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".
One major phenomenon over the last century that continues to astound me is this: the near-complete evisceration of the Hindu spirit.
Let me explain.
Beginning roughly in the mid-nineteenth century up...