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Tomb's crowning glory

The crowning glory of Humayun's Tomb, actually the finial on top of the dome, was uprooted in the devastating storm on May 30. The lightning conductor attached to it was also destroyed. A new conductor was installed early last month but the ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

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A sepulchre for the emperor's barber

Delhi's historical landscape is scattered with several monuments for Islamic emperors, their patron saints, extended family members and ministers. But ever heard of a tomb for the royal barber, that too, in such close proximity to the emperor's mausoleum that ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
The Hindu

Tomb of neglect

When Emperor Akbar's trusted lieutenant and reputed scholar Abdur Rahim Khan commissioned the construction of a red sandstone tomb near the Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti in memory of his wife, he probably had no inkling that 400 years later, the tomb ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Pashtuns amid power strife

UN QUESTION Author: Abubakar Siddique Publisher: Random House,Rs499 Faced with challenge to their territorial integrity, the Pakistanis have adopted a strategy of providing haven to disgruntled Pashtun leaders to destabilise and weaken ...
 New Delhi Pioneer4 days ago
Eurasia Review

Handcuffed to History

Being a student of media, it never ceases to amaze me how popular perceptions and opinions are formed. How tiny little nuggets of misinformation, hearsay, old-fashioned biases and often plain ignorance feed into dangerous stereotypes and are passed ...
 Kashmir Times5 days ago Muslims And Mountains Of Misconceptions Analysis  Eurasia Review5 days ago

The Persian Connection

Refinement is the child of civilization, not its parent. The Mughals understood this point and regarded Persian culture as the epitome of refinement; ethnically Chagatai Turks from Central Asia, the Mughals wholeheartedly embraced Persian culture ...
 The Friday Times1 week ago

A sad end to the glorious tale of a Moghul

Even more than the several other monuments in Delhi, Shamsuddin Muhammad Atgah Khan's tomb in Nizamuddin, is a picture of decay and neglect. Despite being a neighbour of the famed Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, Atgah Khan's tomb has been hemmed in and encroached ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

Somebody misled Modi to say nation needs 'bitter medicine', says Subramanian Swamy (India TV Exclusive)

New Delhi : For the first time since the Modi government took over the reins of power, a senior BJP leader has come out in the open to express his divergent view on Narendra Modi’s ‘bitter medicine’ theory. And the person is none other than ...
 IndiaTV News3 weeks ago
International Business Times India

31 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India [PHOTOS]

Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Archaeological Survey of India Rani-ki-Vav (The Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Archaeological Survey of India Rani-ki-Vav (Queen's stepwell) in Patan, Gujarat has made its place in the ...
 International Business Times India3 weeks ago

Was Taj Mahal a Vedic Temple?

Previous Next Use ← → keys to navigate The Taj Mahal from Persian and Arabic, "crown of palaces", pronounced also "the Taj") is a white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in ...
 Speaking Tree3 weeks ago
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