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Pran Nevile

Famous dancing girls from the pages of Indian history

Mohammad Shah Rangila was the greatest pleasure loving Mughal emperor.

25 Jul 2018 1:16 AM

Indian women through the eyes of British artists

There are fascinating accounts by British officials, scholars, travellers and missionaries about their impressions of Indian women.

05 Jul 2018 7:24 AM

Dance, music through the ages

During the later Mughal period, singers and dancers with lavish royal patronage began to wield great influence in the court.

26 Jun 2018 1:39 AM

A rare blend of Indian sensibility and Western academic art

We also notice in them a rare blending of the traditional Indian concept of visual expression and the Western academic art.

13 Jun 2018 2:54 AM

Graceful movements of Indian dance, music frozen in time

A story, mentioned in one of the texts on Aesthetics, narrates how a king asked his teacher to guide him to make sculpture.

23 May 2018 1:22 AM


Raj days: When women were honoured in their absence

The Portuguese, who had preceded the British, used to send annual batches of women for marriage with their officials in Goa.

11 May 2018 12:29 AM

Celebrities of Gramaphone era

Born in Pune to a poor family, Sundrabai had no formal education but learnt to read and write Marathi.

08 Mar 2018 7:51 AM

Woman engineer burnt to death in Bihar

A woman government engineer was burnt to death after being allegedly tied to a chair at her rented house in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district.

26 Oct 2016 6:38 AM

Rocky’s bail raises doubt on inquiry

While the Bihar government is planning to challenge the bail of Rocky Yadav — suspended JD(U) MLC Manorama Devi’s son, who is accused of shooting dead a Class-12 student for overtaking his car on May

23 Oct 2016 12:45 AM

MLC’s son gets bail, Bihar to move Supreme Court

The Bihar government on Thursday decided to move the Supreme Court against the Patna high court order granting bail to Rakesh Ranjan Yadav, alias Rocky Yadav, in the Gaya road rage case even as the fa

21 Oct 2016 12:23 AM


Dalit torture case: 2 sent to remand home

After almost a week-long investigation into the torture video which showed a Kendriya Vidyalya dalit student being beaten up by his classmates, the juvenile court sent both the accused to remand home,

20 Oct 2016 2:49 AM

Patna station tops in Wi-Fi use, but for watching porn

A recent survey shows that the Patna railway station tops the list of users in terms of searches on the Internet using free Wi-Fi services.

18 Oct 2016 6:32 AM

Nepal border shops empty as Patna HC lifts liquor ban

Within hours of the Patna High Court striking down Bihar government's order banning consumption and sale of liquor in the state, shops bordering Nepal went empty as people rushed to celebrate the cour

02 Oct 2016 3:31 AM

After Patna HC blow, Nitish calls Cabinet meet on October 2

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has decided to summon a Cabinet meeting on October 2 to decide the future course of action regarding the prohibition law which was quashed by the Patna high court on

01 Oct 2016 6:36 AM

Markandey Katju ‘offers’ Kashmir & Bihar to Pakistan, faces flak

Former PCI chairman and retired Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju’s latest remark of offering Kashmir to Pakistan on condition that it should take Bihar too drew sharp criticism with chief minister

28 Sep 2016 6:44 AM


Supreme Court sends notice to Lalu Yadav son over photo

In a setback to Rastriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Yadav, the Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to his eldest son and Bihar health minister Tej Pratap Yadav asking him “how a shooter wanted in the mur

24 Sep 2016 7:24 AM

Martyr wife refuses Bihar’s Rs 5 lakh, calls it disrespectful

In a setback to Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, martyred soldier Havildar Ashok Kumar Singh’s wife refused to accept Rs 5 lakh as compensation which was announced by the state government.

21 Sep 2016 2:59 AM

10 die as bus falls into roadside pond in Bihar

Death toll is likely to increase in a bus accident in Madhubani in which the vehicle plunged into a road side pond on Monday. The bus, according to officials, was carrying more than 50 passengers.

20 Sep 2016 12:45 AM

CBI begins probe into Bihar scribe murder case

The eight-member team of the CBI began its probe in journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case on Saturday.

18 Sep 2016 12:55 AM

Nitish Kumar might use Crime Control Act to jail Shahbuddin

The state government may send back Mohammad Shahbuddin to jail by exercising Crime Control Act (CCA) on the grounds that he may influence witnesses that in connection with the murder of Rajiv Ranjan,

13 Sep 2016 3:27 AM