Summer Retreat Hill Stations in India

Hill stations have been popular in India since ancient times due to the presence of shrines and religious places, as well as for scenic beauty. During British rule, some of the hill stations near important cities in India got a new lease of life. The British could not tolerate the heat in India during theContinue reading “Summer Retreat Hill Stations in India”

Double Decker Bus in India

Double-decker buses seem to be a bit off-topic when it comes to the mass rapid transit system in big cities. While regular single-decker buses are a common medium of transport for most people, double-decker buses are viewed as a luxury tourist bus, or a festival, or even a movie shooting. Little did most people knowContinue reading “Double Decker Bus in India”

Commemorating Dandi March

During the peak of British rule, Mahatma Gandhi decided to disobey the salt rules of the British that provided them a monopoly in the salt trade. Early morning on 12th March 1930, Mahatma Gandhi and his 78 followers started their protest march from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmadabad to Dandi in Navsari district of Gujarat. TheContinue reading “Commemorating Dandi March”

What if India was never colonised?

The 200 years of exploitative rule by the British over the Indian subcontinent has invited several viewings (positive and negative) of this period in the World History. However, the drastic shift in the history of the subcontinent has given rise to various speculative thoughts as to what would have happened if the English explorers hadContinue reading “What if India was never colonised?”

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