India

Blood and Soil in Narendra Modi’s India

An arresting and disturbing story about the past, present, and future of Narendra Modi’s politics. The story’s climax is the proposal that, with his reelection 2019, Modi “uncovered a terrible secret at the heart of Indian society: by deploying vicious sectarian rhetoric, the country’s leader could persuade Hindus to give him nearly unchecked power.”

The Jungle Prince of Delhi

The remarkable story of a family that in the 1970s installed themselves in the VIP waiting room in New Delhi railway station and staked a claim to the ancient royal house of Oudh. They spent over 40 years being interviewed by a succession of journalists about their story – but was it true?