Early Life of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan & Sociocultural background of 19th Century, Delhi
However, the history of gender is the most webbed aspect of the Indian history. The silence in the archives around the Indian women has to be explored and removed from the dominant narratives which are overshadowing.
Shivaji ranks amongst the few selected Indian chiefs who displayed exemplary strong moral character and ethics during his long military career. He always showed respect and protected women, children, holy books and places of worship irrespective of creed and religion.
A culinary treatise blended with multilayered heritage, & culture of Kerala. Eating With History: Ancient Trade- Influenced Cuisines of Kerala is a culinary account authored by Tanya Abraham & published by Niyogi books in 2020. The Two hundred four pages book...
The Basmati rice was brought here by former Afghan ruler Dost Mohammad Khan who was kept in exile at Barlowganj near Mussoorie.
This weir was also photographed in 1905 along with the major building raised during Nawab Hamid Ali Khan reign under the supervision of W.C. Wright for the album presented to Lord Curzon. A dam was build at the Kosi on this point to divert the flow of water for the irrigation purpose.
Maulana Ahmad Ali Saharanpuri – A pioneer ! Maulana Ahmad Ali Saharanpuri (1810-80) (1225-1297 Hijri) was a scholar from Saharanpur India whose contributions towards dissemination of Hadith literature in the subcontinent is immense and unforgettable. A student of Shah...
A biographical account of 15th century Sufi saint whose couplets were included in Adi Granth
One of the greatest Persian poets of all times, Mirza Abdul Qadir Bedil was born in 1644 in Akbarnagar, (east of Bhagalpur) while most of the earlier scholars have stated Azimabad to be his birth place but a recent research suggests that he was born in Akbar Nagar (Raj Mahal) at the Bengal-Bihar Border where his father resided as his mother was a Bengali.
This is an excerpt from the biographical account of a prominent figure of Hindustani music in 16th Century, Tansen who later in his life became widely popular as one of the treasured jewel of Akbar's court. In the poetic verses written in Hindi, this is a greetings of...