Durga Malla – Gorkha in INA

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 of — a repeat of the events of 1857, with the added advantage of a highly-trained and modernised army. It is with relation to this INA that we … Continue reading Durga Malla – Gorkha in INA

Jagannath Puri – Survivor of 18 invasions

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 in the medieval ages. Read the full article at : Indiafacts - Jagannath Puri Check out the author's books on Indian history at Amazon India 

Shivaji an analysis – by Prof Narhar Kurundkar

  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 Chhatrapati Shivaji , and originally intended as the Preface to Shrimaan Yogi. The greatness of Shivaji and his limitations must be understood clearly. It is … Continue reading Shivaji an analysis – by Prof Narhar Kurundkar

Defeat of the 8th century Arab invasion

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 from Kashmir to Karnatak kept invaders at bay. The full article was published on DNA . Read here : Defeat of Arab invasion Check out my … Continue reading Defeat of the 8th century Arab invasion

The Curious Case of Jodhpur

How Sardar Patel tore up Jinnah’s “blank cheque” and averted Jodhpur’s possible merger with Pakistan Read the full article, which was published in DNA - Curious case of Jodhpur Check out my books on Maratha and Assamese history at Amazon India