Bareilly in 1st war of Independence: 1857 Accounts

On 31st May, the Indian Sepoy posted at Bareilly revolted against company and Bakht Khan’s was appointed as General of rebels. Under common consensus & unanimous support, Khan Bahadur Khan was appointed as the leader for Ruhilkhand.

HAZRAT MAKHDOOM FARIDUDDIN TAVILE BUKHSH CHISHTI

Hazrat Makhdoom Fariduddin Tavile Buksh Chishti was the first Sufi of Chishti Nizami order who settled in Bihar, at a place known as Chandpura in the town of Bihar Sharif and built his Khanqah during the rule of Sultan Bahlol Lodi (1451-89AD).

Departure of Folklorist & Bangladeshi Poet: Dr. Ashraf Siddiqui

On 19th March 2020, the Internationally acclaimed folklorist and poet Dr. Ashraf Siddiqui passed away at Apollo Hospital.  He was critically ill for over a month. A  secular humanist who enriched 20th century Bangla literature by his writings. In the decade of 1940s, he emerged as a promising young poet. During his career of seven […]

The Grand Old School – Delhi College

Madrasah Ghaziuddin/ Delhi College/ Anglo Arabic College: A Historical Review Outside the medieval era Ajmeri Gate in Old Delhi, an old school building stands proud. Few know that the present Anglo-Arabic Senior Secondary school is an exceptional school being an off-shoot of the original Madrasah with a checkered past having a long history of being […]

Sayyad Altaf Ali

During 1857 mutiny his ancestors took an active participation & many of them had lost their life & properties. The author wrote in his memoir that during childhood days he used to accompanied his maternal grandfather to an old well located in the graveyard of Nuamahala mosque, Bareilly.

Exploring Princess Jahanara’s role in 17th India

A broad range of research by art historians on the positive but complex practice of feminism during the Moghul period had lead to rich comprehensively examined information. The complex socio-political, historical, and religious factors cultivate into an iconic framework in which the contributions of Princess Jahanara Begum stands up to the tallest. Her enriched approach […]

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