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It was sold at a charity dinner.
An ancient sense of hurt and injustice.
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Tharoor was launching his latest book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India'
Very few would know that Patparganj, literally standing tall with its numerous housing societies, witnessed a battle in 1803 that defined the subsequent history of Delhi, and India too. Or that Tis Hazari, usually teeming with worn-out, anxious litigants at its famous district courts, may have been named after the 30,000 Sikh soldiers who once camped here. Or that Dhaula Kuan, literally translating to "white well", perhaps referred to a pit-stop used by Mughal emperor Shah Alam II.
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A book which forms part of the Delhi University's History curriculum calls Bhagat Singh a "revolutionary terrorist", prompting the freedom fighter's family to raise the issue with DU authorities as we...
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Talking of Akhand Bharat in today's world would make no sense because this would require the unification of India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Burma. Such a vision is impossible in today's India. The very definition of India has changed for various politicians. While a few think India should be secular, others see it as a Hindu nation. These ideological differences will never ever help India achieve its dream of Akhand Bharat.
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The British ruled over us because they knew that they could break India's integrity, turn Indians against each other and take advantage of the unrest to rule people. Right now, exactly the same thing happening.
MUMBAI — English comedian-author Russell Brand shall perform in three cities across India, for the first time, in the last week of June. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Brand has been invited...
We all crave recognition, whether it's for ourselves or for the nation to which we belong. With the UK general elections having recently concluded, we have something to be proud of: the record number of Indian-origin candidates elected to British Parliament.