Romila Thapar
Opinion  /  Published 30.04.22

Boris Johnson's recent India visit

Thapar, who spent decades teaching at Jawaharlal Nehru University, said: “What JNU was noted for was the free expression of students and teachers grappling with knowledge and ideas. That has bee...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.21

Empress of Ancient Indian Studies

By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Books  /  Published 30.04.21

Uncommon voices

The continuity of dissent, therefore, presupposes the continuity of some of these practices and institutions over a long period of time. As evinced by the recent trends of political mobilization, reli...
By Iman Mitra

Opinion  /  Published 01.12.20

A new jurisprudence: Contempt & sedition laws

The observations of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud while considering the bail application of Arnab Goswami reflected the spirit of the Constitution. The judge said that if the top court does not interfere i...
By Kaleeswaram Raj

India  /  Published 27.09.20

‘Scapegoats are required as a diversion’

By Romila Thapar


India  /  Published 03.09.20

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

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

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


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