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Thursday, July 07, 2022

Indian history


History of freedom struggle not about a few years and some people: PM Modi

July 04, 2022 1:25 pm

In his address after unveiling a 30-ft bronze statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju here, Modi said the legendary freedom fighter's 125th birth anniversary and the centenary of the Rampa Rebellion will be celebrated throughout the year.

Bringing Pune’s forgotten stories back to life through art

July 02, 2022 3:04 pm

Debangshu Moulik, a visual artist based in Pune, is etching stories about the city's history through an initiative called ‘Lost Stories of Pune’

Express Investigation — Part 3: Textbook revision slashes portion in history on Islamic rulers of India

June 21, 2022 7:40 am

The content on Islamic rulers has suffered deep cuts in sweeping changes made to textbooks by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) under its latest “rationalisation” exercise, internal records show.

Umair Shah wants you to fall in love with Delhi's history: 'My focus is on the stories'

May 27, 2022 5:53 pm

Umair Shah, 27, is a numismatist, an Instagram influencer, and a self-confessed ‘history nerd’

Opinion: The idea of Indian nationalism did not come from the Constitution. It has ancient roots

May 24, 2022 10:06 pm

Indian civilisation has always celebrated development, democracy, diversity, difference, and dissent

Supriya Gandhi: 'Difficult to call Dara Shukoh liberal or secular’

February 06, 2020 1:31 pm

The historian on why modern concepts can’t be read into the past, history as battleground and her new book on a romanticised Mughal prince.

Chapters glorifying Tipu Sultan to be removed from textbooks: Yediyurappa

October 30, 2019 5:56 pm

Soon after, BJP Karnataka tweeted: "...textbooks must be rewritten to portray the real Tipu Sultan to our children. They should be made aware of the Tyrant's cruelty against Hindus & his anti-Kannada rule."

Crazy things the Greeks actually saw in ancient India!

November 01, 2018 10:47 am

The Greeks noted that there was no slavery in that part of India that they saw, saying "This is a great thing in India, that all inhabitants are free, not a single Indian being a slave."

Songs of India: Hindi film songs that captured the mood of the nation

August 28, 2018 2:00 pm

Note by Note, which released in Delhi last week, encapsulates 70 years of independent India through its film music.

Chandigarh: In our tradition, there is nothing as end of time, says Professor B N Goswamy

February 07, 2018 9:13 am

He has pioneered different ways of seeing and thinking about the art of the past and established clear new paradigms in the area of art historical research.