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Saturday, December 05, 2020

Mughal era


Malik Ambar: The African slave who built Aurangabad and ruined the game for Mughals in the Deccan

May 15, 2020 8:29 am

The story of Malik Ambar, an African slave turned warrior, is an unusual one. Sold and bought several times by slave dealers during his youth, fate brought him miles away from his home in Ethiopia to India.

From Babur to Jahangir, how the Mughal empire enriched Indian cuisine

November 24, 2019 6:01 pm

How Mughal rule enriched Indian cuisines

Jahanara Begum: The Mughal princess who designed Chandni Chowk

September 17, 2018 10:30 pm

Born in 1614, Jahanara lived a life outside the conventional role of a Mughal princess —as an exemplary poet, writer, architect, engineer and painter, especially in an era where the lives of Mughal women were largely confined within the walls of the zenana.

The Man Behind the Image

September 19, 2018 8:25 am

Dastkari Haat Samiti attempts to empower artisans through a photography workshop

VIDEO: Students of NID Ahmedabad's hip-hop, rap tribute to the world of Mughals

February 13, 2018 4:15 pm

The song starts with one of the students asking questions like 'What make a Hindustani? Is it colour? Language? Religion? Or status in economy?', etc. Thereafter, the students rap about the Mughal era, the Sultanate, how Babur came to India in the 1520s, about the capable Humayun, righteous Akbar, his son Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb.

Creating the Gods

September 28, 2017 12:35 am

An exhibition on pre-Bengal School of art shows the meeting of Western and Indian traditions

Scent of a City

March 27, 2016 12:00 am

In Kannauj, UP’s perfume capital, several ambitious initiatives are afoot to rejuvenate the local attar industry.

On the table: The makeover of Town Hall,a Delhi jewel

December 17, 2013 1:48 am

It will have museums,auditorium,light-and-sound programmes,even restaurants

Doorway to Luxury

October 29, 2013 5:23 am

The Big Door in Bandra celebrates beauty with ornate ceilings and replicas of antiques.

Think Small

October 24, 2013 4:46 am

An exhibition of miniature paintings recreates the Mughal era through intricate detailing and fine craftsmanship