Romila Thapar
India  /  Published 26.09.20

‘Scapegoats are required as a diversion’

By Romila Thapar in

India  /  Published 02.09.20

Hope: on youth, not parties

Prabhat Patnaik, economist and professor emeritus at JNU in conversation with Subhoranjan Dasgupta, professor of human science: Dasgupta: In one of her recent lectures, eminent historian Ro...
By Subhoranjan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 10.10.19

US ‘concern’ over Romila

The American Historical Association has expressed “deep concern” at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s decision to review historian Romila Thapar’s position as professor emerita and suggested that ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.10.18

SC junks review plea by civil liberties activists

A three-judge Supreme Court bench on Friday dismissed the review petition filed by civil liberties activists such as Romila Thapar seeking a court-monitored special investigation team probe into the a...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 04.09.19

Teachers open our minds to otherness

Sir — A committee appointed by the Jawaharlal Nehru University has asked Romila Thapar, the renowned historian and emeritus professor, to submit her CV so that it can “evaluate” her work. The ef...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 02.09.19

JNU’s MIT and Princeton parallel questioned

Jawaharlal Nehru University has sought to draw a parallel with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University to defend its decision to review historian Romila Thapar’s honorary ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.18

We are destroying oceanic food chains

Sir — Over-exploitation has pushed fish populations worldwide to the brink. Besides freshwater fish, other aquatic species like crabs, sharks and octopuses are also getting depleted. Human greed has...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.20

Need to look for truth: Historian

Looking for “factual truth” is the need of the hour when myths are increasingly being equated with history, Dipesh Chakrabarty, a professor of history at the University of Chicago, said on Monday....
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.01.20

Economist to give up JNU emeritus status

Economist Amit Bhaduri is returning his emeritus professorship at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The economist had written to JNU vice-chancellor M. Jagadesh Kumar, informing him of the decision.I...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.09.19

No move to discontinue Professor Emeritus status, says JNU

The HRD ministry on Monday clarified that there is no move by the JNU to discontinue anyone's Professor Emeritus status following media reports that the university had asked for the CV of hi...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi


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