It was more than seven decades ago that the United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Japan, obliterating the city of Hiroshima, killing 140,000 people and ushering in a new era of nuclear conflict.  Today President Barack Obama...
Finally, the truth about Bose’s communication with his family till 1949 and a partial truth about his survival post 1949, is out because of the courageous act of the family members of Subhas Chandra Bose. Though after a couple...
With the release of the film Panipat a controversy has erupted, the central question being the role of Maharaja Surajmal and why he did not fight the third Battle of Panipat resulting in a humiliating defeat for the Marathas. Ahmed...
In the year 1600 East India Company was formed and given exclusive right to trade with India and South East Asia by the British Monarchy under the concept of Free Trade and Globalization. It was also given the right...
“We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.” - Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809), The Crisis, no. 4, September 11, 1777, on the occasion...
The Pax Britannica is so firmly established that the idea of overt rebellion is always distant from our minds, even in a remote State like Bastar. – B. P. Standen, Chief Secretary to the Chief Commissioner, Central Provinces, 1910 In February of...
In February 1967, senior officials from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) were horrified when the American west-coast magazine, Ramparts, exposed the US intelligence organisation’s longstanding financial relationships with a number of international educational and cultural bodies. In a series...
India continues to remain the world's largest arms importer, accounting for 14% of the global imports in the 2011-2015 timeframe. The latest data on international arms transfers released by a global think-tank, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), also shows...
Great Game of India for Grand Glorious India was called in the long 2000 year history by many names. Started as an epitaph for the unsuccessful campaign of Alexander who touched the borders of then India, this name gained...
Subhas Chandra Bose wanted Jinnah to be the first PM of independent India if he gave up the demand for Pakistan. Jinnah had to surmount stiff opposition from the Indian National Congress (hereafter referred to also as the Congress Party,...