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Smiling Buddha Operation
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Smiling Buddha Operation

India had its first nuclear explosion in May 1974. If we understand the domestic and international events from 1970 onwards,  we can easily understand the compulsion of the Indian government’s decision to make nuclear explosions. In 1973, the Yom-Kippur War […]

This much was part and parcel of the Shimla agreement.
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Shimla Agreement : Versailles Syndrome

In the Bangladesh War of Independence,  India’s victory was decisive. It was a complete defeat of Pakistan.  The 93000 Pakistani troops that laid down their arms at Dhaka were in Indian custody. Nearly 5000 square miles of Pakistani territories were […]

Russian Card In The Revolt Of 1857
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Russian Card In The Revolt Of 1857

There were many reasons for the outbreak of the revolt of 1857. Most of the reasons were domestic. But the historian Elena Karatchkova has highlighted one international factor for the outbreak. According to Elena Karatchkova, the British believed that Tsarist […]

Gandhiji A Political Saint or Saintly Politician - Historical approaches Gandhiji in a different way.
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Gandhiji : A Political Saint or Saintly Politician.

Different historical approaches viewed Gandhiji in a different way. Imperial historians like Judith Brown described Gandhiji as a political opportunist. Marxist historians consider Gandhi‘s “non-violence” as a tool to transfer power peacefully to the bourgeois class. The subaltern historians had […]

Revisiting the revolt of 1857 played a very important event in modern India. There is no consensus on whether the revolt was pre-planned or spontaneous.
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Revisiting The Revolt of 1857

The Revolt of 1857 played a very important event in modern India. There is no consensus on whether the revolt was pre-planned or spontaneous. The historian Kama Maclean has tried to throw light on this issue. So, she provided the […]

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