May 20, 2022 8:57 am
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta had recently demanded that Aurangzeb Lane be renamed as Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Lane, Humayun Road as Maharshi Valmiki Road, and Shahjahan Road as General Bipin Rawat Road.
January 09, 2021 1:50 pm
The police found that 11 people had defaced an Aurangzeb Lane signboard and pasted a poster saying Guru Teg Bahadur Lane on another signage.
December 02, 2019 3:05 pm
Police said they are yet to receive a complaint. A senior police officer said, “We haven’t received a complaint yet but are conducting an inquiry in the matter. We will take action ourselves if we don’t receive a complaint soon.”
September 19, 2015 12:00 am
Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma’s remarks on the late president are unacceptable. Government, party must clarify
September 10, 2015 1:55 am
The article said Fatah cited Aurangzeb’s religious bigotry, intolerance, cruelty and inhuman approach.
September 08, 2015 5:33 am
The East Delhi MP had requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rename the road in memory of the late President.
September 07, 2015 12:15 am
Supporters of the decision point to the popular perception of Aurangzeb as “a cruel, dictatorial and despotic ruler”, and to “the need for correcting mistakes of our past”.
September 07, 2015 3:32 pm
A religious zealot, an able administrator, a narrow-minded ruler are some labels that the sixth Mughal emperor bears. Was he India’s cruellest despot or just a religious conservative who lacked the flair and imagination of his ancestors?
September 06, 2015 2:16 am
Commentators on the subject have mocked him as conforming to the Hindu nationalists’ idea of a “good Muslim”.
September 05, 2015 4:45 am
The advocate had filed the PIL, challenging the NDMC’s decision to change the name of Aurangzeb Road and rename it after India’s former president.