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".

Sri Lokanath Misra: A Forgotten Hero Who Fought Against Nehruvian Secularism

It is said that it’s not merely enough to state the truth but to state the truth beautifully. One such iconic truth regarding nations, which is also couched in...

Forget Hindi Imposition: Language Conflicts Have Only Harmed Sanatana Civilization

Let’s examine two quotes by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: 1. Hindi is that language which both Hindus and Muslims speak and is written in Nagri and Persian script. This Hindi is...

The Dharma Dispatch Turns One: A Few Jottings and Sincere Thanks

One year is less than the proverbial drop in the ocean of eternity. But for what it’s worth, The Dharma Dispatch began exactly a year ago on this...

The Demand for Installing Pakistan’s Flag on the Mysore Palace: A Slice from Recent History

Circa 1946. The entire undivided Bharatavarsha was rife with frenzied meetings and mobs and sporadic violence on the part...

Lessons in Nation-Building from the Life of Sir M. Visvesvaraya

When Sir M Visvesvaraya (or Sir MV as he’s widely known in Karnataka) took over as the Diwan of Mysore on 10 November, 1912, from his predecessor T Ananda...

Christian Conversions have Wiped Out Entire Civilisations: It’s Time to Ban Them with Immediate Effect

Recall the famous proverb about how our habits contribute to building our character? The precursor to something becoming a habit is the conscious and repeated performance of the...