If India was not granted independence in August 1947, would Ceylon have gained freedom from British occupation on February 4, 1948?


By Sunil Kumar    No; most probably. The Indian empire was the foundation for most of British expansion in South Asia as well as East Asia(Malaya, Singapore, Hong Kong, the Opium wars in China etc). The “Jewel in …

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Indian Summer: The Bose Mystery


By Sunil Kumar In the pantheon of Indian icons; Subhash Chandra Bose remains a singularly fascinating and enigmatic figure. The national drama for independent India involved the sacrifice of innumerable people who remain unsung; without the obvious iconography of famous …

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