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The Taj Mahal's love story returns!
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The Taj Mahal's love story returns!

Shiraz: A Romance of India, a 1928 Indo-British-German silent classic, will tell the epic tale once again. And you're invited. IMAGE: A still from Shiraz: A Romance Of India At a time when the Taj Mahal has been the target of several misguided and acrimonious statements, a pre-Independence era silent film is coming to India as a reminder of what the mausoleum stands for.   Shiraz: A Romance Of India, a 1928 Indo-British-German silent classic, is a grand fictional account of the timeless ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
'Shiraz : A Romance of India' to tour Indian cities Business Standard, 1 month ago
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'Britain created Pakistan'

'The creation of Pakistan was integral to Britain's grand strategy.''If they were to ever leave India, Britain's military planners had made it clear that they needed to retain a foothold in the NWFP and Baluchistan because that would provide the means to retain control of Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, the UAE, Bahrain and Qatar.'   IMAGE: Lord Louis Mountbatten, the viceroy of India and his wife Lady Edwina Mountbatten flank Muslim League leader Mohammad Ali Jinnah at the viceroy's house, now ...
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Is there a cover-up in Mahatma Gandhi's death? Abhinav Bharat suspects 'foreign hand' in assassination

The Supreme Court of India has received a strange petition that claims that the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the predecessor of the CIA, and US’s intelligence agency during WWII, was trying to protect Mahatma Gandhi. The petition that was brought ...
 DNA2 months 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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All the Congress presidents: From family to foreigners

Of the 15 people who led the 132-year-old party post independence, four have belonged to the Gandhi-Nehru family. IMAGE: Motilal Nehru was the first from the Nehru-Gandhi family to be Congress president. He served as president twice -- 1919 and 1928. Photograph: Keystone/Getty Images A prominent leader of the Hindu Mahasabha and the Father of the Nation. People of foreign origin, and from all corners of the country. Four women, and three leaders assassinated. The presidents of ...
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Secret file that could unravel mystery of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death 'closed' for 100 years: Report

Even after seven decades, the 'mystery' surrounding the death of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose refuses to die. Now, a noted French historian has claimed that the a secret file that could have solved the mystery has been 'closed for 100 years'. According to a ...
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Bose: Dead/Alive: Pop-mythology series

'When Rajkummar Rao plays Bose with his tummy jutting out, Buddha Ears, his mouth puffed, and his talk straight, it feels more like an echo piece than a real person,' feels Sreehari Nair. Bose: Dead/Alive is less Subhas Chandra Bose and more an attempt to tap into our collective paranoia; it's less about Bose: The Legend, and more about Bose: Our First Ghost. There's no dead Indian that living Indians think of more, debate about more, or offer more theories, suppositions, and guesstimates; and ...
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The Truth and Myth of Indira Gandhi

'It has even been suggested that Modi and Amit Shah, however grudgingly, harbour admiration for her controlling streak and steely resilience,' says Sunil Sethi. IMAGE: Indira Gandhi with Mother Teresa It is an inescapable irony that in the year the Congress celebrates Indira Gandhi's birth centenary, the fortunes of the family firm she properly founded are at a particularly low ebb, reduced to a woeful presence in Parliament and bruised by a succession of election defeats. What would the ...
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Indira's greatest triumph was not Bangladesh

'According to me, her finest hour was in 1983-1984 when she neutralised a combined US-Pakistan-British conspiracy to Balkanise India by creating an independent Sikh State of Khalistan,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).A special assessment of Indira Gandhi on her centenary. November 19, 2017 is the hundredth birth anniversary of a remarkable Indian who left her mark on the history of India. Keeping in view my field -- military history -- this two-party essay will attempt to make an assessment ...
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Mahatma murder: SC told Apte's identity mired in doubt

Narayan Dattatraya Apte was hanged for the murder of Mahatma Gandhi along with the main assassin, Nathuram Godse, on November 15, 1949. Today, 68 years after that event, a petition in the Supreme Court claims that the identity of Apte remains mired in doubt ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago
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