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Pankaj Saxena

Pankaj Saxena

Pankaj Saxena is a scholar of History, Hindu Architecture and Literature. He has visited more than 400 sites of ancient Hindu temples and photographed the evidence. He has been writing articles, research papers and reviews in various print and online newspapers and magazines. He currently works as the Asst. Professor, Centre for Indic Studies, Indus University, Ahmedabad. He has authored three books so far. He maintains a blog at http://literaryfalcon.wordpress.com/

How Lenin Tried to Foment Communist Revolution in India
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How Lenin Tried to Foment Communist Revolution in India

Pankaj Saxena- September 5, 2020

It seems that it was the inner strength of Sanatana Dharma and Hindu society which prevented the collusion of powers and the eventual coup by ... Read More

How Turkey and Germany Planned Holy Jihad Against India
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How Turkey and Germany Planned Holy Jihad Against India

Pankaj Saxena- September 3, 2020

The second Great Game started with Turko-German plans of inciting a Holy Jihad in India against the British and any authority which dared to oppose ... Read More

Kaiser, Sultan and the Holy Jihad in India
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Kaiser, Sultan and the Holy Jihad in India

Pankaj Saxena- September 2, 2020

For Muslims, the issue was not just the overthrowing of the British, but also the re-establishment of the Islamic rule in India. For them, the ... Read More

The Race for Lhasa: The Great Game Series
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The Race for Lhasa: The Great Game Series

Pankaj Saxena- August 31, 2020

What the British had gained through great courage and immense hardships and great foresight in geopolitics, India lost spectacularly owing to its foolhardy policies under ... Read More

The Pundits: How Hindu Hillmen Secretly Mapped Central Asia
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The Pundits: How Hindu Hillmen Secretly Mapped Central Asia

Pankaj Saxena- August 29, 2020

It was the Hindus and their value system which nurtured a love for pure knowledge which led these Pundits to persevere with extreme weather and ... Read More

Hindu Deities in Central Asia: A Forgotten Chapter of History
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Hindu Deities in Central Asia: A Forgotten Chapter of History

Pankaj Saxena- August 27, 2020

after independence that Indian leaders abandoned all attempts at geo-politics and stopped extending Indian soft power to foreign countries and nations. Under Nehru, we truly ... Read More

Closing the Pamir Gap: The Great Game Series
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Closing the Pamir Gap: The Great Game Series

Pankaj Saxena- August 14, 2020

Britain was undoubtedly a colonial power and it did what it did for its own sake, but it gave a strong geopolitical heritage and, except ... Read More