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Ramchandra Guha


Ambedkar warned us about dangers of bhakti in politics; bhakti in sport is the same: Ramachandra Guha

December 19, 2020 12:12 pm

Ramchandra Guha, in an interview with The Indian Express, talks about his initiation to cricket, witnessing India’s rise, all the pitfalls that came along.

Delhi Confidential: Sparring Over Nehru

February 14, 2020 2:34 am

S Jaishankar and historian Ramchandra Guha were engaged in a Twitter spat over the claim in a new book that Jawaharlal Nehru did not want Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in his Cabinet in 1947, and omitted Patel’s name from the initial Cabinet list.

Ramachandra Guha says Kerala did a disastrous thing by electing Rahul Gandhi; calls Modi 'self-made'

January 19, 2020 1:30 pm

Even if Rahul Gandhi was "much more intelligent, more hard-working, never took a holiday in Europe, as a fifth-generation dynast he still will be at a disadvantage against a self-made person", Guha said.

Karnataka HC slams govt: ‘You will ban each protest? Can’t an author speak up?’

December 21, 2019 9:30 am

The Karnataka HC has also directed the Advocate General (AG) to check whether the police had initially granted permission for staging protests but later revoked it after imposing section 144. The AG was asked to submit his reply at 4 pm today.

Ramachandra Guha, Yogendra Yadav, Sitaram Yechury among those detained in anti-CAA protests

December 19, 2019 5:46 pm

Scores of protestors were detained by the Delhi Police near Red Fort when they tried to take out a march in defiance of the prohibitory orders imposed there to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Adoor Gopalkrishnan, Ramachandra Guha, Mani Ratnam: Their letter to PM on lynchings gets them booked for sedition

October 05, 2019 4:20 am

The FIR, which names Shyam Benegal, Adoor Gopalkrishnan, Ramachandra Guha, Mani Ratnam, Shubha Mudgal, Aparna Sen, Konkana Sen and Anurag Kashyap among the 49, was filed on orders from a Muzaffarpur court in response to a complaint.

RSS detested Ambedkar in his lifetime but now must praise him: Ramchandra Guha

September 08, 2018 10:18 am

Ramachandra Guha on the second volume of his biography on Mahatma Gandhi, the cost of criticising the incumbent government and why Dalits are a major political force today.

Subjected to 'unprovoked rudeness' by IndiGo staff three times in a week, says Ramchandra Guha

November 26, 2017 10:08 pm

"Three times this time, I have been subject to unprovoked rudeness by an @IndiGo6E staffer. Different people, different airports, same airline. Absolutely shocking," the historian tweeted

It's baffling to find my integrity has been questioned: Sunil Gavaskar hits back at Ramchandra Guha

June 03, 2017 10:21 pm

Ramchandra Guha, in his letter to Vinod Rai, had suggested that either Sunil Gavaskar must give up his PMG role or stop commenting on cricket matches for the Board of Control for Cricket in India

Ramachandra Guha wanted male cricketer in CoA panel, had suggested Javagal Srinath

June 02, 2017 8:10 pm

In his resignation letter, accessed by The Indian Express, he had mentioned that he had put forth the name of former cricketer and match referee Javagal Srinath’s name, but, like several other suggestions his, went unheeded.