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'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away with the British'
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'We can no more do away with the Mughals than we can do away w...

'Both empires had profound influences on modern India.''But neither can India's history be reduced to the actions of imperial rulers.''We need to think about India's history beyond India's current borders.' IMAGE: Shah Jahan, who built the Taj Mahal, with his son Dara Shikoh in 1638. Photograph: Kind courtesy the Victoria and Albert Museum. Scanned from a book, via Govardhan/Wikimedia Commons Harvard historian Sunil Amrith, 38, was utterly surprised and shocked to hear that he had won the ... Rediff.com, 13 hours ago

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From the Raj to Azadi, how I saw India change

As a child in British India, Bharati Dutt, now 81, lived a privileged and sheltered life in an extended joint family of civil servants, doctors, engineers and Gandhians. Between the ages of seven and 11, when just old enough to understand, chronicle and remember, she witnessed the life-changing events that shaped a nation still struggling to break out of the shackles of its past and forge a new future. Bharati Dutt shared her memories -- a narrative of India on the threshold of freedom as seen ...
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SC seeks doc, asks Centre, Rohingya not to make emotional plea

The Supreme Court today made clear to the Centre and two Rohingya Muslims, who have challenged any move to deport illegal refugees to Myanmar, to desist from making emotional arguments and personal attacks and asked them to file documents, including ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Veteran actor Tom Alter dies at 67

Veteran film, television and theatre actor Tom Alter passed away in Mumbai on Friday night. He was 67. He is survived by wife Carol Evans, son Jamie and daughter Afshaan. Tom was suffering from Stage-IV skin cancer. A statement released on behalf of his ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Myanmar-Bangladesh-India: Grappling with the Rohingya crisis

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh has reacted with great statesmanship and empathy in the face of the huge influx of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar Ro the southern part of her country. Bangladesh has no choice to turn them back, given the ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago

No place called Home

Bloomberg The inhumane acts against the Rakhine state minority, Rohingyas, have been a point of discussion across the world. Here’s overview of the situation Religious clashes in Myanmar, a Buddhist-majority country, have driven more than 400,000 Rohingya ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago
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Marshal Arjan Singh was in a league of one

Air Force Marshal Arjan Singh, who breathed his last on Saturday, will always be remembered as an iconic war hero in India's military history. The only officer ever to rise to the topmost post of Marshal, Arjan Singh cut a remarkable figure at ceremonial ...
 DNA1 month ago Arjan Singh: Know about the achievements of 'Flying Sikh of IAF'  catchnews.com1 month ago

"Lady Mountbatten went from a life of frivolousness, endless holidays and affairs to one of completely committed service" - Gillian Anderson on Partition: 1947

This Friday saw the arrival of Gurinder Chadha's Partition: 1947 that chronicles the series of events that led to the partition of India and Pakistan. The film narrates the tale from the point of view of Mountbattens who were in India to execute the plan. It ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 month ago
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The time to quit India had come

Historian Mridula Mukherjee narrates how the Quit India movement swept across the country even in the absence of its leaders, convincing the British that they could no longer continue to rule India.   Bombay, August 9, 1942 The city awoke to news of the arrests of the entire Congress leadership. People in their hundreds of thousands rushed to Gowalia Tank (now August Kranti Maidan) where, a day earlier, Gandhiji had made his famous 'Do or Die' speech in an open session of the All India ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

You can't show Army in a tampered way, says Mohit Marwah

The film recreates the Indian National Army (INA) Trials or The Red Fort Trials of 1940s where Colonel Prem Sehgal, Colonel Gurbaksh Singh Dhillon, and Major General Shah Nawaz Khan - officers in the British Indian Army were taken as prisoners of war in ...
 DNA2 months ago
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