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Feb 21, 2020
Historical Gastronomica, an Indus Valley dining experience: Why India’s Hindu Right must chew on its great meat hypocrisyContrary to how India advertises itself globally, Indians love their meat.
Jan 14, 2020
Lawyer sends notice to historian Irfan Habib for asking Amit Shah to remove 'Persian' last name, blaming Savarkar for dividing nationLawyer Sandeep Kumar Gupta sought a reply from Habib within seven days and asked him to publish an apology, warning him of strict legal action if not done so.
Dec 25, 2019
Wrong to look at protests against Citizenship Amendment Act merely as 'Muslim outrage', says historian Irfan HabibThe eminent historian said about the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act : 'this struggle is about India and about the future of democracy'.
Nov 12, 2018
'Shah is a Persian word, BJP should consider changing Amit Shah's name': Historian Irfan Habib takes jibe at party's name-changing spree"Shah is a Persian word. And it is not derived from Sanskrit. They should first change his name before renaming cities," said professor Irfan Habib.
Apr 15, 2018
Exaggerations in history need to be removed from time to time, says historian and ICHR chief Arvind JamkhedkarThe debate in the country on rewriting history is unnecessary as certain "exaggerations" need to be removed from time to time, ICHR chairman Arvind Jamkhedkar said
Nov 24, 2017
Padmavati controversy: History is at risk of being trapped between Left, Right interpretations of the pastAfter speaking to historians, it becomes clear that the Padmavati controversy is not just a battle over the past
Jul 13, 2017
Amartya Sen's documentary: Romila Thapar, Shyam Benegal condemn CBFC's 'diktat' to mute 'cow, Gujarat'Historians Romila Thapar and Irfan Habib, filmmaker Shyam Benegal and others condemned the stalling of a documentary on Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen.
Jul 14, 2016
Where is CPM heading? To oblivion, if the Habibs' letter is any indicatorWhen a couple in its eighties chooses to write a letter to the CPM, a communist party it has loyally served for over six decades, it calls for immediate attention
Jan 21, 2016
Left historians prevented resolution of Babri Masjid dispute, says KK Mohammed, former ASI regional headThe allegation made by Dr KK Muhammed, former Regional Director(North) of Archaeological Survey of India, in his autobiography titled Njan Enna Bharatiyan (I an Indian) in Malayalam also claim that remains of a Hindu temple were found during the excavation made by a team of archaeologists headed by Professor BB Lal, then director general of the Archaeological Survey of India during 1976-77, in which he was also a member.
Nov 07, 2015
Why fuss so much when intolerance is not new; it’s been around since 1947When offenders go unpunished and live to offend again, the perception of intolerance grows, both bigger and uglier. The proponents of award-wapsi would have been more credible, but they don’t always get it right.