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First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out

Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) was a prominent Lutheran pastor in Germany. He emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps. He is perhaps best remembered for his postwar words, “First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out…” Poem First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out— because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out—because I

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a major uprising in India during 1857–58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown. The event is known by many names, including the Sepoy Mutiny, the Indian Mutiny, the Great Rebellion, the Revolt of 1857, the Indian Insurrection, and India's First War of Independence. The rebellion began on 10 May 1857 in the form of a mutiny of sepoys of the Company's army in the garrison town of Meerut, 40 miles northeast of Delhi (now Old Delhi). It then erupted into

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Who were the real Architects of Indus Valley Civilization?

Who were the real Architects of Indus Valley Civilization? The question needs deep research as the earlier views of Indian Historians are mostly of biased nature. It was the most developed civilisation of the ancient history of the world and that was not because of the Aryans but of the local population. Aryans imigration took place around 2500 BC while the civilisation was of around 7000 BC old. Harappan culture had deep impact over religions that came in its contact. The original inhabitants were of monotheistic belief with immaterial God. Idol worshiping was not proved beyond doubt. Their belief was realistic

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Decline of Indus Valley Civilisation

What were the reason for decline of Indus Valley Civilisation? Some questions remained unanswered till I started higher studies. Why there was so much emphasis put on proving Hinduism to be the oldest religion while studying the historical artefacts unearthed from the Indus Valley Civilisation? Who were the Dravidians? Who were the Aryans? Who were the real architects of Indus Valley Civilisation? Are the Vedic Culture older than Harappan or Mohenjo-Daro culture? Why do we smell bad odour of framing-up Hinduism link with Indus Valley? Have the chronological study of historical artefacts taken place with biased mind-set? I was not

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