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Caught between worship and blame

200 years on, the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan -- the man behind the Aligarh Muslim University -- hangs between two extremes.Mohammad Sajjad brings much needed perspective to the debate. Sir Syed......

'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current......

Why History is more important now than ever before

'Studying History, we come close to all of the messiness of human life -- we understand what motivates people, what makes them get along or go to war, what dreams they had for themselves and their......

'Such a simple man': Tillerson visits Gandhi memorial

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday visited the iconic memorial of Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi and hailed him as one of the few global leaders who changed the world. During......

Zero's Homecoming

The Indian high commission in London is making efforts to take the manuscript to India for display. Ashis Ray reports. Photographs: Courtesy Bodleian Libraries, University of......

British Council library gets leisure zone

As a part of UK India Education Research Initiative, the British Councilplans to tie-up with corporate and educational institutions in India for starting several 'Lifestyle and Diversity Zones',......

The ancient heritage behind our railway bridges

Of the thousands of railway bridges in India, 36,470 are more than 100 years old, and 6,680 are more than 140 years old! But of these, only 21 rank on the Heritage Directorate of the Indian......

Once a bustling hub, Kolkata's central business district has few takers today

Dalhousie square has close to 55 historic landmarks Statue of Sir John Woodburn, which earlier stood at Dalhousie Square, Kolkata. Photograph: Courtesy of Special Collections, University of......

Muktangan empowers poor women to become teachers

As the teachers began gaining confidence, it also drew the attention of other women in the community, leading to greater demand for teaching jobs, finds Ranjita Ganesan.   Image: Muktangan......

Vodafone rings in the need for speed for IPL

The company backs ‘fastest network’ claim with speedtest data; to form the theme for its IPL campaign, made up of short and frequent advertisments Memorable campaigns never stop......

Former Bigg Boss contestant Sofia Hayat turns a nun

The latest Bollywood updates. IMAGE: Sophia Hayat/Instagram British model-turned-actress Sophia Hayat, who entered the Bigg Boss 7 house as a wild card contestant, has now left her glamorous life......

Father's Day Special: Getting to know Dev Anand

'He would never make you feel he was bigger or more important than you.''He always said 'I will die with my boots on,' and he died with his boots on. I salute him!' In the run-up to Father's Day,......

Saif Ali Khan: Islam is unpopular today

'If you go up to an average American or British citizen and tell them you are a Muslim, they look at you suspiciously. It's not a good feeling.' 'Narendra Modi is the first person to make sense......

Spoofs, kid movies rule world box office

September is not the best month for the movies; kids and college students are back in their class rooms and parents, having spent loads of money on summer vacations, think many times before going......
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SC told Apte's identity mired in doubt

Narayan Dattatraya Apte was hanged for the murder of Mahatma Gandhi along with the main assassin, Nathuram Godse, on November 15, 1949. Today, 68... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/642875/mahatma-murder-sc-told-aptes.html
Caught between worship and blame

200 years on, the legacy of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan -- the man behind the Aligarh Muslim University -- hangs between two extremes.Mohammad Sajjad... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/caught-between-worship-and-blame/20171028.htm
'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/we-cant-do-away-with-the-mughals/20171018.htm
Why History is more important now than ever before

'Studying History, we come close to all of the messiness of human life -- we understand what motivates people, what makes them get along or go to... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/why-history-is-more-important-now-than-ever-before/20171026.htm
Tillerson visits Gandhi memorial

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday visited the iconic memorial of Mahatma Gandhi in New Delhi and hailed him as one of the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/pix-rex-tillerson-visits-mahatma-gandhi-memorial/20171025.htm

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