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Kakori Train Robbery

On 9th August 1925, members of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) looted the government treasury from the mail train near Kakori, 22 km from Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). The Kakori Train Robbery, also known as the Kakori Conspiracy took place… Continue Reading →

Chalukya dynasty

The Chalukya dynasty  was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled large parts of southern and central India between the 6th and the 12th centuries. During this period, they ruled as three related yet individual dynasties. The earliest dynasty, known as… Continue Reading →

The siribhoovalaya

The Siribhoovalaya is a unique work of multi-lingual literature written by Kumudendu Muni, a Jain monk. The work is unique in that it employs not alphabets, but is composed entirely in Kannada numerals.The Saangathya metre of Kannada poetry is employed… Continue Reading →

Zero Mile Stone

Zero Mile Stone is a monument locating the geographical center of colonial India in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. The Zero Mile Stone was erected by the British who used this point to measure all the distances. The Zero Mile… Continue Reading →

Mariam-uz-Zamani urf Jodha Bai – Queen Mother of Hindustan

Mariam-uz-Zamani Begum, also known as Heer Kunwari, Hira Kunwari, Harka Bai or Jodha Bai, (October 1,1542 – May 19, 1623) was an Empress of the Mughal Empire. She was the first chief Rajput wife of Emperor Akbar (though Akbar already… Continue Reading →

Akbar’s Navratans

The Mughal ruler Akbar, despite his illiteracy, was a great lover of the artists and intellectuals. His passion for knowledge and interest in learning from great minds attracted him to men of genius to his court, known as the nine… Continue Reading →

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