Is the Wodeyar dynasty of Karnataka (Mysore) an extension of Lord Krishna’s Yadu dynasty?

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By Sunil Kumar   A lot of kings, petty chieftains and politicians claim descent from the gods; or being Suryavanshi(the sun) or Chandravanshi(the moon). You should recognise it for what it is; an attempt to instil or garner respect …

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What is a micro history book?

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By Sunil Kumar A microhistory book is as the name suggests an intensive investigation into a small unit of research(for example; a single individual, a village, community or event). However; it aims to be profound in its scope and ask …

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Choked

By Sunil Kumar This week’s book review. Finished reading “Choked” by Pallavi Aiyar. Relatively quickly; within a day. The book is an instructive insight into pollution; and like for most women; the author’s interest was piqued after the birth of …

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