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Romila Thapar wins Kluge prize

Romila Thapar and Peter Brownwill be awardedthe 2008 Kluge Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Humanity in a ceremony on December 10, at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC.Endowed......

'Media wants a byte, not a book'

Professor Romila Thapar, one of India's finest historians, is in the news again -- for refusing the Padma Bhushan. During the reign of the National Democratic Alliance government, she was in the......

'I have a sense of unease about State awards'

Professor Romila Thapar, one of India's finest historians, is in the news again -- for refusing the Padma Bhushan. During the reign of the National Democratic Alliance government, she was in the......

Historian Romila Thapar refuses Padma award

Noted Indian historian Romila Thapar declined to accept the Padma Bhushan Award saying that she had resolved not to accept 'state awards'.Shestressed that this was a 'purely personal decision'. "I......

The man fighting for Americans to learn the truth about Hinduism

'In the last 10, 20 years American academia has used the concerns about Hindutva in India to almost completely trash the concept of Hinduism.' 'In the American debate, Wendy Doniger's point of......

Who was Prithviraj Chauhan?

Prithviraj Chauhan has always been a name familiar to students of Indian history. His exploits still crop up in school textbooks. Residents of Ajmer speak of him reverently, centuries after his......
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Artists send online petition

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Artists have protested against the sudden transfer of Venu Vasudevan, Director-General of the... ...

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Stepping stones

Shankaracharya Swaroopanand recently claimed that the Taj Mahal was a Shiva temple. Gujarat's Somnath temple, according to historian Romila Thapar,... ...

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Elephants of yore

During the time of Ashoka About two years ago, I got a pleasant email from Professor Tom Trautmann: he was going to be in Delhi briefly and... ...

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To each his own

Vamsee Juluri. Photo: Nagara Gopal TOPICS History and its endless debates. Many summers ago when I was a student of history, our teachers used... ...

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The man fighting for Americans to learn the truth about Hinduism

'In the last 10, 20 years American academia has used the concerns about Hindutva in India to almost completely trash the concept of Hinduism.' 'In... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/interview/the-man-fighting-for-americans-to-learn-the-truth-about-hinduism/20150410.htm

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