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Indian History Part 72 Disputed Origins: The Continuing Debate

Canberra, 16 March 2019  The first reality that is noticeable regarding the great Vijayanagar Empire is that unlike many other famous, and infamous kingdoms, it is named after a city with the title ‘Empire’ added to it. It is opined that calling this great Hindu empire, unquestionably the greatest in medieval India, by the name […]

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Indian History Part 63: The Bridge Between Two Eras

Canberra, 16 February 2018 The geo-cultural axis, forged along the ancient trade routes that wound its way east through the Khyber and Bolan Passes, gradually became migratory corridors into North India. Subsequently they linked South Asia and the Iranian plateau by joining Lahore to Delhi. At Delhi the migratory route trifurcated—one led directly south to […]

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FROM INDUS TO INDEPENDENCE: A TREK THROUGH INDIAN HISTORY: Part 13

Canberra, 15 June 2013 PENINSULAR INDIA: OF PEOPLES AND LANGUAGES Peninsular India is normally divided by historians into the Deccan and Southern India, the separation being effected by the Krishna and the Tungabhadra rivers. This is primarily because the southernmost part of the peninsula has a character of its own [the geographic differences have been […]

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