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

Aurangzeb's tyranny and bigotry cannot be whitewashed: A counter-view
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Aurangzeb's tyranny and bigotry cannot be whitewashed: A counter-view

We do not need to re-interpret Aurangzeb, for, revulsion for his conduct in the past cannot be misinterpreted as revulsion for people of his own faith in the present.

Audrey Truschke on row over Aurangzeb book: 'I remain committed to dispassionate history'
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Audrey Truschke on row over Aurangzeb book: 'I remain committed to dispassionate history'

Historian Audrey Truschke says she wrote her book on Aurangzeb, which has triggered quite the backlash, because she felt there was a hunger among some in India for a balanced, historically-based view of the Mughal emperor

Aurangzeb book gets historian Audrey Truschke into social media row
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Aurangzeb book gets historian Audrey Truschke into social media row

In the book, Audrey Truschke tackles the demonisation of this Mughal emperor by people on social media; she has been accused of misleading readers and causing unrest.

Rishi Kapoor changes bio on Twitter, tweets out warning to 'trolls and abusers'
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Rishi Kapoor changes bio on Twitter, tweets out warning to 'trolls and abusers'

As a warning to trolls and abusers, Rishi Kapoor has changed his bio to say that he will block them, calling himself the "terrorist of the family".

Lukshmi Vilas Palace of Vadodara: A magnificent bridge between the east and the west
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Lukshmi Vilas Palace of Vadodara: A magnificent bridge between the east and the west

It is clear that the descendants of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III continue to modernise Lukshmi Vilas Palace which stands undoubtedly as the most magnificent bridge between the east and the west.

Karnataka govt should not give legitimacy to 'tyrant' Tipu Sultan: Mohandas Pai to Firstpost
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Karnataka govt should not give legitimacy to 'tyrant' Tipu Sultan: Mohandas Pai to Firstpost

Tipu Sultan can be remembered as a freedom fighter, secularist or a religious bigot who forcibly converted many Hindus and Christians into Islam. He was also a famous warrior who built the first missile and fought the British and even today, his life is debated hotly in Karnataka by politicians, historians and prominent citizens who are divided over whether he was a patriot or a tyrant.

Karanataka govt celebrating Tipu Sultan Jayanti is like celebrating Aurangzeb's birth anniversary: Mohandas Pai
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Karanataka govt celebrating Tipu Sultan Jayanti is like celebrating Aurangzeb's birth anniversary: Mohandas Pai

Mohandas Pai said the Karnataka government's plan to celebrate 'Tipu Jayanti' is like celebrating the anniversary of Aurangzeb, "who was a tyrant Mughal Emperor and a staunch religious fundamentalist."

'Half Girlfriend' not a frivolous rom-com, says Arjun Kapoor
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'Half Girlfriend' not a frivolous rom-com, says Arjun Kapoor

Arjun also shared that he likes the journey he gets to experience in Half Girlfriend

She's back! Parineeti Chopra turns singer to announce her next film, 'Meri Pyaari Bindu'
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She's back! Parineeti Chopra turns singer to announce her next film, 'Meri Pyaari Bindu'

Parineeti Chopra returns to the big screen after a year with Meri Pyaari Bindu, co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana.

From Aurangzeb Road to Aurangabad: Why the BJP isn't too keen on the renaming game
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From Aurangzeb Road to Aurangabad: Why the BJP isn't too keen on the renaming game

Older than the calls for Aurangzeb Road to be renamed Abdul Kalam Road is the Shiv Sena's demand for Aurangabad to be renamed Sambhajinagar. Here's why the BJP is keeping its distance from these plans

Did you say Rajinikanth can't play Tipu? Clearly the concept of cinema is alien to Hindutva brigade
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Did you say Rajinikanth can't play Tipu? Clearly the concept of cinema is alien to Hindutva brigade

A group of Hindutva hardliners led by senior BJP leader L Ganesan has advised Rajinikanth not to play the role of Tipu Sultan in a proposed eponymous biopic.

Why I danced when I found out Delhi’s Aurangzeb Road was being renamed after Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
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Why I danced when I found out Delhi’s Aurangzeb Road was being renamed after Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

As an Indian Muslim born in Pakistan, I first visited India in 2013 and was shocked to see the name Aurangzeb adorn one of the most majestic streets of India’s capital.

Did Rahul just call Narendra Modi 'Aurangzeb'?
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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?

Half yearly report card of Bollywood: Here's a list of hits and misses in 2013
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Half yearly report card of Bollywood: Here's a list of hits and misses in 2013

The first half of 2013 is over. It's monsoon time. And it's raining hits in Bollywood with film after film crossing the success barrier.

Not a good start for Aurangzeb, mints Rs 3.75 cr only on day one
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Not a good start for Aurangzeb, mints Rs 3.75 cr only on day one

Arjun Kapoor-starrer Aurangzeb has not drawn a decent response at the box office with an opening day collection of Rs 3.75 crore.

Movie Review: Good acting can't save Aurangzeb from its incoherent plot
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Movie Review: Good acting can't save Aurangzeb from its incoherent plot

Aurangzeb is a story of potentially epic proportions (and near-epic run time), but it struggles to be coherent and its final conclusion is unable to match the build-up and premise.

Aurangzeb's unique promotional stunt: Press meet at construction site
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Aurangzeb's unique promotional stunt: Press meet at construction site

Team Aurangzeb promoted the film in an innovative way by holding a press conference at a construction site. Here are the images.

Prithviraj to direct a Hindi film soon
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Prithviraj to direct a Hindi film soon

Southern superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran says he is all set to wield the megaphone for a Hindi film soon, but has no plans to produce.

Aurangzeb not similar to Dabangg, Rowdy Rathore: Prithviraj
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Aurangzeb not similar to Dabangg, Rowdy Rathore: Prithviraj

Southern actor Prithviraj, who plays a policeman in "Aurangzeb," says the movie is different from commercial cop films like Dabangg and Rowdy Rathore.