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15 Most Expensive Hotels in India Fit For Royalty

Everyone dreams of being treated like royalty at some point in their life. The very idea of luxury is so appealing – who doesn’t like to be waited on hand and foot and be treated to the best there is? Unfortunately, like everything else in life, luxury has to be bought or earned. If you’re […]

20 Most Famous Indian Monuments You Should Visit

Many dynasties, empires, kingdoms, and governments have called India home and used it as a battleground. They all left their imprint on the country. The relics of those times, such as old historical monuments, remind us of our culture’s history and the people who influenced it. To gain a better understanding of these events and […]

15 Interesting Facts About Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh, one of India’s greatest revolutionary freedom fighters, was sentenced to death by British colonizers 89 years ago. Despite the fact that he died young, at the age of 23, his actions inspired the nation’s youth to fight for the country’s freedom. His assassination inspired many to join the revolutionary cause, and he played […]

10 Indian Brands That Are Rocking It Overseas

With the market population increasing by the day and the purchasing power of people on the rise, brands are no longer confined to their national borders. And of course, kudos to the broad base of Internet buying, the desi brands aren’t all that desi anymore.  Swayed by the impact of globalisation, these brands have moved […]

15 Inventions and Discoveries of India That Revolutionised The World!

From Shampoo to gravity, India is home to numerous valuable discoveries that revolutionised the world we live in today. Over the years, our humble nation has made a significant amount of discoveries in the field of science and mathematics. But you’d be surprised to know that some of the now widely popular discoveries and inventions […]

15 Incredible Natural Wonders in India

India is blessed with astounding natural beauty and tonnes of legends and myths. There is no dearth of natural wonders in the country. These enchanting wonders are awe-inspiring and truly magnificent. Also read: 20 Most Interesting Places In India You Should Definitely Visit Let’s have a look at some of the Incredible Natural Wonders. 1. […]

7 Exceptionally Skilled Dog Breeds Used By The Indian Army

Poems have been written, movies have been made and even the ads have exploited the relationship between Man and his one true friend – the dog. As if they weren’t already terribly adorable, dogs have also made our lives easier in so many ways. Not only do they guard our homes, but they also provide […]

10 Indian Festivals and Rituals Involving Animals You Didn’t Know About!

India is one of the most diverse countries in the world. Small rituals and localized customs contribute hugely to India’s diverse nature, and change every couple of miles. Animals have been a part of Indian civilization from time immemorial and usually, each of our celebrations involves animals either directly or indirectly. While some of the […]

15 Indian Religious Cults & Practices That Will Shock Outsiders

While India’s culture is globally known to be a vibrant mish mash of what is probably a thousand different ways of living, it also no secret that we have got our fair share of bizarre Indian religious cults & practices that may not seem completely rational to someone who doesn’t live here. Well, what can […]

10 Interesting Facts About the Lord Jagannath Temple of Puri

One of the four revered holy abodes of pilgrimage for the Hindus, or the Chardhams as it is better known as, the Lord Jagannath Temple of Puri is one of the most serene places on earth. It is home to Lord Jagannath and his siblings Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra. The magnitude of mystery that […]

The 11 Most Intelligent Crimes Committed in India

The National Crime Bureau reports by the government released every year show that there are over 50 Lakhs crime in India every single year. With a population of over 130 crores ridden with economic and social issues, a number of Crimes surface in the country every single day. However, some crimes stand out for the […]

15 Interesting Facts About Mumbai -The City Of Dreams

The city of dreams, home to famous personalities, a tourist destination, financial and commercial capital of India! These are some of the things that we all know about Mumbai. But what is it about Mumbai that makes everyone who lives there fall in love with that place? Let’s dig deep into this by exploring some […]

10 Interesting Facts About Tata Group Everybody Should Know!

Founded by Jamshedji Tata in 1868, the Tata group is a global enterprise headquartered in India and consists of over 100 operating companies, with operations in more than 100 countries across six continents, exporting products and services to over 150 countries. Tata companies with significant scale include Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Consultancy Services , […]

15 Interesting Facts About Biju Patnaik- The Pride Of Odisha

Bijayananda Patnaik, better known as Biju Patnaik or simply Biju Babu, is one of the most revered and popular figures in the history of Odisha. A pilot, a freedom fighter, a visionary, a revolutionary, a politician! Biju Babu was all of these and so much more. In the 8 decades that he spent on this […]

10 Interesting Facts About Bhubaneswar- The City of Temples

Bhubaneswar is the capital city of the state of Odisha and is one of the oldest cities of India. The ancient records of the city can be traced back to the 7th century BCE. Now, it is being developed into a smart city and is home to several technological and educational giants. But all this […]

16 Rare Indian Fruits That Everyone Must Try Out Once!

As the seventh largest country in the world by area, India sprawls over a wide variety of terrain. Because of the vast differences as you go from place to place in the different corners of the country, the local produce also changes drastically. Because of its tropical climate, the lush greens in wild pockets of […]

The 15 Tallest Buildings In India And Their Respective Heights

Gone are the days when one had to make a quick visit to New York to see some skyscrapers. Mumbai alone has over 6000 skyscrapers, with the tallest of them over 300 metres tall. These buildings are often ultra-luxurious places of residence, offering their occupants a bevy of amenities to sweeten the deal – because […]

8 Folk Dances of Rajasthan that will Leave you Mesmerized

The land of Rajasthan is known for its rich cultural heritage. A favorite among tourists, the folk culture of the land including but not limited to dance, music, food, and literature is very popular. The centuries-old folk dances of Rajasthan are a class apart. They are full of energy, grace, spectacle, and above all a […]

10 interesting facts about the Kumbh Mela

The Kumbh Mela is the biggest Hindu festival that brings everyone, irrespective of their sex, caste, creed, colour, or social status, together. Even foreigners visit India to watch the grand celebrations. This year, though, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the festival has seen a limited number of devotees. So now that the Mela is going on, […]

The 10 Most Popular Festivals of India That We Love to Celebrate!

India is known as the country of festivals, and why not? We have got major festivals every month of the year. So as long as you’re in India, there’s always a reason to celebrate. As a country with people of many faiths and religions, wildly differing customs across states, and festivals of significance that vary […]

10 Ultimate Indian Dog Breeds You Didn’t Know About

Dogs are man’s best friends. And yet, the selection process never ends for the most loyal four-legged creatures. The upsurge seen in the adoption of foreign breeds that are represented extensively by the media has meant that Indian dog breeds are neglected and thus often face the threat of extinction. Here are 10 Indian dog […]

The Story And Meaning Of The SBI Logo That Goes Back To 200 Years!

The State Bank of India is easily the most trusted brand when it comes to banking for the average Indian customer. SBI has been long associated with security and safety, and is favoured by Indians over other brands. More than most other brands, SBI offers a stability and surity to keep its customer’s wealth safe. […]

15 Most Interesting Facts About Kolkata, The City of Joy

Kolkata, the name probably leaves a sweet taste in the mouth of most people who have tasted the Roshogolla and the Mishti Doi that the city is so famous for. However, fortunately, there’s more to the city of joy than that. Now, since we are here, let’s board a yellow taxi and take a joyride […]

10 Heart-Wrenching Novels on the Partition of India That You Must Read

The Partition of colonial India is one of the most significant and unfortunate events in the history of mankind. The sheer brutality of this helpless situation has often been the subject of print and media representations on both sides of the border. The thought of the ill-fated displacement of millions of families, the massacres, rapes, […]

15 Interesting Facts About Varanasi That You Need to Know

Can you capture death at its darkest and life at its brightest in the same frame? You certainly can in Varanasi. Being one of the holiest and oldest living cities in the world, Varanasi is filled with colours, myth, fun, food, knowledge, peace, and so much more. Quite a heterogeneous mixture, isn’t it?  Let’s explore […]

13 Most Famous Indian Paintings Of Modern Times

Painting is a visual art form that expresses ideas, emotions and thoughts in two dimension. In fact, painting forms such as Madhubani painting or Paitkar painting originated some 2,500 years ago. They were painted on walls and floors in ancient times, mostly during festivities. And serve as a medium through which we’ve had a glimpse […]

14 Interesting Facts about North East India

Most of the Indian populace is unaware of the people and their practices in North East India. We bring to you some of the most interesting and lesser known facts about North East India with the hope of spreading awareness and love. 1) Football- the most widely played sport Three in every ten professional Indian […]

Dola Mata – The Hindu Temple With a Muslim Goddess

Despite being a secular nation, India is intermittently plagued by Hindu-Islamic disturbances. Babri Masjid-Ayodhya Ram Temple issue has been in the news forever and for all the wrong reasons. Interestingly, Jhulasan — a small village near Ahmedabad — has an extraordinary temple where the religious differences blur and a Muslim Goddess is worshipped by Hindu […]

14 Bizarre Traditions of India That Will Shock You

India is a fascinating place which never ceases to amuse. From villages to urban cities, our country is rich in culture and has deep rooted traditions. Amidst colourful festivals and lively celebrations, there are a few practices in India that are exceptionally strange but followed with absolute devotion. So, we list down 14 such bizarre […]

19 Interesting Facts About The Treasured Telangana

Rich in art and infused with culture, the South Indian state of Telangana is an abode of alluring architecture that speaks volume of ancient India. Earlier, a part of Andhra Pradesh, this region hosted many dynasties and empires—which is evident in the monuments and historical sites that the state is famous for today. To tell […]

20 Facts About Goa You Probably Didn’t Know

Good things come in small packages, which is true especially if you talk about Goa. The name is synonymous with pristine beaches, trance parties, cheap alcohol and seafood. Treading into its culture a little further we can see Portuguese traditions of its past that still peak from the contemporary Indian ones, be it in its […]

8 Fascinating Laws Of India You Probably Didn’t Know

Alright, so Indians don’t really have a great track record when it comes to laws ‘cause let’s face it, we aren’t the most law-abiding citizens around. And while we strongly urge everybody to follow the laws of the land, there are a few charters and legislation in our country’s constitution that are exceptionally ridiculous and […]

21 Interesting facts about Manipur

Manipur literally means,”the jeweled land”. The exquisite state is known for its traditions, dance forms, music and sumptuous cuisine. Most of the state is covered in forests, which houses some of the rarest species of plants and animals. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Manipur. 1. State of many pet names […]

20 Interesting Facts About Mizoram

Mizoram literally means Land of the Hill People. Nestled along the mountains that run through the state, Mizoram is known for its pristine hills and caves. Culturally, this region is liberated from cast and gender bars. Let us have a look at some interesting facts about Mizoram 1. Becoming a part of India 2. Home […]

21 Interesting Facts About Tripura

All good things come in small packages so does, Tripura. Despite being among the smallest states of India, this place is full of the mystic charms of the hills, the tales of hinterlands, the hunters and quintessential Indian-ness. Let us unravel some of the unknown and interesting facts about Tripura. 1. One highway to connect […]

20 Interesting Facts About Sikkim

Sikkim is synonymous with sheer magic and wonder. It is serene and at the same time cleanest and safest place to be. Diverse flora and fauna, bounties of nature, the snow-capped mountains and at the same time fast-paced development of the state leave people in awe. Let us look at some of the lesser-known facts […]

21 Interesting facts about Nagaland

The present Nagaland is a poetic folklore, that has traveled beyond centuries. Surrounded mostly by hills and hillocks, the pristine and rustic state is home to many tribal and sub-tribal groups. Even today most of the tribal customs are preserved and preached here. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Nagaland. 1. […]

20 Interesting facts about Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is India’s third largest state. Its glorious past is still evident from the minarets and shrines that dominate most parts of the coastal state. The natural beauty and Islamic architecture throughout the state capture the attention of every wandering soul. Let us find out some of the interesting facts about Andhra Pradesh. 1. […]

20 Interesting Facts About Jharkhand

Jharkhand was created out of Bihar in 2000. The state is rich in natural resources and accounts for almost up to 40% of the total mineral wealth of our nation. It has a dense population cover and is home to various ethnic tribal groups. Let us look at some of the facts about Jharkhand below: […]

20 Interesting Facts About Meghalaya

Meghalaya literally means abode of clouds. True to its name,  it receives ample rainfall and is the wettest region of India. The state is mainly comprised of Garo, Khasi and Jaintia Hills. Let us have a look at some interesting facts about Meghalaya 1. Everybody says no to litter in this village 2. Only 13% population […]

20 Interesting Facts About Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is often called the land of dawn-lit Sun. Geographically, it is the largest state of the seven sister states. Covered mostly in forest and greenery, the pristine region is one of the least explored regions in India. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Arunachal Pradesh. 1. Earlier named after […]

13 Interesting facts about Punjab

The Present day Punjab was created out of Punjab Province of British India that was divided between India and Pakistan. Homeland of the Sikh community of India, it is one of the most dynamic, homely and hospitable states. It’s a land of lush, green hilly areas and fields full of crops throughout the year represent […]

20 Interesting Facts About The Marvelous Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is by far the most beautiful, scenic and pristine place on earth, scarred by the disputes over its ownership. Despite this, the beautiful landscape of the Kashmir valley, serenity around Leh and iconic Dal lake and religious shrines in Jammu satiate every traveler’s soul. Let us look at some of the interesting […]

19 Interesting facts about Kerala

Kerala lying in the South is one of the most peaceful and pristine states in India. Distinctive geographical features such as an interconnected stream of backwaters, tea-covered hills of the Western Ghats, beaches and waterfalls offer us soulful experiences that last long. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Kerala. 1. Coconuts […]

15 Interesting Facts About The Charming Chhattisgarh

The state of Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh in the year 2000.  The immensely dense forests and a huge tribal population impact the state with a rustic tinge, which is apparent in its tribal dance forms, songs and natural beauty and bounty. We’ve scraped together some interesting facts about this magnificent state. Let’s […]

19 Exciting Facts About Haryana

Haryana was carved out of Punjab in 1966 on linguistic basis. It borders the national capital from north and north-west direction. It is one of the states in India, where more than half of the population is engaged in agriculture and farming. Let us have a look at some of the exciting facts about the […]

20 Facts About The Brilliant Bihar

Bihar needs no introduction. We all know Bihar very well. We have seen them in our next door neighbors who are fond of litti chokha and Chathh puja, and the pan spitting side actors of the Bollywood films and walked past them, rolling our eyes. But, then there is much more to Bihar than what meets […]

19 Facts About The Glorious Gujarat

Lying on the west coast of India is the state of Gujarat located between Rajasthan and Maharashtra. It is the land of Lord Krishna and Dwarka. In contemporary times, it is among one of the most developed states in India and boasts of robust infrastructure, economic and financial growth. Let us find out some of […]