Digging Deep

The Indian Adventures Of Amelia Earhart Before She Disappeared Into Oblivion

Exactly 80 Years After The Famous Aviator Vanished, New Evidence Emerges About Her Possible Fate.

Originally published in Scroll.in on Jun 08, 2017

A History Lesson For The Tatas (and Indigo) As They Consider Buying Out Air India

A Look At The Airline’s Roller-coaster Fortunes Over The Years.

Originally published in Scroll.in on Jul 03, 2017

The Little-known History Of How Zoroastrian Merchants Helped Create The Old Silk Route

The Zoroastrian-Chinese Connection Is At Least 1,200 Years Older Than We Think. Probably Even More.

Originally published in Scroll.in on May 18, 2017

Rare Photos Raise The Question: Was Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose A Fascist?

There Is No Quick And Easy Answer To This Question, Says The Grandnephew To His Aide Abid Hasan.

Originally published in Scroll.in on Aug 18, 2016

How Netaji’s Aide Coined The Slogan Jai Hind In A German POW Camp

Abid Hasan's Grandnephew Recounts The Story Behind Creation Of A Salutation To Replace Religion-based Greetings For Indian Soldiers.

Originally published in Scroll.in on Apr 23, 2016

Will The Grey Domes Of Golconda Be Restored To The Fabulous Green Of Old?

Long Neglected, Hyderabad’s Qutb Shahi Tomb Complex Hopes To Make The List Of World Heritage Sites At The End Of A 10-year, Rs 100 Crore Project.

Originally published in Scroll.in on Jan 19, 2016

June 18, 1815: Had Napoleon Won The Battle Of Waterloo, How Different Would India Have Been?

To Begin With, We'd Be Speaking Frendi Instead Of Hinglish.

Originally published in Scroll.in on Jun 18, 2015

SMS Audacious

In 1914, A Lone German Warship Spread Terror And Bombed Madras

Originally published in Outlook on Sep 22, 2014