ByMurad Ali Baig On May 29, 1658, India's history changed forever. Aurangzeb's victory over his brother Dara Shikoh marked the beginning of Islamic bigotry in India that not only alienated Hindus but the much more moderate Sufis and Shias as ... South Asia Monitor, 4 weeks ago
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Others HT Cafe Newspapers Mumbai, May 9 -- Dara Shikoh, a drama written by playwright Danish Iqbal and directed by noted filmmaker and theatre director MS Sathyu - who has won accolades for his critically acclaimed film, Garm Hawa (1973) - will be ...HT Syndication, 1 month ago
"I think Bulleh Shah is fascinating but I fail to understand his relationship with his murshid," said a 14-year-old student of mine who was acting in a school play on the life of Bulleh Shah. The play was an English adaption of Shahid Nadeem's Bulla ...Huffington Post, 5 days ago
Taj Mahal: Wonder in marble. Photo: V.V. Krishnan The Taj Mahal was built in 1648 by Shah Jehan as a memorial to his wife. Today, it is listed as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, lost his wife Mumtaz Mahal ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
A long time ago in a land not so far away began the story of the Mughals — a dynasty of kings who had tremendous influence on the history and progress of India. The story of their rise and continued dominance plays out like a movie with the ...The Hindu, 1 week ago
'It is possible that in his perambulations from the company of Baba Ramdev to that of Anna Hazare and finally to the BJP, he hasn't had time to refurbish his memory of what he may have read earlier,' says Amulya Ganguli. Renaming Aurangzeb Road was the easy part -- on a par with abolishing the Planning Commission. The Mughal emperor is one of the most criticised in Indian history. Secularists have had a tough time maintaining that he also contributed for temple upkeep. But he is remembered ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
-- This is a reprint from NewsBred . Sanskrit deserves right questions (image by Pixabay ) DMCA Angoorlata Deka, the newly elected BJP MLA from Batadroba constituency in Assam, has made front-page headlines with her oath in Sanskrit ...OpEdNews.com, 1 week ago
Argentina has enshrined the fond memories of Indian poet Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, who had visited its capital Buenos Aires at the invitation of writer Victoria Ocampo and stayed at Villa Ocampo in the suburb of San Isidiro for two months from ...catchnews.com, 1 week ago Argentina has enshrined fond memories of Tagore Yahoo! India, 1 week ago
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Sunil Khilnani is a renowned academic of a liberal inclination, and this book will enhance his reputation. His title itself poses a question; can India's supposed cultural unity be defined even by 50 or even 500 sketches of individuals? There is no ...The Statesman, 2 weeks ago
Suman K Sharma Man built the Tower of Babel and God sent down translators to correct his blunder. A translator is a dealer in words and wisdom. Humility, integrity, commitment and the rectitude of a tethered beast are some of her attributes. You ...Daily Excelsior.com, 2 weeks ago
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