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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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TSR Subramanian

In the eye of the storm over the radical policy changes recommended in education by his panel, TSR Subramanian is not one to mince words. He led a... ...

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The week belongs to the demagogue…

We Indians are congenially unconnected, inward-looking people. We remain so complacently confident about our own old civilisation and its... ...

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/columns/the-week-belongs-to-the-demagogue/257028.html
The film many did not get

Many have watched and re-watched Lakshya over the past 12 years, and found plenty to like. The film talks about a youngster coming of age after... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/lakshya-12-years-hrithik-roshan-farhan-akhtar-javed-akhtar-cult/1/695071.html
General drift of society

ByGopalkrishna Gandhi Write as you speak, a wise old man once told me, and speak as you think. The advice, intended to guard writing from... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=cult&nid=17648
The general drift of society

Illustration: Deepak Harichandan The troubled intellectual in India today is being asked to choose between free speech that can lead to... ...

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