Monthly Archives: November 2018

C.V.Raman

1930, Stockholm- The 42 year old dark skinned, Indian stepped on to the stage to receive the Nobel Prize for Physics from King Utsav. With his turban and dark skin he stood out in a sea of white faces.  As … Continue reading

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Rani of Jhansi

Khub lade mardani, woh hai Jhansi wali Rani These immortal lines by the Hindi poet Subadhra Kumari Chauhan, sum up one of the most fascinating woman in Indian history. A woman whose name has come to symbolize courage, independence and … Continue reading

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Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das

Alipore, 1909 My appeal to you therefore is that a man like this who is being charged with the offences imputed to him stands not only before the bar in this Court but stands before the bar of the High … Continue reading

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