Aditya Kulkarni

Aditya Kulkarni
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Indian-Kannadiga, sports fan, traveler, history enthusiast, TV and movie buff, Software Engineer, and MBA aspirant, living in the wonderful city of Bengaluru.
My grandmother is an Ayurvedic doctor. She has practiced it from more than 50 years and she is also an author of two books titled Roga Marga: An Unique Approach to Ayurvedic Practice and Roga Marga: The Strength of...
Last night, I prepared one thread on Twitter regarding the similarities between an episode in the hit HBO show Game of Thrones and an incident that occurred in 17th century India. As I was preparing this, I realized that I...
Every Sunday in my home begins by watching Rangoli on DD National. During the Independence Day or the Republic Day weekend, they air patriotic songs to celebrate the occasion. These songs often are those adapted from war movies that...
In the recent weeks, massive protests have erupted in the beautiful Darjeeling and its surrounding areas. But this protest has been going on for more than 30 years now. This is the demand for a new state called Gorkhaland...
Farmer protests have erupted in the BJP ruled states of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh and there is a chance of it being spread to Rajasthan as well. The Congress Party is claiming to be the savior of the farmers...
May 2002, India is playing the West Indies in a test match at Antigua. Anil Kumble comes out to bat with the score at 235-5 after the fall of Rahul Dravid’s wicket. The West Indies bowler Merv Dillon is...
I’m typing this using a tool produced by one American MNC on a laptop manufactured by another American MNC. I’m using Internet for reference and the connection is through an Indian private company. I’m surrounded by products of top...
One of the most trending questions of 2015 was “Why did Katappa kill Bahubali?” a reference to the 2015 blockbuster Bahubali-The Beginning. Now in 2017 when its sequel Bahubali-2 is about to release, the trending question of the day...
In pre-independent India, there were many princely states. Some were governed excellently and some were governed poorly. Some rulers were visionaries and some were downright tyrants. There were two princely states in India that were excellently administered. The rulers...
India is perhaps the only country in the world where even the worst among the tyrants are defended by certain sections of the society. One such tyrant is Aurangzeb. Leftist historians and intellectuals have defended him for decades together...
Bengaluru is known as the Silicon Valley of India. It is commonly referred to as the IT capital of India since it accounts for 70% of the exports in the IT industry in the country. A lot of credit...
The year was 1336 AD and the place was Southern part of India. All the kingdoms that had reigned over here had been destroyed by the Delhi Sultanate. The Yadavas of Devagiri, the Kakatiyas of Warangal, and even the...