The writer retired as professor, Centre for Historical Studies, JNU
India needs to legally reclassify hate crimes as acts of terror.
Anirban Bhattacharya’s enthusiasm for historical documents is infectious.
Each state gets two chapters, one to explain the Left’s early achievements and the second to track its later debasement into patronage politics, insulated from mass movements.
The prohibition against inter-community marriages is not an invention of Hindutva. But Hindutva articulates and disseminates it most systematically, writes Tanika Sarkar.
The sum of a lifes work in a refreshingly creative idiom