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Shah is a Persian word, change leaders name first says Historian Irfan Habib

Historian Irfan Habib on Sunday responded to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) name changing spree and said that the party should change names of their members first. 

Nov 11, 2018, 17:42 PM IST

Ramchandra Guha sent legal notice for linking Gauri Lankesh's murder to BJP, RSS

 Gauri Lankesh was shot dead by unidentified assailants at her residence in Bengaluru on September 05.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:53 PM IST

Historian slammed for saying 'return of Kashmiri pandits will be like cancer for Valley'

An article in 'Kashmir Narrator' has said that return of Kashmiri pandits to the Valley would be like cancer.  

Mar 27, 2017, 19:58 PM IST

'It will be good for India if Rahul Gandhi retires from politics, gets married'

Historian and writer Ramachandra Guha has said that the BJP cannot think that it will be uncontested. 


Sep 25, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

Hitler's older brother was in fact younger and died early, says historian

Hitler is widely thought to have been the fourth of six siblings, but records from the Austrian town where he was born, show that he was in fact the third.

May 31, 2016, 00:12 AM IST

Noted historian Shekhar Pathak from Uttarakhand returns Padma Shri

Noted historian from Uttarakhand Shekhar Pathak on Monday announced his decision to return Padma Shri.

Nov 02, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

Indus Valley script numerical, not language: Historian

Contrary to the age-old assumption that the Indus script is a language, a veteran science historian has claimed that it is numerical, as evident from numbers and symbols in the seals and artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilisation (3000-1900 BC).

May 24, 2015, 11:57 AM IST

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.

Sep 01, 2014, 06:22 AM IST

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.

Aug 30, 2014, 23:19 PM IST

Historian Bipan Chandra is dead

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

Aug 30, 2014, 11:58 AM IST

Noted historian AK Narain passes away

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

Jul 10, 2013, 18:43 PM IST

Noted historian RS Sharma dead

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

Aug 21, 2011, 13:23 PM IST

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.

Jun 17, 2011, 21:24 PM IST

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.

May 31, 2011, 15:12 PM IST

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.

Nov 25, 2010, 23:15 PM IST