Aneesh Gokhale

Aneesh Gokhale
Historian. Author of Brahmaputra - The story of Lachit Barphukan
Chhatrapati Shivaji was one of the greatest men to be born in this country. His exemplary vision and courage gave us “swarajya” from the clutches of Mughals and Turkic sultanates. A lot has been written about his prowess on the battlefield....
In 1779, a series of battles were fought between the British and the Marathas. Pune fought for its very survival and the Wadgaon battle marked the high point of the Nana – Mahadji combination. Mahadji Shinde’s marshaling of resources,...
Chhatrapati Shivaji's greatest test came a decade after his death. It came the moment his illustrious son – Chhatrapati Sambhaji was killed. All problems which had sent powerful Indian kings and their kingdoms to their deaths were now facing...
Here, a definition of “India” is essential; and India needs to be seen in terms of a civilizational nation. Meaning, that the civilization from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Balochistan to Burma is the same. There are other civilizational countries as well – primary among them are China...