Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha is a writer-historian who has authored several books including the popular India after Gandhi. Apart from writing and teaching at various international universities, Guha is also a columnist. He is a recipient of awards including the Ramnath Goenka Prize for excellence in journalism, Sahitya Akademi Award, Daily Telegraph/Cricket Society prize, the Malcolm Adideshiah Award for excellence in social science research. Guha has also been felicitated with the Padma Bhushan award in 2009. Guha was awarded a honorary doctorate in the humanities

by Yale University. A member of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators of BCCI, Guha resigned in June 2017.

Ramachandra Guha News

Ahmedabad University V-C on Guha row: Things could have been communicated well

On October 16 last year, the university had announced Guha’s appointment as Shrenik Lalbhai Chair Professor of Humanities and director of the Gandhi Winter School at its School of Arts and Sciences. Three days later, members of ABVP, protested against the decision and demanded cancellation of Guha’s appointment.

Ramachandra Guha: Mahatma Gandhi mediocre student, but greatest since Buddha to get his works together

Guha also recounted that while Muhammad Ali Jinnah sounded like a “phonograph record, possessed by a complete certitude, Gandhi believed in dialogue and was open to change”.


After ABVP calls him anti-national and wants him out, historian Ramachandra Guha won’t teach in Gujarat

Sources said the AU administration reached out to Ramachandra Guha on Monday to discuss the possibility of deferring the date of his joining. He was supposed to join Ahmedabad University on February 1, 2019.

Gauri Lankesh murder: Video clipping of Ramachandra Guha linking RSS with killing yet to be examined, says police

The complainant quoted Guha as saying, "It is very likely that her (Gauri Lankesh) murderers came from the same Sangh Parivar from which the murderers of Dabholkar, Pansare and Kalburgi came," in an interview to a news website.

Licence to Chill

The BJP moves in mysterious ways to demonstrate its commitment to free speech.

If Nitish Kumar takes over as Congress chief, Opposition has a chance against Modi: Ramachandra Guha

In an interview on the 10th anniversary of his book, 'India After Gandhi', historian Ramachandra Guha put his faith in Nitish Kumar, saying it would be his 'fantasy' to see the Bihar Chief Minister at the helm of the Opposition.


BCCI's Committee of Administrators to issue do's and don'ts on conflict of interest issue

According to a BCCI insider, framing the conflict of interest guidelines is a not a reaction to Ramachandra Guha's resignation from the COA and his email in which he tore into the superstardom in Indian cricket and the allied conflicts of interest.

On way out, Ramachandra Guha slams superstar culture in Indian cricket, inaction of Supreme Court committee

In his resignation letter to CoA chairman Vinod Rai, Ramachandra Guha points to instances of preferential treatment extended to Sunil Gavaskar and MS Dhoni. In other cases, without taking names, he points at improprieties and conflict of interest.

The state of Indian cricket, by Ramachandra Guha

Guha takes on the prevalent superstar culture in Indian cricket, and without taking names, trains his guns at skipper Virat Kohli and other players in the squad, who have made their disgruntlement known about Kumble’s “overbearing” style of functioning.

Players & superstars

Ramachandra Guha’s resignation from cricket administration flags important concerns. It may not be enough