West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.22

Persian history: Ode to Sikhs

Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru, wrote to Aurangzeb about his moral victory over the Mughal emperor in the 1705 Battle of Chamkaur in the same language that Raja Rammohan Roy used in a newspape...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 28.05.22

Weaponising memory

In the late 19th century, the French historian, Joseph Ernest Renan, came up with a new concept of the nation. At the time, the European understanding of the nation was anchored in racial and linguist...
By Asim Ali

India  /  Published 21.05.22

Supreme Court changes Gyanvapi court

The Supreme Court on Friday transferred the Gyanvapi dispute to the Varanasi district judge from the civil judge and tasked the more senior judicial officer with first looking into the maintainability...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.05.22

Mathura: lawsuit in UP court

A lawsuit demanding the removal of a mosque in Mathura said to be built on the “Krishna Janmabhoomi” or the birthplace of Lord Krishna has been allowed by a court in Uttar Pradesh, reports...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 18.05.22

Aurangzeb tomb: Security beefed

Authorities have deployed additional security at Mughal emperor Aurangzeb's tomb in Aurangabad after an MNS leader questioned the need for the monument's existence here in Maharashtra and said...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Aurangabad


India  /  Published 25.04.22

Modi invokes Aurangzeb in overture to Sikhs

In his address from the Red Fort on the 400th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invoked Aurangzeb as he appeared to try to find comm...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.04.22

India never threatened any country: Modi

India has never posed a threat to any country or society and it thinks for the welfare of the entire world even today amid global conflicts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, asserting th...
By Our Bureau

Opinion  /  Published 23.12.21

Modi has met the long-felt impulses of Varanasi

On December 13, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kashi Vishwanath corridor that created an uncluttered path from the 241-year-old temple at the heart of Varanasi to the river Ganga. It was...
By Swapan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 14.12.21

If an Aurangzeb comes, a Shivaji also rises: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday suggested “tyrants” like Aurangzeb had tried to destroy Indian civilisation but were consigned to history’s “black pages”, making w...
By Piyush Srivastava, PTI in Lucknow, Varanasi

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.21

Why AAP leader Atishi faced flak

Name game The Aam Aadmi Party member of the legislative assembly, Atishi, who dropped her surname, Marlena, before the previous Lok Sabha polls, has, once again, drawn flak for trying to appeal to&nb...
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