The conflict of 1999, between India and Pakistan has etched the name Kargil in our collective consciousness. But why is Kargil so important? We dig deep into its history to find out.
Just how did the humble kulcha, a common Indian bread, make its way to the royal insignia of the Hyderabad Nizams? The story begins in Delhi...
Did you know, the first riots in Mumbai city, were the ‘Dog Riots of 1832’, to save the lives of its stray dogs?
The story of Rani Durgavati, the Queen of the Gonds, who valiantly defended her kingdom against the Mughal army
Catch the story of Mai Bhago, a great female Sikh warrior, who led a band of 40 men against 10,000 strong Mughal army at the battle of Muktsar in 1705 CE
The tragic story of Habba Khatoon, or ‘Zoon’, one of the greatest poets of Kashmir isn’t very widely known. But her ballads are sung in the valley even today, 400 years after her death!
Coins often make a political statement and Mughal Emperor Akbar was making an important one when he broke norm and issued coins with Ram and Sita’s images etched. Here is why...
There is nothing like a good filter coffee to give you a start in the morning, but you’d be amazed that the South Indian coffee that so many of us relish, has such a great story behind it!
The 1931 movie Alam Ara, ushered in a new era in film making. Catch the fascinating story behind the making of the first Indian talkie movie