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Amazing India

Mailgad Fort: Pride of the Nawabs

A little-known hill fort in north-eastern Maharashtra tells a tale of princes and great treasures. Catch the story of Mailgad Fort, which gets its name from a goddess who lives on the premises

Amazing India

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...

Amazing India

The Ajanta of the Himalayas 

Looking at the adorned walls of the Tabo Monastery, it almost seems as though all roads from the Buddhist centers of Kashmir, Bengal and Nepal, led to this monastery in Spiti, a thousand years ago!

Tales of Our Cities

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Pune and the Maratha Empire
For around a century, Pune was the heart of the Maratha Empire as its armies marched across India from Attock to Cuttack. Catch the story of Pune’s glory days and how it then became, the Queen of the Deccan with author and historian Uday S Kulkarni

LHI HerStory

LHI HerStory

The First Ladies of Indian Cinema

India’s A-List actresses have a small but brave group of women to thank for paving the way for their superstardom. Catch the story of India’s pioneering actresses, who defied social convention in favour of fame and ‘notoriety’

History Daily

Kamala Sohonie: Breaking All Barriers

The story of a woman who fought gender-based prejudice against a Nobel Laureate and whose scientific discoveries later tried to be in sync with the needs of her country.

Weaves of India

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Paithani: The Majestic Weave
Trace the history of Paithan’s majestic weave, that once made Indian textiles famous across the world

History in a Dish

History in a Dish

Khichdi’s Spectacular Journey Across Oceans

Forget the butter chicken or the biryani, India’s oldest and most lasting food export to the West was the humble khichdi. Confused? Take a closer look at kedgeree in the UK or kushari in Egypt!

History in a Dish

Lady Kenny: A Sweet Legacy

What’s in a name? Well, certainly a fascinating story, especially when it comes to this Bengali sweet!