When Nehru became the PM of India on August 15, 1947, this was the map of India; Radcliffe line had … More
Very often, the two stalwarts of Indian Independence are pitted against each other with the following questions Question: Who was … More
So, an RSS friend asked me, what is wrong in having a Hindu Rashtra; what is the big deal! My … More
Mohan Singh was earlier a Captain in the Punjab Batallion of British Indian Army fighting in Malaya. He was a … More
Asal Uttar Battle in Khemkaran Sector of Punjab is a landmark battle of 1965 Indo-Pak War.
“There are no Black Holes” – he said It was during engineering that I read this book – A Brief … More
Punjab ke tukde hazaar hue, koi yahaan gira, koi wahaan gira
History suiting your Varna or religion. That’s knowledge for you. Fight for it with life.
This day, 351 years ago, 5th January, 1666 – Patna. This man was born, who later became the tenth Guru … More
The background for the violence being propagated in the name of Islam; and the need for reform.
Jerusalem! Trumped! It has been in conflict for ages, the Jews, the Assyrians, the Persians, the Romans, Popes, Caliphs, Crusades, … More
एक वो पीढ़ी, बुज़ुर्गों की; बड़ी हुई घृणा के दौर में, भारत का विभाजन देखा, किन्तु हमें दिया सुनहरा,सुरम्य बचपन, समस्त प्रतिकूलता से भिन्न. मुझे याद … More
Time to heal 1984 – anybody listening?
Punjab’s regional assertions of identity must be addressed as regional issues ought to be; and the press and other stakeholders must ensure that they should’nt paint Punjab’s assertions as a Hindu-Sikh communal issue.
The new great game; as China’s string of pearls entangles with India’s string of flowers.
Maharshi Dayanand, in his book ‘Satyartha Prakash’ has savagely attacked Sikhism; and so has he attacked many other Indian religions like Vaishnavism, … More
A homogenous vision of India is never the answer for a sub-continent like India We need to acknowledge our heterogeneity and recognise that we are a comity of nations tied in the idea of India.
I feel that Indian Music, especially the independent musician scene, is not a patch on the Pakistani counterpart. Pakistani musicians … More
The Indian press does not seem even-handed and impartial; each media house seems to have its own agenda.
Cow slaughter as per Sikhism. To beef or not to beef!