Zareer Masani

Zareer Masani

The true casualty figures are still hotly disputed 100 years after the Punjab massacre, but its real legacy was the slow death of the Raj

‘Seventy years after independence, bashing Winston Churchill has become a sure-fire way of attracting a mass following on Indian social media’

A biography of Indira Gandhi’s final years offers insights into a dark period of unmitigated corruption in Indian politics

A story of unmitigated British plunder in India, but one which subscribes to conventional views

SOAS’s new exhibition on Zoroastrianism fails to capture the rich cultural and historical legacy of this much-misunderstood and embattled faith

Dubious racial attitudes, an obsession with excrement and sexual eccentricities: Gandhi Before India reveals the unsavoury sides of the statesman’s character

The perils of Partition would have been averted by Viceroy Wavell’s bold 1946 plan to create a subcontinental federation