The writer teaches history at Ashoka University. All views are personal.
Was he a social radical till the end, or did he lose his way? Karunanidhi: The Definitive Biography seeks to demystify the politician.
Grove blazed the trail for a new kind of history of ideas that spanned continents. Most crucially, he placed India, Africa and the Caribbean at the centre of global environmental change.
His robust pluralism, and not soft Hindutva, should guide the Congress
Arguably one of India’s most enigmatic political leaders, Indira Gandhi redefined polity and the power of the office of the Prime Minister.
A spectacular introduction to the circle of life that shares space with the President of India