‘Equality is no longer in our vision of society’
Historian Romila Thapar speaks to Rajat Ghai
The East India Company was not a hypocrite like the British Raj: William Dalrymple
The historian speaks to Down To Earth about his latest work, The Anarchy
Mexico reserves 50% seats at all levels of government for women
Under the new set up, federal entities and the federal cabinet will have have an equal number of men and women
'Belgium does owe reparations to the Congo'
Down To Earth talks to American historian, Adam Hochschild about his book on King Leopold of Belgium whose reign is responsible for the deaths of …
Is America redeeming itself vis-à-vis its First Nations?
The country appointed its first Native American poet laureate and apologised for the genocide of aborigines in its largest and richest state on …
‘Europe has double standards when it comes to the Roma’
For centuries, the Roma (colloquially known as ‘Gypsies’) have been discriminated against in Europe, to which they migrated to from …
How was land for Rashtrapati Bhavan and the parliament building acquired? Who were its original inhabitants?
'Australia must sign a treaty with its First People'
Aboriginal activist Lidia Thorpe says a treaty is the only way to bring closure to Australia, which is after all, a settler-colonial project
‘Today, people love seeing reality in movies’
Nila Madhab Panda spoke to Down To Earth about his film and doing ‘realistic’ cinema
'Green Party’s rise is a response to the rise of nasty populist movements'
Newly-elected Member of European Parliament from the British Green Party, Catherine Rowett speaks to Down To Earth about the significance of the …
This is no apology: Congo activists on King Philippe’s words
‘Regret’ is not the right choice of word; and yes, Belgium should pay reparations to the Congo, they say
‘Who created the terms superior and inferior races?’
Down To Earth speaks to activist Binalakshmi Nepram about race in the light of the US race riots over George Floyd's death
Two new Bollywood films and a message
Contemporary Hindi films get real, hitch-hike to success
'I could not have found a better story'
Ketan Mehta, director of ‘Manjhi-the Mountain Man’, speaks to Down To Earth about why he made the film
‘I choose to believe that a Deoli-like incident will not happen again’
Down To Earth speaks to Indian-Chinese actor and singer, Meiyang Chang on community, society and racism
Yes, black Africans did construct architectural marvels
The persistent racial stereotype of blacks not having intelligence has often had tragic consequences. It is time to end it