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Saturday, January 22, 2022

Aparna Vaidik

The writer is associate professor of history, Ashoka University, Kundli.

Who really killed the Mahatma?
Sat, Nov 20, 2021

'The Murderer, The Monarch and the Fakir: A New Investigation of Mahatma Gandhi's Assassination' by Appu Esthose Suresh and Priyanka Kotamraju examines the Hindutva imagination that led to the murder of the visionary leader

Renaming islands in Andamans obscures complex loyalties, horrific memories
Wed, Jan 09, 2019

The irony is the more we rename the more we erase; and what gets swept away is not the Mughal or the British master’s history, but our own past.

Hindu selfhood and cow stories
Fri, Oct 09, 2015

The fount of Bharmall’s tale is the history of medieval Rajasthan, where cow protection against diseases and raids was a definitive aspect of the lives of pastoral communities.