Sunday, October 20, 2019

Sandeep Balakrishna

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".

The Genius of Sanatana Polity and Statecraft: Decolonising Indian Governance

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s vision of and eulogy to the Indian Civil Services in his inspirational speech on April 21, 1947 to the first batch of the Indian Administrative Services...

Remembering Acharya Ramesh Chandra Majumdar: A Century of Spotless Scholarship and Inspiration

In its noblest definition, History is the conscience of society and the function of a historian is to test the events of an age with an unbiased mind...

Hindu Voices from the Malabar Graveyard: The Rani of Nilambur Records the Misery of the Malabar Hindu Women

Part 1: Hindu Voices from the Graveyard: Unearthing the Tragic Stories of the Malabar HindusPart 2: Hindu Voices from the Malabar Graveyard: War Song of...

Hindu Voices from the Malabar Graveyard: War Song of the Moplahs and the Century-Long Massacres of Hindus

Read Part 1: Hindu Voices from the Graveyard: Unearthing the Tragic Stories of the Malabar Hindus If we thought that the ghastly genocide...

Hindu Voices from the Graveyard: Unearthing the Tragic Stories of the Malabar Hindus

In less than two years, the appalling genocide of the Malabar Hindus will complete a full tragic century. It was on 20 August 1921 that a plague-like pogrom descended...

Luminaries of the Modern Indian Renaissance: Or a Commentary on Our Civilisational Amnesia

When we reminisce about the Indian freedom movement, the year 1858 is a turning point of sorts. That was the year when the control of India...