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Lessons from Ghalib: A courtesan's quest to forge an identity in the twilight of the Mughal empire - Scroll.in

The next morning, Laale emerges from the zenana freshly dressed. She spots Begum Taj Mahal seated inside a coach. The Padishah's trusted coachman, Sulaiman, stands by the horses' flanks. He stands as tall as a pillar, cinnamon-coloured. His body is ...

Gurbani Word Of The Day: Paatshaah - Sikh24 News & Updates

When the true Padishah or the King of kings is realised, then everyone seems to be on our side. Even the mighty and powerful praise and pay respect to you when you are leading a devoted and honest life. ਪਾਤਿਸਾਹੁ ਛਤ੍ਰ ਸਿਰ ਸੋਊ॥ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੂਸਰ ਅਵਰੁ ...

Happy Under The Padishah - Outlook India

It's a measure of Tipu Sultan's charisma that, two centuries on, an Australian historian has spent most of her academic life studying the man and his reign. But this skimpy book (131 pages of text) does justice to neither her complex subject nor her ...

It's Getting Tough Out There for the Crazies - Esquire.com

Back in 2014, Congressman Tim Huelskamp was one of our contestants to succeed Michele Bachmann as Royal Regent Of The Crazy People. (Louie Gohmert, of course, is Padishah Emperor For Life.) Huelskamp had compiled an impressive resume even ...

Our Nation's Most Batsh*t Congressman Is Worried About Gay Spaceships - Esquire.com

When the U.S. House of Representatives allows "general speeches," you can expect fireworks. It's a chance for our elected representatives to raise issues important to them that might not normally come up, often because they are insane. Step right up ...

Chechen leader shames social worker on live TV after complaint - The Guardian

The message was shared widely on social media and three days later she was invited to appear on government-run TV, supposedly as an opportunity to address the “Padishah” (a superlative meaning “Great King”, often used to refer to Kadyrov), on 18 ...

Kadyrov Shames Chechen Social Worker On TV - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Three days later, a sullen Inayeva found herself on government-run TV, supposedly with an opportunity to address the "Padishah," a superlative meaning "Great King" that Chechens often use in Kadyrov's company, in an "open dialogue." WATCH: Kadyrov ...

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants to be like a king - Ya Libnan

Padishah refers to the formal title used for Ottoman sultans during the empire. Those critical of Mr Erdoğan believe he is becoming more authoritarian because of his actions including taking the reins on foreign policy and chairing a cabinet meeting ...

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan: I want to be like Queen of UK - Telegraph.co.uk

"Look, is there a 'padishah system' in the US at the moment? When it is the USA, it is not a padishah system; when it is Brazil, it is not a padishah system; when it is South Korea, it is not a padishah system, when it is Mexico, it is not a padishah ...

Turkish President Erdoğan says UK is semi-presidency dominated by Queen - Hurriyet Daily News

“Look, is there a 'padishah system' in America at the moment? When it is America, it is not a padishah system; when it is Brazil, it is not a padishah system; when it is South Korea, it is not a padishah system, when it is Mexico, it is not a padishah ...

The Trials Of Louie Gohmert, Congressman - Esquire (blog)

Louie Gohmert, Padishah Emperor For Life of the Crazy People, has gotten himself crossways with the bluenoses over at Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. It seems that His Bizarreness was dipping into the PAC money to finance his ...

Great Women Of Muslim History: Padishah Hatun of Iran - Mintpress News (blog)

Again, as with many other female rulers of Muslim countries, Safvetuddin Padishah Hatun is described by historians as beautiful and intelligent at the same time. In fact, she possessed such beauty that it reached the ears of Ilhan Abaka, the son of the ...

Padeshah, Padshah, Padishah or Badishah is a superlative royal title of Persian origin, composed of the Persian pād "master" and the widespread shāh "king", which was adopted by several monarchs claiming the highest rank, roughly equivalent to the ancient Persian notion of "The Great" or "Great King", and later adopted by post-Achaemenid and Christian Emperors. Its Arabized pronunciation as Badshah was used by Mughal emperors.

Padeshah, Padshah, Padishah or Badishah (Persian: پادشاه‎‎, Turkish: padişah) is a superlative royal title of Persian origin, composed of the Persian pād "master" and the widespread shāh "king", which was adopted by several monarchs claiming the highest rank, roughly equivalent to the ancient Persian notion of "The Great" or "Great King", and later adopted by post-Achaemenid and Christian Emperors. Its Arabized pronunciation as Badshah was used by Mughal emperors.