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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.
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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.
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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.
Students of Jamia Millia Islamia University clash with the police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill on 13 December

‘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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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Govt’s plan to tackle edible oil price rise: Push for domestic rice bran oil production

India is witnessing record-high inflation in edible oil prices. Food Secretary says country can produce up to 18-19 lakh tonnes of rice bran oil, up from current 11 LT.

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India among few countries developing hypersonic missiles, US Congressional report says

According to the report, India collaborated with Russia to develop BrahMos II and is reportedly developing an indigenous, dual-capable hypersonic cruise missile.
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Aryan Khan isn’t a show to enjoy. NDPS is a weapon vengeful state could use on you or your kids

The draconian Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been handed over to people who are prone to misuse it. The story we see unfolding on our TV screens is of its blatant misuse.
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