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Category: Colonialism

The Re-discovery Of India!

Hindustan is the 1000-year-old Persian name of India. In the early 20th Century, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (May 28, 1883 – February 26, 1966) – the Indian Independence activist and politician […]

A Different Mindset?

Bengalis as a community, especially the ones living in the eastern Indian Province of West Bengal, are quite tolerant in nature. History has witnessed that Bengalis do not change their […]

A ‘Secular’ Hindu…

It seems that majority of the people in eastern Indian Province of West Bengal have forgotten the multifarious roles that were played by noted Politician, Barrister and Academician Dr Syama […]

Apologising For Pervasive Racism

Britain has apologised, although lately, for a mistake committed a century ago. London has also admitted that no one remembered the thousands of coloured soldiers who perished in the First […]

Quasi-Truth Versus Reality!

Once again, the Supreme Court (SC) of India has reminded the State that Freedom of Speech cannot be curbed by filing criminal cases against a person! Dismissing charges against Editor […]

Note-worthy…

Although India and Pakistan are widely known as belligerent rivals in South Asia, the bilateral ties were no so bad immediately after the Partition of the Indian Subcontinent in August […]

The Pioneer!

It is widely known that then Prime Minister P V Narasimha Rao (June 28, 1921 – December 23, 2004) and his then Finance Minister Dr Manmohan Singh had initiated the […]

The Birth Of Nationalism & A Nation

Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh for taking part in Birth Centenary Celebrations of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (March 17, 1920 – August 15, 1975), New Delhi […]

A Pair Of Spectacles, And…

The pair of spectacles, made famous by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 – January 30, 1948), the Indian lawyer, Anti-Colonial Nationalist, and Political Ethicist who employed Nonviolent Resistance to […]