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Lakshmi Subramanian

The writer is professor of history, Centre for Studies in Social Science, Kolkata

What happened in Panipat, 1761?
Sun, Feb 17, 2019

So who was the enemy in 1761? Was there an enemy in the singular? Can we find parallels in the 18th century for the times we live in? What was the battle all about? And what were its immediate consequences?

Balamuralikrishna: The Impish Rebel
Tue, Dec 06, 2016

As we were growing up, M. Balamuralikrishna was not a musician whom several senior members of the family particularly liked. Yet, he was someone with the charm of an enigma. Perhaps the ambivalence was to do with the more insidious politics of the world of classical/Carnatic music that had subconsciously informed our responses. Subsequently, one […]

Identity Of Places
Tue, Aug 09, 2016

Changing a name of place can be an act of power or about the politics of visibility.

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