Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicBattle of Haldighati

Topic: Battle of Haldighati

ASI to remove plaques that state Maharana Pratap retreated from Haldi Ghati battle

MoS Arjun Ram Meghwal said orders have been issued to remove existing plaques and new ones will be put up with certified information.

Why Battle of Haldighati between Maharana Pratap and Akbar is controversial 445 years later

Rajput organisations are demanding the removal of a plaque by ASI that states Maharana Pratap retreated in the Battle of Haldighati that took place on 18 June 1576.

After Haldighati, this is how Maharana Pratap used guerrilla warfare to elude Akbar

Historian Rima Hooja in her book Maharana Pratap: The Invincible Warrior writes about how the king fought the Mughals for 20 years.

On Camera

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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