Reclaim History

Busting the myth of Mughal economic superiority

Indian Marxist and Liberal historians and intellectuals alike have long fantasised about the apparent “glories” of the Mughal Empire and how “prosperous” it was, economically speaking. This article is an…


Unsung heroes of Bharatavarsha — the tale of Raja Bhoja

The year is 1024. After fierce resistance from valiant Hindu devotees, Mahmud of Ghazni emerges victorious, barbarically smashes the sacred Shivalinga and burns the beautiful temple — massacring 50,000 Hindus…






Colonizers were monsters in their own time

The nine-year-olds taken as sex slaves by Christopher Columbus were not like ‘this is a great guy’. While they were being raped or beaten and thrown overboard, they certainly knew that these men were…




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Majority South Asians are descendants of Harappans

Majority of South Asians today are descendants of Harappans, says veteran archaeologist Prof Vasant Shinde. “The genetic evidence coupled with archaeological evidence indicates continuity till today,” said Prof Shinde, former…