Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana Pratap
In a state obsessed with royalty and titles, the royalty is obsessed with its history. So much so that the line that exists between facts, fiction, superstition and tea-stall talk often gets blurred, leading to some really interesting insights into history.
Noted journalist and BJP national spokesperson M J Akbar and senior party leader Anil Madhav Dave on Tuesday filed their nomination papers in Bhopal for the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh.
Disposing of a petition filed by Shahnaz Begum eight years ago, the Supreme Court recently ruled in favour of the Hindu adoptive father who had brought up Akbar without changing his name or religion. Aiku Lal will retain custody of Akbar until he turns 18 — two year from now.
Maharana Pratap more inspirational to nation than 'Akbar the great': Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh
Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has compared Maharana Pratap with Mughal emperor Akbar
Historical shows seem to be the flavour of the day, with shows like Razia Sultan, Jodha Akbar, and Jhansi Ki Rani being shown at prime time slots on TV
In his first exclusive interview with a daily newspaper Rahul Gandhi tries to give us a history lesson with Ashoka and Akbar on one side and Aurangzeb on the other. So if Congress walks in the footsteps of Ashoka and Akbar, as he claims, who walks in the footsteps of Aurangzeb?