Today I shall talk about Lachit Barphukan – a household name in Assam, but largely unknown outside of that region. He is perhaps the reason why Assam…… Read more “Lachit Barphukan – Defeater of Mughals”
Its a shame I have to write this, because frankly his religion should be least of our concerns. He fought against an army which represented Uzbek invaders…… Read more “Lachit Barphukan & Religion – A reply for Commies”
Sample pages from my book on Lachit Barphukan , titled ” Brahmaputra”
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"
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… Read more "Maratha refusal to Dethrone the Mughal"
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"
Pune of the 18th century was the focus of the Maratha empire. The city added ever new areas and the population boomed. Little wonder then, that the… Read more "Katraj Aquaduct – Pune’s 18th century water supply"
The Senapati of the kingdom of Koch Behar led many victorious military campaigns. He also gave protection to Shrimant Shankaradeva and rebuilt the destroyed Kamakhya temple in… Read more "Chilarai – The swift – as – a- kite Koch warrior"
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 of… Read more "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 ? A… Read more "There are two sides to a coin"
The Pratapgad campaign was a turning point in India's history. Read on to find out why Woven it into a small conversation between two boys . Article… Read more "Chhatrapati Shivaji – mighty strategist"