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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

ICHR member says 'deliberate effort' to keep him out of its meetings

The ICHR was reconstituted by the NDA government nine months ago and Chakrabarti was among the 18 new historians appointed by the Human Resource Development Ministry to its top panel.