The definitive biography of Ranjit Singh, contemporary of Napoleon and one of the most powerful and charismatic Indian rulers of his age.
Ranjit Singh has been largely written out of accounts of the subcontinent's past by recent Western historians, yet he had an impact that lasts to this day...
THERE is a remarkable similarity in the lives of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) and Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821). They dominated the East and the West in the later part of the eighteenth and the beginning of the nineteenth century. Pitted, ironically, against the same arch rival, the...
There is a small red structure inside the Mochi Gate of Lahore, one of the 13 historical gateways into the walled city. Painted red, the structure now hosts the shrine of Haq Char Yaar.
This shrine tells yet another tale of a place of worship belonging to another religion that was appropriated...
Golden Temple may go public with its treasure
As of now one can see rare relics, ornaments only during ‘jalau’, a show of splendour
Amritsar, January 21
Soon pilgrims visiting the Golden Temple may not have to wait for a special occasion like the Gurpurb to catch a...
baba seep sing
diamonds and pearls
four pairs ornate doors
gold turquoise peacock
guru nanak dev
kunwar naunihal singhmaharajamaharajaranjitsingh
Old silver coins belonging to the Mughal period and the era of Maharaja Ranjit Singh have
recently been found in Bhalur village of Moga district, writes Subhash Parihar
BHALUR is a small village in Moga district of Punjab, situated 25 km southwest of the district headquarters. Recently, the...
Who according to you, after the Sikh Gurus, is/are the most influential persons in Sikh History and Why? Added here are some of the people who influenced Sikh history from one time other. This list will grow as when you add to the list. Note: If you feel like you can make multiple selections...
Lahore, September 7
The shrine of Wasti Ram, a spiritual guru of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, which was demolished in 1992 by a Muslim mob, still lies unattended outside the Lahore Fort.
According to a Punjab Archaeology Department official, the Federal Archaeology Department had handed over the fort...