The Huns emerged as a dominant power during the period of the Guptas. This new barbarian race of central Asia
Ancient Indian Universities: The Forgotten Centers of learning and higher education
Background: Rise of Ancient Indian Universities Ancient India is filled with anecdotes about the rise and fall of the empires.
Vakataka Empire (250-500AD): The Rise of the Vindhyakas
Background: Origin of the Vakatakas In our previous articles, we shed light on some of the magnificent monarchs of the
Sunga Empire (185 BCE to 75 BCE): The Story of a forgotten Empire of Ancient India
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Persian Invasion of India (6th Century BCE): Short Story of Ancient India-Persian Relation
Background The northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent had witnessed a series of lethal invasions. The Greeks, and central Asian
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Maharaja Surajmal: Hindu Jat King who fought countless battles against invaders
Maharaja Surajmal was born on 13 February 1707. This is the same date in history on the day when Aurangzeb died. King Surajmal is taken with great pride among the kings who have a special place in north India for giving a befitting reply to the invasion of the Mughals. He was the son of Raja Badan Singh. Maharaja Surajmal was a skilled administrator, visionary, and a wealthy emperor of diplomacy. Surajmal had become everyone’s favorite in Braj Pradesh due to his bravery from adolescence.