india

  1. Kizznyc

    Experts prove Hindi being fake language and it's originals as being artificial. Discuss

    Hindi an artificial language, says expert Hindi–Urdu controversy - Wikipedia Artificial language - Wikipedia Article 351 of constitution of India clearly indicates to hindi being a constructed language with a natural language HINDUSTANI as its base Subquestion: Is article 351 responsible for...
  2. Kizznyc

    Indian English: Are western minds capable of its comprehension?

    Since this is a native dialect of India which is the most popular in eastern hemisphere (Oceania is considered western), would there be issues understanding the manner of speech and therefore lead to misconstrual? The emotions expressed in such a dialect are distinct to western hemisphere...
  3. S

    Need opinion from Indian members | British In India

    So I saw a sort of video response to Shashi Tharoor's famous debate/speech at Oxford(Link below). What are you thoughts about the validity of the points made here? What historical inaccuracies you see in his arguments? Can you identify any Red Herrings here? Many of the statistics are...
  4. M.S. Islam

    British Empire Without India

    Without the wealth (and market) from Indian subcontinent, would the Industrial Revolution be as successful? Would the Royal Navy and British Army be as big and powerful? First point, whether such big navy/army would be needed at all without the need to upkeep the S. Asian colonies. Second...
  5. Ajathashatru

    Ancient Indian artifacts/remains of late bronze age and iron age

    What all artifacts/ archaeological remains do we have from Indian subcontinent between the decline of IVC (Middle-Late bronze age) and the establishment of Mauryan empire c.320 BCE (iron age)? The likes of sanauli chariot and dagger comes to my mind at once Also there are artifacts from...
  6. P

    what is Ganga Critters of historium?

    Historium is full of Ganga Critter (pseudo intellectual) posting fake threads and falsifying history , so who are these Ganga Critter Definition of a Ganga Critter: A Ganga Critter is a person who is mainly of North Indian origin, a densely packed and very fertile region that has been...
  7. Ajathashatru

    Archaeology Updates (India)

    This thread is intended to serve as a newsletter on important archaeology updates from the Indian subcontinent. Finds of any importance, small or big may be posted here. Images are highly entertained. Happy posting! :)
  8. D

    Found a possibly ancient settlement

    I found these artifacts near a village on the banks of a river, and I wanted some help determining how old they are. Only a few people in the village know about this site and those who do, told me that no one knows since when the settlement has been buried. The village is probably 400-500 years...
  9. wigglywaffles

    How many princely states of British India would have been viable as actual countries?

    So there were more than 500 princely states in British India at time of independence, but how many of them could have functioned as actual countries? I believe Hyderabad did try to declare independence but failed.
  10. EmperorTigerstar

    The Battle for the Indian Ocean

    Might as well make the first thread for this new section. So one thing that I think is simultaneously interesting but overlooked is the battle for trade in the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean, being the smallest non-polar ocean, is usually not discussed as much compared to the Atlantic and...
  11. R

    Scythians and Kushans are the reason north west India is highly vegetarian ?

    Out of hundreds of conquerors of India only few migrated and settled in India as Nomads and tribes. Scythians and Kushans ruled north west India for nearly 1000 years right before Islamic age and during this time we see rise of Non Vedic Caucasoid population and castes in North West India...
  12. D

    Out of India

    New report https://www.academia.edu/37026878/A_note_on_PIE_and_Nuclear_Nostratic_NN_preliminary_report
  13. B

    Facial Hair In India

    How is facial hair and different styles, associated with different groups (castes, religions, ethnicity) in India?
  14. A

    British colonial administrator of India, Indian ______

    Am I making this up? I seem to remember a story about a British colonial administrator of India who was nicknamed Indian LASTNAME. I remember this being William Jones (Indian Jones), but googling "Indian Jones" doesn't get me much. Was it someone else, or did I make this whole story up?
  15. B

    India - only major vegetarian civilization?

    Am i right in thinking that India is unique in the fact that compared to other major civilizations like China, Europe, Middle East etc. it has had a significant percent of its population being vegetarians by choice. I know in the past people didn't eat as much meat as they do now as it is an...
  16. Futurist

    After the partition of India, did India hope that Pakistan would rejoin it?

    I'm curious about this--after the partition of India, did Indian politicians and the Indian population hope that Pakistan would eventually rejoin it? Or did they already think that the partition of India was going to be permanent? Does anyone here have any information in regards to this? Also...
  17. Hanslune

    Question on a phrase in a 1884 book on India

    From the book: Gujarat and the Gujaratis: Pictures of Men and Manners Taken from Life – Behramji Merwanji Malabari https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=SXoOAAAAQAAJ&pg=GBS.PA206-IA2 ""The Marwari never deals in anything which will not bring at least cent, per cent, profit"" This is...
  18. specul8

    Where was Achaemenid India?

    According to some historical records 'India' , a part of it, was an Achaemenid satrapy. Is there any archeology to indicate where this was ?
  19. R

    Why British Empire did not divided India alongside Ethinic and linguistic lines ?

    This is the correct ways to divide India actually bike rating this artificial Nation in in South Asia cities India Pakistan Bangladesh the British Empire created this huge mess in South Asia only reason you see millions and millions of South Asian invading your country is the result of this huge...
  20. R

    State bank of India is providing easy

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