To put it simply, Dakhani is the language of the Deccan—a version of Urdu/Hindi spoken across a swathe of peninsular India.

When a northern tongue moved south...

5 min read . 02 Dec 2017
Photo: Manan Jain/Wikimedia Commons

Of Firuz Shah, the other Tughlaq

4 min read . 16 Jan 2017
The landlords of the Hauz Khas Village sitting in the main lane. Photographs: Pradeep Gaur/Mint <br />
Journey of the currency

Journey of the currency

3 min read . 20 Jul 2010