A Game of Thrones Made Gandhi Mahatma

It is said that Gandhi was given the epithet Mahatma by Rabindranath Tagore. The first time he was officially called as Mahatma was in 1938 and the story which made him officially Mahatma doesn't seem to be straightforward enough. It came at a time of intense politicking in CP-Berar and one may want to question if this title is the route of ascendancy of one group over the other.

If Christmas was a pagan holiday!!

Why is Christmas celebrated on December 25th? The popular perception says, it is Jesus’ birthday. However, if one reconsider that belief, no such records exist in the Bible, or elsewhere, suggesting Jesus was born on that date.

The truth of Nehru Building Technical Institutions

The creation of a major central institute for post-graduate medical education and research had been recommended by the Health survey of the government of India, a decade ago in 1946. Though the idea was highly appreciated, money was a concern. It took another 10 years for Rajkumari Amrit Kaur to collect adequate funds, and lay the foundation of India’s number one medical institute and hospital. Nehru, as a PM didn't even bothered to help with funding the idea of setting up an AIIMS.


We know the outcome of the 1971 war. Do we realize that this war saw the death of Pakistan, a dystopic nation and birth of a new religious bigot - Bangladesh. Do we know the history & the battles that made the 16th December surrender, a foregone conclusion?