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Apr 26, 2017
Aurangzeb book gets historian Audrey Truschke into social media rowIn the book, Audrey Truschke tackles the demonisation of this Mughal emperor by people on social media; she has been accused of misleading readers and causing unrest.
Apr 23, 2017
The Taj Mahal by moonlight is magic; but ASI isn't encouraging you to experience itthe Archaeological Survey of India would rather have you experience the Taj Mahal along with a thousand others in dusty-hot Agra where temperatures touch 40 degrees in summer
Jan 30, 2017
Padmavati row: The real challenge with the narrative on Rani Padmini and Rajput identityHistory is about facts from sources that are respected or trusted by historians. But the protests over Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati shows that historical issues today are rarely about facts and always about inferences and ideologies.
Jan 05, 2017
Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan passed away at 88Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan — the last survivor of the "Sitar Trinity" of India along with the late Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan — died in Mumbai on Wednesday after a brief illness, a family member said. He was 88.
Dec 23, 2016
Taimur is to India what Hitler is to Israel: Saif and Kareena, please pay attentionHow could anyone in India name their son after Taimur, a man who ordered so much bloodshed in India?
Dec 11, 2016
The Kohinoor's true (and bloody) history is traced by William Dalrymple, Anita AnandWilliam Dalrymple and Anita Anand spoke to Firstpost about how they uncovered the true history of the Kohinoor, the 'world's most infamous diamond'
Sep 25, 2016
The Padmavati protests, and how Bollywood has historically portrayed historicalsAs protests against Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh starrer Padmavati are staged by Hardik Patel's Patidar Navnirman Sena, it is more evident than ever than 'history' is not ‘what has happened’ but is, arguably, a contested site — and not only for Bollywood.
Jul 13, 2016
Watch these Pakistani pigeon racers as their dreams take flightRather than being viewed as pests, a pigeon in Pakistan is sometimes considered a champion of endurance who evoke a passionate following across the country
Jul 10, 2016
Two at a time: How the Singh Twins have crafted a seamless artistic identityThe Singh twins — Amrit and Rabindra Kaur — talk to Firstpost as their art goes on display at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in London
May 22, 2016
California community debates 'saffronising' textbooks, Dalits, rewriting of South Asian historyArray