'The Satnami rebellion was a rare anti-caste movement in South Asian history'
Author Amita Kanekar speaks to Down To Earth about her latest book 'Fear of Lions'
The peasant rebels of the Satnami Rebellion
'Fear of Lions' is a fictional retelling of the Satnami revolt against Aurangzeb, and underlines the importance of rebellion in times of oppression
'Jahangir's scientific contributions have been ignored by mainstream academia'
Ebba Koch is an art and architectural historian. Her area of specialisation is the period of Mughal rule in the Indian Subcontinent (1526-1857). …
How peasants are an indelible part of Sikh theology, history and tradition
The latest protests against the new farm laws only validate the importance of the peasant in Sikh religion and society
Lohri 2023: There is an agrarian backstory to the legend of Dulla Bhatti
Ishwar Dayal Gaur's 2008 book notes that the Mughal state, with an elaborate network of centralisation, endeavoured to control agrarian society …