Friday, April 26, 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".

Understanding the Politics and Ideology of Indian Secularism: The Dharma Dispatch Reading List

Perhaps it’s only in post-independence India that a single political family ushered in a cynical culture of winning elections based not on native civilizational, cultural, and human values...

Jammu and Kashmir: The Ongoing Jihad by Pakistan

This is the full video of my speech on the topic titled, "Pakistan, Jihad and Politics: The Entanglement of Jammu and Kashmir" delivered in Bangalore. ...

A Case for India: A Glimpse into how the British Plundered India and Destroyed a Great Civilisation

Preface William James Durant more popularly known as Will Durant holds a unique distinction for a singular reason: he is perhaps the...

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 crevices, caves, vales, and peaks...

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

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

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 between September 1991 - August...