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".

How the Dravidianists Invented Kalabhras and Poisoned Tamil Public Discourse

For a backgrounder, read the following essays: How the Dravidianists Ravaged the Tamil Heritage and Gifted Tamil...

Kalyan Singh: A Civilisational Hero for all Seasons and Reasons

You’re not a student of history if you can’t make time your best friend. Time is perhaps the only thing that...

The Dharma Dispatch Reading List to Kickstart Your 2019

At the outset, I extend my heartfelt new year wishes to all readers of The Dharma Dispatch. Let's get down to business now.

6 Things that will Happen if the Congress Returns in 2019

This episode of The Dharma Podcast discusses the six major things that will occur in India if the Congress party returns to...

The RSS and the Communists in 2018: A Rough Retrospection

The contrast cannot be starker, and the trajectory, more contrarian. Every parallel train track typically ends in a wall. The childhood image...

How the Dravidianists Ravaged the Tamil Heritage and Gifted Tamil Nadu...

The Tamil country stands tallest among all Indian regions that swallowed the missionary and colonial propaganda of the Aryan Invasion Theory in...

Tipu Sultan: A Case of Distorted History

This is first part of a podcast series documenting the true history of Tipu Sultan, the Tyrant of...

Christian Michel: The Latest Face of the Venomous Hydra-Headed Dynasty Scam...

First, there was only Bofors. But ever since the UPA returned to power in 2009, we lost count. This...

An Encounter with a 55 BCE Lemurian alias Dravidian alias Periyarist

The name of Dr. BGL Swamy might perhaps be unfamiliar to a lot of folks even in Karnataka today. One introduction is...

Why Every Village Should Have a “No Missionary Zone” Signboard

Let me reiterate this: I have nothing but the highest admiration for the nonchalant guts of the Sentinelese who dispatched the soul-predator John Allen...