The following battles and other important events of Maratha history are covered in the book – “Battles of the Maratha Empire” Chhatrapati Shivaji and the science of hill forts. … Continue reading Battles of Maratha Empire
This article shall explain how, from the time of Babur to that of Aurangzeb, foreign born nobility always formed the major component of Mughal nobility. No, not descendants of the original bunch … Continue reading How Indian was the Mughal Empire ?
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 !
The Peshwa was a fifteen-year-old boy named Sawai Madhavrao. For the entertainment of the young Peshwa, a menagerie — a collection of birds and animals — had been set up … Continue reading The Peshwa’s private zoo !
In today’s world, travelling from Mumbai to Pune or vice versa is a breeze. For those of us who remember the two-lane road and its serpentine traffic jams, the Expressway … Continue reading The Bombay – Poona Road : Story of a highway !
The backbone of the British Empire was the army it created in India. It had one of the best cavalry and armed soldiers amongst all its colonies comprising of Indian … Continue reading The ghost of 1857 forever haunted the British Empire
Title : Urban Naxals – the making of ‘Buddha In A Traffic Jam’ Author : Vivek Agnihotri Publisher : Garuda Prakashan Year : 2018 Rating : 9/10 Naxalism, … Continue reading Book Review – Urban Naxals.
Read about more such battles – Pratapgad, Palkhed, Rakshasbhuvan, Laswari etc in my book ” Battles of the Maratha Empire” . Available on Amazon Kindle. Visit : https://www.amazon.in/Books-Aneesh-Gokhale/s?rh=n%3A976389031%2Cp_27%3AAneesh+Gokhale ————————— Mughals … Continue reading The Battle of Salher – 1672
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 … Continue reading Durga Malla – Gorkha in INA