When Gaj Singh II, head of the Rathore clan of Marwar - Jodhpur to you and me - came back from England in the 1970s, it was to a near-penurious existence, which might be laughable if he didn’t own properties worth thousands of crores even then, including the world’s largest residence, Umaid Bhawan, which ironically had been commissioned by his grandfather as a famine relief project and had taken 16 years to build as a rival to the viceregal palace in New Delhi. Bapji, as he is ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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A keen contest is being played out among Rajputs in the land of Maharajas, forcing a politically adopted Himachal Pradesh princess to hold her ground against a comparatively young outsider Sekhawat in the Marwar region. Union minister Chandresh Kumari Katoch, ...Deccan Herald, 5 days ago
The incalculable wealth of the former princes lies in their inheritance Kishore Singh February 28, 2014 Last Updated at 13:53 IST When Gaj Singh II, head of the Rathore clan of Marwar — Jodhpur to you and me — came back from England in ...Business Standard India, 1 month ago
Ranak Mann/Travel Plus April 21, 2014| UPDATED12:18 IST Rajasthan is in my blood. I have spent time as a child in Jaipur, and though I might have left the desert state behind for lands distant but the tug of fate drew me back once again when ...India Today, 2 hours ago
Jaipur, April 2: Like previous years, Rajasthan will see scions of former princely families in the Lok Sabha battlefield with all four in the fray this time being sitting MPs. Congress has fielded three royal scions while BJP one. In Jodhpur, ...Oneindia, 2 weeks ago Candidates from royal families enter the Lok Sabha battle in Rajasthan IBNLive India News, 2 weeks ago Rajasthan Royals to Battle It Out on Poll Field Outlook India, 2 weeks ago
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar with Sudhir Mishra during Holi celebrations at their Juhu residence Feeling blue There are discordant notes emanating from Blue Frog, which had to shut down its heavily invested Delhi chapter temporarily, even as ...Mumbai Mirror, 2 weeks ago
Rohit Parihar Jaipur,March 24, 2014| UPDATED23:18 IST Vasundhara Raje Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje has said that veteran party leader Jaswant Singh never ever spoke to her about a seat for him. "He never spoke with me. Not even a ...India Today, 3 weeks ago
ion and luxury magazine Harper's Bazaar concluded its fifth anniversary with an extravagant gala within the ramparts of the Mehrangarh fort, Jodhpur on Saturday as it partnered with HH Maharaja Gaj Singh II of Jodhpur to host a black tie dinner at ...India Today, 1 month ago
It's an odd feeling when you enter a place, and the people around you dressed in fancy clothing and shoes are looking at you wearing jeans and a formal shirt in a manner I can only describe as the third world look. You also feel out of place when ...AutoX, 1 month ago
One day around 600 BC in Persia, someone discovered that hitting a ball with a stick while riding a horse was really quite a fun thing to do, and soon polo was the sport of kings and cavalry. Fast-forward over 2,500 years, and the sport still ...GQ, 1 month ago
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