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Story Posted on 10-11-2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
East India Company, British India, Colonialism, Postcards

India: The picturesque and the colonial

During the 18th and 19th centuries, many British landscape artists sketched and painted India. These picture postcards are an important reminder of India’s past, and not mere nostalgia of a time gone by.

ART & CULTURE

 |  17.35 minutes watch-minute read
Jules Naudet, Stepping into the Elite, Good Books

In DailyO's Good Books: Stepping into the Elite, by Jules Naudet

A chat with French sociologist Jules Naudet on aspiration, caste, class and the meaning of Modi in India.

VARIETY

 |  Hello, Health  |  4-minute read
Cholesterol, Eggs, Health Benefits, Egg yolk

Egg yolk back in vogue: Eight reasons why the golden orb is the sunshine of health

Research avers that two egg yolks a day are bound to keep most illness at bay

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
North America, Religion, Hinduism, US

Why the Hindu community in North America stands at a crossroads

They need pluralistic self-understanding and self-representation, to hold their heads high in the world of religious competition and identity politics.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Nehru, Colonialism, Modi, Subhash Chandra Bose

Why India hasn't yet honoured its troops who died fighting in WWI

The reasons include Gandhi's ambivalence, Nehru's antipathy and bitter colonialism. It's time we got over these