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Must watch: A TV serial on PM Modi's community

A serial on Doordarshan will put Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the league of emperors like Chandragupta Maurya and Ashoka who have made a community known as oil-pressers proud through their deeds. Modi belongs to the Ghanchi community of ... India TV, 1 month ago
Now, a serial on PM Narendra Modi's community Qatar Peninsula, 1 month ago

Caste in antiquity in Bihar

National Hindustan Times Newspapers New Delhi, June 16 -- Was Emperor Ashoka born in the Kushwaha caste? Does Chandragupta Maurya trace his origins from the Koeiri caste? Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, historical icons have been turned ...
 HT Syndication2 weeks ago What was Emperor Asoka's caste?  MSN News US3 weeks ago

Samrat Narendra Maurya: TV show to magnify the greatness of Modi is a wretched idea

A convenient mix of democracy and sycophancy, combined with the serendipitous rise of Narendra Modi, is on the verge of solving a riddle that has troubled historians for nearly 2500 years: Who was Chandragupta Maurya? Since the beginning of ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago
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Legends of fantasy

Indian authors embark on reimagining the epics of the past Satyarth Nayak These are exciting times for writers of fiction in English in India. As Amitav Ghosh remarked recently, credit must be given to the Chetan Bhagats, Amish Tripathis and ...
 Indian News Link1 day ago

OROP: A Saga of Failed Promises

Brig Anil Gupta A lot has been written and spoken lately about One Rank One Pension (OROP) in the media. Yet there is a need to write more so that each and every citizen of the country understands its nuances and the reason why the veterans, proud ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 days ago

Cheating the jawans of their due

The Armed Forces have been the most disciplined organ of the Government ever since independence. But they are cheated by the bureaucrats, who love to play with the sentiments of the soldiers to ensure civilian supremacy A lot has been written and ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 days ago
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Will the real Ashoka please stand up?

As a child, like most children, I read about Ashoka in an Amar Chitra Katha comic. I assumed that was the truth. A handsome dashing soldier, muscular and lean, who killed his brothers to be king, had a Buddhist wife, and after seeing the carnage ...
 Mid Day5 days ago

Faizan Haqqee tells a story worth telling

Faizan requires corporate sponsors to air his six-episode historical series. PHOTO: PUBLICITY KARACHI: Faizan Haqqee, popularly known for his stint as a VJ, considers himself consumed by wanderlust. His fervour for travel enhanced after he ...
 The Express Tribune1 week ago

The legend of Bihar School of Yoga

India's most revered yoga centre abhors publicity and turns away casual seekers. Ullekh NP in Munger chronicles the legend of the Bihar School of Yoga Cover Story Gurgaon-based Yoga instructor Shivchittam had trained at various yoga schools ...
 Open2 weeks ago

'Saare jahan se achha? Hindustan hamara?'

India is a unique country famous for displaying extreme toleration. Since the beginning of history, she has withstood all types of people with varied culture, beliefs and practices, languages and provided shelter to foreigners who came to her in ...
 The Statesman2 weeks ago 'Saare jahan se achha Hindustan hamara'  The Statesman2 weeks ago
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