Sunday, Jan 29, 2023



‘Petty, ahistorical’: Congress slams ICHR for ‘omitting’ Nehru pic

August 29, 2021 10:29 am

The Council, on the other hand, called the controversy “unnecessary” and said there was no ulterior motive behind its choice of freedom fighters for the poster.

ICHR not to conduct study whether Ram Setu man made, natural: Head

April 08, 2018 1:37 pm

The bridge has been at the centre of a controversy, especially since the Sethusamudram shipping canal project was mooted by the UPA government.

ICHR's member secretary Anand Shanker Singh resigns

June 24, 2017 2:57 pm

ICHR Chairperson Sudershan Rao confirmed the development saying "Singh had approached me with his resignation citing personal reasons. He has been relieved of his duties and an officiating member secretary appointed till an appointment is made for the post".

Aligarh historians society’s seminar: Ex-chairman Irfan Habib seeks funds, ICHR says no

June 11, 2017 3:39 am

Habib, who is currently appointed as professor emeritus in the history department of Aligarh Muslim University, was the ICHR chairman from September 9, 1986, to July 1, 1990.

ICHR approves first project to map ancient India's scientific achievements

June 14, 2016 10:39 am

India’s achievements in science and technology have been in focus ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi used examples from the Mahabharata and Ramayana to illustrate the country’s scientific temperament in ancient times.

HRD may ask Y Sudershan Rao to remain ICHR chief

April 02, 2016 4:42 am

The decision, ministry sources said, was prompted by the “peculiar wording” of Rao’s letter in which he sought HRD Minister Smriti Irani’s permission to quit.

ICHR plans scheme to revive ‘gurukul’ system, meeting today

March 29, 2016 2:15 am

Under the draft ICHR scheme, the historian, in exchange for the research assistant’s help, will train the understudy in his area of expertise.

ICHR revokes History Congress' special status

November 30, 2015 10:07 am

Just two months before ICHR chairman Y S Rao resigned, the council, under his leadership, approved the removal of a special provision that allowed the IHC to receive funds exceeding the fixed ceiling of Rs 5 lakh for its annual conference.

No honorarium, ICHR chief Sudershan Rao quits

November 27, 2015 1:32 pm

The proposal to grant Rao an honorarium was first mooted during the 81st meeting of the General Council of ICHR on September 23.

The unmaking of history

October 15, 2015 6:06 am

From the beginning, the ICHR has been beholden to the political and historical beliefs of whoever was in power. This aspect of its leadership has not changed.