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Shedding light on Travancore society
The Hindu

A peep into history of Travancore

The cover of the book The Nectar of the Gods King Marthanda Varma and Devasahayam Studies conducted into the history of Travancore and its royal family have often brought out distinctive practices that prevailed in society. The largely ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
Shedding light on Travancore society The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
DNA India

Tipu Sultan row: Mysuru king's descendent Anwar Ali Shah wants PM Modi to intervene

On Wednesday, well known playwright Girish Karnad received a death threat for demanding that Bengaluru"s Kempegowda International Airport to be renamed after Tipu Sultan. Picture of Tipu Sultan A descendant of 18th century Mysore king Tipu ...
 DNA India2 weeks ago Descendant says PM Modi must intervene to end Tipu Sultan celebration impasse  Ani News2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Portrait of a Hungarian artist

August Theodor Schoefft was commissioned by King Swati Tirunal Rama Varma to paint seven portraits of the members of the royal family August Theodor Schoefft (b.1809-d.1888), an enterprising Hungarian artist, first set foot on Indian soil in ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
The Hindu

Seat of royalty

The Padmanabhapuram palace served as the setting for many significant episodes in the history of erstwhile Travancore Within the ancient Kalkulam fortification is the sprawling Padmanabhapuram palace complex, an early administrative headquarters ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Periyar: A walk in the woods

From elephants, Sambar deer, a Nilgiri langur and many more animals and birds, a treat lay in store for Suchismita Banerjee at Lake Palace Resort on the Periyar Lake.    A very strict routine often prompts one to seek an escape in the form of a short holiday. I didn't want an aberration from this 'thumb rule'. So, after some intense research on the Internet, KTDC's Lake Palace Resort on the Periyar Lake came up as the answer to my prayers. In November, we drove to the outskirts of ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Royal chronicles

By: Mrunmayi Ainapure Twenty-five-year-old Manu Pillai researched and wrote his first book over six years to bring to life a forgotten India It has been rather a remarkable journey for Manu Pillai. The Fergusson College alumnus, who, after ...
 Pune Mirror4 days ago

Tipu Sultan: East India Company's Most Formidable Opponent

TIPU Sultan's place in history has to be judged primarily in terms of the prolonged contest between Mysore and the East India Company (EIC). The Company had to engage in four large-scale wars (the four Anglo-Mysore wars) for over thirty years, from ...
 Peoples Democracy.in5 days ago Tipu Sultan: A split personality  Meri News1 week ago
The Hindu

Queen & kingdom

Manu S. Pillai recounts a personal yet political tale in his biography of Maharani Sethu Lakshmi Bayi, 'The Ivory Throne: Chronicles Of The House Of Travancore' It's a story of palace intrigue; of how the relationship between two sisters had ...
 The Hindu6 days ago

The competing narratives of Tipu: what …

By | The Indian Express Why is a late 18th century Mysore ruler at the centre of a polarising debate? Last year, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah announced that from now on, the state would officially celebrate the birth anniversary of ...
 Yahoo! India1 week ago
New Indian Express

Cotton-wooling the Shining Memories of a Glorious Revolution

ALAPPUZHA: The time-worn, grubby shelves of Toppil House, Pazhavangadi in Alappuzha, conceal an invaluable treasure in its chest - a sepia-toned souvenir. It carries the memories of a significant footnote of history - the revolutionary Temple Entry ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago
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