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- anshuman tiwari

जीएसटी का इलाजयदि कोई बंदर कंप्यूटर के की बोर्ड को लंबे वक्त तक लगातार मनचाहे ढंग से पीटता रहे तो वह कभी न कभी अक्षरों का ऐसा पैटर्न बना लेगा जो शेक्सपियर की कविता [...]

- anshuman tiwari

खर्च करेंगे तो बचेंगेहम सरकार से सहमत या असहमत हो सकते हैं लेकिन अर्थव्यवस्था में ढलान से तो गाफिल नहीं होंगे.माना कि सरकार ने टैक्स (जीएसटी) थोपने में कोई मुरव्वत नहीं की [...]

- anshuman tiwari

हस्ती कायम रहे हमारीशंख और लिखित परम तपस्वी ऋषि थे. दोनों सगे भाई. एक दिन लिखित, शंख के आश्रम पर पहुंचे. शंख कहीं गए हुए थे. भूखे लिखित, आश्रम के वृक्षों से फल तोड़कर खाने [...]

- anshuman tiwari

आइये, चीन से लड़ते हैंकहां? डोकलाम पठार पर?नहीं. चावड़ी बाजार में.दुआ कीजिए कि भूटान के पठार पर चीन से दो-दो हाथ न हो (तनाव घटने लगा है) लेकिन चावड़ी बाजार में चीन से जंग करन [...]

- anshuman tiwari

ऑक्सीजन की कमीऑक्सीजन चाहिए तो सवालों को रोपते-उगाते रहिए.लोकतंत्र को ऑक्सीजन इसी हरियाली से मिलती है. सवाल जितने लहलहाएंगे, गहरे, घने और छतनार होते जाएंगे, लोकतंत् [...]

Posts in category HISTORY

LUCKNOW AND ABDUL HALIM SHARAR

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  In 1775, Asaf-ud-daula chose the ancient city of Lucknow as his capital. More interested in refined enjoyments than military conquests like his predecessors, he was the right ally for the British. But it was not possible for Asaf-ud-daula to immerse himself in total luxury under the watchful eyes of his mother, the much-respected Bahu [...]

Aurangzeb: History as Nationalist Pro...

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He tossed a coin and it fell on the floor and the packed audience looked at the speaker in curious anticipation. It was at the Physics Lecture Theatre or PLT1 at the Presidency College, Calcutta – sometime in the 1960s. It was the turn of this science student to proclaim the superiority of science over arts. His opponent had just finished a [...]

Malayalam verses of a German Priest

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German missionaries have been known for the interest they showed in the study of Indian languages, culture, customs, and religion and for their meticulous documentation and methodology. Though they were looked at with caution and skepticism for their religious bias, their works later on proved to be treasure troves for the study and understa [...]

Bonn- the Benares on Rhine

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Having arrived in rather alien surroundings of Bonn, I was searching for similarities it had with Bangalore, Delhi or my hometown, Varanasi. These are the three cities where I had spent a majority of the last decade. Chaos had made way for order, polluted air and smog had suddenly disappeared, Maruti Altos had transformed into Volkswagens, a [...]

Anglo-Indians: A Forgotten Chapter of...

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During the 2012 London Olympics, tube stations have been temporarily renamed after the greatest heroes in Olympic history. There are three Indians in the special Olympic Legends map – two of them, Dhyan Chand and his brother Roop Singh are well known. But even Indians using the Bushey station of busy London tube may not able to recall the i [...]

No country for fallen soldier

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What is our name? Ghadar(Revolution). What is our work? Ghadar. Where will be the revolution? In India…” Within a few years – thus started the first issue of The Ghadar, published from San Francisco on 1 November, 1913. With the publication of this weekly magazine in Urdu and Punjabi began the Ghadar movement. In its famous masthe [...]

Renaissance King of Gondal

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When we hear of an Indian Prince of 19th-20th century, the first image, which comes to our mind, is that of limitless luxury and self-indulgence. Could you imagine an Indian ruler in late 19th century, who studied medicine abroad, became a Fellow of Royal Society, made women’s education free and compulsory in 1880s and abolished taxes in his [...]

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