Romila Thapar
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Romila Thapar is Emerita Professor of History at JNU and a fellow of the British Academy.

ART & CULTURE

 |   2-minute read

Truth about whether Hindus were forced to convert to Islam during Mughal rule

[Book extract] Political relations should be examined in terms of the politics of the time.

ART & CULTURE

 |   23-minute read

The ugly truth about India's caste system

[Book extract] History may tell us why the exclusion came to be, but the question — as was famously said — is how to change it.

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

How Hindutva agents are more colonial than Left-liberals

[Book excerpt] Religious nationalism for all its espousal of the indigenous, clings with greater determination to its colonial roots.