How Maharaja of Nabha Defied British Authorities

Coronation of the Rebel Maharaja Ripudaman Singh (January 24, 1912)After the ascension of Maharaja Hira Singh, Ripudaman Singh succeeded to the throne of Nabha.Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha and Bhau Arjan Singh Baghardia were instrumental in cultivating religious tendency in Ripudaman Singh and was one of the most philanthropic and rebellious thinkers among the Sikh states […]

Alexander The Great’s Army Accepted Defeat at Beas River in Punjab

The Indian subcontinent campaign of Alexander the Great began in 326 BC. After conquering the Achaemenid Empire of Persia, the Macedonian king Alexander, launched a campaign into the Indian subcontinent in present-day Pakistan, part of which formed the easternmost territories of the Achaemenid Empire following the Achaemenid conquest of the Indus Valley (late 6th century BC). After gaining control of the former Achaemenid satrapy of Gandhara, including the city of Taxila, […]

Rabindra Nath Tagore’s Response to Writing World Anthem

Veteran actor Balraj Sahni, who taught in Santiniketan in the late 1930’s, asked Rabindra Nath Tagore that,“You have written many important anthems for India. Why not write an international anthem for the whole world?”“It has already been written, not only for the world but for the entire universe. It was written in the 16th century by Guru Nanak,” replied Tagore referring […]