Mughal Empire

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History

Who was Shah Jahan as per his own chronicles?

The history and life of Shahjahan, the Mughal Emperor, has been described in a book called Padshahnama or Badshahnama.  The account it provides is very different from what the official history books have told us about Shah Jahan.  This is also true of Akbar, which we saw in an earlier

29 Apr 20 5 min read
Politics

How Delhi’s heart mocks Secular ideals in India

Bodhan was a Hindu Saint.  A renunciate.  He lived in the kingdom of Sikander Lodhi.  In his great Secular moment, the renunciate said – Islam and Hindu Dharma are both equally acceptable to God if followed with sincerity.  Very secular and very fair it would seem to many.  However, Sikander Lodhi

01 Sep 14 3 min read

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