This day on 12 December 1705, Guru Gobind Ji's sons Zorawar and Fateh Singh, 9 and 6, were bricked alive for refusing to convert to Islam Sahibzada Fateh Singh was the youngest of Guru Gobind Singh’s four sons. He and his older brother, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh are among the most hallowed martyrs in Sikhism. Mughals … Continue reading Sahibzadeh Zorawar Singh And Fateh Singh – entombed alive but held their faith.
When India was celebrating, it's 74th Independence day, Indian actor and superstar Aamir Khan was meeting Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan at the presidential residence at the Huber Mansion in Istanbul. The news is that Aamir is in Turkey for 'Laal Singh Chaddha's shoot. The reports also suggest that the two discussed social projects, cultures, … Continue reading Second meeting with the Erdogan family – What is Aamir’s game?
Punyashlok Rajmata Ahilya Devi Holkar - an inspiring, benevolent queen, who made a huge impact on our history. Her life of this magnificent queen is so inspiring that it must be celebrated through the length and breadth of this nation. When the entire nation was in the clutches of Islamic invaders one woman dreamed of … Continue reading Punyashlok Rajmata Ahilya Devi Holkar
A couple of days back, Prime Minister Modi called late former PM Rajiv Gandhi "Corrupt No 1" at an election rally in Basti. Since then the Congress party and its entire ecosystem are activated to defend and glorify Rajiv Gandhi. Many Congress leaders including party president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at PM for his comment, questioning the … Continue reading Remembering Rajiv Gandhi – Was he the worst PM of India?
"When I returned to my Country, I first went to Lokamanya Tilak. He appeared tall like the Himalayas. I thought it was not possible for me to scale the heights and returned. Then I went to Deshbandhu Gokhale. He appeared deep, like the ocean. I saw that it was not possible for me to gauge … Continue reading Bharat Ratna – Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya
"Swaraj humaara janmsiddh adhikar hai" (Self-rule is our birth right) roared Tilak, the Lion of India, which inspired millions of Indians. His book Geeta-Rahasya, a classic treatise on Geeta in Marathi was written by him in prison at Mandalay in Burma. Bal Gangadhar Tilak, born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, on 23rd of July 1856 was … Continue reading Bal Gangadhar Tilak : The Father of Indian Unrest !!
Like any other kid, Cricket was my favorite game in my childhood. It was around the 1987 Reliance World Cup, I started following Cricket Seriously. The victory over Pakistan in the Benson & Hedges Cup, 1985 and the whole team celebrating driving an Audi on the ground, was the only other moment I remember that … Continue reading Sachinnn… Sachin! What a Player!!
In last century, India witnessed many political thought leaders, namely Shri Aurbindo, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Each one of them was far superior thought leader than Mohandas K. Gandhi. But it is disputable. What is not disputable, that Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar whose 125th birth anniversary we are celebrating today (14 April), was … Continue reading The Golden Words of Dr. Ambedkar
If I say that the majority of us Indian children since the late 1960s have learned the majority of our religion, mythology and history from the comic book called the Amar Chitra Katha (Immortal Illustrated Stories), it won't be an overstatement. The creator of these hugely popular comics, a master storyteller, Uncle Pai, was an … Continue reading Uncle Pai – The Master Storyteller
Surya Sen, also known as Masterda, was a prominent revolutionary and was the chief architect of the anti-British freedom movement in Chittagong, Bengal (now in Bangladesh). On January 12, 1934, the British officials entered the cell of their captured revolutionary and brutally tortured him by breaking all his teeth, limbs, and joints with a hammer. The torture … Continue reading Forgotten Liberators: Masterda Surya Sen