Monthly Archives: October 2016

What is the true meaning of the 3rd verse of the Soundarya Lahiri?

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By Sunil Kumar According to online sources; the meaning of the 3rd verse of the Soundarya Lahiri(probably by Pushpadanta and Adi Shankaracharya) is; “Shridevi! The dust of your lotus feet is: Island city of the Suns removing the darkness of …

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Is there any truth that FICCI or a group of Indian capitalists lobbied to get Bhagat Singh hanged?

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By Sunil Kumar Although the FICCI was established in 1927 by G.D Birla and Purshottam Das Thakurdas on the advice of M.K Gandhi; pre-independence India did not have industrial bodies with great power and influence; such as today. It was …

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How did Modi and Swamy manage to evade arrest during Emergency? How was life affected?

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By Sunil Kumar My answer originally appeared on a knowledge-sharing network; Quora. Actually; S. Swamy’s story is more thrilling than Modi’s. According to the book “The Emergency” by Coomi Kapoor and online interviews given by Mr. Swamy; he and JP Narayan …

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Did Helena actually conspire with her father to destroy Bindusara?

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By Sunil Kumar Television history is usually a soap-opera; mostly far from reality; spiced up to feed the audience with intriguing storylines; and keep them engaged. Now; the real story is sometimes even stranger than fiction. According to the academic …

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Would you visit Westworld?

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By Sunil Kumar Would be an interesting experience. There should also be scope for mods; tweaks in the whole spectrum; so that we could visit different times and places. Related articles CIO interview: Mia Forsäng, Swedish municipality Vara

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How did the 1975 Emergency shape the future of Indian politics?

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By Sunil Kumar Thanks. 41 years since the 1975 Emergency. Indian politics has altered beyond belief in this time period. The immediate consequence of Indira Gandhi’s experiment was that India had a non-Congress government for the first time. Jayaprakash Narayan’s …

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