'Aurangzeb wasn't cruel, didn't demolish Varanasi Shiva Temple': Gyanvapi Masjid Committee
There was no concept of two Kashi Vishwanath temples (old and new) in Varanasi, Gyanvapi Mosque Committee told the Varanasi court
Forget small changes by NCERT, liberals are preparing a dangerous new radical version of history
The sarkari leftist would offer Akbar, but new ones prefer Aurangzeb. The old textbooks had comforting myths around secularism — and all religions being peaceful. The new ones will denounce the Bhagavad Gita, and Hinduness as the root of all evil. It is coming. Because no government lasts forever
EXCLUSIVE | Arjun Kapoor: Rishi Kapoor once called my father & said, 'Your son is a good actor, your future is secure'
In this year-ender exclusive interview with Firstpost, Arjun Kapoor recalls the response to his debut Ishaqzaade, working on Kuttey that comes out on Jan 13, 2023, father Boney Kapoor’s acting debut, and the lessons from 2022.
In Lachit Borphukan's Assam, Muslim population explosion and fanatical plans of Badruddin Ajmal, the new age 'Aurangzeb'
Muslim population explosion is a terrifying reality in Assam and none can deny it
Sikandar Kher on Monica O My Darling and Uunchai: 'The whole combination will be right if mom has a release too'
Both Monica O My Darling and Uunchai are releasing today on November 11, and in an exclusive interview with Firstpost, Sikandar Kher opens up on the same, and working with Vasan Bala on the thriller that's all set to stream on Netflix. He also reveals which his favourite thrillers are.
Book Review | 'Maharanas' isn't just about the Sisodia clan: It also weaves together stories of other Rajput kingdoms
Do read the book and internalise the pains and sacrifices of our brave forefathers who saw to it that we could live a free life under a wonderful civilisation called Bharat
Birth anniversary special: The unadulterated, underrated villainy of Rishi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor was the fascinating, formidable romantic hero of Hindi cinema before transitioning into solid character actor roles. And also proved with some titles why he’s as ruthless as rakish.
Right Word | There is only one way to remember Aurangzeb
Those upset about the renaming of Aurangabad to Sambhaji Nagar must realise that Aurangzeb didn’t leave anything that resembles legacy except a bloody trail of religious bigotry
Historians have given prominence to Mughals, ignored glorious empires of Pandyas, Mauryas, Guptas: Amit Shah
The home minister said reference books should be written on these empires and if they are written, "the history which we believe wrong will gradually fade away and the truth will emerge"
Why ASI has shut Aurangzeb’s tomb in Maharashtra's Aurangabad
On Tuesday, MNS leader Gajanan Kale poured fresh fire on the controversy by questioning the need for the monument's existence and saying it should be destroyed. It all started with AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi’s visit to the tomb last week
Why Audrey Truschke should stop inventing history to suit her vicious agenda
Among the most laughable claims Audrey Truschke made was that Aurangzeb ‘did good to the Hindus more than the atrocities’
‘Today’s Aurangzeb’: Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes swipe at Akhilesh Yadav at rally in Deoria
Referring to the father-son feud in the Samajwadi family, the Madhya Pradesh chief minister alleged that someone who has been disloyal to his father will fail to be loyal to his electorate
Guru Tegh Bahadur's valour against Aurangzeb teaches how country fights against terror, religious extremism, says PM Modi
The prime minister said that it was the great penance of the Sikh Gurus at the core, that the faith and integrity of the nation was safe
Kashi: The oldest surviving city holds the essence of religion and all possible panths
It is in no one’s capacity to write one seminal piece on glory of Kashi, or temples of Kashi; it is “Achintya”, beyond comprehension and it’s wise to say “Neti-Neti” (neither this, nor that) and submerge oneself in the eternal light of Kashi
Off-centre | PM Modi’s restoration of Kashi Vishwanath shrine a great civilisational leap for India
Whether Narendra Modi wins the next general election or not, whether Yogi Adityanath is re-elected as UP’s Chief Minister or not, the work they have done in Kashi will not be forgotten
'Chors, Fasaadis and Haramzaadas': India’s medieval Jat insurrectionaries seem strangely familiar today
The past helps illuminate the present, offering insight, for those who care for it, into how this crisis came about, and where it might head
Pedestrians in Old Delhi happy with Chandni Chowk's redevelopment, shop owners not so much
Centuries will now not only co-exist in the market built by Shah Jahan in the 17th century but will also have to compete with each other with the 1.3-kilometre-long stretch set to get its first mall
National Theatre's Dara examines life of the Mughal prince, showcases his socio-political relevance in contemporary discourse
In an uncomfortable dichotomy with some bearing on real-life perceptions of Muslims, Dara Shukoh is remembered as a translator of the Upanishads, and religiously syncretic to the core, whereas an archetypal Aurangzeb destroyed temples and imposed Jizya on non-Muslims even as he ruled by Sharia law.
Karan Johar assures he'll be sensitive about religion in upcoming period drama Takht: 'History wrote this chapter, I'm just telling it'
Karan Johar says his sensitivities to religions across the world will be on point in Takht
Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior movie review — Saif Ali Khan, Kajol's performances elevate Ajay Devgn's tepid film
Unlike Saif Ali Khan and Kajol, Ajay Devgn fails to take his character beyond the written word, which makes the protagonist of Tanhaji rather one-dimensional.