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India  /  Published 19.09.21

Hitler cloud on proposed UGC history syllabus

A BA history syllabus proposed by the University Grants Commission has attracted charges of promoting unverified claims and a “racial theory” of history reminiscent of Adolf Hitler’s...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

People  /  Published 08.09.21

Watch: Infosys Prize winner's journey, from Berkeley To Kolkata

Last year in December, historian Prachi Deshpande of the Centre for Studies in Social Sciences in Kolkata was awarded the prestigious Infosys Prize 2020 in Humanities for her “extraordinarily nu...
By My Kolkata in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 07.09.21

History and beauty meet at the India-Bangladesh border in Taki

If you’re a true-blue Bengali, you will look forward to a meal heavy on fish and rice. Taki is a fish lover’s paradise. Favourites like ilish, rohu, prawn, pabda, parshe are all readily av...
By Shivangi Sen

Science Tech  /  Published 13.08.21

WhatsApp allows cross app transfer

One of the biggest pain points in WhatsApp is finally being addressed — the ability to carry over chats between iOS and Android. The Facebook brand is adding the ability to let you transfer chat...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.21

The future of history

Amidst the pandemic, many policies that should have generated heated debate and concerns have been pushed through with little to no murmur. Among issues that have been shadowed over are the scrapping ...
By Navneet Sharma, Madhuri Sharma

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Opinion  /  Published 16.06.21

Clio and the curriculum

We love to hear stories about our past. They shape our identity and define our relationships with others. And, yet, history is one of the most ignored subjects in school and very few students want to ...
By Amman Madan

Books  /  Published 11.06.21

Day of the long knives and other horrible histories

The gladiatorial games, meanwhile, made killing delightful public entertainment. All these would have moulded the citizens’ ideas of right and wrong and their perceptions of deliberate killing. ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

Opinion  /  Published 13.03.21

Stand tall: Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month — a month-long celebration and acknowledgement of the achievements of women throughout history who have had to overcome unique barriers. It started off as In...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.21

Portraits of the present: 'Subway Series'

During the pandemic, using the subway and other forms of public transport has taken on a different meaning. People are generally apprehensive as they try to socially distance themselves from others on...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Sports  /  Published 06.02.21

Joe Root marks a milestone

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By Our Bureau, Agencies in Chennai


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