Nishan Sahib on Red Fort: Past, Present and Fiction

By Smita Mukerji A Sikh rioter attacks a security personnel with his sword in the course of the insurgence on 26 January in Delhi. (Source: Indian News Live) While there were no exact estimates of how many farmers were hurt in Tuesday's violence, the Delhi Police has said 394 of its personnel were injured. (PTI … Continue reading Nishan Sahib on Red Fort: Past, Present and Fiction

The Sannyasi’s Siblings

By Smita Mukerji Narendranath Dutta (Swami Vivekananda, b. 1863, d. 1902) Most would know, Swami Vivekananda was born as Narendranath Datta to Vishwanatha Datta and Bhuvaneshwari Devi. But there are some facets of the pre-monastic life and family of Swami Vivekananda entirely unknown to most people. Much of the sources relating to this are in … Continue reading The Sannyasi’s Siblings