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Historian Eric Hobsbawm passes away

Eric Hobsbawm, one of the most eminent British historians who closely followed the fluctuating fortunes of the Left movement in India and influenced many Indian scholars over decades, died in......

Netaji deputy, Nehru aide was Soviet spy: British documents

A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an ‘old friend’ of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a former Indian ambassador, ACN Nambiar, has been described as a Soviet spy.......

The nation-state tests its limits

Last week, as I was driving to work past Gowalia Tank Maidan in Mumbai, I could not help but wonder what the gentlemen assembled there on August 8, 1942 would have made of some recent events. The......

Indian Left still stuck in the 1940s, says Karat

In a candid overview of the state of the Left parties in India, Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Prakash Karat told a conference at the University of Cambridge that the Leftist......

Don't forget, we are dealing with killers

For those who have personal experiences of a grotesque phenomenon called Naxalism, the assassination attempt on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu brought back unhappy memories.......

Why the middle-class across the world is angry

There are few periods in human history that have seen worldwide expressions of middle-class angst like the current one has. In India, this expression takes the form of - sometimes tacit and......

'Plenty of money is waiting to come'

Finance Minister Jaswant Singh works seven days a week these days to the utter discomfort of his officials. But then in election time, he has many commitments to keep.From giving inputs to......

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The Wall collapsed, but capitalism hasn't delivered

The collapse of the Berlin Wall, 25 years ago, abruptly brought to a close what the historian Eric Hobsbawm famously called the Short 20th... ...

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A Majestic Man Prone To Himalayan Blunders

Both are Cambridge-educated. Mushirul Hasan is a former vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia and a former director-general of the National... ...

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Right to dissent is indispensable

Praful Bidwai When Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani famously said of the media during the Emergency that when asked to bend, they crawled,... ...

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A question for intellectuals

Group of CPIM supporters in a rally (Photo: AFP/File) Increasingly of late, Prof. Romila Thapar is required to assume the nearly impossible... ...

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Was Nehru friend and Netaji aide a Soviet spy?

press trust of india LONDON, 25 OCT: A deputy of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, an old friend of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and a... ...

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