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Marathas wanted to 'liberate' Hindu holy sites
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Marathas wanted to 'liberate' Hindu holy sites

Contemporary records speak of Chhatrapati Shivaji's resolve to liberate Hindu holy places, and the later Maratha rulers carried forward his legacy, Colonel Anil A Athale (retd) reveals in a forthcoming book. IMAGE: Ruins of the original Kashi Viswanath temple under the Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi. Photograph: Oasis.54515, kind courtesy Wikimedia Commons Effective Mughal control over large parts of India died with Aurangzeb in 1707. In the words of Lord Macaulay, 'Soon after Aurangzeb's death ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago
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Maharashtra school allegedly expels teen after she files rape complaint, probe on

A 15-year-old girl in Maharashtra's Latur district has alleged that she was raped by an Army jawan, and when she lodged a police case, she was expelled from her school. The district administration has ordered an inquiry into the incident. "Initial information ...
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Emperor Akbar bought horses at this fair

Every year, for thousands of years, the Sonepur Mela, transforms a small rural town in north Bihar into a giant fair. Rediff.com's Archana Masih spent a day in the rural fair that once drew Chandragupta Maurya, Akbar, Shivaji and Rani Laxmibai to buy elephants and horses for their armies. Take a look ...
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An India like no other

Every year, for thousands of years, the Sonepur Mela, transforms a small rural town in north Bihar into a giant fair.Rediff.com's Archana Masih spent a day in the rural fair that once drew Chandragupta Maurya, Akbar, Shivaji, Rani Laxmibai and Kunwar Singh to buy elephants and horses for their armies -- and is something you may not have seen before.All Photographs: Seema Pant   Just as the year dies out, Sonepur, a small town in north Bihar, bursts into life."Sonepur is for the mela and ...
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Railway minister hospitalised in Mumbai; stable

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal was hospitalised today after he complained of uneasiness but was doing 'fine' now, a senior railway official said.Before hospitalisation, Goyal visited suburban Elphinstone Road and Currey Road stations to take stock of ongoing construction of the Foot Over Bridges by the Army.Goyal complained of uneasiness after addressing a review meeting of senior Central and Western Railway officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus this evening."After holding a ...
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PM Modi lauds Indian Navy, remembers women warriors of Chola Dynasty

[India], Nov 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded the Indian Navy for their glorious service and humanitarian ventures they indulge in for the people of the country. "We, Indians, always nurture the feelings of pride and respect towards our ...
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26/11 and Other Terror Attacks in India

Today is November 26. On this day, nine years ago, terrorists from Pakistan infiltrated Mumbai and unleashed a wave of terror that took hundreds of lives. The attack began at 8 pm at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus. Simultaneously, the Oberoi, the Taj and a ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago
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How Modi wasted the chance to give India achche din

From banking reform to financial reconstruction, the bullet train, Navi Mumbai airport, choosing a new medium fighter aircraft to be made in India... time is running out for Modi.How could a leader as energetic and astute as Modi have left it for so late, asks Shekhar Gupta. History tells us there are two kinds of conquerors: One who consolidates after a victory and settles down to govern, improves the lot of the people, and remains content within the empire. The second is the constant ...
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Malegaon accused doesn't want bail

While others accused in the 2008 Malegaon Blast case have been filing bail pleas in court, in a curious case, Rakesh Dhawade says he does not wish to be released on bail and is happy with confinement. Dhawade says he wants to complete his research work on ...
 DNA2 months ago
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