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Sep
7
answered Why didn't Alexander invade India?
Sep
7
comment Why didn't Alexander invade India?
Could you please cite something that says that Porus won? As far as I know, Indian history says that the glorious war was won by Alexander, not Porus. This was because Porus' cavalry mostly used elephants, and the night of the battle, the rain had made it difficult to move. Alexander's cavalry contained horses, and so faced no such difficulty.
Sep
3
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
27
comment How come Indians were not mass converted to Islam/Christianity?
@phaedrus The caste system ensured that people who changed their religion would not only have to change their belief system, but would also separate themselves from members of their own community. This was a major factor behind lowering the number of conversion to Islam. But, even then, most of those who converted were from lower castes.
Aug
25
revised How did Muslim traders raise investments given Islam's prohibition of usury?
corrected spelling
Aug
25
revised Did Russia help India arm itself with nuclear weapons?
fixed grammar, corrected spelling
Aug
25
awarded  Custodian
Aug
25
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Did Russia help India arm itself with nuclear weapons?
Aug
18
accepted Why were there more Muslims in East Bengal than in West Bengal
Aug
17
comment Why were there more Muslims in East Bengal than in West Bengal
Could you please name the source from where you got this information?
Aug
17
revised Why were there more Muslims in East Bengal than in West Bengal
fixed grammar
Aug
17
comment Why were there more Muslims in East Bengal than in West Bengal
Welcome to the site. Do not worry about spellings; are there to correct them in case it is necessary :)
Aug
15
comment Was Christopher Colombus Polish?
@FelixGoldberg Latin Americans
Aug
13
comment Why was the US unable to win in Korea?
But bulk of the fighting against the Japanese was done by the Asians themselves, such as the Chinese and the Indians (through British Indian Army).
Aug
11
awarded  Informed
Aug
11
comment Did Hitler really support Subhash Chandra Bose's cause and did he do anything to help Bose?
But Bose could converse fluently in German! As for more projection than what he was, could you cite an example? From what I know, if anything, the Indian government has tried to avoid naming Bose for most things because his supporters refused to join the government.
Aug
10
asked Why were there more Muslims in East Bengal than in West Bengal
Aug
9
comment How were British personnel employed in the colonies after independence
So you mean all freed colonies would pay using their own currency. But the cost of living in the UK being much higher, did they not expect higher salaries than given to Indians? From what I have read, one of the main complaints of the Indian nationalists was that Indians were paid lower salaries than the Britishers even though they did the same work and held the same posts in their jobs. How was this complaint then redressed?
Aug
8
comment Have any major US book publisher published a book about USA war crimes?
@T.E.D. Perhaps this shows the confidence of the Americans in their destiny. A confident people are likely to tolerate and even encourage self-criticism. What do you think?
Aug
7
comment How were British personnel employed in the colonies after independence
@MarkC.Wallace I have added sources and citations as you had suggested. Thank you for your suggestion!