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Row over Mahabali statue in Kerala temple during Onam
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Row over Mahabali statue in Kerala temple during Onam

Ahead of the Onam festival, a controversy is brewing over steps to erect a statue of demon king Mahabali, the mythical ruler around whom festival lore revolves, in the premises of a temple in Kerala. The Travancore Devaswom Board's move to set up a bronze ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

Freedom Files: The real plotters behind the feudal lords

While many of the Princes were British stooges and oriental despots, it was their Dewans who front ran operations against the populace. The sum of all fears was what the Dewans played on, keeping the pot boiling at all times The diabolical and even ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

When Mahatma had "misgivings" about Temple Entry Proclamation

Mahatma Gandhi had misgivings about the success of the historic Temple Entry Proclamation in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore, a decree that opened temples in the kingdom to so-called lower caste Hindus, an article penned by him has revealed.At a ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Freedom Files: Luring the wolf with the hen

People don't change, times do for the past holds no sway over the future. This could not be truer for Indian Princes who were caught in a time warp. Chewing their States virtually down to the bone with their excesses and utter disregard for the democratic ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago

Freedom Files: HUNTER AND THE QUARRY

As the Congress pressed the Princely States to bring in democratic reforms in order to usher in self-governance, the wily Rulers continued to stall offering lip service instead of action As the hunter chased the prey relentlessly, trying to ensnare him, there ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
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