The elite status of the African slaves in India ensured that a number of them had access to political authority and secrets which they could make use of to become rulers in their own right, reigning over parts of India.
The historic pact makes Chabahar the first foreign port which India is involved in developing to such a large extent.
ISRO was originally called the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) when it was set up in 1962 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Vikram Sarabhai.
The excavations made at Page-Ladson in Florida pushes back considerably the date of the first migration made to America.
At the time of its foundation, the Jamaat was less of a political organisation seeking for participation in the government and more a social instrument attempting to alter society along Islamic lines.
The profession of history writing is far from being a job of establishing facts in the sense of absolute truths.
What exactly is the Muslim Personal Law, how did it originate and why has the Indian government faced difficulties in granting equality of marital status to Indian Muslim women, these are questions that IndianExpress.com tries to answer.
By the time the Kohinoor reached the British in the mid nineteenth century, it had already passed through a number of hands, all of which were not “Indian”.
Payal Padmanabhan has a unique methodology of teaching Shakespearean plays in classrooms by means of tarot cards. She uses a themed deck called “The Shakespeare Oracle" to approach and analyze the texts of Shakespeare.
Legend has it that it was Nadir Shah who gave the diamond its current name, ‘koh-i-noor’, which in Persian means mountain of light.
Use of fireworks originated in China and later spread to India through trade and military contact. Fireworks constitute an integral part of Indian festivals and are particularly important in Kerala temples.