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Indian history

Book Review | Folk heroes take precedence over icons, wording of title still curious

Review of 'Bravehearts of Bharat' by Vikram Sampath

11 Dec 2022 1:40 AM

India is rectifying past mistakes: PM Modi

India's history is not just about slavery but also about India emerging victorious, its warriors and the valour of countless greats, PM said

26 Nov 2022 6:58 AM

Mohan Guruswamy | Rewriting history, with an open mind or empty mind?

In recent years, the Sangh Parivar’s historians have been seeking to revise history to suit some of their ideological peculiarities

06 Jul 2022 7:21 AM

AA Edit | Why rewrite history?

Nitish Kumar’s wonderment about how history can be revisited is as much pregnant with political meaning as the call of Amit Shah on its need

19 Jun 2022 11:39 PM

'Time to write our own history', says Amit Shah

Home minister says historians ignored Cholas, Pandyas to focus on Mughals

11 Jun 2022 7:36 AM


Mohan Guruswamy | Indian history: The tales of defeat in North India

Little is told about regions like Odisha and Bengal, while Assam hardly figures

26 Oct 2021 1:18 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | Why I’m happy to be a snob… amid linguistic revolutionaries

Indian historians, even in my school days, decolonised the accounts of Indian history written by British Raj historians

09 Oct 2021 12:53 AM

French strokes, Indian canvases

Ironically, many Indian rulers had French-speaking officials in their kingdom.

17 Nov 2019 1:05 AM

Wars in India: Looking back at history

The Mahabharat was a civil war and no Indian really celebrates it. The Ramayan, on other hand, was a war.

15 Jan 2018 12:32 AM

Taj can't be part of history, creator wanted to wipe out Hindus: BJP MLA

Earlier, it was also reported that the BJP Government in the state had not included Taj Mahal as part of UP's 'cultural heritage'.

16 Oct 2017 12:05 PM