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B V Rudhraya

B V Rudhraya

B V Rudhraya is an independent researcher and observer of history. His works can also be read on https://yourawesomeindia.com/

The Dalrymple Delusion
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The Dalrymple Delusion

B V Rudhraya- March 31, 2020

There is very little to indicate that Dalrymple understands the Hindu point of view on India. He may make claims to the contrary, but they ... Read More

Dalrymple’s Anarchy- II: Hit and Miss
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Dalrymple’s Anarchy- II: Hit and Miss

B V Rudhraya- February 18, 2020

Would native Hindus have called it an anarchy? I doubt it. Most if not all of the writers Dalrymple quotes who call this period “anarchy” ... Read More

Dalrymple’s Anarchy-I: Below Expectations
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Dalrymple’s Anarchy-I: Below Expectations

B V Rudhraya- February 15, 2020

Overall, this book tells you that having an impressive Oxbridge set up, a supporting publishing industry where Dalrymple wields immense influence, and the right marketing ... Read More

Faith or Fanaticism?
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Faith or Fanaticism?

B V Rudhraya- October 21, 2019

Compassion for living beings is a strong element of many religious traditions, but is rather conspicuous by its absence in Semitic religions. The real difference ... Read More

Moronic Inferno featuring Pankaj Mishra
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

Moronic Inferno featuring Pankaj Mishra

B V Rudhraya- June 1, 2019

It cannot be considered an accident that Pankaj makes references to India’s Anglophone elites five times in the same article. It is the urbanized anglicized ... Read More

Gandhi As He Really Was: The Empire Loyalist
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Gandhi As He Really Was: The Empire Loyalist

B V Rudhraya- January 26, 2019

The layperson should learn an important lesson here: having an elite western university accreditation is the perfect smokescreen to continue the Gandhi myth. Today’s younger ... Read More

Imperialism’s Hindu Liberals: The Legacy that Remains
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Imperialism’s Hindu Liberals: The Legacy that Remains

B V Rudhraya- July 14, 2018

This article attempts to explore just one facet of the many psychological scars that India has endured, something that remains a part of our psyche ... Read More