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Ideology of Martyr Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh ( 28 September 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian nationalist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. 552 more words

The First Comrade I Ever Knew.

On an unusually cold day in August 2014 we laid a Comrade to rest. Not comrade as in friend but a man who had earned the title of Comrade in the trenches of the struggle for the emancipation of the people of South Africa. 1,403 more words

Personal Insights

7 Things Every Black Person Should Know About the Reconstruction Era

Most of us have heard about the Reconstruction Era, but quite a few people know very little about it.  So, one of our bloggers put together a quick primer to make sure that you and your child know the basics of this period, which took place right after the Civil War. 298 more words


India's Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra: A review

Forty-eighth book reviewed as part of the 130 Challenge.

In India, we are taught about our freedom struggle for almost 5 years as part of the high school curriculum. 480 more words

130 Challenge

Madan Mohan Malaviya

Personal Life

  • Better known as “Mahamana”, Malaviya was born in 1861 and died in 1946 (a year before Independence)
  • Lawyer by profession


Banaras Hindu University

Andaman-Day 2

The second day of my Andaman trip was quite interesting indeed! It started off with a visit to Ross Island.  Ross Island was earlier the capital of the Andaman Islands, during the British rule.   328 more words


Prabhakaran – a Pioneer in Military Discipline

To the memory of Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of LTTE, and his erstwhile colonels (other than traitors like Karuna and K.P.), I submit this felicitous essay on his 60th birthday. 1,299 more words