Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicRomila Thapar

Topic: Romila Thapar

Gandhi’s encounter with a young Romila Thapar in Pune that inspired her activism

In 'The Psychology of a Patriot', journalist Saket Suman delivers an account of modern India, tracing the evolution and contestation of patriotism.

That Muslims enslaved Hindus for last 1000 yrs is historically unacceptable: Romila Thapar

The book ‘Inquilab: A Decade of Protest’ chronicles some of the most powerful speeches and articles by Kavita Krishnan, Romila Thapar, Kanhaiya Kumar, Mahua Maitra, and others.

Why highly placed Muslims became ‘Krishna bhaktas’ in the Mughal period

In ‘Voices of Dissent’, Romila Thapar writes that Rajput-Mughal joint patronage helped make Vrindavan the focus of Krishna bhakti.

‘Refuse to remain silent’ — Romila Thapar, Noam Chomsky & others condemn Jamia ‘brutality’

Petition signed by over 10,000 students & academics from renowned universities across the world also speaks up against ‘illegal siege & curfew’ in AMU over CAA protests.

Traffic violators to bring about ‘vikas’ and ‘salt satyagraha’ against UP journalist

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

JNU won’t discontinue Professor Emeritus status of any academician, says HRD ministry

In July, JNU wrote to professors, including Romila Thapar, holding Professor Emeritus position to submit their CV to evaluate if they should continue at the post.

Is JNU enforcing age ban on profs emeriti? Modi critic Thapar asked for details of work

University administration says it has sent letters to all emeritus professors, asking what they have done in the last couple of years, and not just Thapar.

Why Right-wingers and lapsed liberals hate Romila Thapar, the mother of history in India

The dislike for Romila Thapar is embedded in belief that Left-liberal monopoly on scholarship has denied Hindus their rightful place in history.

Hindu Sena’s adoration of Queen Victoria shows they don’t know their history

The truth about British rule and Queen Victoria, as historians have written, is quite different.

On Camera

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.

RBI raises repo rate by 50 basis points to 5.90%, warns of broadening price pressures

This is the fourth straight raise by the RBI, which has has now raised rates by a total 190 basis points since its first unscheduled mid-meeting hike in May.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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