The death of a Nawab in 1819 made way for the rule of the first of four Begums over Bhopal – the only princely state ruled by women. For over 150 years, the Nawab Begums of Bhopal ruled over their people with vision and benevolence – for that, Bhopal is indebted to them
Ralph and Sonia Hays moved to Mumbai with their children in August 2017. Ralph talks about first impressions, travel plans and the family’s secret to adjusting well in a new country.
It’s only in South India that I realised the possibilities of cultural conservation
Meet Mick Purcell, Head of School, KC High, Chennai
An exciting interview with cosmonaut Michail Kornieko, who is among the only two people from Earth to have spent over one year in space
Do you know the only place juxtaposing Siva and Vishnu temples, both millennial and pre-dating the great Chola temples?
A young writer from across the border writes about similarities in culture between India and Pakistan
Ever been curious about Indian astrological systems?
Airavateshvara Temple in Tamil Nadu is legendary, in more than one sense, says Devanshi Mody
In the mood for a perfectly brewed cup o’ filter coffee? Or some stunning temples? Kumbakonam is your destination then.