The legend of forgotten empress: Razia Sultan (1205-1240)

If any woman could equal Queen Elizabeth; it could be India’s young empress Razia Sultan who ruled Delhi for four years (10 November 1236 – 14 October 1240). Razia was the only woman in India’s history to rule Delhi. She broke the norms of stereotypical thinking of male dominated society by administering the Delhi Sultanate…

Jahanara: The tragic story of the forgotten Mughal princess

A lot is written in history on Mughal Princess Jahanara but very less is known about her. Call it a tragic irony that various foreign historians have researched on life of this princess, but her story is yet to come in full light to our Indian history readers. We know about Cleopatra, Helen of Troy,…