Opinion  /  Published 26.10.18

Jinnah's politics of language, now in India

One of the joys of reading old newspapers on microfilm is the serendipitous discoveries one makes. Looking for reports on Gandhi’s stay in Calcutta in August-September 1947, I came across a remarkab...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 09.08.19

Biggest story, unreported

Kashmir has nearly 180 English and Urdu daily newspapers, but only five are publishing these days because of restrictions imposed by authorities to prevent unrest.“This is the biggest story of our g...
By Reuters in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.18

Sanskritising films: A to-do list for Yogi Adityanath

One place that will soothe Yogi Adityanath’s eyes, tired of spotting Muslim names everywhere, is the list of the earliest Hindi films. The first years look like edicts of Hindutva now, though they c...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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