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 |  Paradigm shift  |  5-minute read
Historians, William Dalrymple, Aurangzeb, Audrey Truschke

The secret to Audrey Truschke's success (no, it's not her scholarship)

The historian who has surpassed William Dalrymple's popularity online has figured out how to be a hit. Simple. By hurting Hindu feelings.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Communalism, Irfan Habib, Historians

Are Indian historians against the idea of Bharat?

Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik interviews Purushottam Agarwal, a historian of literature.

POLITICS

 |  9-minute read
Dadri Murder, Historians, Intolerance

Modi's silence worrying us too: Open letter from overseas historians and social scientists

It is a sad commentary on proclaimed traditions of tolerance an individual can be lynched for an alleged social transgression.

POLITICS

 |  20-minute read
Congress, Irfan Habib, Marxism, Historians

Defacing the national psyche: A brief history

The story of these realities must be told to build a nation based on accepting and digesting even the harshest of historical truths.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Narendra Modi, Historians, RSS, Vedic Science

Intolerance only rising in media: Stop bashing Mr Modi, Vedic science

There are those who consider a lecture on ancient discipline as intolerable as a beheading.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Writers Protest, Historians, Adarsh Liberal, Liberal

Tough times ahead: Anti-Modi is the new 'intellectual'

The people who were once revered and celebrated are today vilified.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
AwardWapsi, India, Mythology, Historians

Devdutt Pattanaik on 14 things historians taught him

The best thing they passed on is that no knowledge is fixed and finite.