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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......

Protect the Right to Privacy as a Fundamental Right!

'The government's proposal to store citizens' data including Aadhaar data under its Digital India initiative on cloud is violative of the citizens' human rights because the cloud is admittedly......

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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Farewell, torch bearer....

Vina Mazumdar, the grand old lady of the women's movement in India. Photo: V. V. Krishnan TOPICS Leading women's rights activist Vina Mazumdar... ...

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Archives centre inaugurated

Renowned historian Romila Thapar today called for inclusion of “institutional history” in the curriculum of the subject taught at varsities... ...

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Indian definition of secularism is incomplete, says Romila Thapar

The Indian definition of secularism was limited and incomplete as it restricted itself to mere co-existence of religions which did not prevent some... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/delhi/indian-definition-of-secularism-is-incomplete-says-romila-thapar/
The Growing Indian Middle Class and the Rise of Hindu Majoritarianism

DURING the mid 1980s, when India was ruled by Congress under the Premiership of Rajiv Gandhi, the country took many steps which, in the subsequent... ...

http://www.kashmirobserver.net/news/opinion/growing-indian-middle-class-and-rise-hindu-majoritarianism
Of Beef Bomb, Seditious Biryani and Uncle Ghafoor

Meet Uncle Ghafoor who misses his share of beef biryani and Bollywood of Dilip Kumar and Madhu Bala's vintage For a normal Sunday afternoon,... ...

http://kashmirobserver.net/news/opinion/beef-bomb-seditious-biryani-and-uncle-ghafoor

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