Join us as we go back in time and get a rare peek into the life and times of the great King Krishnadevaraya who took the Vijayanagara Empire to its height. We talk to author Srinivas Reddy whose book Raya covers decades of research into contemporary sources and the literary works of Krishnadevaraya himself.
A vile plan was devised by a handful of powerful princes to not join either India or Pakistan and instead create a third dominion called Princestan consisting of the 565 princely states and retain paramountcy. However, three persons stood in the way...Author and journalist Sandeep Bamzai throws light on this subject on #LHIBookClub
Did South Asia have a shared regional identity prior to the arrival of Europeans? Did the European understanding of India as Hindu replaced an earlier, native understanding of India as Hindustan, a home for all faiths? Find out with author Manan Ahmed Asif
Did you know that Delhi’s Ridge was formed 1.5 billion years ago and offers clues on the city’s earliest human inhabitants? We talk to author Thomas Crowley whose book tells the tale of the Ridge through an ecological vantage point, offering new perspectives to understand the city’s historical and geographical interconnections.
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