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Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran

(Cover picture courtesy of Goodreads.)

When the British Empire sets its sights on India in the 1850s, it expects a quick and easy conquest. After all, India is not even a country, but a collection of kingdoms on the subcontinent.

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Rani Lakshmibai

The Brave Queen of JHANSI

Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi was probably the bravest of all the leaders who fought for India’s independence against the mighty British. 890 more words

India's Freedom Fighters

Khajuraho – Conversations with Stones

My blog’s title might catch attention of a few perverts but let me assure you that it’s not what it sounds like.

My introduction to Khajuraho happened last year when a few friends I met in Banaras invited me to Khajuraho and I joined them on a road trip. 564 more words


Adventures of Hablu and Gablu - Gwalior Fort,India

“A journey is best measured in friends,rather than miles”

“Did you know Gwalior Fort is 3 km long and 1 km wide in some places ?” I asked Gablu with astonishment written large on my face. 1,780 more words


Before Swetha, actresses Yamuna, Kinnera, Bhuvaneswari...

Shweta Basu’s incident truly shook the entire film dom not just the Tollywood. And media started to delve into the ugly side of the arc lights industry rather deeply! 239 more words


Trains and Cars

Today I rode an India train.  There is apparently some stat stating that pretty much at anyone time in India the entire population of Australia is on a train here.  677 more words

Patricia Marie Wardley (1927-1952)

Photograph of Patricia Marie Wardley with Tabby the sheep in Jhansi, India taken in 1939. Today would have been Pat’s 87th birthday.

Happy birthday Great Aunt Pat!