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Fifty for seventy-five
In an earlier column (“India at seventy-five”, August 13), I provided a brief analytical history of India’s democratic institutions since Independence. In this column, I offer a list...
By Ramachandra Guha
Freedom struggle, history of art and more at Kolkata pujas
Sarkarbazar Beleghata Milan Sangha pandal will showcase the beauty of autumn or sharatkal in Bengal and how the freedom fighters fought to free this beautiful land. Reminders of the past P...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra
Yogi's ode to Sikh gurus
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said India's history would not be complete without mentioning the sacrifice of the Sikh gurus as they transformed their 'bhakti' (dev...
'Historians gave prominence to Mughals'
Most of the historians in India have given prominence in recording the history of Mughals only, ignoring the glorious rules of many empires like Pandyas, Cholas, Mauryas, Guptas and Ahoms, Union Home ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi
The purest kind
“Do you not want to use a walking stick, Dada?” I asked the 90-year-old. Acharya Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani looked at me through his dimming yet un-fooled eyes and said, “No, I d...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi
Re-narration Indian history gets support St Xavier’s event
An overwhelming majority of the audience at St Xavier’s College supported the re-narration of Indian history on Saturday evening. The show of hands, represented by cellphone lights since it was...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata
Toe the line: silencing research
Silence is golden. This seems to be the driving notion behind the Indian government’s various strategies to ensure the end of all criticism. It is comparatively easy to silence dissidents and cr...
By The Editorial Board
I have had an interest in eccentric foreigners who worked in India: Ramachandra Guha
If you were in charge of deciding how history is taught in India, would you change anything? I’d be disastrous! I would make a very bad dictator or administrator (laughs). I am very much ...
By Samhita Chakraborty
10 Hindi movies on Indian history that make studying history exciting
The dramatised depiction of the lives of emperors and freedom fighters can make us binge-watch these movies ...
By Shreemayee Das
Call for scientific approach to history
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi
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