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Shona Adhikari

Remembering Uday Shankar, exponent of Tandav Nritya

The Rudra Tandava is said to depict his violent nature – first as creator and later as the destroyer of the universe.

26 Feb 2020 6:47 AM

Bahu Begum & the poignant ruins of Awadh’s first capital, Faizabad

This is the story of Faizabad as it was in 1722, when the Mughal court gave Nawab Saadat Ali Khan the charge of Awadh.

27 Nov 2019 2:13 AM

Rani Abbakka Chowta was India’s first woman freedom fighter

Rani Abbakka Chowta ruled a kingdom that consisted mainly of Hindus and Muslims.

12 Nov 2019 2:39 AM

The king who had wanted to become a concert pianist

Jayachamarajendra’s piano concerts among friends and family clearly showed his talent.

22 Oct 2019 1:13 AM

Vasco’s gravestone, a ‘Dutch’ palace and the busy spice markets of Kochi

Built in the Nalukettu style, the palace is a quadrangular structure, with a central courtyard.

23 Sep 2019 1:20 AM


Vivekananda’s special friendship with the Maharaja of Khetri

Khetri’s Maharaja Ajit Singh Bahadur, the eighth king of the state of Khetri, succeeded Raja Fateh Singh in 1870.

27 Aug 2019 1:36 AM

Razia Sultan: The first Empress of India and the confusion over her burial site

India was ruled by the Slave dynasty, who came from Turkey between 1206 and 1290 AD.

08 Aug 2019 1:18 AM

Intrigue, rathyatra & a murder mystery: Meet the Gajapatis of Paralakhemundi

Gopinath is the present head of the royal family, but has a brother, Sarbajgan Jagannath Narayana Deo.

25 Jul 2019 1:24 AM

Treasure found at Sree Padmanabhaswamy makes it the richest temple in the world

The order was given during the hearing of a private petition seeking transparency in the running of the temple.

25 Jun 2019 3:10 AM

Do not forget the valiant Chhatrasal, Bundelkhand’s very own ‘Lion King’

The most powerful of these concern its greatest hero who fought the Mughals, allied with the Peshwa and set up a kingdom of his own.

19 Jun 2019 1:01 AM


When Yanni’s magical night led to a long drive and a strange bedfellow

A reporter remembers being witness to the world-famous concert by the celebrated musician, the videos of which are now being remastered.

01 May 2019 1:38 AM

The sun-baked legacy of Bagru’s Chippa-made dyed textile prints

There are also items made with discharge printing, using citric acid on grey alum dye.

03 Apr 2019 1:31 AM

Bastar: A princely state that had a rich political history during the British Raj

The major tribes of the Bastar region are the Gond, Abhuj Maria, Bhatra Bhatraand and others divided into more sub castes.

25 Feb 2019 1:23 AM

The exquisite frescoes of Bundi: A glimpse of Krishna-Leela at Taragarh’s ‘chitrashala’

The Taragarh Fort is known far and wide for its splendid frescoes, considered to be some of the finest paintings seen at palaces and forts in India.

11 Feb 2019 12:38 AM

The exquisite frescos of Bundi

The unique Chitrashala is an art gallery with its walls and ceiling covered with the most amazing paintings.

09 Feb 2019 12:49 AM