History Watch – Jayasi’s Padmavat – Rani Padmini And Alauddin Khilji: Separating Fact From Fiction

2017-01-31T03:30:19+05:30By |Categories: Editorials, History|Tags: |

Background – Activists of the Rajput Karni Sena wrecked havoc on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film ‘Padmavati’ recently by attacking the filmmaker and vandalising the crew’s equipment. The group claims that the director is showcasing wrong facts about Rajput queen Padmavati in the film and is keen to protect the [...]

Editorial – History Watch – After 100yrs of Champaran !!!

2017-01-31T03:38:50+05:30By |Categories: Editorials, History|Tags: |

Gandhi’s movement, a century ago, was a political campaign operating in a more hostile environment than today’s. Yet it brought lasting reform without alienating the opposition Our nationalist mythology has painted the Champaran movement as an outright revolt against an oppressive colonial government and business interests. But in fact, there [...]

India : The geography of history – Part 1

2017-02-13T19:49:03+05:30By |Categories: Editorials, History, History of India|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introduction:- History without geography is largely incomplete and devoid of its vital substance for it loses focus in the absence of the concept of space.That is why history is regarded both as the history of  mankind and the history of environment. It is difficult to separate the two. The history [...]

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