Ramchandra Guha
Opinion  /  Published 04.07.22

Tracing the origin of music

Ancient music Sir — Rock paintings are considered to be the most ancient form of visual art. Recent archaeoacoustic research focuses on bringing to life sounds made by people living in the past...
By The Telegraph

People  /  Published 02.02.22

Parimal Bhattacharya on his latest book, ‘Field Notes from a Waterborne Land'

What has satisfied you the most about writing Field Notes and the response it has received? Writing Field Notes was a transformative experience. Travelling to unfamiliar terrains, meeting all those f...
By Rohan Datta

Culture  /  Published 23.01.22

Inglorious Uncertainty

“Rahane would have been the ideal choice but unfortunately his form is an issue. Sharma will be a temporary solution since he is 34. So someone younger must be lingering in the minds of the sele...
By Indranil Majumdar

India  /  Published 06.07.21

Academics call out state 'cruelty'

Ganguly said Fr Stan fought for the idea of an inclusive and just India.“He died declared an anti-national under the draconian (anti-terror law) UAPA. Not just that despite his age and ill healt...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 16.12.20

Cricket is also about beauty and poetry

Guha talked about being a passionate club cricket fan and said he would rather wear his club tie even at the Lord’s Cricket Ground. “Club loyalties sustain us”. He went on to rue the...
By Aniruddha Biswas


Books  /  Published 01.10.20

Tracing Gandhi through books

We end with a more personal yet scholarly book, The Good Boatman: A Portrait of Gandhi by acclaimed biographer Rajmohan Gandhi, who is also Gandhi’s grandson. By examining in detail the dominant...
By Richa Burman

India  /  Published 15.06.20

Troll Army ends up helping Guha

It began with a tweet that turned into a no-holds-barred political battle and also a welcome distraction from Covid-19. On one side, there’s celebrated historian Ram Guha gleefully needling the poli...
By Paran Balakrishnan

India  /  Published 08.10.19

Letter to PM: More celebs condemn FIR

Over 180 members of the cultural community, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, cinematographer Anand Pradhan, historian Romila Thapar and activist Harsh Mander, among others, condemned the FIR lodged a...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.01.20

Kerala disaster in electing Rahul Gandhi: Ramachandra Guha

A 'fifth-generation dynast' Rahul Gandhi has no chance in Indian politics against a 'hard-working and self-made' Narendra Modi, and Kerala did a disastrous thing by electing the the Congress leader to...
By PTI in Kozhikode

India  /  Published 24.05.20

Migrant woes 'greatest manmade tragedy' since Partition: Guha

The unfolding miseries of millions of poor people in the world's largest coronavirus lockdown is the greatest manmade tragedy in India since Partition, says historian and economist Ramchandra Guha.Cau...
By PTI in New Delhi


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