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Mughal
Books  /  Published 03.07.20

Bengal: An incomplete account of a historical experience

Edited volumes are not the easiest to review. The present one is no exception. The challenge is to find substance in the claims made by the editors in the introduction where they make an argument for ...
By Lakshmi Subramanian in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.20

An assemblage of two cultures

Had Dara Shukoh become Mughal emperor instead of his “pugnacious” brother, Aurangzeb, India’s history could have taken a different course. Historians, academics, fiction and non-fiction writers ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 28.01.19

When China and India were surprisingly similar

What China and India Once Were: The Pasts That May Shape the Global Future, Edited by Sheldon Pollock and Benjamin Elman, Penguin Viking, Rs 799...
By TCA Srinivasa Raghavan in

Opinion  /  Published 09.01.19

Scientifically accurate and exquisitely beautiful

What can art have to do with science? For most people, the essence of science lies in objective, rational analysis of dispassionately recorded data, whereas art is about creativity, imagination and id...
By Nandini Chatterjee in

World  /  Published 06.01.19

The dirge of Lahore’s nautch girls

Kiran remembers the days when she shimmied confidently across rooms adorned with plush velvet pillows and fine carpets, working alongside a troupe of trained musicians and commanding the attention of ...
By Maria Abi-Habib/New York Times News Service in Lahore

Entertainment  /  Published 19.10.19

Why Aamir spent sleepless nights

So now that Aamir Khan has stepped back into Mughal, a biopic on Gulshan Kumar, the late tsar of the music industry who was gunned down by the underworld, would it be right to conclude that the overze...
By in

Culture  /  Published 03.12.19

Dining in Mughal India

This emergence of the cafe culture is ironically seen as a modern phenomenon today, with co-working spaces within cafes and bars. The modern-day cafes as co-working or socializing spaces are as repres...
By Anoothi Vishal in

Arts  /  Published 20.06.19

Christie's auctions Mughal objects for $109 million

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By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 01.06.19

The attraction for spectacle explains the durbar’s appeal to leaders

Delhi has been synonymous with the durbar. The Mughals held court in the city for years. The Delhi durbar then changed hands with the British organizing the durbar three times to commemorate the succe...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.19

Mughals: The invaders who came home

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By Debobroto Das in


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