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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Chhatrapati Shivaji


Opposition attacks BJP for not including Shivaji, Ambedkar pictures in posters welcoming Amit Shah

December 18, 2021 7:18 am

🔴 The BJP, on the other hand, accused the Opposition parties of not taking initiative to honour Shivaji and Ambedkar during their tenure.

Rare paintings of Chhatrapati Shivaji from foreign collections to be part of Pune historian’s book

November 14, 2021 10:29 am

Prasad Sudhir Tare, a member of Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal, has tracked down the unique images from museums and private collectors in the US, Germany and France.

From Khirki to Fathepur and ‘Sambhaji Nagar’, the many names of Aurangabad

January 12, 2021 9:01 am

Known for its Taj Mahal styled 17th-century marble Bibi ka Maqbara and ancient Ajanta-Ellora caves, the present-day Aurangabad was originally built in the early 16th century by Malik Ambar–an African slave turned warrior.

After book, beer bars named after Shivaji in eye of storm

January 16, 2020 2:48 am

“Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj is a great king. He is worshipped and highly revered across Maharashtra, India and the world. How can you allow beer bars to be named after Chhatrapati Shivaji?” Mungantiwar told mediapersons.

Shivaji’s epithet was Chhatrapati, ‘Jaanta Raja’ coined by Ramdas: Sharad Pawar on Udayanraje Bhosale jibe

January 16, 2020 1:37 am

The book ‘Aaj ke Shivaji: Narendra Modi’, by BJP leader Jay Bhagwan Goyal, has triggered a political storm in the state, with Congress, NCP and Shiv Sena taking serious objection over Modi being compared to Shivaji.

Row over exclusion of Chhatrapati Shivaji from Class 4 books of new Maharashtra board

October 17, 2019 8:12 pm

According to reports in a section of the media, the life and time of the 17th-century Marathi warrior has been "excluded" from Class IV books prescribed in the curriculum of the Maharashtra International Education Board

From Page to Stage

July 21, 2019 12:20 am

Theatre director Abhijeet Choudhary on his new play, Jaag Utha Hain Raigad, and bringing classics of Indian literature to theatre.

Shivaji statue in Arabian Sea to be tallest in world, says CM Devendra Fadnavis

March 08, 2018 5:37 am

The project would cost Rs 2,500 crore. Apart from the tallest statue of Shivaji mounted on a horse, there would be a state-of-the-art auditorium where a light and sound show would depic the life and work of Shivaji.

Shivaji Jayanti special: Why Chhatrapati Shivaji was neither a rebel nor a guerrilla

February 19, 2018 4:37 pm

Chhatrapati Shivaji was a visionary and was the only person who noticed a major flaw in the war machinery of the established Empires and Sultanates. He tried to demolish jagirdari and mansabdari, bringing Maratha administration and military directly under his control, where everyone, each of his infantrymen and cavalrymen were directly paid from his treasury.

Zinco copy of Chhatrapati Shivaji charter to Samarth Ramdas found in London

December 30, 2017 9:12 am

The photozincography copy was found by Sanket Kulkarni in May 2017. It was recently presented by history enthusiasts Shivram Karlekar and Kaustubh Kasture at Bharat Itihas Sanshodhak Mandal in Pune.