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Shivaji Jayanti 2018: Facts about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj ...

New Delhi : Monday is the birth anniversary of the greatest Maratha ruler ever-known — Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivaji established a royal name for himself in history with his administrative skills by upholding the Swarajya values and the Maratha ... Sify, 2 days ago
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How a Maratha general defeated the British

Till recently there was no monument to the Maratha victory or the great Maratha General Mahadji Shinde.It was a defeat, such as never suffered by the British in India, says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: The Marathas under General Mahadji Shinde defeated the British in the Battle of Wadgaon. Photograph: Kind courtesy Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) The English in their conquest of India faced resistance from the Marathas, Tipu Sultan, the Sikhs, the Jats and the Gorkhas in the 19th century.
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BREAKING: Arjun Kapoor plays the brave Maratha warrior Sadashiv Rao Bhau in Ashutosh Gowariker’s grand historical

Ashutosh Gowariker is making what he is known for best – a historical. His next, stars Arjun Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt and based on the third battle of Panipat, which ended up in victory of Durrani Empire. It was a long-drawn battle lasting over months and is ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago
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Marathas wanted to 'liberate' Hindu holy sites

Contemporary records speak of Chhatrapati Shivaji's resolve to liberate Hindu holy places, and the later Maratha rulers carried forward his legacy, Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) reveals in a forthcoming book. IMAGE: Ruins of the original Kashi Viswanath temple under the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi. Photograph: Oasis.54515, kind courtesy Wikimedia Commons Effective Mughal control over large parts of India died with Aurangzeb in 1707. In the words of Lord Macaulay, 'Soon after Aurangzeb's death ...
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Exhibition displays weapons used during Shivaji's reign

An exhibition was held at Bal Gandharva hall in Pune, where weapons like khanda, khanjar, dandpatta, bhaala, dhal to name a few, which were used during Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s era were on display. The exhibition, which was organised by Vasant ...
 MSN India1 day ago
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Remembering Shivaji's greatest battle

The Battle of Pratapgad can be termed the turning point in Indian history as it interrupted the continuous chain of Muslim successes on the battlefield.Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) remembers the Great Maratha Warrior King on his birth anniversary. We have a family tradition of hailing Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj every time we step out on a journey. This is our small tribute to the legend to whom, Indian civilisation owes a debt of gratitude. Faced with a determined onslaught by the ...
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The battle for Dalit pride

'It is a reassertion of their lost martial stride, of a history that is papered over by turning it into a memory largely of the upper castes.' Sadiya Upade reports. 'This column is erected to commemorate the defence of Corigaum by a detachment commanded by Captain Staunton of the Bombay Establishment which was surrounded on the 1st of January 1818 by the Peshwas and withstood throughout the day a series of most obstinate and sanguinary assaults of his best troops.' The marble plaques in ...
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BJP needs to watch out for the caste pot in Maharashtra

Despite being hailed as one of India’s most progressive and most developed states, Maharashtra is witnessing the fallout of lopsided progress, observes Sunil Gatade IMAGE: Members of the Dalit community shout slogans as they block a highway during protests in Mumbai during the Maharashtra bandh on January 3. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters There are no straight answers to exactly what happened at Koregaon Bhima on New Year’s day, hailed as ‘shaurya divas’ ...
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Koregaon Bhima violence: 12 more arrested

The district police yesterday arrested 12 more people, including three minors, in connection with the January 1 caste clashes that broke out in and around Koregaon Bhima village in which one person was killed.Police had earlier arrested 17 people in ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Kabir Kala Manch members booked for 'provocative' speeches at

Six members of the Kabir Kala Manch (KKM), a radical cultural group, were booked for allegedly making "provocative" speeches during the Elgaar Parishad held at Shaniwarwada here on December 31 to commemorate the 200 years of the Koregaon Bhima battle, police ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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