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The Terracotta Mosques of West Bengal  

They are unlike any mosques that you would have seen. But head deep into Bengal and you will find centuries old mosques made of terracotta and beautifully embellished. These mosques are a hidden gem, waiting to be discovered...

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Korkai: India’s Pearl Port

Did you know that on the southern coast of Tamil Nadu lies an ancient Pandyan capital which was not only one of the earliest ports of India but also a centre of pearl fishing 2000 years ago? Here is the story of Korkai...

Stories that Make India

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Chhatrapati Sambhaji II’s Temple in Panhala  
In the Panhala Fort of Kolhapur, lies a unique temple, not dedicated to any Hindu god, but to a Maratha ruler. We trace the story of this temple devoted to Chhatrapati Sambhaji II of Kolhapur..

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Ramananda Chatterjee: A Voice in the Void 

In times when we are flooded with ‘fake news’ and ‘paid content’, we look at a Bengali teacher who launched two independent journals that were also a commercial success. His writers and contributors were Nobel laureates, scientists and poets. Take a look at how he made it work...

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Ajanta: A Legacy Cast in Stone

It was one of the most spectacular finds in Indian history…200 years ago a young officer, out for a hunt in the jungles around Aurangabad came across a set of exquisite caves - Ajanta, quite by accident. Catch the story of how these exquisite caves were found and how it led to the discovery of so many more

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Bharhut Stupa: Buried Treasure 

Very little remains of the Bharhut Stupa in Madhya Pradesh but head to Kolkata to see why it is among the most significant stupas in India. Catch the fascinating story of an excavation that revealed a 2,000-year-old wonder 

Tales of Our Cities

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Tales of Tughlaqabad
Imposing and hauntingly beautiful, the great fort of Tughlaqabad was also cursed. Hear the story of the sultan who wanted to build the most impregnable fort and the Sufi saint, who cast a shadow on his ambitions. Join Historian & Author Sapna Liddle in Tughlaqabad... 

Amazing India

Amazing India

Kashmir’s First Settlers 

How did a 5,000 sq. km. lake transform into the Kashmir we know today? A look at Kashmir’s prehistoric past...

Amazing India

Manapad: India’s ‘Little Jerusalem’

On the windswept coast of Tamil Nadu is a fishing village believed to hold a fragment of the cross on which Jesus was crucified. Catch the fascinating story of Manapad, a pilgrimage site that’s fast attracting pilgrims of a different kind

Treasures of India

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The Nizam’s Jewels
The Nizam of Hyderabad’s jewel collection is considered one of the finest in the world. But what makes it so amazing? Take a look at the finest pieces of the Nizam’s jewels with jewellery historian and Author - Dr Usha R Balakrishnan - as she transports us to another era.