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Historians raise questions about ICHR's new boss Prof Y Sudershan Rao

Jul 14, 2014

Historians raise questions about ICHR's new boss Prof Y Sudershan Rao

Professor Y Sudershan Rao's appointment as chairperson of the ICHR has raised questions about Rao's academic credibility. #history #WhoIsThis #ICHR #Rao #Professor Y Sudershan Rao #Indian Council for Historical Research #Romila Thapar #Marxist history
Are we scared to talk about the real India in textbooks?

Jul 07, 2014

Are we scared to talk about the real India in textbooks?

The secular vs communal anxiety around history textbooks sidesteps a bigger question. Do our textbooks answer the basic question India, especially a younger India, is asking - who are we? #India #BJP #Education #RSS #Indian schools #Textbooks #schools in India #Saffronisation of Education #Saffronisation. Rewriting History #Saffronisation of textbooks
Rewriting history: Modi critics calling it 'saffronisation' shows their guilt

Jul 05, 2014

Rewriting history: Modi critics calling it 'saffronisation' shows their guilt

Modi's critics are essentially admitting their own guilt by crying "saffronisation." You can rewrite history only if you admit there is one right version. There isn't one. The version before alleged "saffronisation" was also a rewritten one #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #history #Smriti Irani #RSS #school #Modi Govt #Sangh #Saffronisation. Rewriting History #ICHR
Forget about Brazil history, coach Jose Pekerman tells Colombia

Jul 04, 2014

Forget about Brazil history, coach Jose Pekerman tells Colombia

Colombia will not dwell on their dismal record against Brazil when they face the five-times champions in their World Cup quarter-final, coach Jose Pekerman said on Thursday. #Sports #Brazil #football #history #Coach #Colombia #FIFA World Cup 2014 #quarter-final #WC 2014 News #Jose Pekerman
Why Humshakals made Rs 40 cr: India is offended by everything but stupidity

Jun 24, 2014

Why Humshakals made Rs 40 cr: India is offended by everything but stupidity

If Humshakals's brand of humour is acceptable to the defenders of Hindu culture and desi pride, then they have absolutely no grounds to attack any of the books against which complaints have been filed #OnOurMind #Riteish Deshmukh #Sajid Khan #The Hindus: An Alternative History #Humshakals #Dina Nath Batra

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FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

May 09, 2014

FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable record

Just Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia. #Sports #World Cup #Brazil #France #football #KickingAround #2014 FIFA World Cup #World Cup History #Just Fontaine #13 #1958 World Cup
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Feb 27, 2014

Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Will no one be able to question conventional wisdom about history, politics and mythology? Will no one be able to expose the wrong-doings of politicians and corporate leaders? #Internet #InMyOpinion #Penguin #research #Academia #Freedom of Expression #Right wing group #religious sentiments #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History

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Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Jul 23, 2014

Exclusive: Peek at 'An Oral History of Twin Peaks'

Read a chapter from Brad Dukes' new book, which contains commentary from the cast and crew...
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Jul 22, 2014

TCA 2014: Ken Burns digs up unseen footage for 'The Roosevelts'

Ken Burns is used to telling stories that have been told before. That comes with the territory when you work on documentaries covering momentous points in history, including the Civil War, World War II and the Prohibition era. But for his new seven-p... #Television Critics Association #Ken Burns
Pulping Doniger's book: Will publishers only print 'safe' books?

Jul 23, 2014

‘Galaxy Quest’: The Oral History

The cast and crew of "Galaxy Quest" - including Sigourney Weaver, Tim Allen, and Alan Rickman - explain how the cult classic came together in their own words, for the fifteenth anniversary... #Tim Allen #Sigourney Weaver #Alan Rickman