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Maharashtra: Residential Quarter-Like Structure Found During Debris Work At ‘Bibi Ka Maqbara’

Maharashtra: Residential Quarter-Like Structure Found During Debris Work At ‘Bibi Ka Maqbara’

Last year, work of debris removal was undertaken in the south west area of the monument, which was built in the 17th century by the Mughals.

20 May 2022
PM Modi Pays Tributes To Tagore, Gokhale, Maharana Pratap On Their Birth Anniversary

PM Modi Pays Tributes To Tagore, Gokhale, Maharana Pratap On Their Birth Anniversary

PM Modi paid tributes to Rabindranath Tagore on his birth anniversary and paid homage to freedom fighter Gopal Krishna Gokhale and the brave Mewar king...

09 May 2022

CBSE Drops Chapters On Islamic Empires, Cold War From Syllabus; Verses Of Faiz Also Excluded

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has also dropped from the course content chapters on 'democracy and diversity'.

The Politics Around Maharana Pratap In Rajasthan

The Politics Around Maharana Pratap In Rajasthan

Once again the opposition BJP and the ruling Congress are lashing out at each other over the battle of Haldighati fought between Akbar and Maharana Pratap in...

21 February 2022

Naseeruddin Shah Slammed For Referring To Mughals As 'Refugees'

Actor Naseeruddin Shah has landed in trouble yet again and this time for referring the Mughals as refugees in a viral video.

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21 October 2021
Nihangs: All You Need To Know About This Sikh Sect

Nihangs: All You Need To Know About This Sikh Sect

Despite growing power of the Sikh misls (fighting units) in the 18th century, the Akali Nihang bands continued to renounce power and cultivated self-discipline...


07 October 2021
17th Century Mughal Era Gemstones From India To Go Under Auction In London

17th Century Mughal Era Gemstones From India To Go Under Auction In London

The gemstones including diamond and emerald will go on display at Sotheby’s London from October 22 in the lead up to their auction on October 27.


31 August 2021
Shabana Azmi Watched Cate Blanchett’s Performance In Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Elizabeth’ To Prepare For Aisan Daulat’s Role In ‘The Empire’

Shabana Azmi Watched Cate Blanchett’s Performance In Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Elizabeth’ To Prepare For Aisan Daulat’s Role In ‘The Empire’

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, veteran actor Shabana Azmi talks about the ‘backhanded compliments’ she has received from her niece for playing...


27 August 2021
Lyricist Manoj Muntashir Slammed On Twitter For Calling Akbar, Babur And Other Mughal Emperors ‘Dacoits’

Lyricist Manoj Muntashir Slammed On Twitter For Calling Akbar, Babur And Other Mughal Emperors ‘Dacoits’

Hindi film lyricist Manoj Muntashir found himself in the middle of a controversy on Twitter on Thursday after he shared a video in which he compared the Mughal...


28 January 2021
Outlook Journalist Conferred Prestigious PoleStar Award For Report On Dara Shikoh’s Grave

Outlook Journalist Conferred Prestigious PoleStar Award For Report On Dara Shikoh’s Grave

Jeevan Prakash Sharma has won the Jury Special Mention Award.


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28 January 2021
How A Delhi Engineer Dug Out Dara Shikoh's Grave, The Brother Aurangzeb Beheaded!

How A Delhi Engineer Dug Out Dara Shikoh's Grave, The Brother Aurangzeb Beheaded!

Have we really identified the resting place of Dara Shikoh among the 140-odd graves in the Humayun tomb complex? Civil engineer Sanjeev Kumar Singh seems to...


23 December 2019
How Akbar And Jehangir Celebrated Christmas

How Akbar And Jehangir Celebrated Christmas

Both the monarchs commemorated the festival and partook of the traditional dinner at the Agra Fort


29 October 2019
A Sensational Halloween Tragedy And The Tales Handed Down Through Generations

A Sensational Halloween Tragedy And The Tales Handed Down Through Generations

Whenever Halloween comes around, this story, known only to the few, becomes a fascinating account of the life and times of medieval days when Mehrauli was a...


28 October 2019
Diwali or Jashan-e-Chiraghan During Mughal Reign

Diwali or Jashan-e-Chiraghan During Mughal Reign

Diwali was considered, even by the orthodox Muslims, a festival of natural joy of God’s creation.


19 August 2019
Man Who Claims To Be Mughal Descendant Offers Gold Brick For Ram Temple

Man Who Claims To Be Mughal Descendant Offers Gold Brick For Ram Temple

Prince Habeebuddin Tucy said if the Supreme Court hands him over the land, he will donate the entire land for building the Ram temple as he respects their...


07 June 2019
Akbar Used To Go To All-Women Meena Bazaars, Misbehaved With Bikaner Queen: Rajasthan BJP Chief

Akbar Used To Go To All-Women Meena Bazaars, Misbehaved With Bikaner Queen: Rajasthan BJP Chief

Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini was speaking at an event to mark Maharana Pratap's anniversary at the party's state office in Jaipur


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04 August 2018
Mughalsarai Railway Station To Become Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction Tomorrow

Mughalsarai Railway Station To Become Deen Dayal Uphadyay Junction Tomorrow

The building is being touched up with saffron paint at places and signboards with the new name being put up.


24 April 2018
Corned Beef And Roasted Pork

Corned Beef And Roasted Pork

Post 1857, the British insisted on identifying Indians as two: Hindus, Muslims. Those imagined communities have become part of our mental fabric.


11 April 2018
If Shah Jahan Gave You Ownership Of Taj Mahal, Show Us His Signature: SC To UP Sunni Wakf Board

03 February 2018
The British Seeds of Secession

The British Seeds of Secession

The Sikh response to Indian nationalism was complex—­loyal soldiers of the colonial army, they didn’t fall for the ‘separate electorate’ idea


21 October 2017
Som And Khan

Som And Khan

This hatred for the Mughals and unrequited admiration for the British is something inexplicable in most Hindutva leaders.


12 September 2017
Mughals Looted The Country, Were Not Our Ancestors: UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma

Mughals Looted The Country, Were Not Our Ancestors: UP Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma

He says In Uttar Pradesh, every religion would be given equal respect, “but we won't accept Pakistani-Talibani culture”.


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