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AKBAR NEWS

‘Akbar anticipated the modern, multicultural, secular state’: Parvati Sharma

July 30, 2022 11:44 am

The Delhi-based writer on what made her work on a biography of the Mughal emperor Akbar, the many myths that surround his legacy, his ruthlessness and his ability to rise above his prejudices for greater good

Why today's debates over Aurangzeb, Shivaji, Rana Pratap or Prithviraj Chauhan are not about good or bad history, but tussles over memory

June 03, 2022 9:09 pm

Pratap Bhanu Mehta writes: It's not about rewriting Marxist or Nehruvian history but putting facts at the service of creating kinship and finding enemies.

From Akbar's court to Bulleh Shah couplets, how colours of India's many religions blended over Holi

March 19, 2022 2:28 pm

While Akbar energetically participated in Holi, Jahangir continued to toe his father’s line in a more expansive manner and was followed by his son Shah Jahan.

Rajasthan: ASI removes plaques saying Rajput forces had to retreat in Maharana Pratap-Akbar battle

July 16, 2021 7:31 am

Bipin Chandra Negi, ASI Jodhpur circle superintendent, said fresh plaques would be put up in Rajsamand district's Rakta Talai, with information based on ‘proven historical facts'.

Why are historians and scholars of art worried about a Persian translation of the Mahabharata?

October 27, 2020 6:20 pm

The original Razmnama commissioned by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century has been inaccessible for over three decades and its preservation quotient is in question

Akbar understood the complex nature of Hindustan: Ira Mukhoty

June 21, 2020 9:43 am

The writer on why the present-day vilification of the Mughals is a British legacy and what it was like to write about Akbar.

‘Akbar is not The Great, just a ruler from outside’

April 10, 2015 2:21 am

Rajasthan minister Vasudev Devnani, who wants textbooks redone, compares Akbar & Rana Pratap, Newton & Aryabhatta.

New Twist to Old Story

December 09, 2013 4:43 am

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli,an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.

New Twist to Old Story

December 09, 2013 1:25 am

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli,an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.

New Twist to Old Story

December 09, 2013 12:00 am

Mumbai museum restores Anvar-i Suhayli,an illustrated book commissioned by Emperor Akbar.

AKBAR PHOTOS

Rahim's Tomb: Learn about this Mughal monument, believed to be the first architectural symbol of love

December 21, 2020 7:41 pm

It is believed that in 1598, Rahim had built a tomb for his dear wife Mah Banu, near Humayun’s Tomb in Nizamuddin East. With time, it came to be recognised as an architectural symbol of love which, many historians believe, was the inspiration for Taj Mahal

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