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The Mughal tax break that cost India its freedom
Archives, Indology

The Mughal tax break that cost India its freedom

Rakesh Krishnan Simha- December 29, 2017

Exactly 300 years ago, Mughal Emperor Farrukh Siyar issued a farman that allowed the East India Company to conduct duty free trade, mint its own ... Read More

Book Review: The Corporation that Changed the World by Nick Robins
Archives, Commentaries

Book Review: The Corporation that Changed the World by Nick Robins

Abhinav Agarwal- August 12, 2017

The review focuses on some of the aspects of the East India Company that relate to India. This is an important book that should receive ... Read More

From World’s Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy – Part III
Archives, Indology

From World’s Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy – Part III

Sahana Singh- February 16, 2017

This final article in our series describes the destruction of key universities and the era of darkness, which descended after aeons of learning. Even as ... Read More

The White Man’s Burden
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

The White Man’s Burden

Shrinidhi Rao- January 25, 2017

The British objective to exercise their superiority on the “other” has always been the psychological and ideological basis for the Europeans’ imperialist strategies. Read More

Book Review: An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor
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Book Review: An Era of Darkness by Shashi Tharoor

Dr Pingali Gopal- January 13, 2017

We must thank Shashi Tharoor for such a wonderful book which would open the eyes of the Indian public and students, largely and unfortunately disconnected ... Read More

भारत संसाधनों से नहीं मानसिकता से गुलाम है : आज़ाद देश के गुलाम नागरिक
Archives, Hindi

भारत संसाधनों से नहीं मानसिकता से गुलाम है : आज़ाद देश के गुलाम नागरिक

Shubham Verma- January 3, 2017

यह विकास की एक अंधी दौड़ है जिसमे पैसे के नाम पर चंद कागज के टुकड़े हाथ में थामकर आपसे बदले में आपकी नदियाँ, पहाड़, ... Read More

British Colonization of India
Archives, Identity (Distortion & Appropriation)

British Colonization of India

Shrinidhi Rao- November 19, 2016

The British had a clear goal: to westernize and Christianize India, using all possible means. Read More