History

-June 12, 2022

Members of the intersex and trans communities, called khwajsaras in the Mughal era, made huge contributions to Delhi’s history. The architectural wonders they left behind still survive but the significance of this heritage is getting lost with time

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-June 8, 2022

Pride Month seems an apt time to recall the love of Ameer Khusrow Dehlawi, the great poet and Sufi mystic, for Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. His outpourings became an integral part of Hindustani literature and are still re-enacted during Basant Panchami

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-May 10, 2022

Behind the recently inaugurated Prime Ministers’ Museum is the design team Tagbin, which believes in narrating India’s history through fascinating spaces infused with the latest technology. As India lacks a rich museum culture, they aim at putting a few Indian museums on the international map 

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-May 6, 2022

The minars (towers) of medieval Delhi still dominate the skyline of the capital. Half a century ago, they were much sought after as they offered a bird’s eye view of the city to both tourists and the capital’s citizens. But now they are closed to the public. Patriot uncovers the stories behind their closure 

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-April 25, 2022

Standing in dignified silence amid the chaos of Shahjahanabad are churches that stand today as relics of shared history, especially of colonial times 

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-March 28, 2022

While the park was inaugurated on 20 March by President Ram Nath Kovind, a close friend of Goel, it still has some work left as finishing touches.

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-March 25, 2022

Cat Jarman was at the 2022 Jaipur Litfest to hold a conversation with William Dalrymple on the research methods and forensic techniques that led to her authoring a path-breaking book 

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