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A new book by Owen Bennett-Jones explores the lineage, political legacy of Pakistan's Bhutto family
Arts & Culture

A new book by Owen Bennett-Jones explores the lineage, political legacy of Pakistan's Bhutto family

Chronicling the life of the astute politician Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and his political rise, along with that of his four children, the book draws from unpublished documents and research accumulated over two decades to tell the story of the family's complex relationship with British colonialists, the Pakistani armed forces and the United States of America.

National Theatre's Dara examines life of the Mughal prince, showcases his socio-political relevance in contemporary discourse
Life

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.

Locating Dara Shukoh’s grave would serve little purpose if we cannot celebrate his theological works, syncretic ethos
Life

Locating Dara Shukoh’s grave would serve little purpose if we cannot celebrate his theological works, syncretic ethos

If we are to indeed celebrate Dara Shukoh, aren’t his literary and theological works and his deeply syncretic ethos, more important to remember and follow, than a knowledge of the precise location of his mortal remains?

'There are over 16 crore Muslims, why are they scared, other minorities aren't,' asks RSS leader Krishna Gopal
India

'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

Symposium by RSS and BJP on spiritual legacy of Mughal prince Dara Shikoh to be held in New Delhi today
India

Symposium by RSS and BJP on spiritual legacy of Mughal prince Dara Shikoh to be held in New Delhi today

A symposium on the spiritual legacy of Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh will see the participation of eminent leaders of RSS and BJP in the national capital.

BJP MP Maheish Girri calls Aurangzeb a 'terrorist', says he oppressed people
India

BJP MP Maheish Girri calls Aurangzeb a 'terrorist', says he oppressed people

BJP MP Maheish Girri has dubbed Mughal ruler Aurangzeb a "terrorist" and hailed his brother Dara Shikoh as a scholar