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Looking out of the Maratha Empire's two crown jewels

Looking out of the Maratha Empire's two crown jewels

Rediff reader Rashmi Parab trekked to the twin forts of Lohgad and Visapur this monsoon. Here's an account of her trek in 10 breathtaking photographs (and one map)! The twin forts of Lohgad and Visapur share the same base and probably same plateau range. There are more than a couple of routes to trek up Visapur, but we stuck to our known route. During our earlier trek we had hiked all the way from Malavali station to the base. This time we took a taxi directly to Lohgad base and saved almost ..., 2 months ago
Mid Day

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 Day1 week 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 week 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 Sentinel3 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 Hindu7 hours ago

This Day in History (2-9-1393)

Today is Sunday; 2 nd of the Iranian month of Azar 1393 solar hijri; corresponding to 29 th of the Islamic month of Muharram 1436 lunar hijri; and November 23, 2014, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1913 solar years ago, on this day in the ...
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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 Journal2 weeks ago

Imaarat : Stairways to heaven

That only a few of us know that the most dangerous fort in the world is in India goes to show what little awareness there is about our own historic monuments. Kalavantin Durg, earlier known as Prabalgad fort is located between Matheran and Panvel in ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Unless knowledge of epigraphy develops, no ancient or medieval history of this country can be studied'

In an interview, Japanese scholar Noboru Karashima speaks on his recent work, the state of historical research in universities and government institutes in India, and his deep concern over the uncertain future of the discipline of epigraphy in ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Sangai Express

Why not ATSUM-T or UNC or NSCN-IM impose economic blockade for 10 years?

I was really very unhappy when the All Tribal Students Union, Manipur (ATSUM-T) suspended its proposed indefinite blockade of National Highways and ban on National projects in the State beginning from midnight of 20 October, 2014. I would like to ...
 Sangai Express3 weeks ago
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