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Saturday, June 19, 2021

Indian history


Supriya Gandhi: 'Difficult to call Dara Shukoh liberal or secular’

February 06, 2020 1:31 pm

The historian on why modern concepts can’t be read into the past, history as battleground and her new book on a romanticised Mughal prince.

Chapters glorifying Tipu Sultan to be removed from textbooks: Yediyurappa

October 30, 2019 5:56 pm

Soon after, BJP Karnataka tweeted: "...textbooks must be rewritten to portray the real Tipu Sultan to our children. They should be made aware of the Tyrant's cruelty against Hindus & his anti-Kannada rule."

Crazy things the Greeks actually saw in ancient India!

November 01, 2018 10:47 am

The Greeks noted that there was no slavery in that part of India that they saw, saying "This is a great thing in India, that all inhabitants are free, not a single Indian being a slave."

Songs of India: Hindi film songs that captured the mood of the nation

August 28, 2018 2:00 pm

Note by Note, which released in Delhi last week, encapsulates 70 years of independent India through its film music.

Chandigarh: In our tradition, there is nothing as end of time, says Professor B N Goswamy

February 07, 2018 9:13 am

He has pioneered different ways of seeing and thinking about the art of the past and established clear new paradigms in the area of art historical research.

What’s happening now is troubling investors... this isn’t the India they have been told about: Sunil Khilnani

April 10, 2016 11:07 am

Khilnani on the 50 “angry men and women” of his latest book Incarnations, why India has a “small time horizon” to seize the moment, connection between inequality and “some of the politics today”, and why varsities must be “republic of ideas where you say the unsayable”

6 times more ‘Puranas’ in hand, RSS puts 100 on job for new history

August 18, 2014 1:38 am

Apart from a version based on Puranas, Sangh plans history of all dists, tribes

In search of Modi

August 09, 2014 12:28 am

Who would have thought he would fail to communicate his thoughts, his ideas of reform, his vision for a new India?

A less sterile story

August 02, 2014 8:12 am

Historiography needs to go beyond Eurocentrism and saffronisation.

Out of my mind: Legacy Wars

November 03, 2013 2:33 am

The Congress had promised a coalition with the Muslim League in UP after the 1937 elections.