On a recent visit to Bikaner I dropped in at the comparatively new Prachina Museum, located in one of the palaces at the Junagarh Fort.
Most of us have heard about the disastrous effects of the earthquake that shook Kutch in 2001.
It is believed that Maharaja Udai Singh went on a hunt in the Aravalli Hills when he met a hermit, who told the king that the fertile land on the banks of the Pichola Lake, would be an excellent ca
Like so many others, I have always been intrigued by the ornate palaces in Rajasthan and marveled at the mirror work that often covered their walls.
Those familiar with Kolkata’s Dalhousie Square might have noticed at one of the corners of the square, the seated figure of a bearded Raja sitting cross-legged with his sword and shield. The
Returning to Hyderabad after many years was an experience that I had really been looking forward to.
Tucked away somewhere in the back of my mind was the memory of having seen a large stone being lifted by a group of people with one finger.
History says that Babar built his first garden ‘Aram Bagh’ at Agra, on the banks of the River Jamuna.
I first heard the song Diya jalao sung by K.L.Saighal from the Hindi film Tansen, when I was a toddler.
Surrounded by the great Thar Desert, lies the city of Bikaner — a city that still retains much of the ambience of its ‘not so distant’ feudal past.