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“History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived; but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

Maya Angelou.

Shivaji statue

How this statue of Shivaji at the Gateway of India replaced a ‘black horse’

If you've ever been to Mumbai, you would've visited the Gateway of India. And if you've been there, you know which statue...
subhash chandra bose museum

Tracing Netaji’s Life through Museums

On the 122nd birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose, India celebrates the life of one of it's most heroic leaders.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh

A Leader like Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Maharaja Ranjit Singh is the stuff of legend. The history of the Indian subcontinent is incomplete without the stories of this very-loved and respected...

Nationalism and Art in India

When Lord Curzon announced the the decision to partition Bengal  in 1905, little did he know it would lead to the rise...

This M.F Husain Painting is Inspired by India’s most Famous Tiger : Tipu Sultan!

... That little buzzing noise... Comes from a plaything of the Emperor's choice, From a Man-Tiger Organ, prettiest of his toys. The famous poet John Keats and...
rani of jhansi

Rani Laxmibai : The Warrior Queen of Jhansi

On this day, that is June 18, we remember the legendary Queen of Jhansi, Rani Laxmibai. Often tagged as India's Joan of Arc, the...
mango national fruit history

Mango : The National Fruit of India

He visits my town once a year. He fills my mouth with kisses and nectar. I spend all my money on him Who, girl, your man? No, a...

Slaves of Fashion : An exhibition by The Singh Twins

“ Do you think the blue jeans were invented by Levis Strauss? Think Again “ - reads the prompt when you use the interactive...

Now Showing : the Royal Arts of Jodhpur… in America!

Earlier this month, Mehrangarh Museum's landmark exhibition "Peacock in the Desert : Royal Arts of Jodhpur" opened at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston...

Remembering Mahatma Gandhi through Art !

Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi , a global icon for peace was assassinated on January 30, 1948 by Nathuram Godse, sending an entire nation into...
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