Sandeep Balakrishna

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Writer, author, and translator. Author of the bestselling "Tipu Sultan: The Tyrant of Mysore," "The Madurai Sultanate: A Concise History," and "Seventy Years of Secularism." English translator of Dr. S L Bhyrappa's blockbuster Kannada novel, "Aavarana".

A Case for India: A Glimpse into how the British Plundered...

Preface William James Durant more popularly known as Will Durant holds a unique distinction for a singular...

The Insight of True Knowledge: The Tale of a Himalayan Monk

The majestic grandeur of the Himalayas is as timeless and sublime as Sanatana Dharma itself. There are as many number of...

From the Indian Renaissance to Kanhaiya Kumar: 150 Years of Decline...

When we pause for a moment…just for a moment and think, it becomes clear that most things in life are really...

The Making of Chanakya: The Full Interview with Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi

This is the full interview with Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi who discusses the making of the iconic teleserial Chanakya that aired on Doordarshan...

The Lutyens Patriots: In a Comic

Just as how in our routine lives, adversity is the surest test of a person's value system, so is war the surest...

How Ramnath Goenka Reverse-Humiliated Mrs. Indira Gandhi

Part 1: How Ramnath Goenka Outwitted Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at her Own Game: A PrefacePart 2: How Indira Gandhi Systematically...

How the Vatican’s Mission to Colonise Bharatavarsha was Strengthened by Teresa

The rapist Christian “Father” Robin Vadakumcherry of Kottiyoor in Kannur was correctly sentenced by a special court for sixty years of...

The Making of Chanakya: Episode 6: Alexander and the Chanakya Plot...

This is the sixth episode of a multipart series of interviews with Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the creator of the Chanakya Television Series...

The Making of Chanakya: Episode 5: Casting and Plot Development

This is the fifth episode of a multipart series of interviews with Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the creator of the Chanakya Television Series...

Aparigraha: India’s Unique Value Contribution to World Culture

It is only befitting to begin this essay with that timeless opening sloka of the first of the ten principal Upanishads,...