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Pune travel special: Inside Fort Malhargad
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Pune travel special: Inside Fort Malhargad

Located near Sonori Village on Pune-Saswad Road, Fort Malhargad is the youngest-built fort of the Maratha empire. Named after Lord Malhari (also known as Khandoba), an avatar of Shiva, this was the last fort built under the rule of the Peshwas. ... Mid Day, 1 month ago

PIL challenges Maratha reservation in Maharashtra

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu In this file photo members of Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maratha Navyuvak Mandal take out a procession. TOPICS Says Marathas traditionally powerfulwealthy A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Asia Sentinel

Book Review: Farzana, The Woman Who Saved an Empire

By Julia Keay, Published by I.B. Tauris, London & New York, 2014, and HarperCollins, India, 2013, 338 pp She is but a minor footnote in the history of India, but the amazing career of Farzana says so much about northern India in the 86 years ...
 Asia Sentinel1 month ago

Dabhoi temple shines with rare murals of Lord Shiva's wedding

DABHOI,VADODARA: Temples dedicated to Lord Shiva usually have paintings dedicated to Lord Vishnu's life and deeds. However, a 150-year-old temple at Bhilapur village in Dabhoi differs from the norm. This temple built by Sayajirao Gaekwad II around ...
 Times of India1 day ago

This Day in History (December 22)

Today is Monday; 1st of the Iranian month of Dey 1393 solar hijri; corresponding to 29th of the Islamic month of Safar 1436 lunar hijri; and December 22, 2014, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 2160 solar years ago, on this day in 146 BC, the ...
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Peshawar attack may signal coming collapse of Pakistan

'A collapsing Pakistan may well unleash its nuclear weapons as the last throw of the dice. With a nuclear arsenal of over 50 bombs, even a regional nuclear exchange can devastate the world,' points out Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). Terror attacks on innocents are abhorrent and especially so when depraved men target school children. The Peshawar school attack on December 16 will surely be classified as one of the most dastardly along with the Beslan school attack in Russia during which 385 ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago
New Indian Express

Shivaji's Trick On Shaista Khan

Through his fearless and brazen ways, Shivaji metamorphosed from a small time warlord into a powerful master of large swathes of territory, which stretched a couple of hundred kilometres, and an army of some 7,000 horses and a large infantry.
 New Indian Express1 week ago

The Ticket Window

It's always tricky to recreate a different era on celluloid. With Bombay Velvet, Anurag Kashyap has recreated Mumbai of the 60s and 70s in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dibakar Banerjee shot in live locations around Kolkata in 2014 which they hope to pass off ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago

Facts unstated

Abdul Azim Akhtar's book seeks to cast a spotlight on the Jharkhand people's contribution to the Independence Away from the gaze of Delhi rulers; under the shadow of Bengal and the bhadralok discourse, Jharkhand has seldom been a subject of great ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Social Media Slams CM

12:07 am Mumbai : The BJP government won the trust vote in the Assembly with the help of a carefully drafted strategy and an aggressive execution of it, one might say. But, whatever that happened in the house has not gone down well with the common ...
 The Freepress Journal1 month ago
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