How did the Marathas help the Sikhs?

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By Sunil Kumar The story of North India is slightly different from the West(or Maharashtra- The HQ of the Marathas) but there was/is a strand of continuity in the entire Indian subcontinent. After the great Vijayanagara empire was destroyed by …

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Why did the British give the title Sir to Allama Iqbal? Was he a man of Brits, who worked for the interest of Britain in India?

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By Sunil Kumar  While the other answer is factually correct in stating that knighthood and the consequent “Sir” is given for some notable achievement in the field; the British Empire of the time usually recognised people from the Indian colonies …

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Why does Gandhi get all the credit for Indian independence when the British left India largely because of the damage Hitler had caused to them in WWII? Shouldn’t he get blamed for the partition of the country & the death of millions of Sikhs/Muslims?

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By Sunil Kumar M.K Gandhi gets all the credit for Indian freedom as he was the most “famous” icon of Indian Independence. Rabindranath Tagore transformed Mohandas into a “Mahatma”. The British left India due to multiple reasons: a “naval” mutiny …

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What will happen to the BJP after Narendra Modi?

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By Sunil Kumar  Undeniable fact that PM Narendra Modi’s charisma; his fame/infamy(depending on your personal opinion) has led to a resurgence of the BJP. The BJP was in a very fractured state before the rise of Modi; and it …

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Why wasn’t the vice-president Gopal Swarup Pathak made the president of India after his term unlike his predecessors?

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By Sunil Kumar Interesting question. For this we have to delve a little into the politics of 60s and 70s India; and the labyrinth of Delhi’s bureaucracy. As everybody knows in India; the office of President is not nearly as …

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