Hinduism and Religious Tolerance

Written by Ibn Muhammad Among the most widely propagated myths in the world today is that Hinduism is the most tolerant religion and that it has had no history of persecuting the followers of other faiths. The advocates of Hinduism leave no stone unturned to make the masses believe this myth. The most favourite tactic […]

Indus Valley Civilisation: Who were they?

Marshall could never forcefully claim the Dravidian affiliation of the Indus Valley civilisation. For Wheeler, 37 skeletons vindicated his mentor. ‘It may be no conjecture… Aryans slaughtered aborigine men, women and children,’ he said in a 1947 article in the Bulletin of Archaeological Survey. But Hindu nationalists were not at ease with the Aryan Invasion […]

Aryan invasion and the fall of Indus empire

Nomadic Aryans invaded India ca. 1500 BC destroying the Indus valley civilization and exterminating the Indus inhabitants. Thus ended the most brilliant civilization of the ancient world. Subsequent to this invasion, India was plunged into 2000 years of the Vedic Dark Ages. When cities were built again, it was under Scytho-Greek influence. The ziggurat of […]

Shivaji The Mountain Rat

Written by Sulaiman Razvi Battles between Indian Hindu and Muslim kings are depicted as religious wars. Indian history has been reinterpreted by Hindutvadis to suit their vested interest so much so that even Hindu rulers who faced crushing defeats at the hands of Muslim rulers are hailed as heroes just because they fought Muslims. This […]