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BJP MP says Taj Mahal land belongs to Jaipur royals

The land on which the Taj Mahal was built originally belonged to Jaipur's ruler Jai Singh and it was acquired by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Diya Kumari claimed on......

'Modi is the political product of the Ayodhya agitation'

'Although Narendra Modi had no direct participation in the Ayodhya agitation, he would not have been in the dominant position he is now had it not been for the Ram Janambhoomi agitation.' IMAGE:......

'Hindu philosophy was sophisticated under Mughals'

'Second-class citizenship would have been meaningless to a Hindu in the Mughal empire.' IMAGE: Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (1618-1707). Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images   Not long ago,......

Trump got emotional after knowing story of Shah Jahan-Mumtaz: Tour guide

'Melania Trump asked about the mud-pack treatment and was amazed when she got to know the details of the process' IMAGE: US President Donald Trump, and First Lady Melania Trump visit the Taj......

In visitors' book, Trump calls Taj Mahal 'awe-inspiring' monument

United States President Donald Trump on Monday extolled the Taj Mahal as an 'awe-inspiring' monument which is a 'timeless testament' to the rich and diverse beauty of the Indian culture. IMAGE:......

India's Top 10 cash generating monuments

Check out which monuments make the most money for the government. The top revenue-generating monuments during 2015-2018 include the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutub Minar, Red Fort and Humayun's Tomb,......

When the Mughals turned to demonetisation

Two years have passed since 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......

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’.......

How Indian cities can be successful

Indian cities need a new intellectual underpinning, says Sanjeev Sanyal. It is not often recognised that all cities are ultimately a reflection of some underlying ideology that not only is a......

Priceless Taj Mahal valued at Re 1

John Samuel Raja D in New Delhi The country's priceless assets will carry a negligible price in the first of its kind valuation attempt, even as the government rejigs its accounting system and......

'Only Arjun Kapoor could play this role'

'Kriti Sanon is a superb actress, she looks Maharashtrian, and has not done a historical.''Sanjay Dutt has gone to another level of persona. He hasn't done a historical either.'   IMAGE: The......

Bollywood's BEST Queen? VOTE!

Sukanya Verma looks back at Bollywood royalty, and asks *you* to pick your favourite! Warrior queens, scheming queens, fictional queens, filmi queens... we have witnessed a wide variety of female......

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......

10 historical performances!

Some historical performances here! India’s heritage brims in rich history and heroes. Bollywood has often attempted to tap its grand potential on celluloid too. The result is some of Hindi......

Ben Kingsley: India is my second home

It was way back in 1982 when Sir Ben Kingsley came to India to portray Mahatma Gandhi on screen. Now, he is back in a new avatar, all set to play a mathematician in Amitabh......

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