History Books

India's Biggest Cover-up

India’s Biggest Cover-up | Anuj Dhar | Book Review

SUBJECT: 5/5 RESEARCH: 5/5 WRITING STYLE: 5/5 RELEVANCE: 5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 5/5 The nation cried on August 21st1945, when the news of Netaji SC Bose’s death reached India. Many believed in the news but a few knew there was something amiss. They would never accept this incident to be true and would make it the …

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Chanakya The Kingmaker and the Philosopher

Chanakya: The Kingmaker and the Philosopher | Anu Kumar | Book Review

PLOT: 2.5/5 CHARACTERS: 3/5 WRITING STYLE: 3/5 CLIMAX: 2.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 I recently got the opportunity to review the book Chanakya: The Kingmaker and the Philosopher written by Anu Kumar. Almost all of us would have heard of Chanakya. He was one of the wisest men in the history of India and he was responsible for …

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Mastani

Mastani | Kusum Choppra | Book Review

SUBJECT: 4/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3.5/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 4/5 Well, if Jane Austen were alive today and if she were to read “Mastani”, it would change her perception of history. This book is the story of Mastani, one of the most misunderstood characters of Indian History. Most of us have either, never heard about …

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AYODHYA The Dark Night

AYODHYA: The Dark Night | K. Jha & D. Jha | Book Review

SUBJECT: 5/5 RESEARCH: 4/5 WRITING STYLE: 3/5 ENTERTAINMENT QUOTIENT: 3/5 If I was to decide on 5 events that have influenced modern-day India, the “Babri Masjid demolition” would certainly feature on that list. On 6th December 1992, the structure was demolished by Karsevaks and this site has been under religious pressure since then. To millions …

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