The rename may come across as new, but there have been traces of it from the start.
Tales of Valmiki, Ram and Sita, Lav, Guru Nanak and countless others are intertwined with the history of the river.
Kartarpur Sahib, Sacha Sauda, Sacha Khand and Beri Sahib are associated with key events in the Sikh guru’s life.
India’s exclusive use of the term has spread the perception that it is the only inheritor of subcontinent’s legacy.
In Pakistan, appreciation of the Indus Valley civilisation ties in with attempts to erase its Hindu past
The message is clear — Pakistan’s pre-Islamic history is acceptable as long as it is separated from its Hindu influence.
As long as there is a new Lahore, its predecessor, the old Lahore will continue to survive in its shadow.
The mighty rivers of Punjab are the reason why civilisation exists — and has for thousands of years — in this region.
Sada Kaur’s military support and tactical advice proved pivotal as her young son-in-law went about creating an empire.
A non-mainstream narrative asserts that Guru Nanak was not born in present-day Nankana Sahib but in Dera Chahal village.
The movement set into motion a series of events such as the Jallianwala Bagh and the Non-Cooperation Movement.
His tenure as the executive engineer of the city is referred to as the Ganga Ram architectural period.
Lost in Partition, the Sikh-Muslim connection comes alive in the tale of Guru Nanak and Bhai Mardana
A descendant of the guru’s Muslim disciple speaks of the importance of the rubabi tradition in Sikhism.
The plan was to put the soldiers in a war in which their defeat was assured.
Fire has long been held sacred in the indigenous religious traditions of South Asia.
It is impossible to predict how things would have turned out had Singh’s rhetoric not captured people's imagination.
The concept of black magic in Pakistan is imbued in the political framework of the country shaped by Partition.
Bhatti emerged as a symbol of Punjabi culture: a Muslim who fought for Brahmin girls against the Mughal king.
The summer pavilion of Humayun’s half-brother, the city's oldest Mughal structure, stands in the middle of the riverbed.
Pakhtun Sikhs have revived many festivals that had not been celebrated since Partition.
Sold to a brothel, she joined the Ghulab Dasi, rejected the tenets of religion and society, and lived by her own rules.