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Tales & Trails

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Bishnupur’s Temples of the Earth | Tales & Trails
On Tales and Trails, join us at the exquisitely carved terracotta temples of Bishnupur in West Bengal and find the stories hidden deep within them.

History Daily

History Daily

Lahore: The Past and The Present

Time travel through Lahore with author Haroon Khalid, whose latest book rediscovers his beloved city through its people, communities, monuments and public spaces

Amazing India

Faridabad: Mahabharata, to Mughals, to NCR

We think of Faridabad in Haryana as an overpopulated, industrial city with sky-high pollution levels. But look carefully and you will find treasures from a surprisingly rich past, going back 1,200 years. Join us as we uncover a little-known side of Faridabad.

Heritage Matters

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Showcasing the Subcontinent’s Rich Past | Heritage Matters
It has put India on the world paleontology map. But how was the world’s second largest dinosaur hatchery discovered and developed into a tourist hub in Gujarat’s Balasinor? On ‘Heritage Matters’, we tell you the story...

LHI HerStory

LHI HerStory

Durga Devi Vohra: ‘Wife’ of Bhagat Singh

She was a protagonist in Bhagat Singh’s Great Escape from Lahore, yet Durga Devi Vohra is no more than a footnote in history. Catch the story of this fearless revolutionary and her unwavering commitment to one of India’s greatest freedom fighters

History Daily

Freda Bedi’s Tryst With Kashmir 

A freedom fighter who fought from the trenches. A woman who helped shape the policy for a ‘New’ Kashmir and a lady of tremendous courage. British-born Freda Bedi, now known more as film actor Kabir Bedi’s mother, played a pivotal role in shaping modern Kashmir. Here is her remarkable, yet little remembered story.

LHI HerStory

Lal Ded: Kashmir’s Rebel Poetess

Lal Ded was a 14th century mystic-poet whose verse laid the foundation of the Kashmiri language and literature. Catch the story of this naked mendicant, who rose above her miserable life to become a spiritual icon for centuries to come

Tales of Our Cities

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Tales of Old Hyderabad 
Hyderabad is known as the ‘city of the Nizams’, but it was the Qutbshahi rulers before them who created the city. Catch the fascinating story of the beginnings of Hyderabad and the truth behind its origins, with historian Sajjad Shahid. 

Amazing India

Amazing India

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...

Amazing India

Tripura’s Ujjayanta: Seat of the Manikyas

The Ujjayanta Palace rose from the havoc of a devastating earthquake to become a symbol of Tripura. Visit the abode of the Manikya dynasty, which also doubles as a museum of the culture of Northeast India

Amazing India

Khetri Fort: Shekhawati’s Hidden Gem

If Shekhawati in Rajasthan is synonymous with havelis, temples and historic monuments, here’s a treasure that is usually overlooked. Crowned by a massive fort, the town of Khetri is known for its unusual tryst with India’s destiny

Treasures of India

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A Peek into the Peshwa Court
The only reason we know how the life in Peshwai #Pune looked like, is thanks to the artworks of James Wales - an 18th-century Scottish artist who brought alive the Peshwa court through his canvas. Historian @MulaMutha takes us back in time...