They remained as Indians, not colonists. by Rana Safvi (DailyO.in) India gained independence in 1947 after a long freedom struggle with British imperialism. Perhaps because of that, lack of historical knowledge and sense we see all conquests as colonisation. Colonisation is described by professor Harbans Mukhia as “governance of a land and its people, now […]
Category: Rebuttal: History
A ‘miser’ who donated generously
Special Correspondent Mir Osman Ali Khan donated liberally to places of worship Along with Muslim employees, Christians and Hindus given special leave for visiting holy places The seventh Nizam also granted Rs. 1 lakh each to the Andhra and the Benaras Hindu Universities
Was Aurangzeb the most evil ruler India has ever had?
Probably not. And here are five reasons why. by Shoaib Danyal [Source: Scroll.in]
Were Muslim Rulers Iconoclasts?
By Maqbool Ahmed Siraj Much of the evidence of what Hindu nationalists claim about demolishing and desecration of temples by Muslim rulers is found in Persian sources. Now this is projected as a proof of Muslim intolerance, tyranny and despotism against Hindu subjects or the vanquished people. But it does not tell all.
Truth behind tales of Temple destruction
Name of the Book: Temple Destruction and Muslim States in Medieval India Author: Richard M. Eaton, Publisher: Hope India, Gurgaon (firstname.lastname@example.org) Year: 2004 Pages: 101 Price: Rs.225 ISBN: 81-7871-027-7 Reviewed by: Yoginder Sikand
Why Was Somanatha Raided by Mahmud of Ghazni?
Linguistic analysis of Somnatha
Aurangzeb, Mohammed Ghaznavi, Shivaji and Tipu Sultan
A famous Hindu writer writes some historical events without fear or favour. Temple Destructions:
BJP’s attempt to poison the past
By Pawan Khera http://www.abplive.in/author/pawan_khera/2014/11/30/article447526.ece/BJP%E2%80%99s-attempt-to-poison-the-past The BJP attempted to do in Aligarh Muslim University what it is best at doing – fanning communal trouble by culling out from History selective instances to further its polarizing cause.
The Muslim rule in India
by M H Faruqi Courtesy: Impact International, Vol 28, July 1998, Copyright © 1998, All Rights Reserved.
‘It’s a myth that Muslim rulers destroyed thousands of temples’
By Revati Laul The next time you are stuck in a conversation on whether India was ruled by oppressive Muslim kings or not, whether Hindus were converted en masse to Islam in medieval India, just ‘Richard Eaton’ the phenomenon and you will get your answers