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Book Review | The Last King In India
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Book Review | The Last King In India

A portrait of Wajid Ali Shah. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The poet-ruler Wajid Ali Shah (1822-87) was the last nawab of the north Indian state of Oudh. Deposed by the British, he spent the last 30 years of his life in a riverside mansion near ... Livemint.com, 1 week ago

A king's dual nature

Satyajit Ray’s 1977 classic, Shatranj ke Khilari (chess players), sensitively deals with annexation of the rich state of Awadh (Oudh) by the East India Company in 1856 through devious ways. King Wajid Ali Shah, who had been under a friendship ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
NDTV

10 Best Recipes From Uttar Pradesh You Must Try

Indulge in the true flavors of local ingredients and relish the tastes from the most fascinating northern state, Uttar Pradesh which boasts of an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian delights. The cuisine of Uttar Pradesh is just as diverse as ...
 NDTV3 weeks ago

Hindustaniyat: Pining for its Spirit

T he study of languages is critical in understanding not just our past or the present, but what it holds for our futures. Tariq Rahman's monograph explores the genesis of the Hindi/Urdu divide which continues to afflict linguistic tensions in the ...
 Kashmir Observer4 weeks ago

Rath Yatra, temple bear testimony to Hindu-Muslim unity and bonhomie

LUCKNOW: The annual Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath on the streets of Lucknow is simply not only a festival to rejoice and celebrate. In fact it is a symbol of communal harmony, which over the years has become a rarity in modern days and is often ...
 Times of India1 month ago A historic temple of religious amity  Times of India1 month ago

This Day in History (24-3-1393)

Today is Saturday; 24 th of the Iranian month of Khordad 1393 solar hijri; corresponding to 16 th of the Islamic month of Shaban 1435 lunar hijri; and June 14, 2014, of the Christian Gregorian Calendar. 1247 solar years ago, on this day in 767 ...
 IRIB World Service1 month ago
Outlook Traveller

The trotternama

That Kallu Miyan sheermal-waley and the thieving, na-shukraguzaar milkman were waging their melodious battle of words in the Chawalwali Gali in Lucknow's Chowk was no minor accident. I didn't know it then, but the rising, quivering voices, the ...
 Outlook Traveller2 months ago

Shot to fame

Two days after the birth anniversary of Shakespeare and Wordsworth was the death anniversary of Shah Nazar Khan, the man who cast the Zamzamah about which Rudyard Kipling observed in his novel, "Kim": "Who hold Zamzamah, that fire-breathing dragon, ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Forward Into The Past?

I remember being a volunteer for Aman Ektaa Manch in Ahmedabad in June 2002 and staring at a building where only the second of three floors was burnt to black ash while the other two remained intact. I learnt that day that violence, even that of a ...
 Outlook India2 months ago
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