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Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana Pratap
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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.

Akbar, Dave file nominations for Rajya Sabha seats from Madhya Pradesh
Politics

Akbar, Dave file nominations for Rajya Sabha seats from Madhya Pradesh

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.

Rare custody ruling against mother in Supreme Court: Hindu adoptive father retains Muslim boy
Life

Rare custody ruling against mother in Supreme Court: Hindu adoptive father retains Muslim boy

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
India

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

Demonising Akbar: Who needs RSS when a hit TV serial is already doing the job
Entertainment

Demonising Akbar: Who needs RSS when a hit TV serial is already doing the job

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

Did Rahul just call Narendra Modi 'Aurangzeb'?
Politics

Did Rahul just call Narendra Modi 'Aurangzeb'?

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?