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Friday, Aug 23, 2019
news about Mughals
Aug 19, 2019 12:31
Prince Habeebuddin Tucy wants the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi land to be handed over to him saying he is the rightful owner of the land as a descendant of first Mughal emperor Babar, who constructed Babri Masjid in 1529. read more
Aug 17, 2019 23:12
Of late water conservation has been a buzzword in Delhi with the Delhi government exploring various ways and means of water conservation. read more
Jun 05, 2019 12:37
Amid the revelry of Ramzan is the musical tradition of waking up people for the morning meal, which catches the ears like a melody. read more
May 11, 2019 19:49
A safari through Ranthambore National Park both keeps you in the moment and takes you back in time read more
Mar 30, 2019 21:54
What made the peppery Mulligatawny soup a favourite of the British soldiers in India read more
Feb 28, 2019 12:48
Tracing its evolution from the days of the Mughals and Nizams, we explore myriad flavours of the dish. read more
Jan 19, 2019 20:02
Did you know the Mughals only drank Ganga jal? That the Dalai Lama eats meat? That the heroes of Hindu epics were often non-vegetarians? Food is more complex than politicians make out read more
Nov 16, 2018 15:36
A moving excerpt from a book featuring four translations of Urdu narratives of what happened in Delhi after the events of 1857 read more
Nov 02, 2018 21:19
Did Allahabad have a perfect past? Who wants Prayagraj? We map the social history of the change of name of a historical city of India read more
Oct 31, 2018 14:12
No Sikh could tolerate the claim in the new book that Guru Gobind Singh fled from Chamkaur Sahib, without informing anyone and that the Mughals did not order the martyrdom of the fifth Guru Arjan Dev but had merely fined him, said former Punjab CM B... read more
Aug 17, 2018 23:24
Nur Jahan was the twentieth and most cherished wife of the Emperor Jahangir. Unlike his other wives, she ruled the vast Mughal empire alongside him. This excerpt from Ruby Lal’s biography of the Empress reveals some of the traits that endeared her to... read more
Jun 09, 2018 21:41
As the living heritage of Shahjahanabad slowly crumbles to dust, take a tour of those parts still standing read more
May 23, 2018 09:07
In this week’s column, Vir Sanghvi deciphers the history, and evergreen rivalry between Hyderabadi and Lucknavi cuisine - their biryanis, their influences and their spices. read more
Apr 13, 2018 08:41
The Historian’s Eye is an exhibition of photographs shot by author William Dalrymple as he researched Mughal emperor Shah Alam’s valiant battle against the East India Company for his new book, The Anarchy. read more
Apr 09, 2018 08:31
Even though cooking biryani is a challenge, and there isn’t much room for experimentation, chefs say the rice preparation evokes nostalgia and has managed to remain a favourite time after time. read more