Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in 326 BCE

samudra gupta alexander war

Historians have wrongly mixed Maurya with Chandra Gupta I. His son Samudra Gupta defeated Alexander in early 326 BCE. Alexander III of Macedon, after conquering Asia Minor, Egypt and Persia, invaded India in 327 BCE. He defeated … Read more

Qutub Minar was Dhruv Sthambh or Vishnu Dhwaj

Qutub Minar in Delhi was actually Dhruv Sthambh or Vishnu Dhwaj that existed even before the times of King Vikramaditya and had arabic scripts and motifs retro-installed by Qutb-ud-din Aibak between 1191 – 1210 AD, followed by … Read more

Iron Pillar in Delhi

Standing at the center of the Quwwatul Mosque the Iron Pillar is one of Delhi’s most curious structures. Dating back to 4th century A.D., the pillar bears an inscription which states that it was erected as a … Read more