• The Original Evil Corporation

    by William Dalrymple

    The East India Company, a trading firm with its own army, was masterful at manipulating governments for its own profit. It’s the prototype for today’s multinationals.

  • Can Muslims get a fair shake in India?

    by B.Z. Khasru

    By scraping Kashmir's special autonomy status, Modi has taken a dangerous step toward implementing the vision of his ultra-nationalist party's spiritual guru, the late V.D. Savarkar.

  • History wars roiling India

    The RSS and the BJP are determined to divide the nation on religious grounds, historians say, adding that history is a discipline of reason and could not be written with “fabricated truths, imagination or myth-making.”

  • Say goodbye to the weirdest border dispute in the world

    India and Bangladesh began the exchange of over 160 enclaves – small areas of sovereignty completely surrounded on all sides by another country – and in so doing ended a dispute that has lasted almost 70 years.