The role of the INA is often under rated when we discuss India’s freedom struggle. It singularly threatened to achieve what the British Empire was mortally scared… Read more "Durga Malla – Gorkha in INA"
Prosperity drew many a traveler from Europe to the shores of India ! Portuguese , French , Germans , Spaniards , Italians as also Hungarians , Polish… Read more "European travelers in medieval India"
The brave Rajput who challenged Aurangzeb's rule and freed Jodhpur from the clutches of the Mughal empire. Read the complete article by me in DNA --> Durgadas… Read more "Durgadas Rathod – Embodiment of valour"
Jaichand is today a name synonymous with treachery. But what exactly did he gain by siding with Ghori ? A comfortable life one would reckon ? Find… Read more "What happened to Jaichand of Kannauj ?"
We have all heard of the Kohinoor , this article tells the tale of the lesser known " Nassak diamond" In a span of about 150 years,… Read more "Amazing journey of the Nassak diamond"
This article, published in Indiafacts , is a summary of the eighteen invasions the temple of Jagannath at Puri had to bear. The overwhelming majority of them… Read more "Jagannath Puri – Survivor of 18 invasions"
Most of us very clearly remember how our school history books drilled into our heads that the Mughal empire was succeeded by the British empire. To those… Read more "NCERT jokebook – British became supreme power in 1765 itself !"
The founder of the Gajapati dynasty ascended the throne at Bhubaneswar in 1435 AD. Fighting numerous wars in all directions, his empire eventually would include all of… Read more "Kapilendradeva: An invincible Odia king"
I do not consider myself an expert on Savarkar and his work, but have an avid interest in India’s history. In that capacity, Veer Savarkar’s books are… Read more "Savarkar – The Historian"