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In 'Understanding Mughal India', Meena Bhargava writes about how Aurangzeb patronised several Hindu institutions & was supported in the war of succession by Rajputs.
Akbar was unconventional, Ghiyasuddin believed in the divine right of kingship and Aurangzeb was a darling of the orthodox.
After the Battle of Chamkaur in 1704, the Khalsa founder penned 111 verses in Persian that praised God, criticised the Mughal emperor and detailed the battle.
AMU Vice-Chancellor Tariq Mansoor said the university has decided to set up the research chair to further the cause of peace studies in the country.
Pakistan’s Quaid-e-Azam impacts the lives of Indian Muslims today more deeply than any other pre-Independence leader ever has.
A senior RSS leader recently said Islam would have “flourished more” in India had Dara Shikoh been the Mughal emperor in place of Aurangzeb.
Indian Army rifleman Aurangzeb was abducted and killed by militants while he was on leave in June last year.
Controversial Indologist Audrey Truschke says that many Hindutvawadis feel genuinely injured today by Aurangzeb's very existence and what they believe he did in the past. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOS43zILE8w Video produced by Sajid Ali
The interrogation video of late Aurangzeb does nothing to help the image of 44 RR, and, in fact, exposes serious lapses that have occurred. The Eid killing of soldier Aurangzeb is another local tragedy that has deep and far-reaching national ramifications. It is local in the sense that the soldier was a resident of Jammu & Kashmir, and on deputation to Rashtriya Rifles (RR) from his parent unit, 4 Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry. And it has national ramifications since it is yet another targeted killing of a serving soldier proceeding for or on leave. The incident urgently brings home the need for 44 RR to look within, at their adherence to standard-operating-procedures, and to their management of unit informations. The interrogation video of Aurangzeb does nothing to help the image of 44 RR, and, in fact, exposes serious lapses that have occurred. There have been attacks on BSF and CRPF personnel...