Today is the seventy-third birth anniversary of former Prime Minister of India, Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi. The majority of those who would read this would have shed a tear for Rajiv Gandhi in 1991. “If Central government releases one rupee for the poor, only 10 paisa reaches them.” - This tells about his honesty, not … 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
Not many people know him but he was a brave gallantry personified soldier of Mother India. This Adivasi hero single-handedly changed the course of the Indo-Pak battle in Gangasagar in 1971. Lance Naik Albert Ekka was born in Gumla, Bihar (now Jharkhand) on 27th December 1942. Albert Ekka was the son of Julius and Mariam Ekka. Born and brought … Continue reading Albert Ekka – Galantry personified !!
बिहार के बेगूसराय जिले का एक साधारण सा सिमरिया गाँव, कविता की दुनिया के नक्शे में असाधारण महत्व रखता है. क्यूँकि इसी मिट्टी से ओज़ की कविता के एक सूर्य का जन्म हुआ था, जिसका नाम था, रामधारी सिंह दिनकर. दिनकर जब कविता की धरती पर आए तो भावों के परिंदे जाग उठे. भाषा ने नयी … Continue reading राष्ट्र-कवि रामधारी सिंह ‘दिनकर’ …. मृत्युंजय !!
In the modern India there was born a hero who was desperate to fight against the British Raj and his leadership qualities were so intensive that attracted people without a second thought. Let's meet one of the greatest heroes of Modern India. Early Life: Schooling, Christianity and first Revolt Birsa was born at Bamba in … Continue reading Birsa Munda-The first tribal martyr