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Remembering a forgotten princess

Princess Jahanara, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan's daughter, was a paragon of virtues: well-educated, well-versed in statecraft, even-tempered, beautiful. Although she was on the side of Dara Shikoh in......

Critical thinking about history is dying

Books like Incarnations: India in 50 Lives, simple and straightforward though they appear, are instead powerful arguments for complexity, for empathy, and for curiosity, observes Mihir S Sharma.......

'Islamism, a Phoenix waiting to arise from the ashes'

'Small bands of terrorists believe they can destabilise superpowers if they are ready to become martyrs.''Since the road to paradise is under the shade of swords, it is a win-win situation for......

Why Bajirao is India's greatest cavalry general

Bajirao, an unorthodox leader, faced much opposition during his lifetime from the Brahmins of Pune. In the last hundred years or so, he has been ignored due to caste politics in Maharashtra where......

Tipu controversy: Girish Karnad apologises

Under severe attack for his remarks that Bengaluru International airport should have been named after 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan rather than the city founder Kempegowda, Jnanpith awardee......

The story of Kasimbazar's networks

If you do not know much about Kasimbazar, I would not hold it against you; after all it has a population of only 10,000 and lies in one of the most neglected corners of the state of West Bengal.......

3 NRIs among Vanity Fair's 'empire builders'

Three Indian-origin persons, including Foursquare's Naveen Selvadurai, have been named in Vanity Fair's 'Next Establishment 2010' list that features young 'empire builders' poised to become the......

The woman who makes wine

International Women's Day may mean different things to different people and you may even be toasting on Women's Day with a glass of rose. For Kavita Chougule, owner of India's first and only......

How rupee gained currency over the years

It was in late 1950s, India faced its first foreign exchange crisis. A string of stringent controls followed.A separate series of notes for exclusive circulation in the Persian Gulf region were......

Review: Bajirao Mastani is Magnificent. Fragile. Flawed.

'Talwar se zyada dhaar chalane wale ki soch mein honi chahiye,' says the strategy-savvy Bajirao in Bajirao Mastani. Only if director Sanjay Leela Bansali had listened, says Sukanya Verma. The......

Review: Priyanka, Ranveer are terrific in Bajirao Mastani

'This is a giant film, a magnum opus drunk on its own magnum-ity, and it is perfectly clear early on, as the narrative races out the gate and gauntlets are flung up in the air and shot through with......

The Shah Rukh vs Sanjay Leela Bhansali deja vu!

This December has a lot in common with the Diwali of 2007! Festival releases are an exciting time in Bollywood. Be it Eid, Diwali or Christmas, the occasion spells the year’s biggest films......

Sunny Leone shoots in Thailand

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Sunny Leone is busy these days shooting an advertisement with photographer Dabboo Ratnani.She posted a picture, above, and......

Sania Mirza treats Shah Rukh to biryani!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Image: Kajol, Shah Rukh Khan, Farah Khan, Sania Mirza, Varun Dhawan and Varun Sharma on the sets of Dilwale Tennis star Sania......

Novel penalty shoot-out for PHL

A novel penalty shoot-out that gives equal chance to the striker and goalkeeper will be introduced in the third edition of the Premier Hockey League next year.Under the new concept, during a......
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Indian police arrest 5 over attacks on Africans

Mumbai womans heart organs saves Surat woman four others Mumbai News.Net - Sunday 29th May, 2016 Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) A 49-year-old Mumbai... ...

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Maharashtra seeks heritage tag for forts

A report prepared by experts will be sent to the UNESCO To showcase the history of Maratha Empire and boost tourism, the Maharashtra government... ...

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Maha govt to seek UNESCO heritage site tag for forts

Pune, May 28 (PTI) With a view to bring the history of Maratha Empire before the world and boost tourism, the Maharashtra government is planning to... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/7494178_Maha-govt-to-seek-UNESCO-heritage-site-tag-for-forts.html
Fateful tipping point that fixed the subcontinent's future course

ByMurad Ali Baig On May 29, 1658, India's history changed forever. Aurangzeb's victory over his brother Dara Shikoh marked the beginning of... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=cult&nid=17282
That part of our history we choose toforget

When your family has been ruling for hundreds of years, people still call you by the title of Nawab, says Nawab Reza Khan, tenth Nawab of Sachin as... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/african-rulers-india-part-history-174000738.html

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