The recent Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation rekindled the demand for renaming Hyderabad to Bhagyanagar. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath in his speech asked when Faizabad can be renamed Ayodhya and Allahabad can be renamed Prayagraj, why cannot Hyderabad too be renamed Bhagyanagar. Following this, the Islamist party AIMIMContinue Reading

The historians quietly forgot about the van-upvan of Vrindavan where Krishna played with gopis. Many of the gardens, natural as well as man-made, were used for celebrating numerous festivals like Holi, vasantotsava, Deepawali etc. The four styles of ancient Hindu gardens were udyan, paramadodvana, vrikshavatika, and nandanavana. Continue Reading

Abdul Mejid II, a Caliph, was made to sit in an ordinary train by Kamal Ataturk unceremoniously. First time in the Muslim world, Caliph was being treated so shabbily. Once upon a time, on his orders, lakhs of men used to be killed and women raped. He finally settled inContinue Reading

Tughlaq’s cousin Bahauddin was the governor of Sagar (south of Gulbarga, in present-day Karnataka), and somehow fell out of favour with Tughlaq. Consequently, Bahauddin had to run away and take shelter in Anegundi (Hampi). Contrary to common sense, he was treated with the utmost respect, given the status of aContinue Reading

The Elgin Marbles, designed and executed by Phidias to adorn the Parthenon, a temple of the goddess Athena on the Acropolis in Athens, are some of the most beautiful sculptures of ancient Greece during 447–438 BCE. At the peak of colonisation, there was a stampede among European powers to lootContinue Reading

One of the negative effects of the Colonial and Leftist influence over modern history writing of Bharat has been the complete obliteration of all references of sensational Hindu military conquests and expeditions outside South Asia. In fact, a study of Chinese, Tibetan, Pehlevi and Arabic literary texts along with SanskritContinue Reading

Hindus have always been portrayed as a defensive and risk-averse community. They fought only when forced to do so, and as a result, they mostly ended up on the losing side. They never took the fight to the enemy’s camp and barring a few cases, they remained ensconced in theirContinue Reading