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Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2020: Narendra Modi, Venkaiah Naidu remember Rajput king who fought Mughals valiantly
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Maharana Pratap Jayanti 2020: Narendra Modi, Venkaiah Naidu remember Rajput king who fought Mughals valiantly

Maharana Pratap had to go to a battle against Mughal emperor Akbar, shortly after his coronation

Ira Mukhoty on her book Akbar, and why the Mughal monarch remains, 'despite the current climate, a beloved figure'
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Ira Mukhoty on her book Akbar, and why the Mughal monarch remains, 'despite the current climate, a beloved figure'

In Akbar: The Great Mughal, writer Ira Mukhoty demystifies the 16th century ruler and sheds light on why he continues to hold sway on the culture and society of the subcontinent.

BJP govt added chapters on RSS to textbooks, glorified Veer Savarkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, says Rajasthan education minister
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BJP govt added chapters on RSS to textbooks, glorified Veer Savarkar, Deendayal Upadhyaya, says Rajasthan education minister

Rajasthan education minister Govind Singh Dotasra pointed out that the curriculum review committee, constituted after the Congress government came to power last year, had written on the basis of strong facts and evidences that Savarkar had begged the British for mercy.

Maharana Pratap and Akbar: Despite lifelong enmity, the two adversaries had much in common
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Maharana Pratap and Akbar: Despite lifelong enmity, the two adversaries had much in common

The rivalry and conflict between Rajputs and Mughals, between Maharana Pratap and Emperor Akbar was not as tempestuous and bitter as it is made out to be today.

Congress accuses BJP of bribing voters in Rajasthan with 'free smartphones', says Vasundhara Raje wasting public money
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Congress accuses BJP of bribing voters in Rajasthan with 'free smartphones', says Vasundhara Raje wasting public money

The Congress on Wednesday accused the BJP of bribing voters with state funds through its 'free smartphone' scheme in Rajasthan and insulting the legacy of Rajput king Maharana Pratap by naming it after him

It was not Mughal emperor Akbar but Maharana Pratap who was great: Yogi Adityanath
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It was not Mughal emperor Akbar but Maharana Pratap who was great: Yogi Adityanath

The chief minister added that the Rajput king was relevant even today. Adityanath also released a special edition of RSS magazine 'Avadh Prahri' on the occasion

Delhi's Akbar Road 'renamed' as Maharana Pratap Marg: Police remove poster, await plaint from NDMC
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Delhi's Akbar Road 'renamed' as Maharana Pratap Marg: Police remove poster, await plaint from NDMC

A poster with 'Maharana Pratap Marg' written on it was on Wednesday found pasted on an Akbar Road signboard in Lutyens' Delhi, with the police later removing it.

Saharanpur violence: Dalits, Thakurs' assiduous efforts to assert caste identity come at cost of development
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Saharanpur violence: Dalits, Thakurs' assiduous efforts to assert caste identity come at cost of development

Dalits and Thakurs in Saharanpur are spending enormous resources on asserting caste identities. These resources could have been used for their development.

Padmavati row: After protests at Chittorgarh Fort, hundreds of locals block entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajsamand
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Padmavati row: After protests at Chittorgarh Fort, hundreds of locals block entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajsamand

Hundreds of locals led by the Rajput community on Saturday blocked the entry to Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajsamand district, demanding a ban on Bollywood film Padmavati

Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to change
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Mughals disappearing from textbooks across the country as history seems subject to change

There has been a steady movement to remove Mughals from history textbooks across the country and replace that space with text on Hindu rulers.

Saharanpur violence: PIL seeks judicial inquiry, resumption of mobile internet and messaging services
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Saharanpur violence: PIL seeks judicial inquiry, resumption of mobile internet and messaging services

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government counsel to seek instructions on a PIL seeking a judicial inquiry into the recent violence in Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh.

Uttar Pradesh inter-caste clashes: Sword-wielding mob kills one in fresh violence in Saharanpur
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Uttar Pradesh inter-caste clashes: Sword-wielding mob kills one in fresh violence in Saharanpur

One person was killed and four others were injured today as fresh violence erupted in Saharanpur, which has been witnessing inter-caste clashes since April.

Caste violence in Saharanpur: Yogi Adityanath should tread carefully to prevent flare ups in volatile Uttar Pradesh
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Caste violence in Saharanpur: Yogi Adityanath should tread carefully to prevent flare ups in volatile Uttar Pradesh

The whole issue now stands heavily politicised and there is an evidently vertical division between the Rajputs and Dalits.

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.

Dalit writer Kusum Meghwal faces threat over alternate narrative on Maharana Pratap
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Dalit writer Kusum Meghwal faces threat over alternate narrative on Maharana Pratap

Sixty-nine-year-old Dalit writer Kusum Meghwal has alleged threat to her life over objection by a few groups on her new book on Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap.

Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana Pratap
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Rewriting history to suit Hindutva: The Vasundhara Raje govt is insulting the legacy of Maharana Pratap

In a state obsessed with royalty and titles, the royalty is obsessed with its history. So much so that the line that exists between facts, fiction, superstition and tea-stall talk often gets blurred, leading to some really interesting insights into history.

Maharana Pratap more inspirational to nation than 'Akbar the great': Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh
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Maharana Pratap more inspirational to nation than 'Akbar the great': Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh

Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh has compared Maharana Pratap with Mughal emperor Akbar

Demonising Akbar: Who needs RSS when a hit TV serial is already doing the job
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Demonising Akbar: Who needs RSS when a hit TV serial is already doing the job

Historical shows seem to be the flavour of the day, with shows like Razia Sultan, Jodha Akbar, and Jhansi Ki Rani being shown at prime time slots on TV

Promoting Hindutva ideology? Modi's Mathura rally is a step towards a larger goal
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Promoting Hindutva ideology? Modi's Mathura rally is a step towards a larger goal

By making the trip to Mathura, Narendra Modi is not just paying his respects to Deen Dayal Upadhyay as he is perfectly entitled to do, but also signaling one more step in a far more ambitious project of setting the new ideological normal.