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Indian treasure, found in UK castle cupboard, up for grabs!

A Mughal-era manuscript filled with Indian miniatures discovered locked up in a cupboard inside a rural England castle is now up for sale at Sotheby's upcoming auction in London. Image: The romance......

It's goodbye for Delhi's 'tonga' rides

A tonga ride unfailingly evokes myriad memories of yore. From mythological heroes, kings of ancient India, Mughal emperors, British rulers and a feisty Basanti played by Hema Malini in Sholay,......

London's Portrait Gallery showcases Mughal art

London's National Portrait Gallery has mounted an exhibition, running till June, titled The Indian Portrait offering 60 portraits painted between 1560 and 1860 --- of Mughal emperors, holy men,......

Deconstructing the Mughal rule

Yoginder Sikand reviews Salman Khurshid's Sons of Babur-- A play in search of India.'Sons of Babur have only two places: the graveyard or Pakistan!' went the bloodcurdling cry of Hindutva fascists,......

Revisiting India's first war of independence

The voice of Prince Mirza Muhammad Feroze Shah, a cousin of the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, was loud and clear when he declared war against the British in 1857."I do now proclaim a......

Mughal-e-Azam rakes in Rs 88 lakh

Forty-five years after K Asif's magnum opus 'Mughal-e-Azam' was released in India and ran non-stop for three years at theatres, raking in around Rs 3 crore (Rs 30 million), the re-coloured epic has......

Superman-Hanuman, Indian animation rules!

"The Indian animation industry is coming of age," announced Subhash Chandra, media mughal and chairman of Zee Network, at the international launch of the Animation Producers Association of India in......

Soon, take a hovercraft over Yamuna to the Taj

The government also wants to build floating hotels and helipads to increase tourism along rivers. Cleaning the famed Yamuna may require a secondary sewage line and cost Rs 4,000 crore (Rs 40......

'Modi village' is Varanasi's new hot spot

Jayapur, with a population of a little over 4,200, was like most other villages before Prime Minister Narendra Modi adopted it on November 7. Narayan Patel is a busy man these days. Apart from......

12 Indian hotels that will take your breath away

The Oberoi, Mumbai. Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts Travel+Leisure magazine has come up with the best 500 hotels in the world. The list features 12 hotels from India. Majority......

How well do you know Mughal-e-Azam?

Mughal-E-Azam, which completes 50 years today, is admittedly one of the greatest movies ever made in Indian cinematic history.  Take this quiz and find out how much you know about......

Say farewell to Naushad

Today, one of India'strue legends passed away. Naushad, 86, gave us unforgettable music in films like Mughal-E-Azam, Baiju Bawra and Mother India. With his passing, we have lost one of the finest......

Mughal-e-Azam contest: rules

The contest is only open to residents of India.Prizes: 20 winners will be selected by a draw of lots among all the correct entries received by rediff.com by the notified last date.No cash......

'Dilip Kumar carried off the rustic look so effectively in Ganga Jumna'

In his long career, Dilip Kumar has given us a wide range of brilliant movies, and each of us have our own favourites. As we celebrate his 92nd birthday today, we asked members of the film......

Birthday Special: Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Here's celebrating Dilip Kumar by re-visiting his best movies.  Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of images and every single one is iconic. From his mischievous smile that rejoices in......

India's most fascinating rural sports... Take a look!

Traditional Indian sports have been played in villages since ages. Though most sports lovers in the country follow cricket, hockey, tennis and even English football on television, disciplines like......

'We would one day succeed in including polo as an Olympic sport'

Polo is regarded as the sport of kings. It was played by the likes of Darius, Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. In India, it was widely played in medieval times, which is evidenced by the fact......
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Q. Why are Mughals and Muslim rulers in India glorified in textbooks, while all they did was kill and convert people to Islam?
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Sankar  Mitra
Q. When Mughals ruled in Delhi, an ordinary man in Assam or Gujarat or Kerala used to be least bothered about who is ruling India. Same attitude continued during British rule. After British introduced western education, gradually people were becoming conscious of foreign rule and idea of India as a country and independence developed. But it remained confined to a minuscule minority. Congress party was struggling to find out how to enlighten the masses. Suddenly like a magic Indian masses were made conscious about independence and also about the country of India or Bharat. How did it happen?
Sankar Mitra:  A. because it was politically convenient to the government of the day, when India got independence more

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Ramesh Agarwal
Q. JAI SHRI RAM WHY INDIANS ARE SO KAAM CHOR THAT NEED SUPERVISION TO WORK LIKE OUR GOVT SERVICES, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY AND SCHOOL STAFF.ALWAYS GO ON STRIKE OR DODGE CLASSES OR OFFICE.FEW PRIVATE RENOWNED COMPANIES ARE EXCEPTION.
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. frankly speaking bengalis and punjabis played most important role in independence of India other communities such as marwaris, south indian were...... more

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BOOKS

Close to home • We are completely beside ourselves • How to build a girl • Mecca: The sacred city A year of striking debuts, successful... ...

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Spectacular tombs of Haryana

Explore the lesser-known yet beautiful monuments in the districts of Jhajjar, Gurgaon and Mewat Sankar Sridhar A richly carved doorway at... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Spectacular-tombs-of-Haryana-1006913
Azam Khan

Press Trust of India | December 26, 2014 11:47 AM Muzaffarnagar : Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan on Thursday alleged that BJP... ...

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Hotels and Tourism Newsletter December 22 to 26, 2014

Top Story Delhi NCR and Mumbai expected to see addition of 6798 rooms by the end of 2015: Cushman & Wakefield In the latest report by Cushman... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-top-story/hotels-and-tourism-newsletter--december-22-to-26-2014-114122600108_1.html
Holidays and the Hindutva state

We live in interesting times. Sometime around the middle of this month the press broke reports that the Union Government wanted to mark the... ...

http://www.heraldgoa.in/Edit/Opinions/Holidays-and-the-Hindutva-state/82676.html

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