Today my post is about War

We all loath war: its cruelty, the blood, suffering, uselessness of it… Yet, throughout human history, wars were fought and some were very necessary. The Kurukshetra war, for example, as…

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War Council

Today’ post seems most relevant to me: the meeting of #MaharanaPratap 's War council. Now we know that Maharana was a man of the people: he was not surrounded by…

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VVIP

Let me tell you friends, because I spend a lot of time in Delhi and have met most politicians: your MP's, Ministers, high bureaucrats, Supreme Court judges, army generals, live…

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Dear friends, all my life as journalist and writer, I have tried to defend your great country: India or Bharat. I have written 1000’s of articles, nearly 30 books, both…

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Sacrifice

Today's final post on the month of #MaharanaPratap is about SACRIFICE. We see that every avatar that came on Earth, gave His or Her Whole, without a second thought, with…

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RECOGNIZE WHO THE ENEMY IS

Again friends, your history books are written upside down: villains like Aurangzeb, Tippu Sultan, Nehru who did so much damage to India’s fabric that it will take generations to wipe…

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Qualities of a Ruler

Again, we come back to the qualities of a great ruler, that may seem, from a Gandhian, Buddhist or Christian point of view, wrong. To my mind, a great ruler…

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Mother India

This is one of my favourite paintings: I gave the instructions to the painter myself as I wanted #MaharanaPratap to bow down to Bharat Mata – as he did indeed…

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