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Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude
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Shah Jahan built the Taj in gratitude

'After it was finished, Shah Jahan visited the Taj only twice.''There is a letter from Aurangzeb to him after a visit, reporting that the dome was leaking and needed to be fixed.''Shah Jahan wasn't bothered: He had moved on to designing his next project, Shahjahanabad,' reveals Aakar Patel. To what can we attribute the Uttar Pradesh government's decision to demote the Taj Mahal as a tourist attraction? Bigotry? Stupidity? Forgetfulness? It is not easy to say, though given the atmosphere and ... Rediff.com, 3 days ago
Som's right: Foreigners built the Taj Rediff.com, 5 days ago

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

'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 ...
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'I'm a bit Muslim because I'm a real Hindu'

'Nobody is killing you in Kerala because you are Hindu unlike in North India where Muslims have been killed only because they are Muslims and were carrying some meat.'Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Novelist K P Ramanunni has been threatened with the amputation of his hand and leg if he did not convert to Islam in six months for his writings in the Malayalam newspaper Madhyamam. On an evening last week, I am on my way to meet him in Kozhikode. It is getting dark and he has spent the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Aggressive force that is revisiting history

Gautam Datt City: New Delhi The right swing has dealt a toe-crushing blow to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s political opponents as they run out of stock with ideas to counter the ideological onslaught unleashed by the ruling dispensation. From renaming roads ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

The rise of the right

Rightwing, and extreme Rightwing forces, have come from the fringes to the centre of politics the world over, riding on economic insecurities and Islamic terrorism. Below are instances of the Rightwing push in India, the US and Europe Imposition of Hindi ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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