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India’s Initial Coronavirus Response Carried Echoes of the Colonial Era

India's colonial past holds stark lessons, or anti-lessons, in pandemic management for the current government.

In Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’, the Story of a Civilisation

'Roma' is a nuanced and soulful take on class, colonialism and gender through the fluid spaces of a Mexico City middle-class neighbourhood.

Memories and Apologies: One Hundred Years of Jallianwala Bagh

Recently, British Prime Minister Theresa May expressed regret at the brutal massacre of peacefully protesting Indians at the hands of British soldiers. But, is that enough?

Can Caribbean Cricket Get Its (Political) Groove Back?

Once a site for anti-colonial resistance and consolidation of a West Indian identity, contemporary Caribbean cricket is devoid of such political connotations.

The White Man’s Boredom

Governing empire was deadening to its administrators, and lethal to its victims.