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Romila Thapar

Farrukh Dhondy | On theocracy, secularism, and new truths about the past

Did Jinnah actually foresee the possibility of India’s pronounced secular democracy turning into a not-so-secular, intolerant nation with

01 Apr 2022 11:26 PM

Fuss over Emeritus: We don’t need no thought control

There are other insidious processes inimical to freedom of expression.

08 Sep 2019 7:19 AM

Who is shilling for Thapar?

Just another case of that entitled Delhi elite question that makes grown men quiver, “Do you know who I am?”

08 Sep 2019 7:13 AM

Romila Thapar and JNU: Can India’s Left go to the rescue?

The octogenarian opposed narrow Muslim demands in the 1970s to change the secular character of AMU.

04 Sep 2019 1:25 AM

Don’t shoot the messengers

It’s the mindset that’s to blame for such pinpricks inflicted on opponents, flowing from ideological undercurrents.

04 Sep 2019 1:23 AM


No move by JNU to discontinue Prof Emeritus status to any academician: HRD Ministry

Thapar, noted scientist R Rajaraman, former JNU VC Asis Datta, are among 12 Emeritus Professors, above age of 75, who have received letters.

02 Sep 2019 3:49 PM

'Deliberate attempt to dishonour': Teachers demand apology after JNU asks resume from Romila Thapar

In July, the varsity's registrar wrote to Thapar asking to submit her CV, to evaluate whether she should continue as professor emerita.

02 Sep 2019 9:44 AM

‘Can JNU sink any lower?’ Tharoor after Romila Thapar told to present her CV

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers’ Association (JNUTA) on Sunday called the move 'politically motivated'.

02 Sep 2019 9:43 AM

JNU asks historian, professor for 6 decades Romila Thapar to produce CV

Thapar was asked by JNU to produce her CV to decide if she can continue as professor emerita.

01 Sep 2019 7:19 PM

Supreme Court rejects Thapar’s review plea

A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud dismissed the plea on Friday.

28 Oct 2018 1:52 AM


Teejan Bai to receive Fukuoka Prize 2018

Fukuoka Prize is conferred on outstanding individuals or groups that preserve and create unique and diverse cultures of Asia.

02 Jun 2018 8:31 AM