September 02, 2021 7:17 am
Tariq Mansoor writes: With his pluralistic outlook and interest in different faiths, art and architecture, he had a deep understanding of India’s syncretic culture
December 05, 2019 10:41 am
Dara Shukoh worked with Sanskrit scholars to translate the Upanishads to Persian — an example of the closely intertwined histories of Sanskrit, Persian, Urdu.
July 08, 2017 1:48 pm
Built during Shahjahan’s time, the shikargarh has been stripped off much of its splendor with pieces of the Mughal-era architecture — ornate doorways, wooden beams and decorative pillars — finding a place in different homes in the village.
November 20, 2014 11:57 pm
The question of hereditary imams raises complex legal and religious questions.
May 12, 2014 11:07 pm
Is the Taj Mahal a symbol of Shah Jahan’s love for Mumtaz Mahal or his guilt for killing her, asks a fictional new play.
October 07, 2012 2:16 am
If a proposal is approved,Chatta Chowk Bazaar in Red Fort will get its original 17th century look
October 05, 2012 12:08 am
Did you know that there is another Taj Mahal built by another Shah Jahan?
April 15, 2012 12:16 am
It was a misty,chilly morning on the 15th of November 1947. As a dazzling dawn light,the like of which is seen but once in a decade,crawled stealthily,almost self-consciously,over the bloodsoaked eastern horizon of Delhi,an old cargo plane readied for flight.
February 14, 2012 5:22 am
An exhibition with paintings,maps and photographs of Delhi,some dating back to the 1780s,showing the rise of the city as a Capital was opened to the public on Monday.
December 26, 2011 1:08 am
The morning is heavy with fog,cold winds blow and a shiver of excitement runs through your spine.