Monthly Archives: October 2016

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


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?


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?


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?


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?


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?


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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