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ORIGINS OF THE DELHI IRON PILLAR

In the thirteenth century, the Iron Pillar that originally stood at Vishnupadagiri, Udayagiri, was uprooted and placed in front of the Quwwatul-Islam mosque complex.

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The Hidden Jewels of Goa – Goa Beyond Beaches

The real Goa is a true kaleidoscope of legends, colours, ancient customs and traditions, attires, cuisines, festivals, history, and heritage.

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The Forgotten Story of Pasalthas – 1

In the pre-colonial Lushai society, it was a common practice amongst parents that upon giving birth to a baby boy, the said baby was usually blessed to be a ‘great hunter and warrior’.

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Did Gandhi Get India Her Independence?

There was no role of Gandhi is all these events and their repercussions. In fact, it was Sardar Vallabhai Patel who intervened in the navy rebellion and negotiated a settlement. Gandhi’s role was becoming more and more negligible.

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Dalit Society in the 1930s

In those days, the Dalit society was steeped in the darkness of illiteracy, poverty, exploitation, oppression, and the inferiority complex arising from all this. Moreover, it was so devoid of political consciousness that Dr. Ambedkar rightly called it the 'Silent Hero'

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In the Footsteps of Hind Swaraj. The Oeuvre of the Historian and Political Thinker Dharampal – 7

For Dharampal, it was essential that Indians should have the self-assurance that their world-view was valuable, and that their contribution could perhaps influence world agendas.

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In the Footsteps of Hind Swaraj. The Oeuvre of the Historian and Political Thinker Dharampal – 6

Dharampal attempted to understand the multifarious ways in which the fabric of Indian society had been shattered, and more significantly, to highlight the often subtle and surreptitious means by which Indian minds had been colonised under the impact of British rule.

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The Moplah Atrocity of 1921: Rebellion or Genocide?

Regarding the atrocities committed by the Moplah jihadists in Malabar, the then Viceroy wrote: "The Moplah rioters committed horrific atrocities on Hindus for no reason. Their only crime was that they were infidels.

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Linear Time and History: A Theological Obsession

The Hebrews were the first to discover the meaning of history as the epiphany of God, and this conception, as we should expect, was taken up and amplified by Christianity.

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In the Footsteps of Hind Swaraj. The Oeuvre of the Historian and Political Thinker Dharampal – 4

Dharampal initiated a process of delegitimising the master narrative of the rise of the west, in particular concerning the domains of science and technology.

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