Tag Archives: Jawaharlal Neheru

Hello Indian August – how our grand parent welcomed freedom 68 years ago ?

A chapter in the book “Freedom at Midnight” by Dominique Lapierre & Larry Collins that I read many years ago in Pune knocked me three years back while I was going through some old newspaper archives. I tried to match … Continue reading

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“Saptapadi” – the prelude of a classic novel & movie

You may fall from your chair to read it in 2015 but the fact remains that in 1960 Bengal  was the most industrially advanced state of India.It’s industrial output was much higher than Gujarat,Karnataka,Hariyana & Tamilnadu. Except Maharashtra there was … Continue reading

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India’s debacle of 1962 : A stigma that we can not hush up.

“No country likes to record it’s gloom history.” 50 years ago when mankind was yet to experience the magic of information boom & zingoism was order of the day it was just a common principle.This is what our Statistic teacher … Continue reading

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