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When an Indian Met the ‘Intimate Enemy’: Nirad Chandra Chaudhuri’s Life and Work – 1

Mar 3,21by Saumya Dey

Read this brilliant analysis of the well known Indian writer Nirad.C.Chaudhuri who was equally admired and disliked by many of his contemporaries.

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Indra – The Supreme Deity of Rig Veda

In this article, Rekha Rao explains why Indra is regarded as the supreme deity in the Rigveda. Read this fascinating story of one of the most celebrated gods in the Hindu pantheon.

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THE DHARAMPAL CLASSICS

The Centre for Policy Studies had published a reprint of Dharampal's major works. Read this wonderful introduction to this new edition.

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The Making of Our Constitution-2

In the second part of this article, Devendra Swaroop takes us on a journey to the origins of our constitution. What were its original aims and how did it come to be introduced in India?

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The Making of Our Constitution-1

This article from Devendra Swaroop takes us on a journey to the origins of our constitution. What were its original aims and how did it come to be introduced in India?

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Hindu Roots of Sikhism – 1

Did the Sikh gurus fashion a new religion as is often claimed? In this excerpt from Ram Swarup's work, we learn that Sikh teachings were rooted in Hindu scriptures.

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Caste in the Census: Necessity or Invention?

Why did the British create the census and why did they enumerate castes in the census? Did they really want to gather sociological data or did they have other intentions? Read this brilliant piece to find out.

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The Religious World of the Vedic Harappans

We often rely on the myth that Vedic 'Aryans' invaded the Indus Valley? But archaeological finds suggest that the inhabitants of Indus-Sarasvati civilisation followed the Vedic religion. Read on to find out.

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“Divide and Rule”. The British Colonial Policy on Caste

Did the British succeed in dividing Indian society in their bid to abolish caste? Why did they resort to the policy of "divide and rule"? Read this brilliant article to find out.

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Brahmins are the root cause of all problems !

British officials conveniently blamed the Brahmin soldiers for instigating the mutiny of 1857. But in doing so, they were faced with an even bigger predicament.

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