INDIAN HISTORY IN THE NEWS


Indian History Since Independence

"Indira Gandhi -- India's Democrat With An Authoritarian Bent," DW, November 19, 2017.

Rifat Fareed, "The Forgotten Massacre That Ignited The Kashmir Dispute," Al Jazeera News, November 6, 2017.

Rifat Fareed, "'Black Day' In Kashmir Marks 1947 Indian Army Arrival," Al Jazeera, October 27, 2017.

Steve Chao, "Remembering Partition: 'It Was Like a Slaughterhouse,'" Al Jazeera, August 15, 2017.

Shamil Shams, "India's Partition And 70 Years Of Proxy Jihad," DW, August 14, 2017.

Yasmin Khan, "Why Pakistan And India Remain In Denial 70 Years On From Partition," Observer, August 6, 2017.

"Partition 70 Years On: The Turmoil, Trauma -- And Legacy," BBC News, July 27, 2017.

Ketan Alder, "Explainer: What Are The Origins Of Today's Hindu Nationalism?," The Conversation, March 2, 2016.

 "Of Kashmir, Jingoism And The 1965 Indo-Pakistani War," DW, September 6, 2015.

"Profile: Manmohan Singh," BBC News, March 11, 2015.

"Indira Gandhi Assassination: Controversial Film Blocked," BBC News, August 22, 2014.

Poonam Taneja, "Why 1984 Golden Temple Raid Still Rankles For Sikhs," BBC News, August 1, 2013.

"Rajiv Gandhi Is Unforgotten 20 Years After His Assassination," DW, May 20, 2011.

Ramachandra Guha, "India: Democracy's Dance," BBC News, March 4, 2009.

Soutik Biswas, "The Fading Of Sikh Militancy," BBC News, March 16, 2005.

Inder Malhotra, "Indira Gandhi's Legacy," BBC News, October 28, 2004.


British India

William Dalrymple, "The East India Company: The Original Corporate Raiders," Guardian, March 4, 2015.

Perminder Khatkar, "Should The Last Sikh Maharajah Be Returned To India?," BBC News, July 4, 2014.

"Why Sikhs Were Never Part Of 'Mutiny Of 1857' But In Fact Killed This Movement With Brute Force," Sikh Sangat News, 2014.

Lakshmi Gandhi, "What A Thug's Life Looked Like In 19th Century India," NPR, November 18, 2013.

"David Cameron Marks British 1919 Amritsar Massacre," BBC News, February 20, 2013.

Amitava Sanyal, "Mahatma Gandhi And His Anti-Tea Campaign," BBC News Magazine, May 6, 2012.

"Mahatma Gandhi -- The Person, The Hero, The Legend," DW, September 29, 2011.

Herpreet Kaur Grewal, "Rebel Queen -- A Thorn In The Crown," Guardian, December 31, 2010.

Alastair Lawson, "Indian Heroine's Letter Unearthed," BBC News, November 16, 2009.

Alex von Tunzelmann, "The Rising -- Ballad Of Mangal Pandey, With Added Dance Sequences," Guardian, January 29, 2009.

"'Opium Financed British Rule In India,'" BBC News, June 23, 2008.

"Commemorating Mahatma Gandhi," DW, January 30, 2008.

Subir Bhaumik, "Plassey Rekindles Indian Anti-Imperialism,' BBC News, June 29, 2007.

William Dalrymple, "Delhi, 1857: A Bloody Warning To Today's Imperial Occupiers," Guardian, May 10, 2007.

"India Marks Uprising Anniversary," BBC News, May 7, 2007.

"Indian Mutiny Was 'War Of Religion,'" BBC News, September 6, 2006.

L.R. Jagadheesan, "Tamils Dispute India Mutiny Date," BBC News, July 11, 2006.

Nick Bryant, "U.S. Civil Rights 'Made In India,'" BBC News, May 22, 2006.

"'Clive Of India's' Tortoise Dies," BBC News, March 23, 2006.


Mughal India

Craig Considine, "Finding Tolerance In Akbar, The Philosopher-King," Huffington Post, April 10, 2013.

Abhishek Prabhat, "Fighting In The Name Of A Legend," BBC News, May 9, 2004.


India From The Mauryans To The Mughals

Jhimili Mukherjee Pandey, "6th-Century Ramayana Found In Kolkata, Stuns Scholars," Times of India, December 18, 2015.

"Q & A: The Ayodhya Dispute," BBC News, December 5, 2012.

Soutik Biswas, "Ramayana: An 'Epic' Controversy," BBC News, October 19, 2011.


Ancient India

Tony Joseph, "How Ancient DNA May Rewrite Prehistory In India," BBC News, December 30, 2018.

Ellen Barry, "India And Nepal In Not-Very Enlightened Spat Over Buddha's Childhood Home," New York Times, June 1, 2016.

Aleem Maqbool, "Mohenjo Daro: Could This Ancient City Be Lost Forever?," BBC Newsmagazine, June 26, 2012.

Rachel Nuwer, "An Ancient Civilization, Upended By Climate Change," New York Times, May 29, 2012.

Simon Winchester, "In The Holy Caves Of India," New York Times, November 5, 2006.

"Search For India's Ancient City," BBC News, June 11, 2006.

Brian Vastag, "Early Humans Settled India Before Europe, Study Suggests," National Geographic News, November 14, 2005.

"Indian Civilisation '9,000 Years Old,'" BBC News, January 16, 2002.

 "Asoka Statues Unearthed In India," BBC News, November 9, 2001.


 

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