Why did no one ever dethrone the Mughals despite the fact that Delhi was conquered so many times by the Maratha, Durrani, British, etc.?


By Sunil Kumar Interesting question. I will attempt to analyze the three disparate forces mentioned here and possible reasons for why nobody ever tried to dethrone the Mughals. After the invasions in the early 11th century, the Sultanates starting from …

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Why were Muslims considered a big reason for the Revolt of 1857?


By Sunil Kumar Muslims were one of the reasons behind the 1857 Revolt; which is called “The First War of Indian Independence” in India; and rather uncharitably as “The Mutiny” by British historians. Now; consider India circa 1857. The mighty …

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