The jaw-dropping cave paintings at Ajanta were rediscovered in the early 19th century but it was the work of one institute that put these artworks – and Indian art – at par with that of the West. Meet the artists who painstakingly documented these murals and their priceless legacy
The story of an 18th century trailblazer who became one of the Deccan’s most influential women, working her way up from being the daughter of a travelling performer. A poet as well as a warrior, she was granted a bodyguard of 100 soldiers and drummers to announce her arrival!
Indian royals were notorious for their dalliances with Western women but not these two Rajas, who married Australian brides. Catch the story of two ladies from Down Under – scorned, ostracized and even poisoned, they stuck by their husbands till the very end
If Bhubaneswar is known for its historic temples, a stone’s throw from the city is one of Buddhism’s most intriguing sites. Called the ‘Diamond Triangle’, it includes the ancient Lalitgiri monastic complex, an enigma just waiting to be solved