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Sambhaji Bhosale Death Anniversary: Lesser-known facts about Chhatrapati Shivaji's eldest son
India

Sambhaji Bhosale Death Anniversary: Lesser-known facts about Chhatrapati Shivaji's eldest son

On 11 March, 1689, Sambhaji Maharaj was killed by Aurangzeb after the brave Maratha king rejected to embrace Islam

Prime minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate metro rail project in Pune today
India

Prime minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate metro rail project in Pune today

As per the schedule, Prime Minister will unveil the statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on the premises of the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) at 11 AM

Maharashtra guv's remark on Shivaji Maharaj’s guru angers state leaders:  The controversy explained
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Maharashtra guv's remark on Shivaji Maharaj’s guru angers state leaders: The controversy explained

During a function in Aurangabad on Sunday, Koshyari said that Samarth Ramdas, a Brahmin saint, was the 'guru' of the Maratha king and that he would be nothing without his teacher

Need to remove 50% quota limit to facilitate reservation to Marathas; Centre should take steps, says Ajit Pawar
India

Need to remove 50% quota limit to facilitate reservation to Marathas; Centre should take steps, says Ajit Pawar

Pawar was speaking at the Shivneri fort in Junnar tehsil of Pune district on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Three reasons why Indian school textbooks need an overhaul and a rewriting
India

Three reasons why Indian school textbooks need an overhaul and a rewriting

Even after 70 years of Independence, decolonising the thinking of Indian intelligentsia remained an unfinished agenda

Babasaheb Purandare passes away at 99; PM Modi pays tribute to eminent historian
India

Babasaheb Purandare passes away at 99; PM Modi pays tribute to eminent historian

The historian was also honoured with Maharashtra Bhushan Award in 2015 by the Maharashtra Government and the Kalidas award by Madhya Pradesh government

In Sambhaji, Vishwas Patil invokes the tale of a misunderstood but valiant monarch of the Maratha dynasty
Arts & Culture

In Sambhaji, Vishwas Patil invokes the tale of a misunderstood but valiant monarch of the Maratha dynasty

Sambhaji’s is a tale that has been misunderstood throughout history, mired in controversy and scandal and appears as no more than a footnote in the larger story of the Deccan.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2021: Date, history and significance; all you need to know
India

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti 2021: Date, history and significance; all you need to know

Shivaji Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the first Chhatrapati and founder of the Maratha Empire and is celebrated on 19 February every year.

Nandini Sengupta on how her childhood pets inspired her to write The Blue Horse, a collection of animal tales
Arts & Culture

Nandini Sengupta on how her childhood pets inspired her to write The Blue Horse, a collection of animal tales

The Blue Horse is filled with animals that can talk, think and feel in keeping with traditional storytelling cultures that attribute to animals their own distinct point of view.

Sumukhi Suresh condemns online abuse against female comics: 'You won't be allowed to think you can violate our bodies'
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Sumukhi Suresh condemns online abuse against female comics: 'You won't be allowed to think you can violate our bodies'

Sumukhi Suresh took to Twitter, lambasting online abuse against women, especially those working in the field of entertainment.

Comedian Agrima Joshua apologises for 'hurting sentiments' with Chhatrapati Shivaji joke after Shiv Sena MLA demands arrest
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Comedian Agrima Joshua apologises for 'hurting sentiments' with Chhatrapati Shivaji joke after Shiv Sena MLA demands arrest

In the video, Agrima Joshua can be heard commenting on a Shivaji Maharaj statue set to be erected in the Arabian Sea while making jocular references to what was said about it on Quora.

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj death anniversary: Warrior king, who set up Maratha empire, was first to establish Marathi as official language
India

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj death anniversary: Warrior king, who set up Maratha empire, was first to establish Marathi as official language

The man who laid the foundation Maratha empire, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is celebrated throughout Maharashtra and the rest of India for his conquests and valour

Riteish Deshmukh opens up on backing upcoming Shivaji trilogy: 'Wanted to make this film for a long time'
Entertainment

Riteish Deshmukh opens up on backing upcoming Shivaji trilogy: 'Wanted to make this film for a long time'

Riteish Deshmukh and Nagraj Manjule have teamed up for a multilingual trilogy based on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Riteish Deshmukh, Nagraj Manjule team up for a trilogy based on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
Entertainment

Riteish Deshmukh, Nagraj Manjule team up for a trilogy based on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Riteish Deshmukh is all set to collaborate with filmmaker Nagraj Manjule for a trilogy based on the Maratha ruler Shivaji Maharaj.

Shivaji Jayanti 2020: How to download WhatsApp stickers to honour the great Maratha emperor
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Shivaji Jayanti 2020: How to download WhatsApp stickers to honour the great Maratha emperor

This year marks the 390th birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

Raj Thackeray announces support to CAA, NRC; MNS to hold protest march on 9 Feb seeking eviction of illegal migrants
Politics

Raj Thackeray announces support to CAA, NRC; MNS to hold protest march on 9 Feb seeking eviction of illegal migrants

MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Thursday indicated he is all set to carry forward uncle Bal Thackeray's legacy, unveiling his party's new saffron flag and announcing his support to the Modi government for evicting Muslim infiltrators from Pakistan and Bangladesh

On Bal Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary, MNS goes saffron, unveils new flag with Shivaji's royal seal; Raj inducts son into party
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On Bal Thackeray's 94th birth anniversary, MNS goes saffron, unveils new flag with Shivaji's royal seal; Raj inducts son into party

Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) on Thursday unveiled a new flag bearing a 'rajmudra', which was the royal seal used by the Shivaji's empire, on a saffron background. The saffron-dominated revised design led to speculation in political circles about a possible ideological shift for the party, reports said. The party's earlier flag had saffron, blue, and green colours.

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior seemed to promise propaganda, but delivers a solid action-drama instead
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Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior seemed to promise propaganda, but delivers a solid action-drama instead

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior has its great moments, as well as its flaws, but the overall impact of the film is not the propaganda we were expecting.

Kaun Banega Crorepati 11: Sony apologises for misrepresentation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Amitabh Bachchan show
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Kaun Banega Crorepati 11: Sony apologises for misrepresentation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Amitabh Bachchan show

Sony TV issued an apology when #BoycottKBC started trending on social media after Kaun Banega Crorepati referred to Shivaji without the titles in an episode.

Yogi Adityanath says tallest statue of Lord Ram to be installed in Ayodhya; structure to reach 251 metres
India

Yogi Adityanath says tallest statue of Lord Ram to be installed in Ayodhya; structure to reach 251 metres

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said the tallest statue of Lord Shri Ram would be installed in Ayodhya on a 100-acre site.