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Jun 09, 2019
Tawaifs and tehzeeb: Notes from a symposium on courtesans' contributions to art, freedom struggleThough pop culture and notions of Victorian morality led many to think of them as the 'other woman' or women of 'low character' who broke up marriages and enticed men, the story of the tawaifs is far different – and much more complex. They were artists of high calibre, who were expected to be trained in classical music and dance (Kathak); notably, they contributed immensely to the musical genres of the bandish and thumri. Though they were strictly non-combatants, they played a significant role in the struggle against the British by hiding weapons and rebels.
May 27, 2019
Leaders pay tribute to Jawaharlal Nehru on 55th death anniversary at Shantivan; ex-PM of India was imprisoned 9 times during freedom struggleSeveral leaders from across party lines paid tribute to the first prime minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru, on the occasion of his 55th death anniversary on Monday.
Apr 15, 2019
1942: A Love Story — RD Burman's posthumous album made romance blossom against rebellionThe audio and visual aesthetic of the songs of 1942: A Love Story was a concoction of the strengths of a dying genius (RD Burman) and a budding one (Sanjay Leela Bhansali).
Feb 23, 2019
India’s art and history come together through four exhibitions at the Red Fort in DelhiAfter spending years restoring several barracks within the Red Fort, The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has opened the multistorey barracks to the public.
Jan 28, 2018
Narendra Modi pays tribute to freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on birth anniversary, says he was a 'righteous' leaderLeaders paid tribute to freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary on Sunday. Also called Sher-e-Punjab and Punjab Kesri, Rai was one of the first promoters of Swadeshi movement in India
Aug 15, 2016
Bharat Mata ki Jai: In the age of nationalism, what does being 'anti-national' mean?The cheerleaders of nationalism in India seemed to have confused the term with freedom of expression.
Oct 13, 2015
Netaji's family members to meet PM on Wednesday, will seek declassification of filesFamily members of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday when they are expected to seek declassification of all the files related to the leader whose mysterious disappearance 70 years ago continues to be a talking point.
Aug 14, 2015
Gour Hari Dastaan review: Vinay Pathak, Konkona Sen Sharma star in a moving story about freedom strugglesIn it’s honest storytelling, the deep significance and relevance of Gour Hari Dastaan
Aug 28, 2014
Congress vs BJP: Why Nehru's 125th birth anniversary will be uglyArray