In 1206 CE Tibetan army launched guerilla attack on Khilji’s 10k jihadi soldiers in the cold mountain passes of Tibet forcing Khilji to retreat. The Kamrup (Assamese) army blocked the roads, cut off supplies and inflicted huge casualties on Khilji’s army and were comprehensively defeated on 27 March 1206.
The article is for making Hindus aware of Shatrubodh as no battle can ever be won until and unless one knows about the enemy. It is not to glorify Islam or mock Hindus. Knowing accurately about the enemy enables you to make the correct strategy and chalk out appropriate tactics. Adharma cannot be fought
In 1967, a young journalist Anant Pai noticed while watching a TV quiz show on Doordarshan that the Indian children on the show could quickly answer questions about Greek mythology, but they could not answer a simple question about the name of Ram’s mother. Upset, he pondered about the deep
After the first war of independence in 1857, the British had established themselves as the sole master of the destiny of India. Around 1870, they even started forcing their anthem, God Save the Queen, on Indians. However, fate had its own way. A Bengali man named Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was returning
After the 1857 war of first independence, the British had a change of heart and became fearful of Hindu resurgence. Though they were subtly undermining Hindu civilization earlier too, they started pulling all-out efforts to subvert it. They commissioned many scholars who took a colonial approach to interpret Indian history
Buddhism never fails to profess esoteric concepts like peace, moksha and nirvana, yet they proved to be highly treacherous people in the real world. They never presented a united face with Hindus in dealing with Muslim invaders and, at least in two crucial battles, openly supported Muslim invaders. It is
The Battle of Plassey in 1757 firmly established the British in India and they became undisputed rulers of Bengal, one of the largest provinces in India. It comprised present Bihar, Orissa, Bengal, Bangladesh and Assam. With due course of time, they also added Chittagong, the thriving south-eastern port in the