An account of Women in Mughal India

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 : The Man and the Myth

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.

Afghans & Dehraduni Basmati

The Basmati rice was brought here by former Afghan ruler Dost Mohammad Khan who was kept in exile at Barlowganj near Mussoorie.

A heritage weir on River Kosi at Rampur

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.

Latest Posts

Bedil – A poet , A Sufi , A Philosopher !

Bedil – A poet , A Sufi , A Philosopher !

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.

read more

Tawarikh Khwani is a team based endeavor to revisit the stories centered around history, culture, Sufism & food. If you want to contribute any story, please write to us on our email: [email protected]

Get Social

Recommended Videos

People Stories

Imam Majduddin al-Muiyyadi (ع)

Imam Majduddin al-Muiyyadi (ع)

He was born on 26 of Sha’ban in the year 1332 A.H (1914 A.D) in Radma which is located near the Mountain Bar’t. He later on migrated to Dahiyan, Sa’ada. During the reign of Ahmad ibn Yahya Hamiduddin, he participated in politics and worked for the betterment of the people.

read more
The Rebel Queen: Begum Hazrat Mahal

The Rebel Queen: Begum Hazrat Mahal

Hazrat Mahal turned the enemy away with display of extreme bravery. She has proved to be such a courageous woman and truly kept the honor of your name. For how brave and valiant he himself must be, whose woman has the capability to fight with equal ferocity as any man.”

read more
TALES OF TASTE: MATRI OMELETTE

TALES OF TASTE: MATRI OMELETTE

And to no surprise of his, he started the first bakery that produced the classic Matri in the afterglow of Delhi Durbar of 1911. Latif Khan took Rehmat Baig as his student of the craftsmanship of which he had become a maestro.

read more

Food Stories

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.