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Madhya Pradhesh's Chief Minister Announces That Indore's Patalpani Railway Station Is To Be Named After Tribal Icon Tantya Bhil

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Chouhan said tribes in the country and Madhya Pradesh have a glorious past and tribal heroes played a very important role in the freedom struggle. The British had made all efforts to end the pride of our tribes. The state government will restore that pride, he added.

Veer Savarkar Sought General Amnesty For All Political Prisoners: Grandson

Oct 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ranjit Savarkar, the grandson of Veer Savarkar said, among other things, that his grandfather sought general amnesty for all political prisoners.


Home Minister Amit Shah Remembers Martyrs On Hyderabad Liberation Day

I bow to the brave martyrs who fought against the cruelties of Razakars and Nizams: Amit Shah

These Charming, Century-Old Stations In Bangalore Are Getting A New Lease Of Life

Aug 15, 2021 Ajay Sukumaran

While the stations represent a particular period in history, the region itself is home to a rich antiquity that traces back to Bangalore’s 16th century founder Kempe Gowda.


How Indian Scientists Solved The 400-Year-Old Murder Mystery Of Georgia’s Queen Ketevan

Almost 400 years later, Indian archaeologists and molecular biologists provided scientific proof to confirm the account of the emperor’s court historian Eskander Beg Munshi that the queen was strangulated to death and buried in the city.

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03 July, 2021

Big History And Pedagogy

Dr. Shankar Kumar

A persuasion for infusing Big History perspective to the restricted and specialised way in which we study things.


24 June, 2021

Top Gurjar Leader Issues Threat To Akshay Kumar Over Movie ‘Prithviraj’

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Call Prithviraj Chauhan a Gurjar king or face dire consequences, says top Gurjar leader


12 April, 2021

This Instagram Page Is Documenting South Asian History By Featuring The ‘Vanquished’

Intifada P Basheer

Brown History is a project initiated by Montreal-based electrical engineer, Ahsun Zafar. The Instagram page addresses a wide range of issues including colonialism, partition and racism.


01 February, 2021

Treasure Hunter Finds King Henry VIII’s Lost Crown Worth $2.5M After 400 Years

Outlook Web Bureau

The crown remained with King Henry till his death in 1547, after which, it was used for coronations of his children.


11 December, 2020

Remembering Professor VN Datta: A Quintessential Liberal

S. Irfan Habib

Dattasaab, as he was known in the academic world for decades, remained committed to the profession of a historian till the end.


02 December, 2020

British Indian Author Anita Anand’s Jallianwala Bagh Story Wins History Prize

PTI

The judges described it as a “genuine historical classic” which will be read for decades to come.


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27 May, 2020

'Servant Of Sahibs' In Demand In Kashmir As India-China Face Off In Galwan Valley

Naseer Ganai

The stand-off in Galwan Valley reminds several social media users in Kashmir of 'Servant of Sahibs', a book by Ghulam Rassul Galwan, after whom the region -- nowadays in news because of Indo-China stand-off -- was named.


09 March, 2020

Holi Ceberations Of Sir Thomas Metcalfe

R. V. Smith

Rajas, nawabs, zamindars and seths came to Metcalfe residence in North Delhi, many of them from Chandni Chowk, to play Holi.


18 January, 2020

Riddle Of Samadhis: Continuing Legend Of Prithviraj Chauhan's Daughter Bela Sidhi

R.V. Smith

Did the daughter of Prithviraj Chauhan commit 'sati' because her husband was killed in a battle at Panchkuian Road?


09 January, 2020

Of Mumbai's Public Clocks And Sufi Music

Sathya Saran

From Sasoon Dock in the south to Vile Parle and Mulund on the northern ends of the city, Mumbai city has 81 clocks.


27 November, 2019

Australia To Return Historic Indian Artefacts During Scott Morrison's Visit

PTI

The artefacts being returned are a pair of 15th century door guardians (dvarapala) from Tamil Nadu and a 6th to 8th century serpent king (nagaraja) from Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh.


14 November, 2019

India Remembers Jawaharlal Nehru, The First PM, On His 130th Birthday

Outlook Web Bureau

Born on November 14 in 1889 in Allahabad, Nehru's birthday is celebrated as children's day.


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30 October, 2019

Yediyurappa Govt Plans To Drop Tipu Sultan From Textbooks, Congress Hits Out

PTI

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa says he does not believe that Tipu Sultan was a freedom fighter.


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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur border after a bill to cancel the three contentious farm laws was passed during the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Kamal Singh

India's captain Ajinkya Rahane speaks to on field umpires as after they stopped play at the end of the fifth day their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

New Zealand's Ajaz Patel is beaten by a delivery bowled by India's Ravindra Jadeja during the day five of their first test cricket match in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

India's players celebrate the wicket of New Zealand's Tim Southee during the day five of their first test cricket match with New Zealand in Kanpur.

AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
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