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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.


Did say Rahul Gandhi was a fifth generation dynast, but I said much, much, more: Ramachandra Guha

January 18, 2020 8:50 pm

Guha said that his talk was a "defence of constitutional patriotism against Hindutva jingoism".

Ramachandra Guha detained in Bengaluru: ‘Are we a totalitarian regime?’

December 20, 2019 5:57 am

Guha raised slogans against the new law before he was dragged away and put under what police called “preventive arrest”. He was later released.

CAA protests: More than 100 detained in Bengaluru, CM appeals for peace

December 19, 2019 5:36 pm

Prohibitory orders across Karnataka have been imposed under Section 144 of CrPC for 3 days beginning Thursday.

Express briefing: Deal between Mirchi son, Bhushan steel under scanner; Infosys asks CEO, CFO to recuse from probe

October 23, 2019 10:02 am

From the US Congressional hearing on India's removal of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir to the probe into "unethical" practices in Infosys, here's the top news today.

Ramachandra Guha declines paycheck for cricket stint

October 23, 2019 10:14 am

Guha was to receive Rs 40 lakh and Limaye Rs 50.5 lakh on a pro-rata basis. The CoA will wind up after the BCCI’s annual general meeting and elections Wednesday, according to the apex court.

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

May 17, 2019 1:13 am

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

March 13, 2019 2:51 am

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

November 02, 2018 1:00 pm

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

October 25, 2017 6:24 pm

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

September 13, 2017 11:22 am

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