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VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Shah Jahan, Red fort, Nathuram Godse, Mahatmagandhi

DailyOh! Why Gandhi’s assassination trial was held at Red Fort

We break down the word assassination, from its origin to implication, for you.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Delhi Government, Fatehpuri masjid, Red fort, Chandni chowk

Redeveloping Chandni Chowk: Is it necessary to axe our rich past to pave way for development?

The present plan proposed to redevelop the oldest part of Delhi is aimed at ruining the aesthetic heritage of the ancient locality.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Armed Forces, Narendra Modi, Red fort, Cds

High time for a CDS: The creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) was realised after the Kargil War

PM Modi has announced the Indian armed forces will be headed by a chief of defence staff (CDS), who will integrate all three forces. This will be a game-changer.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Lal Qila, PM Narendra Modi, Red fort, Independence Day speech

Why is it always Delhi? PM Modi should end Lal Qila’s monopoly as the Independence Day speech site

Delhi's Lal Qila doesn't evoke good memories, nor does it possess civilisational significance for Indians, compared to Kashi or Hampi. Why should our I-Day speech not be delivered from here?

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Freedom of Speech, Red fort, PM Modi, Independence Day speech

PM Modi asks for Independence Day speech ideas: Why India needs a 'pradhan sevak' with his own vision

Why outsource this job? The PM should explain his vision and genuinely listen to ours.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Adopt A Heritage, Dalmia Bharat, Red fort

How Monument Mitra can help conserve Red Fort? A heritage conservationist explains

They must be driven by an attitude of service to India and not by corporate branding.

POLITICS

 |  Rough Cut  |  4-minute read
Tourism Ministry, Culture Ministry, Dalmia Bharat, Red fort

Red Fort 'adoption': Why tourism minister needs to get his facts right

Despite being a former IAS officer, KJ Alphons seems woefully short on facts.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Heritage, Dalmia Bharat group, Red fort

Red Fort is no orphan. Why must Dalmia Group adopt it?

While it can provide you clean toilets, it can't restore a world-class monument.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Tourism Ministry, Culture Ministry, Dalmia Bharat Red Fort, Red fort

Why furore over Red Fort lease to Dalmia Group is bad politics

Though the programme was started under the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government in 1996, neither UPA 1 nor UPA 2 had any problems with it.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
BJP government, Privatisation, Dalmia Bharat group, Red fort

Will our Red Fort be called The Dalmia Bharat Red Fort?

To clear prevailing confusion, the corporate group will not be doing any conservation work.