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 9 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Are we using the wrong calendar to mark human history?
By Scroll staff

A new calendar aims to incorporate all cultures and histories.

When does the human history begin? The answer lies in the way we count years ? before and after a significant event ? that is today based on the year Jes... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
The East India Company: The original corporate raiders
By William Dalrymple
Guardian - 2015

For a century, the East India Company conquered, subjugated and plundered vast tracts of south Asia. The lessons of its brutal reign have never been more relevant.

One of the very first Indian wor... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 Video
Video:
Shashi Tharoor - Exclusive Interview by Karan Thapar on his book 'An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India'.

Watch on Youtube:

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 27 Nov 2016 Article/Essay
New Book Review:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

Shashi Tharoor: You can?t revenge yourself upon history, history is its own revenge
By Manik Sharma
FirstPost - Nov 5, 2016

Shashi Tharoor's new book ? An Era of... Read More
 27 Nov 2016 New Books
New Book:
An Era of Darkness: The British Empire in India
By Shashi Tharoor
Published by Aleph Book Company - 26 October 2016

Buy this Book:

http://amzn.to/2gjLgcC

Book Summary:

In 1930, the American historian and philosopher Will Durant wrote that Britain?s ?conscious and deliberate bleeding... Read More
 27 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
On Matrilineal Nairs , Diversity , and the nature of Uniformity to destroy Diversity
By Sunny Narang

The Khasis of Meghalaya and the Nairs of Kerala are both the uniquely matrilineal clans of India .

Jaintia and Garos are also matrilineal in Meghalaya but not so well known or historica... Read More
 10 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Evolution of Strategic Culture Based on Sun Tzu and Kautilya - A Civilisational Connect
By Col. Harjeet Singh
Published by Centre for Land Warfare Studies, New Delhi - 2016

The Art of War by Sun Tzu and Arthasastra by Kautilya rank among the finest war and political discourses ever writt... Read More
 10 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Chanakya and Machiavelli ? Two Realists in Comparison
By Jaideep A.Prabhu

?Politics,? Ronald Reagan once said, ?is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.? Today, the former US president?s words may seem trit... Read More
 6 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Rama and Homer - An argument that in the Indian epics Homer found the theme of his two great poems
By Arthur Lillie
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London - 1912

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 2 Oct 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
The Scientific Dating of the Mahabharat War
By Dr.P.V.Vartak

The Mahabharat has excercised a continuous and pervasive influence on the Indian mind for milleniums. The Mahabharat, orginally written by Sage Ved Vyas in Sanskrut, has been translated and adapted into numerous languages and ha... Read More
 2 Oct 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Plot in Indian Chronology
By Pandit Kota Venkatachalam
Published by the Author in Vijayawada - 1953

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"The present volume is a mine of information which may benefit all sorts of readers, pa... Read More
 27 Sep 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History
By Sanjeev Sanyal
Published by Penguin Random House India (10 August 2016)

Buy this book:

http://amzn.to/2dpkI8x

Interview with Sanjeev Sanyal

Wave Theory: Sanjeev Sanyal on how the Indian Ocean shaped human history
By Su... Read More
 20 Sep 2016 Video
Video:
Lecture on Antiquity of Indian Medical Systems

Dr. Raj Vedam of Indian History Awareness and Research, Houston presents "Antiquity of Indian Medical Systems". The origins of Ayurveda are traced, the antiquity of early works discussed, a re-dating of Susruta is proposed, and the transmiss... Read More
 7 Sep 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Date of the Maha Bharata War and the Kali Yugadhi
By K. Srinivasa Raghavan
Printed at Srigam Printers, Madras - 1969

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Image:
Mahabharata War, Angkor Wat, Cambodia Read More
 29 Jul 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
Jambudwipa: The Seeds Of Political Unity In The Indian Subcontinent
By Sumedha Verma Ojha
Swarajya - July 29, 2016

The peacock flag of the Mauryans was the first to unify the Indian subcontinent under one political rule. From the Kubha River of modern Kabul in the north to the Vaigai R... Read More
 25 Jul 2016 Video
Video Lecture:
Indian Civilization: History of Astronomy in India
Part 2

Raj Vedam of Indian History Awareness & Research (IHAR) highlights the mainstream narrative of Indian history and discusses the history of astronomy in India in this Part 2 of a 3-Part talk, delivered in Houston, Texas, on ... Read More
 18 Jul 2016 Video
Video Lecture:
Indian Civilization: Genetic History of India
Part 1

Raj Vedam of Indian History Awareness & Research (IHAR) highlights the mainstream narrative of Indian history and discusses the genetic history of India.

How did it all begin?

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 17 Jul 2016 Event
Invitation for a lecture in Bangalore:

The Erased History of Ancient India
By Raj Vedam
at the Rotary Club, Lavelle Road, Bangalore
at 7 pm on Monday, 18th July 2016
All are welcome

"The mainstream narration of Indian prehistory and history leave a lot to be desired. It is increasingly clear t... Read More
 4 Jun 2016 Article/Essay
Book Extract:
Birth and Early Development of Indian Astronomy
By Subhash Kak
Published January 15, 2001

This paper provides an overview of the birth and early development of Indian astronomy. Taking account of significant new findings from archaeology and literary analysis, it is shown that earl... Read More
 8 May 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Why is the world so obsessed with India?s caste system?
By Sahana Singh
Indiafacts - 5 May 2016

There is an obsessive tendency to project the caste system as a form of social exclusivism found only in India. Clearly, not enough attention is being directed to the history of social hierarch... Read More