we


28 April, 2004

Does Willy Get It Wilfully Wrong?

Farrukh Dhondy

Or is it willy nilly? In any case, William Dalrymple's political project, his vaunted correction of V.S. Naipaul, is one within continuing Nehru 'secularism


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during an inauguration of the National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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A silhouette of men seen as clouds gather in the sky over the city, in Gurugram

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Laborers wash Water Chestnuts after extracting them from a pond at a village in Ajmer.

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Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive COVID-19 vaccine dose, at Government Polyclinic vaccination centre, in Gurugram.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates National Institute of Biotic Stress Management in Raipur, via video conferencing in New Delhi.

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There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

Punjab/Politics

Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

Amandeep Sandhu
Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

Opinion

Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu