Soon after getting freedom from British rule in 1947, the de-facto prime minister of India, Jawahar Lal Nehru called a meeting of army officers to select the first General of the Indian army. Nehru proposed, I think we should appoint a British officer as a General of Indian Army as we don’t have enough experience to lead … More Mr Nincompoop Nehru
British mythology would have us believe that India achieved its independence through a smooth “transfer of power” to Indian hands. More recent public discourse (initiated by Collins/Lapierre’s book and Attenborough’s movie) fosters the notion that non-violent resistance led by Gandhiji and the Congress alone led to independence. This story-line implicitly flatters the supposed British commitment … More How Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and not Indian National Congress got us Independence
Well I didn’t know being a vegetarian, I am also helping the environment !! Being a vegan state, I didn’t know India was helping the environment as well back in those times.
Some Famous quotes on India By Non-Indians. P. Johnstone: Gravitation was known to the Hindus (Indians) before the birth of Newton. The system of blood circulation was discovered by them centuries before Harvey was heard of. Emmelin Plunret: They were very advanced Hindu astronomers in 6000 BC. Vedas contain an account of the dimension of … More Famous Quotes on India By Non-Indians
A deep insight into the science behind superstitions and rituals. यहाँ दो पात्र हैं : एक है भारतीय और एक है इंडियन ! आइए देखते हैं दोनों में क्या बात होती है ! aइंडियन : ये शिव रात्रि पर जो तुम इतना दूध चढाते हो शिवलिंग पर, इस से अच्छा तो ये हो कि ये … More Science of superstition
Once my Grand mother took me to a very Ancient Lord Shiva’s Temple at my Hometown for offering Prayers. She taught me that always put some water in the vessel hanging over Shiva’s Linga and We should never cross Shiva’s Ling even during Pradakshina, instead we should should perform a semi circular/Incomplete Pradakshina – Fascinated … More Nuclear Power Plants And Lord Shiva, Similarity??
Lord Macaulay ‘s speech in british parliament famously referred to as Minute on Indian Education delivered in 1835 : I have travelled across the length and breadth of India and I have not seen one person who is a begger, who is a thief. Such wealth I have seen in this country, such high moral values, people … More Turning Point of Indian Education and Social system
Takshashila ( wrongly spelled as taxila ) Scattered references indicate that Takshashila may have dated back to at least the 5th century BCE. Takṣaśilā is reputed to derive its name from Takṣa, who was the son of Bharata, the brother of Rama, and Mandavi. Legend has it that Takṣa ruled a kingdom called Takṣa Khanda, and founded the city of … More Takshashila – The First University of the World