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The Travancore-Tanjavur connection

The demise of Serfoji II, the ruler of Tanjavur, in 1832 marked the start of the dispersal of celebrated poets, musicians, vocalists, dancers and artists from the royal court to neighbouring kingdoms. Esrtwhile Travancore, a princely State located ... The Hindu, 1 week ago

A museum of the royals

Like his predecessors, Chithira Tirunal Balarama Varma, the last ruler of the erstwhile princely state of Travancore was a great patron of arts. The King, assisted by his mother and able Dewan, heralded a renewed interest in the indigenous art forms ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Farmersbegin to accept new reality of cash-crunch after demonetisation

Image used for representational purpose only. KOCHI: Cash may still be the king, but small farmers in the state are fast adapting to the change brought in by demonetisation and have started accepting payments in cheque, through direct money ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

The Phules of Pune and their tireless fight

The couple from Pune were fearless, indomitable, and driven by a selfless passion for the greater good When Jyotirao Phule embarked with his partner, Savitribai, on their journey to promote radical reform, he had already smashed the social shackles ...
 Livemint.com4 days ago

Betweenthe lines

The world of Indian fiction never had it so good, for voices from the sidelines making it to the larger, international stage. As Arundhati Roy proffered in The God of Small Things, Little events, ordinary things, smashed and reconstituted. Suddenly, ...
 New Indian Express4 days ago
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2017 packs 10 weekend surprises: here is how to make the best of them

Don't, we repeat, don't let your boss catch you while reading this. This year offers 10 surprise opportunities, which if you can be creative with your leave plans, will gift you extra-long weekends that can double up as short holidays. But the trick ...
 Gulf Manorama5 days ago

CBSE has issued circular to remove Channar revolt from Class IX textbooks

Muscat: Indian students studying in 19,000 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated schools, will be deprived of learning about Channar revolt — commonly known as Upper Cloth Revolt or Maru Marakkal Samaram led by lower caste people ...
 Times of Oman3 weeks ago CBSE issues circular to remove Channar revolt from Class IX textbooks  Times of Oman3 weeks ago

No record of ground reality

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM:When the state government is searching for land to be disbursed to the poor and for starting new projects, there is no record of the land leased out to various entities. Besides, there is no record of landholders who violated ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

9 palace hotels that are NOT in Rajasthan

1 /9 Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh Located by River Narmada, this 18th-century fort belonged to Indore's Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar, hailed as one of the most powerful women in Indian history. Her descendant, ...
 Condé Nast Traveller India3 weeks ago

Harmonious blend of styles

Among the many palaces in the Valiya Kottaram complex in the Fort, Thiruvananthapuram, Anantha Vilasam palace stands out due to its remarkable architectural charm. The occupant of the palace, Vishakam Thirunal Rama Varma, who reigned from 1880 to ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
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