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Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2020: Narendra Modi, Venkaiah Naidu remember Rajput king who fought Mughals valiantly
India

Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2020: Narendra Modi, Venkaiah Naidu remember Rajput king who fought Mughals valiantly

Maharana Pratap had to go to a battle against Mughal emperor Akbar, shortly after his coronation

Ira Mukhoty on her book Akbar, and why the Mughal monarch remains, 'despite the current climate, a beloved figure'
Lifestyle

Ira Mukhoty on her book Akbar, and why the Mughal monarch remains, 'despite the current climate, a beloved figure'

In Akbar: The Great Mughal, writer Ira Mukhoty demystifies the 16th century ruler and sheds light on why he continues to hold sway on the culture and society of the subcontinent.

How cultural-political vision of BJP, RSS for new India is coded in Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget speech
Business

How cultural-political vision of BJP, RSS for new India is coded in Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget speech

While the Opposition was trying to shout down such mentions, the government was using a financial jargon and technicality-packed Budget speech as a code for the cultural agenda of new India.

Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj
India

Supreme Court issues notice to UP government on PIL challenging renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a PIL filed by Allahabad Heritage Society challenging the decision to change the rename the city of Allahabad to Prayagraj.

Slaves of Our History
Politics

Slaves of Our History

The millions sold into servitude within India and abroad have been erased from our national memory, but they haunt our present, scarring our culture and polity

Manish Malhotra on designing over 500 costumes for Mughal-E-Azam, as musical enters its third season
Life

Manish Malhotra on designing over 500 costumes for Mughal-E-Azam, as musical enters its third season

"The tricky part in Mughal-E-Aazam: The Musical was the costumes had to look grand but not so much that they overpower the actors," says Manish Malhotra.

Priya Ramani gets bail in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar on surety of Rs 10,000; next hearing on 10 April
India

Priya Ramani gets bail in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar on surety of Rs 10,000; next hearing on 10 April

Journalist Priya Ramani on Monday got bail in the criminal defamation case filed against her by former Union minister MJ Akbar. He had sued her for defamation after several women, including Ramani, accused Akbar of sexual misconduct during his years as an editor and a journalist amid the #MeToo movement in India.

#MeToo India: Priya Ramani to appear in Delhi court today in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar
India

#MeToo India: Priya Ramani to appear in Delhi court today in defamation case filed by MJ Akbar

Journalist Priya Ramani is expected to appear in a Delhi court on Monday morning in connection with a defamation case filed by former Union minister MJ Akbar over allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him amid the #MeToo movement in India in 2018.

Romeo Akbar Walter: John Abraham, Jackie Shroff, Mouni Roy's espionage drama to release on 12 April
Entertainment

Romeo Akbar Walter: John Abraham, Jackie Shroff, Mouni Roy's espionage drama to release on 12 April

Starring John Abraham, Mouni Roy, Jackie Shroff, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi and Sikander Kher, Romeo Akbar Walter is a spy thriller based on true events from 1970s India

Revisiting Nurjahan and Jahangir's partnership of equals, which shimmers through Jahangirnama
India

Revisiting Nurjahan and Jahangir's partnership of equals, which shimmers through Jahangirnama

Jahangir, as Salim titled himself upon his accession, had been emperor about six years when he married Nurjahan.

Maharana Pratap and Akbar: Despite lifelong enmity, the two adversaries had much in common
India

Maharana Pratap and Akbar: Despite lifelong enmity, the two adversaries had much in common

The rivalry and conflict between Rajputs and Mughals, between Maharana Pratap and Emperor Akbar was not as tempestuous and bitter as it is made out to be today.

Allahabad to be renamed Prayagraj: Yogi Adityanath's bid to wipe Akbar's name off Indian history is problematic
India

Allahabad to be renamed Prayagraj: Yogi Adityanath's bid to wipe Akbar's name off Indian history is problematic

Symbolism in denigrating a ruler like Akbar points towards a disturbing trend but that has been happening for quite sometime now. The BJP strategy is probably to belittle their (Muslim rulers and kings) importance and denounce them by "suspecting their 'Indian-ness'.

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi returns to Bollywood with John Abraham's spy thriller RAW: Romeo, Akbar, Walter
Entertainment

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi returns to Bollywood with John Abraham's spy thriller RAW: Romeo, Akbar, Walter

Suchitra Krishnamoorthi will come back on screen following nearly a decade long sabbatical in RAW, which is a true story set in 1971 India, the actress said

It was not Mughal emperor Akbar but Maharana Pratap who was great: Yogi Adityanath
Politics

It was not Mughal emperor Akbar but Maharana Pratap who was great: Yogi Adityanath

The chief minister added that the Rajput king was relevant even today. Adityanath also released a special edition of RSS magazine 'Avadh Prahri' on the occasion

On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra series
Life

On Amish Tripathi's attempt to connect India's past, present, and the Brahminism of his Ram Chandra series

If Amish Tripathi’s enormous popularity means that a sizeable part of the educated class shares his attitudes, it could be a cause for alarm | #FirstCulture

Sangeet Som's remarks on Taj Mahal: Twitter trolls BJP minister, Mamata calls it agenda to finish 'India's values'
India

Sangeet Som's remarks on Taj Mahal: Twitter trolls BJP minister, Mamata calls it agenda to finish 'India's values'

Here is how politicians and most people on Twitter reacted to riot-accused BJP MLA Sangeet Som's remarks about the Taj Mahal.

India won 1962 war with China, claims Class VIII Sanskrit textbook in Madhya Pradesh
India

India won 1962 war with China, claims Class VIII Sanskrit textbook in Madhya Pradesh

A Sanskrit textbook being used in several CBSE-affiliated schools in Madhya Pradesh claims that India won the 1962 war with China.

Maharashtra board's erasure of Mughals from history books will weaken legacy of Maratha empire
India

Maharashtra board's erasure of Mughals from history books will weaken legacy of Maratha empire

An erasure of Mughals from some parts of the curriculum in education in Maharashtra will not just harm students but also the legacy of the Maratha empire.

Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to change
India

Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to change

There has been a steady movement to remove Mughals from history textbooks across the country and replace that space with text on Hindu rulers.

Yogi Adityanath calls Akbar, Babar, Aurangzeb 'invaders', praises Maharana Pratap
India

Yogi Adityanath calls Akbar, Babar, Aurangzeb 'invaders', praises Maharana Pratap

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday termed Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap as a role model for the society.