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Muslim Light: What's Behind Turkey's Islamization and the Protests Against It

Erdogan has been pushing for an end to alcohol, kissing and other hallmarks of secularization, with disastrous results.<p>It has been a long time, ninety years in fact, since Turkey has had its latest facelift. It is about time considering it happens once every nine decades or so: after the …

Patti Smith: punk poet queen She was the angry, androgynous runaway who got chatted up by Allen Ginsberg and had a grand affair with Robert Mapplethorpe. And at 66 Patti Smith shows no sign of mellowing. We spend a gothic afternoon at home with the punk legend http://bit.ly/18nWyCq Photograph: Claire Hatfield

Oscar Pistorius: the end of the rainbow Oscar Pistorius was more than a national hero. His success came to symbolise South Africa's triumph over apartheid. Then he shot his girlfriend and left the nation's self-image in tatters http://gu.com/p/3g22y Photograph: Reuters

Nuclear Warfare in Ancient India: the proofs beyond doubt

While researching Indus Valley Civilisation, I stumbled upon some articles regarding Nuclear Warfare in Ancient India.. I have posted it from various …

The Moslem Conquest of India: An extract from Will Durant's 11-volume, 'Story of Civilization' | Hindu | Slavery

How I Rediscovered the Oldest Zero in History - The Crux

By Amir Aczel | May 20, 2013 1:31 pm<p>Mathematically, the Greco-Roman-Etruscan number system is an endlessly repetitive number system that is …

East India Company

This article is about the 16th–19th-century English and British trading company. For the current East India Company (founded 2010), see Sanjiv Mehta …

Raja Ram Mohan Roy – Greatest social reformer in the history of India

The Maker of modern India, the founder of the greatest socio- religious reform movements, Brahmo Samaj, Raja Ram Mohan Roy has played a crucial role …

What are some of the great facts about Maharana Pratap?

One the greatest Indian warriors, Maharana Pratap was born on May 9 in the year 1540. Maharana Pratap was the ruler of Mewar, a province in modern …

A Brief History of India

Daniélou's powerful rebuttal to the conventional view of India's history, which calls for a massive reevaluation of the history of humanity<p>• Explores …

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India's Karni Mata Rat Temple - Stuff You Missed In History Class (podcast)

India has some beautiful mosques and a rich Islamic history. My question is what's your favourite food? | ask.fm/BosniakBro

How 1857 changed world history …

<b>A war of a different kind</b><p>During the <b>1857 War against the colonial rule of Britain</b> in India, unable to gain military advantage, British armed forces …

IAS

At the beginning of the twentieth century, who among the following published ‘The Economic History of India’?<br>(a) Dadabhai Naoroji<br>(b) Gopal Krishna …

From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha (Buddhism and Modernity)

We have come to admire Buddhism for being profound but accessible, as much a lifestyle as a religion. The credit for creating Buddhism goes to the …

The History of Sino-India Tensions

History in India is written almost entirely by individuals reliant for their livelihood and research on state funding. It’s no surprise, therefore, …

The Savage History Of Jihad In India

<i>Note On The Picture Above: At the Battle of Chamkaur Sahib, 40 Sikhs fought the army of the Emperor Aurangzeb said to number about 100,000 soldiers.</i> …

The Curious Case of Annie Besant

Home » Politics » The Curious Case of Annie Besant<p>May 22, 2013<p>In 1917, when the Indian National Congress met in Calcutta, they did something …

The day Nehru resigned - Indian Express

On the 119th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru it seems appropriate to recall a dramatic moment in his many-splendoured but also much criticised …

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Bios

Not just Modi: Guide to riots before 2002 and after

<b>By Sanjeev Nayyar</b><p>From political discourse and media obsessions, a Martian landing in India would conclude that Gujarat 2002 was possibly the only …

The Heroic Age of India

Originally published between 1920-70,<i>The History of Civilization</i> was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a …

Yoga in Indian culture | My India

Home » History » Yoga in Indian Culture<p>Yoga in Indian Culture<p>May 24, 2013<p>Yoga is a way to learn and understand the spiritual India. Also, yoga is …

The Economic History of India Under Early British Rule: From the Rise of the British Power in 1757 to the Accession of Queen Victoria in 1837

History and the Making of a Modern Hindu Self

Taking the contentious debates surrounding historical evidence and history writing between secularists and Hindu nationalists as a starting point, …

The Economic History of India in the Victorian Age: From the Accession of Queen Victoria in 1837 to the Commencement of the Twentieth Century

Persecution of Hindus

Hindus have experienced religious persecution in the form of forceful conversions, documented massacres, demolition and desecrations of temples, as …