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Feroz Shah Kotla: Of djinns, faith and history

Feroz Shah Kotla: Of djinns, faith and history

July 24, 2021

Feroz Shah Kotla fort was built by Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq in 1354, as the core of the new imperial capital of Firozabad in today’s south Delhi. However, with change of dynasties, Kotla fell into obscurity and it was only in the latter half of 20th century that it became rele...

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The peaceful protest that was…

The peaceful protest that was…

January 28, 2021

Till eve of the Republic Day, everything seemed to be going as per plan and meticulous planning has been the one of the most outstanding qualities of the farmers’ protest at Delhi borders. After all, it has taken a whole lot of detailed planning to set up and run with clockwork...

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Misguided path & unexpected turn of events at Ghazipur border

Misguided path & unexpected turn of events at Ghazipur border

January 27, 2021

Violence broke out early on Tuesday morning just as the tractor rally of farmers at Ghazipur in eastern Delhi had begun its fateful journey. With batons charge and use of tear gas shells by the police in an attempt to disperse the crowd of approaching tractors, friction had been ...

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After Republic Day melee, shocked farmers’ unions say focus on February 1 march to Parliament

After Republic Day melee, shocked farmers’ unions say focus on February 1 march to Parliament

January 27, 2021

The mood at Singhu border on Wednesday morning is sombre, to say the least. Weeks of preparations for the Republic Day Tractor Rally lay in shambles on Tuesday evening as violence at the iconic Red Fort and ITO in Delhi by a breakaway group of farmers overwhelmed the main tractor...

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Degeneration of tractor rally from Singhu Border to Red Fort

Degeneration of tractor rally from Singhu Border to Red Fort

January 26, 2021

“This is not what our protest was all about. We have been protesting peacefully for months and even been at the borders of Delhi without any incident. But today, to see some people turn to violence, attack the police and damage a piece of history that is shared by the entire na...

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Delhi’s iconic single-screen cinemas bite dust in the dark

Delhi’s iconic single-screen cinemas bite dust in the dark

January 16, 2021

Delhi’s iconic Regal Cinema at Connaught Place basked in the glory days of single-screen cinema halls in the capital city. Built in 1932, Regal premiered the classic Gone with the Wind in India. For the first show of his new releases that he attended in person, film mogul Raj K...

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MoT organises Bharat Parv at Delhi’s Red Fort

MoT organises Bharat Parv at Delhi’s Red Fort

January 25, 2017

As a part of the Republic Day celebrations, the ‘Bharat Parv’ event is being organised by the Government of India at the Red Fort, New Delhi from January 26 to 31. The rich cultural and ethnic heritage of India, including cuisine and handicrafts from across the country, is be...

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Indian PM Modi speaks on Terrorism on Independence Day

Indian PM Modi speaks on Terrorism on Independence Day

August 16, 2016

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi gave a 90 plus minute long speech on Indian Independence Day that made clear the government’s stance on violence and terrorism with special relation to Pakistan, drawing reactions from within the country and outside.

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