Tanuj Solanki

Karna’s quest to be accepted as a kshatriya

Soon after Krishna’s departure from Hastinapura, Kunti thinks of the looming war and decides to talk to Karna, her first-born.

08 Jan 2019

Karna receives an indecent proposal

Even after baring his true form in the Hastinapura assembly, Krishna is unable to awe Duryodhana into deciding against  war with his cousins.

02 Jan 2019

Krishna shows his true form

Parshurama’s story is based on the then-popular premise that Arjuna and Krishna are equivalents or embodiments of Nara and Narayana.

17 Dec 2018

Krishna begins the peace negotiation

With Krishna’s arrival in Hastinapura, the expenses incurred by the state for his welcome and on gifts showered upon him cause some discomfort.

04 Dec 2018

Duryodhana demands war

Sanjaya returns to the Hastinapura court carrying messages from the Pandavas.

19 Nov 2018

Sanjaya talks peace with the Pandavas

Sanjaya, tasked by Dhritarashtra to talk peace with the Pandavas, reaches Upaplavya, where the Pandavas are camped.

04 Nov 2018

Alliance-making continues

In the anticipation of a great war between the contenders of Hastinapura, a spree of alliance-making ensues across the continent.

22 Oct 2018

Krishna’s pact with the two parties

With the offer of himself and a mercenary army (a peacekeeping force, so to say), Krishna limits how much the war will tap into Yadava resources over time.

14 Oct 2018

Pandavas Alliance with Matsya

After victory over the Trigartas, the king of Matsya returns to his palace and enquires about the whereabouts of his son, Uttara.

09 Oct 2018

Arjuna destroys the Kuru army

At the edges of the kingdom of Matsya, as if in rehearsal for the war to come, the plundering Kuru army and Arjuna engage in battle.

01 Oct 2018

The Kauravas’ face-off with Arjuna

Brihannada (Arjuna) drives Uttar’s chariot towards the front.

23 Sep 2018

Capturing the cattle of Matsya

After the death of Kichaka, the kingdom of Matsya is deemed to have become weaker. Susharma, king of the rival kingdom of Trigarta, sees this as an opportunity.

18 Sep 2018

The killing of Kichaka

Be it forest or palace, Draupadi’s beauty is sure to create complications for her.

10 Sep 2018

The salaried Draupadi

For their year of anonymity, the five Pandava brothers, along with Draupadi, take up new identities and find salaried jobs in the court of king Virata.

02 Sep 2018