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Mar 07, 2019
Gandhi's diet offers food for thought, as historian Nico Slate highlights in a new book on the MahatmaHis interest in raw food is one of many examples in which Gandhi saw dietary change as a path toward larger social and political transformation, says historian Nico Slate
Jan 28, 2019
Simon Sebag Montefiore on need for accessible scholarly work, the question of accuracy in historical TV shows, filmsSimon Sebag Montefiore, whose works are being adapted by studios like Universal, Netflix and Fox, speaks about his interest in Stalin and why studying gossip is important to historians
Nov 01, 2017
Ramachandra Guha fully deserves Rajyotsava Award, critics wrong in questioning his facility with KannadaGuha has always claimed to be a proud Kannadiga. He represents Karnataka and the state is equally proud to claim him.
Sep 26, 2016
BJP will be dominant for 15-20 years, Rahul Gandhi should retire: Ramachandra GuhaRamachandra Guha said that the BJP will be the only dominant national party for the next 15 to 20 years. He also said that Rahul Gandhi should retire.
Mar 16, 2016
BJP the most anti-intellectual party, what is happening in JNU is worrisome: Ramachandra GuhaNoted historian Ramachandra Guha said there is a dearth of right-wing intellectuals in the country as he termed BJP as the most "anti-intellectual" party.
Mar 07, 2016
Attempts are being made to obfuscate definition of nationalism: Romila Thapar on JNU rowAmid a debate on nationalism in the wake of the JNU row, Romila Thapar said efforts are being made to "obfuscate" the existing definition of nationalism.
Oct 30, 2015
Chetan Bhagat wants to know what exactly historians do and Twitter is quick to tell himChetan Bhagat irked historians everywhere with his extremely banal tweet questioning what exactly they do.
Jun 12, 2015
Hitler not dead? British historian claims massive cover up, says Nazi leader escaped GermanyAdolf Hitler did not commit suicide at the end of the second world war but was spirited out of Germany by the Nazis in a massive cover up to make the world fall a victim to "duplicitous deception," a noted British historian has claimed.
May 15, 2015
'I kept pestering Anurag': Bombay Velvet co-writer Gyan Prakash speaks about how the film got madeHad it not been for historian Gyan Prakash's book Mumbai Fables, there would have been no Bombay Velvet.
Aug 31, 2014
Remembering Bipan Chandra: Iconic historian and scholarWhile a number of leaders and scholars expressed grief over the demise of veteran historian Bipan Chandra, President Pranab Mukherjee condoled his death saying the country had lost one of its "foremost scholars on modern India" who had an immense contribution towards the study of Indian history.