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Padmini: A Lesson in History and Culture to the Bigot Bullies of India

A bourgeoisie sees history as it is being told to him by another bourgeoisie. He neither cares to read a book to give significance to many politically, religiously, and socially motivated versions of an event that may have happened behind closed doors more than 700

Two Celebrity Timurs but 7 Centuries apart

Nothing new happened in the second last week of 2016. Some expected outrage on the name of the newborn child of a celebrated Bollywood couple on twitter and some expected counter by the intelligentsia. In the times of tools like twitter, Facebook, and Reddit only

Modern Congress is only 38 (no, not 131) years old, & 8 more such astonishing facts about Congress | The Indian Sage

Those who are born in the 80s and 90s (around 65% of us), they don’t really know the complex post-independence political history of India, especially the Indira Gandhi Era, except if they are political science or history students, or someone just picked up a Ramachandra

An Open Letter to RSS Chief, Mohan Bhagwat || Why India will never become your Hindu Rashtra!

Dear Mohan Bhagwat, I recently came across the text of a speech you gave either in Kolkata or Madhya Pradesh. I am not sure about the place and I don’t even intend to know. It is what you said, actually it is what you have

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