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Sunday, October 24, 2021



How to smell a Mughal and Rajput miniature painting

September 24, 2021 6:18 pm

A new virtual exhibition, 'Bagh-e-Hind', takes audiences through the fragrant worlds of Indian miniatures, one note at a time

Karnataka minister C T Ravi likens Congress with Ghazni, Mughals, calls for unity to protect 'dharma'

December 02, 2020 8:04 am

The Chikkamagaluru MLA, who has made provocative statements in the past, had said recently that a ban on cow slaughter and religious conversions for the sake of marriage would soon be a reality in Karnataka.

Museum’s name changed, Agra officials hunt for Shivaji links

September 17, 2020 7:21 am

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had announced the name change, saying in “the new Uttar Pradesh there is no place for symbols of mindset of slavery”.

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.

Sunday Long Reads: Pickles, travels, books, climate and more

November 24, 2019 3:31 pm

Can everything that grows under the Sun be pickled? In India, possibly yes. A look at the staple household condiment — and its long history in the sub-continent

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

November 24, 2019 6:01 pm

How Mughal rule enriched Indian cuisines

Delhi: Outfit defaces Babar Road board, says he was ‘outsider’

September 15, 2019 2:58 am

Claiming that “Babar was an outsider who attacked native Indians”, members of the outfit blackened the English, Hindi and Punjabi texts of the road’s name on the board. The Urdu text remained untarnished.

The ongoing exhibition at Barrack number 4 befittingly presents art from different periods

April 16, 2019 8:55 am

Organised by The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) in collaboration with Delhi Art Gallery — titled “Drishyakala”, begins with British artists Thomas and William Daniell, who travelled through India late eighteenth century onwards to produce “Oriental Scenery”, often described as “the finest illustrated work on India”. “

Make History Fun Again: 5 eccentric hobbies of the Mughals

October 31, 2018 1:26 pm

Emperor Akbar played it lifesize in Fatehpur Sikri, where real people enacted the pieces. Sometimes, international matches were held and bets placed on them.

Some people in central government have same arrogance as of Mughals, says Manish Sisodia

May 09, 2018 5:12 pm

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said those who used to sit in the Red Fort (Mughals) thought that they would always have power and harassed people thinking that they would not raise their voice.


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