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Banning of Bipan's book in DU display of ignorance, say historians

Noted historians Romila Thapar, Irfan Habib and Amar Farooqi believe that banning the sale of a book by DU because it refers to Bhagat Singh as a "revolutionary terrorist", is display of......

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......

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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Dalit history stays, so does India. California school book debate ends

Would you rather call pre-independence India South Asia? Thats one of the concerns that education officials in California have finally put a lid... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/dalit-history-stays-so-does-india-california-school-book-debate-ends-1463928971.html
A party tethered to RSS apron-strings

In September 2015, several key Ministers of the ruling NDA made detailed presentations before top RSS leaders, in an unusual show of governmental... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/specials/a-party-tethered-to-rss-apronstrings/article8616995.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
An ego boost for a political regime

Every new political regime implements certain cosmetic changes in this country. Changes, such as changing names of commissions, roads, policies... ...

http://www.merinews.com/article/rajasthan-school-textbooks-row-an-ego-boost-for-a-political-regime/15916261.shtml
Dangerous game

While all the developed and developing countries of the world constantly endeavour to modernise and update their educational structures, we in... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/opinion/op-ed/160516/360-degree-dangerous-game.html
Rising from the Ashes

The Left is no longer left behind. A new radical rainbow coalition of Left assertion is shining like a red star in India. New barricades, alliances... ...

http://www.hardnewsmedia.com/2016/05/left-foot-forward

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