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.
A fascinating new history of Dara Shukoh delves into the life, ideas of Mughal scion who would have been king
An immensely fascinating subject, Dara Shukoh was a modern intellectual: a practicing Sufi, scholar, theologian, poet, calligrapher, chronicler, builder, connoisseur of the arts, and an indefatigable evangelist of syncretic ideas that were centuries ahead of his time
'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal
Gopal said all other minorities which are lesser in number compared to Muslims feel secure in India
'Chowkidar' to 'bhrashtachari' to 'khaki underwear', campaigning for Lok Sabha election 2019 saw abuse and epithets abound
Reopening wounds, referencing popular culture to deliver insults and sexist jibes, it was all par for the electoral course in a season that tumbled to a name-calling close in a medley of ‘chowkidar', ‘bhrashtachari', Aurangzeb, Mogambo and more.
Four militants killed in two J&K encounters; three Hizbul members gunned down in Pulwama, JeM militant in Baramulla
Four militants were gunned down in two separate encounters in Pulwama and Baramulla districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.
Vicky Kaushal on playing Aurangzeb in Takht, and comparisons with Ranveer Singh's Khilji in Padmaavat
Vicky Kaushal says while he would like to use Ranveer Singh's 'unabashed' trait as Khilji, he would not ape the performance for his role as Aurangzeb in Takht
Aurangzeb's killing: Indian Army questions three soldiers over their role in leaking information on colleague's movements
Indian Army soldier Aurangzeb, who was proceeding on leave for Eid on 14 June, 2018, was abducted and later shot in the head and neck.
In a conversation with Firstpost at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019, Audrey Truschke, assistant professor of history at Rutgers University, spoke about her latest book Aurangzeb: The Man and The Myth; the social-media backlash that followed upon publishing of the book, and the resulting impact.
Little is written about the Mughal daughters' sexuality in texts representative of that period, but foreigners' travelogues and contemporary literature tell us about their affairs and the fate of their lovers
The windswept ghats of Varanasi are a sharp contrast to the bustling, sweltering streets, literally a few steps away
50 youth leave jobs in Gulf, return to slain armyman Aurangzeb's village in Kashmir to avenge his murder
Fifty people from Salani village in Mendhar have conveyed to the security officials that they wish to join the Indian Army and the police force to seek revenge for the death of Aurangzeb.
The bullet-ridden body of the constable — Saleem Shah — was recovered from Qaimoh Gath area in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam, ANI reports.
Tales of Akbar, Shah Jahan to be retold in Taj - A Monument of Blood, series on rise and fall of Mughal empire
Using the birth and death of Shah Jahan as bookends, Taj — A Monument of Blood will capture the dark side of the story of the Mughal empire
Rifleman Aurangzeb's killing must show soldiers why SOPs matter, but Rashtriya Rifles can't be labelled 'unprofessional'
A befitting tribute to late Rifleman Aurangzeb will be the absence of any further isolated killing of a soldier through the best adherence to drills and orders without losing full operational control
'PM a brutal, Aurangzeb-like dictator': Congress hits back at Narendra Modi for his remarks on Emergency
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala fired back at the BJP for the prime minister's Emergency jibe, saying it was the party's attempt to distract voters ahead of 2019 elections.
Delhi BJP MP, MLA announce Rs 21-lakh bounty for whoever kills militants responsible for army jawan Aurangzeb's death
An MP and an MLA of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said they would give Rs 21 lakh to any person who kills the militants responsible for shooting dead army jawan Aurangzeb.
Militants continued activities in Jammu and Kashmir during Ramzan, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat
As a justification for cancelling the suspension of anti-terror operations in Jammu and Kashmir after Ramzan, Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat said terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir continued with their activities during this period.