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Pedestrians in Old Delhi happy with Chandni Chowk's redevelopment, shop owners not so much
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Pedestrians in Old Delhi happy with Chandni Chowk's redevelopment, shop owners not so much

Centuries will now not only co-exist in the market built by Shah Jahan in the 17th century but will also have to compete with each other with the 1.3-kilometre-long stretch set to get its first mall

A fascinating new history of Dara Shukoh delves into the life, ideas of Mughal scion who would have been king
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A fascinating new history of Dara Shukoh delves into the life, ideas of Mughal scion who would have been king

An immensely fascinating subject, Dara Shukoh was a modern intellectual: a practicing Sufi, scholar, theologian, poet, calligrapher, chronicler, builder, connoisseur of the arts, and an indefatigable evangelist of syncretic ideas that were centuries ahead of his time

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

Chandni Chowk: Recounting the past glory of Jahanara Begum’s moonlight square that turned to dust
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Chandni Chowk: Recounting the past glory of Jahanara Begum’s moonlight square that turned to dust

Though Chandni Chowk is a clumsy, congested market with narrow alleys today, it was once a glorious bazaar that housed Mughal amirs and was the centre of trade in Shahjahanabad. Sahapedia delves into the history of this chaotic bazaar that was built in 1650 by Jahanara Begum, daughter of Mumtaz Mahal and Emperor Shah Jahan, whose charm remains unmatched.

The Mughal Feast: A fascinating chronicle of the royal repasts and recipes of Shah Jahan's time
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The Mughal Feast: A fascinating chronicle of the royal repasts and recipes of Shah Jahan's time

Nuskha-e-Shahjahani recaptures the nostalgia of the Mughal era, presenting the recipes and unveiling the mystique of the royal kitchens during Shah Jahan's reign

Female desire in the Mughal dynasty: Daughters broke chastity norms, but had limited agency
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Female desire in the Mughal dynasty: Daughters broke chastity norms, but had limited agency

Little is written about the Mughal daughters' sexuality in texts representative of that period, but foreigners' travelogues and contemporary literature tell us about their affairs and the fate of their lovers

Tales of Akbar, Shah Jahan to be retold in Taj - A Monument of Blood, series on rise and fall of Mughal empire
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Tales of Akbar, Shah Jahan to be retold in Taj - A Monument of Blood, series on rise and fall of Mughal empire

Using the birth and death of Shah Jahan as bookends, Taj — A Monument of Blood will capture the dark side of the story of the Mughal empire

Taj Mahal turns yellow and green as it weathers filthy air in world’s eighth-most polluted city
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Taj Mahal turns yellow and green as it weathers filthy air in world’s eighth-most polluted city

India’s white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world’s eighth-most polluted city

Taj Mahal entry fee hiked by govt; Rs 200 charge introduced to access main mausoleum
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Taj Mahal entry fee hiked by govt; Rs 200 charge introduced to access main mausoleum

The tourists visiting the Taj Mahal will have to shell out extra from 1 April as the government has decided to introduce Rs 200 charge for seeing the main mausoleum and also raise the entry fee to Rs 50 from Rs 40

Rembrandt and Mughal miniatures: A look into the master artist's interest in Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb
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Rembrandt and Mughal miniatures: A look into the master artist's interest in Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb

Rembrandt's copies of Mughal paintings are a testament of not only to how highly this Indian art form was regarded by the Dutch, but also of how globalised the 17th century art world was | #FirstCulture

Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara visit Taj Mahal; tight security measures prohibit other visitors during Israeli PM's visit
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Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara visit Taj Mahal; tight security measures prohibit other visitors during Israeli PM's visit

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara arrived at Agra on Tuesday morning to see the Taj Mahal.

Supreme Court stays order to demolish multi-level car parking lot near Taj Mahal
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Supreme Court stays order to demolish multi-level car parking lot near Taj Mahal

Supreme Court on Friday stayed its order directing demolition of a multi-level car parking being constructed near the iconic Taj Mahal at Agra.

Yogi Adityanath in Agra: UP CM launches mega cleanliness drive at Taj Mahal; to also inaugurate pathway to Red Fort
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Yogi Adityanath in Agra: UP CM launches mega cleanliness drive at Taj Mahal; to also inaugurate pathway to Red Fort

Donning a mask and wielding a broom, Yogi Adityanath swept a parking area outside Taj Mahal, days after BJP leaders made provocative statements against monument

Supreme Court orders demolition of parking lot built within one kilometre of Taj Mahal
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Supreme Court orders demolition of parking lot built within one kilometre of Taj Mahal

Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered demolition of a parking lot, which is being built within a kilometer of the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.

Haryana minister Anil Vij's tweet sparks controversy, calls Taj Mahal 'a beautiful graveyard'
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Haryana minister Anil Vij's tweet sparks controversy, calls Taj Mahal 'a beautiful graveyard'

Joining the league of those making controversial statements on the Taj Mahal, senior Haryana minister Anil Vij on Friday termed the marble monument as a "beautiful cemetery"

From Sangeet Som to Azam Khan, hating the Taj Mahal has been a national obsession across political divide
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From Sangeet Som to Azam Khan, hating the Taj Mahal has been a national obsession across political divide

Taj Mahal's metamorphosis into a punching bag is complete. BJP leaders seem to have participated in a competition to determine who can make the most disparaging comments about the 16th century mausoleum.

BJP MP Vinay Katiyar claims Taj Mahal was a temple of Lord Shiva which was captured by Shah Jahan
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BJP MP Vinay Katiyar claims Taj Mahal was a temple of Lord Shiva which was captured by Shah Jahan

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Vinay Katiyar claimed on Wednesday that Taj Mahal used to be a temple of Lord Shiva before it was captured by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan

After Sangeet Som's Taj Mahal remark, SP's Azam Khan calls Rashtrapati Bhawan a symbol of slavery
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After Sangeet Som's Taj Mahal remark, SP's Azam Khan calls Rashtrapati Bhawan a symbol of slavery

The controversy over historical monuments saw another development as controversial SP leader Azam Khan said that the President's house is a sign of slavery.

Sangeet Som's remarks on Taj Mahal: Twitter trolls BJP minister, Mamata calls it agenda to finish 'India's values'
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Sangeet Som's remarks on Taj Mahal: Twitter trolls BJP minister, Mamata calls it agenda to finish 'India's values'

Here is how politicians and most people on Twitter reacted to riot-accused BJP MLA Sangeet Som's remarks about the Taj Mahal.