A piping hot cup of tea is something we routinely drink and also offer any and every guest. In fact, it is so common a courtesy, that not being offered … Continue reading Garden to Cup – A history of tea !
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 short essay by … 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 the best analysis of … Continue reading Shivaji an analysis – by Prof Narhar Kurundkar
For three centuries from 712 AD to 1001 AD, Indian kings kept Arab invaders at bay ! A totally unknown part of history , how an arc of Indian kings … Continue reading Defeat of the 8th century Arab invasion
The great Ahom king Rudra Singha had mobilised 4 lakh soldiers to invade Mughal-ruled Bengal, but his untimely death at Guwahati stalled the campaign Read my full article in DNA … Continue reading Rudra Singha – Plan to invade Bengal
Some days ago, I was invited for a Google Hangout session by a group of IIT Delhi and IIT Roorkee students, some of them associated with a group named Vision … Continue reading Google Hangouts session on Indian History with Vision India Foundation , IIT D , IIT R students
The Evolving Idea of India – Revisiting History The following write up of mine was published in a publication by IPPAI a Delhi based organisation / think tank . … Continue reading The Idea of India !