Monthly Archives: February 2015

Shivaji- The Ruler

While a lot is known about Shivaji Maharaj’s military conquests and battles, I feel not much focus has been laid on his administration and the way he built up the military. Shivaji  has rightly been regarded as one of the … Continue reading

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20 Loaves and A Forgotten Mutiny

In March, 1976 P.V.Chakraborty,  former Chief Justice of Kolkata HC  wrote a letter, where he described a correspondence between him and the British Prime Minister Clement Atlee in 1956. Atlee often mocked by Churchill as a “Modest man, with much … Continue reading

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Swami Dayananda Saraswati

‘   1838, Tankara, Kathiawar( now currently in Morbi district of Gujarat)– A 14 year old boy named Moolshankar was keeping awake, during the Shiv Ratri Jagaran, at the local temple. So named, because he was born in the Mul … Continue reading

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