Tuesday, June 18, 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 Untold Story of how the Doon School Goon Squad Ran Bharatavarsha to the Ground

Prime Minister Rajiv Ratna Gandhi was forty-one when his stately form set foot once again on the opulent lawns of his alma mater to celebrate its...

Forgotten Heroes: The Solitary and Courageous Fight of Baba Madhavdas against Christian Soul Vultures

Nobody—including me—perhaps knows who Baba Madhavdas was. Suffice to say that he was akin to the countless millions of Sadhus and Babas who dot the sacred...

The Misguided Mystic’s Misadventures: R.C. Majumdar’s Assessment of Mohandas Gandhi’s Ideals and Methods

In this Series Part 1: UNMASKING THE MAHATMAHOOD OF GANDHI: R.C. MAJUMDAR’S FRANK ASSESSMENT OF MOHANDAS GANDHIPart 2: INDIA’S INDEPENDENCE WAS SECONDARY...

India’s Independence was Secondary to Mohandas Gandhi: R.C. Majumdar Unmasks Gandhi

In the previous part discussing R.C. Majumdar’s frank and objective critique of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, we had seen how Majumdar showed, using Gandhi’s own words, that Satyagraha had no...

Narendra Modi Bombs Secularism into the Dustbin of Contemporary History

In his victory speech on May 23 2019, Narendra Modi 2.0 yet again demonstrated yet another proof that he’s the Master of timing. With the casual swagger of...

Welcome Back Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Bharatavarsha was Never in Doubt that you’ll Return

There’s really nothing to write because there was really no doubt in my mind that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would return with a comfortable, no, luxurious mandate in...