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The Dark History Behind the Kohinoor Diamond

The kohinoor on display

The diamond’s history has a bloody backdrop. The diamond has changed ownership several times over the past 8 centuries, most of the time involving fighting and wars among men. Currently, India, Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan have claimed ownership to the Kohinoor diamond.

Education in India Part 1: Lies in our History books

Our history textbooks are quite cruel. For decades, we’ve been told lies, stories extended and weaved over time to make generations believe made up versions of real, brutal events. It starts from the first ever history textbook a school going kid in India picks up, regardless of syllabus or certification.