Tuesday, December 10, 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 Deadly Jihadi Network of “Mary” Angana Chatterji

We saw how in the previous part of this series how Angana Chatterji’s anthropological heart bleeds for every atrocity, brutality, and massacre committed in the name...

Ideological Merchants of the Genocide Against Hindus in Kashmir: The Symbolism of Angana Chatterji

There seems to be a self-destructive strand among sections of Hindus that makes them actively court and woo forces that are inimical, hostile to or want to dismember...

The Calcutta Line of the Communist Party of India and the Train of its Continuing Treachery

While the year 1947 is notable in India for achieving independence from a protracted era of colonial rule, it also marks the beginning of another era. Just a...

How the Secular Historians Transformed Punyabhumi Ayodhya into an International Crime Scene and Got Away With it

Preface Two key themes emerged from my scores of conversations with the people of Ayodhya on a fairly recent trip to the Punyabhumi, the birthplace of...

A Slice of Ramayana in Sri Rallapalli Anantakrishna Sarma’s Life

Of the numerous roads one can take in Tirupati to reach the foothills of the Tirumala mountain, one is adorned with the bronze life-size statue of Ganakalasindhu Sri...

The Contours of an India Before Nehruvian Secularism and an Impending Spiritual Loss

It is said that there’s nothing original that a human being can say that’s not already present in nature. It follows that even the best human “originals” are...