Home History Page 4


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

Maya Angelou.

corbusier chandigarh

The French Rooster of Chandigarh | Le Corbusier

As you walk through the Contemporary Arts section of the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, there is a small indiscreet space called...

5 Animals the Mughal Emperor Akbar loved

One of the first, vivid images of the early childhood of Akbar is of the young shahzaada running through the countryside of...

In Paintings: the Battle of Plassey

The Battle of Plassey is a watershed moment in the history of India. Not only was it the first major victory of...

Mughal Courtiers: the Favourites of Emperor Akbar

Akbar had the uncommon wisdom to keep a great many talented and capable men around him, many of whom became great friends...

From the library of Akbar : favourite books & stories!

What makes Akbar fascinating for a biographer are the dichotomies in his character. Despite the many myths and legends around him, Akbar...
sanskrit arbic inscription burhanpur mosque

Jama Masjid, Burhanpur : the mosque with inscriptions in Sanskrit and Arabic !

Burhanpur - a small city about 200kms from Indore in Madhya Pradesh lies on the bank of the River Tapti. This historically...

The Life and Legacy of P.C Ray : an Indian Scientist who helped build...

In a world engulfed by the COVID-19 pandemic, when the leaders of several countries have called for national self-sufficiency, I am prodded...
error: Oops !! Can\\\'t seem to do that!