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William Dalrymple explains how corporations today, with their powers, resemble the East India Company

This piece was published on the platform ‘The Logical Indian’ on May 4 2017. Here is the link. Below is an excerpt:

In his most crucial insight for our times, Dalrymple argues that many of modern India’s rich industrialists have amassed wealth in ways similar to Robert Clive’s, the EIC’s ruthless official who had won the Battle of Plassey for the Company. 128 more words


Quit India Movement

The Quit India Movement or the India August Movement (August Kranti), was a civil disobedience movement launched by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) on 8 August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end to British Rule of India. 294 more words


Shoojit begins work on the Udham Singh biopic

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has started work on his biopic on freedom fighter Udham Singh. The film’s pre-production has already begun. The film has been a dream for the… 293 more words


Commemorating Johnny Issel in design

In 2011, on 23 January, an icon of the struggle for freedom and democracy in South Africa passed away. Johnny Issel was not just central to the formation of the United Democratic Front, he also played a critical role in the life of so many community organisations and activists from that era. 225 more words


Who is the LTTE?

Who is the LTTE?

They are a misunderstood group of people which I explain all about in this video. More commonly known as The Tamil Tigers are now looked down upon by many people since losing the war. 90 more words

Tamil Eelam