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Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude

'After it was finished, Shah Jahan visited the Taj only twice.''There is a letter from Aurangzeb to him after a visit, reporting that the dome was leaking and needed to be fixed.''Shah Jahan wasn't......

Som's right: Foreigners built the Taj

How much do you know about Shah Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal and the Taj Mahal? Setting off a controversy comes naturally to Sangeet Som, the Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Sardhana, Uttar Pradesh.......

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......

'The Mughals were struggling financially after Shah Jahan'

'Aurangzeb spent a major part in the Deccan. The later Mughals were looted by Nadir Shah and Ahmed Shah Abdali. The Mughals had no money to build. That's why Zafar Mahal, the only palace they built......

Ishrat case: Court dismisses plea against Amit Shah

In a relief for Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others, a Central Bureau of Investigation court in Ahmedabad on Thursday dismissed......

Farewell to MCX: From Jignesh Shah to Shah Jahan?

Shah’s emotional statement indicates he has bid farewell to MCX; but is he stooping to hit back?Ten days before the 10th anniversary of its launch, Jignesh Shah stepped down from the board of......

India's homoeopathic state of mind

A homoeopathic state of mind pervades our thinking in governance and infrastructure-building.Do it in small, harmless doses, but nothing bitter, sharp, or bloody, says Shekhar Gupta. Homoeopathy,......

When the Mughals turned to demonetisation

It's five months after 8/11.But this is not the first time that India's currency of the time faced the axe.The Mughals, after invading a territory, would effect the demonetisation of the local......

India's billionaires' success mantras

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, worth about 7,300 crores, is India's richest entrepreneur under 40 according to Hurun's India Rich List for 2016.Anil Rai Gupta, along with his brother Vinod, has been valued......

It's incredible what love can motivate us to build: Zuckerberg

Within couple of hours, Mark Zuckerberg's Taj Mahal post had received over 450,000 likes, 11,000 comments and 7,700 shares. IMAGE: ‘Taj Mahal is even more stunning than I expected’.......

Michael Radford set to direct Taj

Michael Radford has given his nod to directing Taj, a movie that tells the story of 17th century Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his favourite queen Mumtaz Mahal for whom he built the Taj......

Robin Khosla makes a bilingual Taj Mahal

An English speaking Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan? Yes! Director Robin Khosla plans to make his film Taj Mahal -- A Monument Of Love bilingual."Taj Mahal has an universal appeal," he says. "Everybody......

10 Things We LOVE About Alia Bhatt

Happy birthday, Alia! 'Alia is my real-life masterpiece and no cinema of mine can even come close to her.'-- Mahesh Bhatt (father, film-maker) 'I haven't seen another actor who is so good, so......

The Taj Mahal's love story returns!

Shiraz: A Romance of India, a 1928 Indo-British-German silent classic, will tell the epic tale once again. And you're invited. IMAGE: A still from Shiraz: A Romance Of India At a time when the Taj......

The A to Z of Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 on October 11. Rediff.com celebrates the superstar with this special series, looking back at the very things that made him the BIG B. We first published this special in......
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Bhopal, where old and new co-exist

The history of Bhopal has always fascinated me. It is unique among states in India, as the only state ruled by a succession of four female... ...

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SC asks waqf board

When the waqf board counsel told the court that Shah Jahan had himself declared it a Waqf property, the bench asked the board to show it the... ...

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'Yogi's national stature is growing despite bypolls setback'

'After Modi, Yogi is the most popular face of Hindutva, but it's too early to say that he is someone who could succeed Modi.' IMAGE: Uttar Pradesh... ...

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10 Things We LOVE About Alia Bhatt

Happy birthday, Alia! 'Alia is my real-life masterpiece and no cinema of mine can even come close to her.'-- Mahesh Bhatt (father, film-maker) 'I... ...

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London mosques get listed status celebrating Muslim heritage

Two London mosques were given special listed status today in recognition of their architectural and historic importance, in a move a government... ...

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