Toru Dutt (1856-1877) wrote novels, translations, poems and essays that, after her death, would fascinate South Asia and Europe.
India now holds the distinction of being the only country on Earth to have successfully launched, on their first try, a robotic mission to Mars.
They not only carried the legacy of colonial dining in Calcutta, but appropriated the culture of colonial dining in a manner such that in today’s restaurant spaces they are still apparent.
Responses to the famine resulted in the rise of a group of poets who came to dominate Bengal’s literary scene after the death of the Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore in 1941.
Rudyard Kipling sent the details of the case to Arthur Conan Doyle...the case was passed on instead to Agatha Christie.
Lord Lytton, visited Kurseong to inaugurate the Darjeeling Tramway Company, the time when Tiny was to be put to test for the first time...
Indian cinema has had a special infatuation with the Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, from “Mere Sapno ki Rani Kab Ayegi Tu,” (Aradhana, 1969) to “Chhaiya Chhaiya” (Dil Se, 1998) and “Ye Hawayein” (Parineeta, 2005).
John Keats’ prognosis of the "egotistical sublime," for William Wordsworth, takes a significant course in the 1840s, immediately after his being crowned the poet laureate. Been assured by Minister...