NY author, Rockefeller speechwriter Persico dies

A best-selling author, historian and speechwriter for then-New York Governor Nelson A Rockefeller has died. Joseph Persico was 84.

PM condoles historian Bipan Chandra's death

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief over the death of noted historian Bipan Chandra and extended his condolences to the deceased's family, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said today.

Historian Bipan Chandra is dead

Noted Indian historian Bipan Chandra died in his sleep Saturday morning, family members said. He was 86.

Noted historian AK Narain passes away

Internationally acclaimed historian and archaeologist A K Narain passed away here today after a brief illness.

Noted historian RS Sharma dead

Noted historian RS Sharma, 92, died at a private nursing home in Patna on Saturday after brief illness.

Noted historian hails India`s pluralism at Oxford

Noted historian Ramachandra
Guha said today the country has defied convention by forming a
geographically vast nation-state on the basis of pluralism and
multiplicity of languages, ethnicities and cultures.

Textbook row: Historian declines to join review panel

Eminent historian MGS Narayanan has declined to join the three-member panel set up by the Kerala Govt to review the controversial social science textbook for the 10th standard which has raised the hackles of the Catholic church.

Lithuanian historian quits after Holocaust article

A Lithuanian historian quit his
civil service job on Thursday after seven ambassadors from fellow
European nations accused him of denying the Holocaust.