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Telangana Liberation Day: Our right to remember struggles of unsung heroes for freedom from Nizam
India

Telangana Liberation Day: Our right to remember struggles of unsung heroes for freedom from Nizam

Although the BJP has been constantly demanding for this day to be officially celebrated, the state government under the TRS seems to have developed cold-feet, buckling under the pressure of their ally, the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen

Once Hyderabad aristocracy's favoured weave, how 'Telia Rumal' gained new lease of life post-Independence
Lifestyle

Once Hyderabad aristocracy's favoured weave, how 'Telia Rumal' gained new lease of life post-Independence

Hailing from a family of weavers in Puttapaka, Gajam Goverdhana has dedicated 50 years of to the Telia Rumal and filed for the recently secured GI tag in 2015.

In Raja Deen Dayal's 19th-century albumen prints, discovering the Deccan's archaeological heritage
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In Raja Deen Dayal's 19th-century albumen prints, discovering the Deccan's archaeological heritage

An album of 58 albumen prints by Deen Dayal, originally commissioned for the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1888, is going under the hammer as a complete album at Mumbai-based auction house, Prinseps' first-ever live sale on 17 November.

FN Souza's painting of the Pope to be up for sale at Prinseps' first-ever live auction
Life

FN Souza's painting of the Pope to be up for sale at Prinseps' first-ever live auction

The artwork showcasing Souza's unique and radical interpretation of the Papacy (office of the Pope), is among the 25 works featuring in the evening sale that will be conducted by Hugh Edmeades, one of the world's leading auctioneers

BJP MP wants Nizamabad to be renamed Indur, says Telangana city has failed in all aspects due to 'inauspicious' name
India

BJP MP wants Nizamabad to be renamed Indur, says Telangana city has failed in all aspects due to 'inauspicious' name

Claiming that the name Nizambad was 'inauspicious', BJP MP D Arvind on Tuesday said the Telangana city should be renamed 'Indur' as it starts with 'Ind' like in India, is auspicious and also a nationalistic name

Property of a Gentleman, Stamps from the Nizam of Hyderabad’s Dominions looks back at India's postal heritage
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Property of a Gentleman, Stamps from the Nizam of Hyderabad’s Dominions looks back at India's postal heritage

The stamps from the exhibit — Property of a Gentleman: Stamps from the Nizam of Hyderabad’s Dominions — were not only created for practical use but also as a way of celebrating the material heritage and culture of the region.

The Nizam Museum heist: The tale of two thieves who breached heavy security apparatus to steal gold tiffin box
India

The Nizam Museum heist: The tale of two thieves who breached heavy security apparatus to steal gold tiffin box

Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad, never ate his food from the gold tiffin box that was stolen from the Nizam's museum

Indian Railways hopes to turn rajahs' rail coaches into restaurants, restore their regal past
Life

Indian Railways hopes to turn rajahs' rail coaches into restaurants, restore their regal past

A “Maharaja-style" wine and dine experience in over 100-year-old, luxurious rail coaches could soon be a possibility — if the Indian Railways' plans to lease out eight such surviving royal saloons to hotel chains or tour operators are actualised

As iconic British Residency building in Hyderabad is restored, a look back at its monumental history
Life

As iconic British Residency building in Hyderabad is restored, a look back at its monumental history

An architectural marvel designed by Lieutenant Samuel Russell of the Madras Engineers, the British Residency was reduced to a state which was a fry cry from its grandiose past, where it symbolised the supremacy, power and wealth of the British Empire

Author’s notebook: How Nehru, Mountbatten and Patel warded off India’s power grabbing princely states
Life

Author’s notebook: How Nehru, Mountbatten and Patel warded off India’s power grabbing princely states

How Jawaharlal Nehru, Lord Mountbatten and Sardar Patel foiled the plan of princely states to secede from India

Ringing in the New Year, Hyderabad Nizam style
Life

Ringing in the New Year, Hyderabad Nizam style

The Nizami ambience at the Falaknuma palace, now a hotel, will be on offer for the first time for a New Year's eve this 31 December. Not surprisingly it isn't cheap.