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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......

Why teachers fear and resent govt's new diktat

Teachers across universities are questioning the “thoughtlessness, rushed manner and opacity” of the process in which the UGC announced the introduction of the choice-based credit......

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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No saffronisation of culture bodies, …

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The controversial changes at the helm of the National Museum and Lalit Kala Akademi are the government's move to bring in... ...

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RSS bats for 'indianisation' of education

The editorial, 'Transforming Education', in the latest issue of RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' argued that Indianisation does not amount to... ...

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A prize and a thought about home

Pratichi, the ancestral home of Amartya Sen in Santiniketan Charleston (East Sussex), May 30: "Last night I dreamt I went to Pratichi... ...

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A credible and authentic account of the partitioning of British India into independent Pakistan and India in August 1947

The eerie twins Pakistan and India are twin countries born out of the June 3 [1947] Plan that got legitimacy from the mother of all parliaments... ...

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What was Asoka's Caste?

Nirala on how the sublime and the ridiculous merge in the BJP's game plan to win Bihar Recast(e)ing an icon The BJP is trying to woo the... ...

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