sharp analysis.
especially this part–
The particular section that enthusiastically praises Aurangzeb never mentions that the chief qazi of the Mughal Empire had denied endorsing his ascension to power. Even the sharif of Mecca didn’t recognise him ‘the proper ruler of Hindustan’ and refused to accept gifts from him for years. Moreover, the Safavid king mocked him for not being alam-giri (‘seizure of the world’) rather pidar-giri (‘someone who has seized his father’)