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How Rani of Jhansi escaped the Nehruvian hammer of oblivion

Manikarnika, Kangana Ranaut, India’s War of Independence 1857,, East India Company, Subhadra Kumari Chauhan, Rani of Jhansi, Laxmibai, Tipu Sultan, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Sardar Patel, Madan Mohan Malviya, Jezebel of India, Hugh Rose, Lord Cumberland, Christopher Hibbert, John Lang, Mahasweta Devi, Harleen Singh

How legend of Rani of Jhansi survived

I happened to watch the movie “Manikarnika—The Queen of Jhansi” in theatre the other day.

August 3 could be the day when Indian cricket was saved

August 3, Supreme Court, Ram Janmabhoomi, J and K Special Status, Aadhaar Act, Article 377, ICC, CoA, Sharad Pawar, Arun Jaitley, Sashi Tharoor, Yogi, Rahul baba, Congress, Dawood Ibrahim, Deepak Misra, A.K. Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud, East India Company, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar

Indian cricket is rotting

Mark August 3 in your diary.

Betfair assists lcexch.com; hurts India

Betfair, Cambridge Analytica, www.lxexch.com, Dubai, Pakistan, East India Company

Betfair assists lcexch.com, hurting India

Betfair, the biggest online betting network in the world with over 50 million pounds sterling of turnover

Tipu Sultan & his cruelty towards Hindus

British, Marathas, Anglo-Maratha War, East India Company, Tipu Sultan, Hyder Ali, Marathas, Nizam of Hyderabad, Travancore, Kodavas of Coorg, Wodeyar dynasty, Kodagu, Mir Hussein Kirmani, Marthanda Varma, Lannoy, Muzeris, Kochi, Nair troops, Srirangapatna, Napoleon, Ottoman, Madras Gazette, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, Waterlook, Bangalore-Mysore highway

Tipu Sultan and his death memorial

(The below excerpts are gratefully taken from Sanjeev Sanyal’s masterpiece “Ocean of

’57 Mutiny Day: It’s modern relevance

 The Great Mutiny of 1857, Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, East India company, Red Fort Delhi, Hindus, Muslims, British Empire, Bengal army,  sepoys, Lord Wellesley,  Forward Policy, Kucha Chelan, Oudh, Nawab, Landlords, Zamindars, 1858 Government of India Act, British trade, Middle East

Bahadur Shah Zafar being captured after the mutiny

On the 159th anniversary of India’s First War of Independence 1857, commonly belittled as the Great Mutiny, we see a striking similarity in West’s methods.