Tipu Sultan

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.

A HISTORY OF INDIA AS IT HAPPENED: Not as it has been written

Bhadrbhau, Shravanabelagola, Chandragupta, CIA, Kashmir, Bosnian Muslims, Albanians, Sri Aurobindo, Islam, Taslima Nasreen, Lajja, Farooq Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, 26/11, Romila Thapar, Harbans Mukhia, Bipin Chandra, JNU, Pt. Nehru, Aurangzeb, Babur, Prof. K.S. Lal, Hindu Kush, Bahmani sultans, Tipu Sultan,  Teimur, Shiva’s Black Lingum, Harappan Civilization, Aryan Invasion Theory, Asanga, Aristotle, Friedrich Nietzsche, Saraswati River, Rig Veda, Friedrich Hegel, Roger-Pol Droit, Jean Herbert, Frederich

Francois Gautier and his worthy book

Most now know that the Indian history we read is fabricated.

Why Muslims owe a lot to Sardar Patel

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Mahatma Gandhi, India, Indira Gandhi, Emergency, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Romila thapar, Somnath Temple, Haj Committee Act, NCERT, Ramachandra Guha, Jinnah, Syed Ahmad, Subhas Bose, Taj Mahal, Tipu Sultan, Bharat Ratna, The Hindu, NDTV, Bismarck, BJP, Rajmohan Gandhi, Permit system, Evacuee Property Law, Kashmir, Muslims, Christians, KM Munshi, Purushottam Das Tandon, Congress, Khurshid Alam Khan, Red Fort, Nizamuddin Auliya, Pathway to Pakistan, Choudhary Khaliquzzaman, Ram, Babri Ma

Sardar Patel: Did he really have anti-Muslim bias?

This is the centenary of the year when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel first met Mahatma Gandhi and India got its unifier as we know the nation today.

Kashmiriyat and other betrayals of India

Junaid, North 24-Parganas, West Bengal, Hindu, Muslim, Amarnath yatra, Salim, Kashmiriyat, cow vigilantes, Hindu LeT terrorist, DALALS, Haider Ali, British, Marathas, Nizam, Hyderabad, Tipu Sultan, Mir Jafar, Jaichands, Jihadi, Gandhi, Patel, Nehru, Francois Bernier, Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb, Alexander, Timur, Abdali, Nadir Shah, Shaka, Kushans, Huns, Arbas, Afghans, BJP, Hindutva, Hindu Rahstra, Israel, Jewish

Dainik Bhaskar was lampooned (left); and the grieving Amarnath families (photo courtesy FirstPost)

Three communal incidents have rocked India in the last fortnight.

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