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Totems, idols and symbols: The Modi almanac

Totems, idols and symbols: The Modi almanacTwo and a half millennia ago, Chanakya set down hundreds of aphorisms for Chandragupta Maurya. One of them was ‘Naikam chakram paribhramayati’ — one wheel does not move [the chariot]. Modi needs more wheels. Economic Times, 1 month ago

The Governor General's Files: A travesty of history

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. (Photo: File) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Indira Gandhi are national icons. Both made unparalleled contributions to India in different spheres. The former unified a nation of continental dimension in a year, saving ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago
Bangalore Mirror

Day tours that give you a glimpse of state heritage

Watching the silk-making process at Devanahalli is the latest adventure for travellers ​ Did you know that small villages around Bengaluru spin out most of India's silk? Or for that matter, have you seen the entire process of silk-making - right ...
 Bangalore Mirror4 days ago

Provinces in Pakistan: Historical Perspective

By Syed Osman Sher Mississauga, Canada These days Pakistan is engulfed in a turmoil on the issue of formation of new provinces. Though it has not assumed a serious proportion, yet it may take an ugly turn any moment. The commotion is more ...
 Pakistan Link6 days ago
IndiaTV News

Indian classic novels that should be turned into movies (view pics)

New Delhi : Many of the most successful Hollywood films are based on literary works. Novels, plays, short stories or biographies are great source of inspiration for films. Sometimes we do not even know the name of the novel before watching the film.
 IndiaTV News1 week ago

OMG: Acharya Chanakya had an army of spies!

The origin of secret agencies in India goes back to the time of Acharya Chanakya. Chanakya was much ahead of the time he was actually living in. He used to help his student Chandragupta Maurya, founder of theMaurya Empirein India by providing him ...
 Daily Bhaskar1 week ago

The Author as a Chronicler of History

BHUBANESWAR: An author of historical fiction is the connect between the past and the modern day society. In the last session of the Odisha Literary Festival, , authors Ravi Shankar Etteth, Sumedha V Ojha and Rabishankar Bal said a historical ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
India TV

Sonepur Mela: The biggest Cattle Fair of Asia

The Sonepur Cattle Fair or Malegaon Mela is the biggest cattle fair of Asia and stretches on from thirty days. The mela is held on Kartik Poornima in the month of November in Sonepur on the confluence of river Ganges and Gandak. It attracts visitors ...
 India TV2 weeks ago Move to attract more animalst o Sonepur fair  Times of India3 weeks ago

Kashmir: Nehru's baby, nursed by Patel

The dawn of independence came with an ordeal of division in India and Pakistan. The unity even of divided India was fraught with a perilous prospect. About 565 princely states had been left to decide their own fate- to adhere to India, to accede to ...
 Millennium Post3 weeks ago
New Delhi Pioneer

Glimpse of the lost era

| Shrabasti Mallik Author Sumedha V Ojha talks to Shrabasti Mallik about her debut novel Urnabhih, her fascination with Indian history and Sanskrit plays Sumedha V Ojha can be described as a voracious reader, bureaucrat, doting mother and a ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago
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