Category Archives: politics

Legends of India 06: The Shunga Period

The advent of Buddhism and Jainism played a great role in shaping the history of India in 2nd century BC. Pushyamitra Shunga, the commander of the last Mauryan king Brihadratha killed the king, in the first of its kind act … Continue reading

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Legends of India 03- Chanakya

In the third installment about legends of India, I have write about the great scholar and guru of politics, Chanakya. I have already written about Chanakya in my earlier posts on my blog dedicated to the TV serial made based … Continue reading

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Chandraprakash Dwivedi’s Chanakya: A contemporary view of history and politics

I always love history; particularly ancient Indian history. It is always great to have a glimpse of a glorious past that this country is having. Though we have lot many information sources today which can tell us about great personalities … Continue reading

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Boys do cry

One of the famous verses of Mirza Ghalib says: “Dil hi to hai na sang o khisht, dard se bhar na jaye kyun Royenge hum hazaar baar,koi hame sataye kyun” (Sang-o-Khisht =brick stone) Which means that if it is heart, … Continue reading

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