Friday, Dec 02, 2022



In Babur’s garden too, Taliban draw a line — men & women, even if family, cannot mingle

August 13, 2022 11:28 am

For Kabul residents, the garden, with its chinar and walnut trees and flower beds, is one of the few open spaces in the city, a green oasis that has provided a sense of peace and solace through the violence, turmoil and uncertainty that has constantly battered their country.

Zafar Mahal, last palace built by Mughals, lies in wait of repair, restoration

June 09, 2022 11:36 am

The last palace built by the Mughals, the huge red sandstone gate impresses from a distance.

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”. “


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