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Irfan Habib


Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed calls historian Irfan Habib ‘goonda’

August 24, 2022 4:06 am

Addressing media persons in Delhi, Khan said: “Is it the job of an academic to indulge in physical fights? That is the job of a goonda. Irfan Habib is a goonda.’’

Aligarh society claims Irfan Habib was pushed by Kerala Governor's security officers at IHC event

December 30, 2019 4:06 pm

The incident took place at Kannur University on Saturday, when the Kerala Governor, while making his opening address, reiterated his stand in favour of the new Citizenship law. However, some delegates protested after Khan spoke on the contentious legislation.

Kerala: Protests at History Congress, Governor says bid to disrupt

December 29, 2019 1:42 am

Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan's address at the Indian History Congress in Kannur was marred by protest from delegates including the History Congress’ acting president Irfan Habib.

Such suppression of dissent not seen even in colonial period: Irfan Habib

December 25, 2019 9:38 pm

Habib said some recent policies introduced by the Modi government are merely the manifestation of a "long term project of the Hindutva movement" which rests largely on policy of "suppressing dissent and protest".

Professor Irfan Habib on Indian history, culture debates, nationalism, RSS and more

December 09, 2017 4:36 pm

Renowned marxist historian, Professor Irfan Habib of Aligarh Muslim University, on Mahatma Gandhi, modern India, nationalism, RSS, contemporary culture debates and history as a discipline in this long-form, in-depth interview.

Irfan Habib: Rewriting history not saffronisation but fictionalisation

November 15, 2014 3:57 pm

Habib also said that the previous regimes in the Centre, except BJP, have not been interested in rewriting the history.

Left,regional parties align against Cong,BJP for convention against communalism

March 14, 2014 11:11 am

The convention is planned for next week with the said agenda of preserving secularism.

Academics write to HRD against Yadav removal

September 22, 2013 2:35 am

In a letter to HRD Minister Pallam Raju,Romila Thapar,Mushirul Hasan among others have expressed their support for Yadav.

Rangarajan takes charge of NMML,govt reply sought on plea by historians

August 12, 2011 2:22 am

Mahesh Rangarajan,professor of history at Delhi University,has taken over as the new director of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.

City Brief

August 11, 2011 2:34 am

The Delhi High Court on has sought the Centre’s stand on a plea questioning the legality of the procedure followed by the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library to fill the post of its director.