Zareer Masani

A Faustian bargain

1 April 2023 9:00 am

Under the much-vaunted new secularism, Muslims were treated as second-class citizens at best - and were often the victims of mass pogroms

What the conviction of Rahul Gandhi means for India

26 March 2023 9:00 pm

The conviction of Rahul Gandhi – an opposition politician and dynastic heir to three of India’s past prime ministers –…

How the British saved India’s classical history

29 January 2023 6:00 pm

In India, a generation has been brought up on the academic Edward Said’s unhistorical prejudices towards the British and what…

The Elgin marbles and the rot of ‘decolonisation’

7 January 2023 7:04 pm

The proposed return to Greece, in the guise of loans, of some of the British Museum’s most iconic objects, the…

Partition wasn’t inevitable

15 August 2022 11:32 pm

‘Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge,…

Statue wars: what should we do with controversial monuments?

19 January 2021 2:03 am

Secretary of State for Communities Robert Jenrick’s pledge to protect monuments and statues from mob iconoclasm with new laws and…