Category Archives: World History

History Under Your Feet

It was around a decade back, when I was working in Bhubaneshwar, a place that is home to some of the most ancient temples in India, gateway to Konark’s Sun Temple and Puri Jagannath Temple. And close by is Dhauli, … Continue reading

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Revisiting Adolf Hitler

 On Adolf Hitler’s  birth anniversary  I want to reveal my own thoughts about him out here. Let me make it very clear, that I am not an expert on Hitler or the Nazi regime, just some one with a passionate … Continue reading

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RIP Vaclav Havel

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less. It  was December 1989, in the days  when the Net  was something … Continue reading

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Holocaust was not about 4 million or 5 million people dead. It was the fact that such large millions were brutally exterminated, just because they did not satisfy weird ideas of cultural supremacy. The Holocaust was not about gas … Continue reading

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Pondicherry- French Paradise in India.

(This post was earlier published by me at Boloji am reproducing same article here.) While the rest of India was under the British Raj, there were two enclaves in India, under the rule of European colonial powers. Goa under the … Continue reading

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