A question is often asked – why did the Marathas, dominant power in the Indian subcontinent in the eighteenth century, not get rid of the Mughal emperor ? Why wasn’t the Mughal dynasty destroyed by the Marathas, who had suffered much under them, especially in the long war against Aurangzeb I try to explore the reasons in this article initially published on IndiaFacts >> Maratha refusal to dethrone the Mughal ———————————————————————————————– Aneesh Gokhale is the published author of two books and numerous articles. His books on Lachit Barphukan and Maratha History can be purchased at Amazon India Continue reading Maratha refusal to Dethrone the Mughal
In this article, originally published in IndiaFacts website, I take a look at the laughable nonsense in a NCERT textbook passing off as “facts” . Photos … Continue reading From NCERT Jokebook : British became all India power in 1765
What does ” Alternate History” mean to me ? What is a layman’s approach to history and how should that be addressed in my opinion ? … Continue reading There are two sides to a coin
Disclaimer : This post has not been written by me. It is reproduction of an essay authored by historian Narhar Kurundkar. It is one of … Continue reading Shivaji an analysis – by Prof Narhar Kurundkar
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 … Continue reading NCERT jokebook – British became supreme power in 1765 itself !
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 … Continue reading Savarkar – The Historian
The great Assamese general knew his terrain, the brave river, the Mughals, and his battles well. Aneesh Gokhale follows his hero, this time, on foot in Guwahati, and … Continue reading ACROSS BRAHMAPUTRA WITH WARRIOR LACHIT BORPHUKAN