Why didn’t the British capture or invade the 584 princely states during the pre-independence era?

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By Sunil Kumar Simple answer- It suited them. And, they didn’t want a repeat of 1857. Refresher 101 on Indian History- After the revolt in 1857, the British were shit scared, literally. So in 1858, India came under direct control …

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What would’ve happened if M.K. Gandhi was assassinated by the British?

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By Sunil Kumar What makes you think the British didn’t have some indirect role to play in his assassination? Winston Churchill openly favoured Jinnah and the Muslims, disliked Gandhi who he had once dismissed as a ‘half-naked’ fakir visiting the …

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Who was your favorite Jungle Book character?

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By Sunil Kumar My favourite Jungle Book Character – a tough one. In fact, I like three – Baloo, Bagheera and the villain Sher Khan. The first one as he is endearing, the second one due to his pragmatism and …

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In Jalliawala Bagh incident, did General dyer obey orders of British empire or did he act based on his wisdom?

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By Sunil Kumar Colonel Reginald Edward Harry Dyer also known as the ‘Butcher of Amritsar’ was a loyal servant of the British Empire. Although he was widely known as “General Dyer”, in reality he was not so. He was only …

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Why do Indians believe that India never invaded other countries? Didn’t Ashoka, Maurya and others actually have kingdoms upto Afghanistan and beyond?

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By Sunil Kumar Yes, you are partially correct. However, Afghanistan in ancient times was part of the Indic sphere of influence and were technically in the Indian subcontinent. If you launch into an analogy of comparison with the new-fangled Western …

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¿Quién fue la chica más rara que has conocido y por qué?

By Sunil Kumar La chica más extraña o más singular que he conocido, una pregunta interesante. Con el debido respeto hacia las mujeres y las niñas, ha habido una parte de las extrañas con las que he interactuado. Esto no …

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¿Cuál es la mejor empresa, entre las 4 grandes empresas, en la India?

By Sunil Kumar La respuesta a esta pregunta es muy subjetiva. No entiendo si desea que la empresa tenga las mejores finanzas o el mejor entorno de trabajo. Esos nuevamente serían juicios que varían de persona a persona. Actualmente, las …

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पुतीन हे साधारण २०१२ पासून रशियाचे राष्ट्राध्यक्ष आहेत. कोणत्या कारणांमुळे ते एवढे यशस्वी नेता म्हणून कार्यांगत आहेत?

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By Sunil Kumar मला वाटते की रशियाचा इतिहास सोव्हिएत युनियनचा ब्रेक झाल्यानंतर आणि व्लादिमीर पुतिनबद्दल थोडी थोडी माहिती आहे. जागतिक पातळीवरील रशिया मुख्यत्वे त्याच्या आकारामुळे आणि साम्यवादांचे जागतिक प्रचारामुळे फार महत्वाचे आहे. गोर्बाचेव्ह आणि सोव्हिएत युनियनचे विघटन झाल्यानंतर रशियाला काही …

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Who gives Moksha?

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By Sunil Kumar The definition and meaning of Moksha depends on your belief system. From the original Sanskrit root to set free or liberate, moksha attained profound levels in practically every Indic religion where it meant that one was to …

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Isn’t it odd that the “Statue of Unity” has been given an English title when names like “Broach”, “Bombay”, “Baroda”, “Calcutta” and others have been removed to pacify nationalists?

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By Sunil Kumar This is a non-issue and descriptive of the trivial time-wasting frivolity modern Indians indulge in. What else could the government have named the statue in English? Before you label me as subscribing to a particular ideology, kindly …

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