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Historian Ninad Bedekar passes away

Pune, May 10 (PTI) Noted historian of Maratha empire Ninad Bedekar died in a city hospital today after a prolonged illness. He was 65. Bedekar who specialised in research of the rule of warrior king Shivaji was known for his scientific and ... Press Trust of India, 1 week ago
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Ninad Bedekar, historian and author, passes away in Pune

Renowned historian and author of books on the Maratha empire, Ninad Bedekar (65) passed away early morning on Sunday following a prolonged illness at a private hospital here. He is survived by wife, son and daughter.
 Times of India1 week ago Eminent historian Ninad Bedekar no more  Times of India1 week ago Eminent Historian Ninad Bedekar Dies at 65  Outlook1 week ago
Times of India

Siddharth to play Sambhaji Bhonsale?

Guess what's on Siddharth Chandekar's wishlist? Marathi's very own chocolate boy, Siddharth who was last seen in the multistarrer film Classmates, wishes to play Sambhaji Bhonsale — son of founder of Maratha empire, Shivaji — on the celluloid. ...
 Times of India1 month ago

What our textbooks don't tell us

Why the Rajputs failed miserably in battle for centuries The home minister, Rajnath Singh, wishes our school textbooks told us more about the Rajput king Rana Pratap, and less about the Mughal emperor Akbar. I, on the other hand, wish they ...
 Kashmir Observer2 days ago

A reign recalled

The Tears of the Rajas is accidental history, in the sense that the writer had not planned to write it but wrote it because of some accidental circumstances. It is a story of the British Raj in India over a hundred years. Ferdinand Mount, former ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Drama, dance performances focus on Pernem history

Keri: Youths of Ibrampur, under the banner of 'rising stars sports and cultural club', have focused on the history of Pernem taluka by organizing enchanting performances of dance, drama and recitation of melodious folk songs recently. Pernem ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

5 Battles That Changed Indian History Forever

India's history is characterized by a long list of battles as native and foreign powers sought to conquer and gain access to the wealth of the subcontinent. Here, I have decided to shed some light on the five battles that changed Indian history ...
 National Interest2 weeks ago

Extremism and an Opportunity for a Knowledge-based Civilizational Renewal - 3

By Professor Nazeer Ahmed The Modern Period This brings us to the modern period. I have pointed out in the Encyclopedia of Islamic history that the modern rise of extremism in the Muslim world dates back to the last decades of the eighteenth ...
 Pakistan Link2 weeks ago

A blissful state

Ambika Shaligram relishes the old world charm of the Parvati temple complex which encourages people to slow down, sit and stare. In his much-quoted poem, Leisure, poet William Henry Davies writes: What is this life if, full of care, We have no ...
 Sakaal Times3 weeks ago
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The Tears of the Rajas: an unflinching account of the greed and arrogance of British imperialism in India

Among the epigraphs that open Ferdinand Mount's immense historical melodrama are some famous lines from Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness : The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion ...
 Abu Dhabi National3 weeks ago
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