Historian


'Historian' - 154 News Result(s)

  • Veer Savarkar's Role "Under-Appreciated" In History: Vice President

    Veer Savarkar's Role "Under-Appreciated" In History: Vice President

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday regretted that Indian historians have erred in not properly projecting the contribution of stalwarts like Veer Savarkar and their contributions to the country's freedom struggle.

  • Russian Historian Arrested After Woman's Arms Found In His Backpack

    Russian Historian Arrested After Woman's Arms Found In His Backpack

    Police in Saint Petersburg on Saturday arrested a prominent Russian historian on suspicion of murdering a former student after he was hauled out of a river with a backpack containing a woman's arms, authorities said.

  • The Bones Of A Former Slave Were Missing - Until A Historian Asked For It

    The Bones Of A Former Slave Were Missing - Until A Historian Asked For It

    Janice Hayes-Williams was just starting out as an amateur local historian two decades ago when she found out a prominent black man had been deeply disrespected. The grave holding the remains of Smith Price, founder of the first free black community in Maryland's state capital, had been dug up during an urban renewal project in the 1980s.

  • Photo Of Pelosi And Trump Is A Work Of Art. Some Say It's A Masterpiece

    Photo Of Pelosi And Trump Is A Work Of Art. Some Say It's A Masterpiece

    If the image of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's White House meeting with President Donald Trump had been a painting, some say it could have been a masterpiece. Something about the symmetry, the light, and the postures of the figures in the room turned ordinary people into art historians who were captivated by the strength of the composition.

  • "Can't Silence Us": New Letter Slams Sedition Case Against Celebrities

    "Can't Silence Us": New Letter Slams Sedition Case Against Celebrities

    Over 180 public personalities, including actor Naseeruddin Shah and historian Romila Thapar, have come out against a police complaint lodged against 49 celebrities over an open letter they had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi three months ago.

  • JNU History Students 'Pained' By Administration's Move Over Romila Thapar's CV

    JNU History Students 'Pained' By Administration's Move Over Romila Thapar's CV

    Jawaharlal Nehru University's students of History have said they were "pained" by the administration's move to ask historian Romila Thapar to submit her CV.

  • New JNU Admin Doesn't Understand A Thing About Education: Shashi Tharoor

    New JNU Admin Doesn't Understand A Thing About Education: Shashi Tharoor

    Criticising the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration for asking historian Romila Thapar to submit her curriculum vitae, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said the new management doesn't understand the first thing about education and that universities give the professor emeritus status to honour themselves.

  • JNU Teachers' Body Demands Resume Letters To 12 Professors Be Withdrawn

    JNU Teachers' Body Demands Resume Letters To 12 Professors Be Withdrawn

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday accused the varsity administration of spreading "blatant falsehood" on its letter to historian Romila Thapar asking her to submit her resume and demanded that it immediately retract such letters sent to 12 professors emeriti, besides tendering personal apology.

  • Romila Thapar Among 12 Professors Asked To Submit Resume: JNU

    Romila Thapar Among 12 Professors Asked To Submit Resume: JNU

    Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor Asis Datta, noted scientist R Rajaraman and historian Romila Thapar are among 12 emeritus professors whose curriculum vitae (CV) have been sought by the administration for a review of their work.

  • Outrage Over JNU Asking Historian Romila Thapar To Submit Resume

    Outrage Over JNU Asking Historian Romila Thapar To Submit Resume

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association on Sunday called "politically motivated" the university administration's decision to ask historian Romila Thapar to submit her CV for assessment for continuation as professor emerita.

  • Emergency Was Also Constitutional But Was It Right? Sugata Bose On Article 370

    Emergency Was Also Constitutional But Was It Right? Sugata Bose On Article 370

    Professor Sugata Bose, historian and former Trinamool MP, has criticised the Narendra Modi government for removing the special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, calling it a reckless assault on federalism and democracy.

  • What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha

    What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha

    Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Monday criticised the "arbitrary" manner in which the BJP-ruled central government scrapped the special status provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, and warned that opting to remain silent at this juncture could backfire in the days to come.

  • "Authoritarianism", Says Historian Ramachandra Guha As Article 370 Ends

    "Authoritarianism", Says Historian Ramachandra Guha As Article 370 Ends

    President Ram Nath Kovind did a Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, historian Ramachandra Guha said on Monday after the government revoked Article 370 through a presidential order.

  • "Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Mani Ratnam, Others

    "Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Mani Ratnam, Others

    Forty-nine eminent personalities including filmmaker Aparna Sen and historian Ramachandra Guha have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention to "a number of tragic events" recently, including incidents of lynching, and the alleged weaponisation of the slogan "Jai Shri Ram" into a "war cry".

  • More Than Activism, Remember Girish Karnad For His Work: Ramachandra Guha

    More Than Activism, Remember Girish Karnad For His Work: Ramachandra Guha

    Girish Karnad may have been in the crosshairs of many over his social and political views, but that's not what Ramachandra Guha -- historian and his contemporary in the arts -- would like to remember him for. Mr Guha says there was much more to the 81-year-old artiste, who died at a Bengaluru hospital around 6.30 am today, than the activism he freq...

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'Historian' - 154 News Result(s)

  • Veer Savarkar's Role "Under-Appreciated" In History: Vice President

    Veer Savarkar's Role "Under-Appreciated" In History: Vice President

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday regretted that Indian historians have erred in not properly projecting the contribution of stalwarts like Veer Savarkar and their contributions to the country's freedom struggle.

  • Russian Historian Arrested After Woman's Arms Found In His Backpack

    Russian Historian Arrested After Woman's Arms Found In His Backpack

    Police in Saint Petersburg on Saturday arrested a prominent Russian historian on suspicion of murdering a former student after he was hauled out of a river with a backpack containing a woman's arms, authorities said.

  • The Bones Of A Former Slave Were Missing - Until A Historian Asked For It

    The Bones Of A Former Slave Were Missing - Until A Historian Asked For It

    Janice Hayes-Williams was just starting out as an amateur local historian two decades ago when she found out a prominent black man had been deeply disrespected. The grave holding the remains of Smith Price, founder of the first free black community in Maryland's state capital, had been dug up during an urban renewal project in the 1980s.

  • Photo Of Pelosi And Trump Is A Work Of Art. Some Say It's A Masterpiece

    Photo Of Pelosi And Trump Is A Work Of Art. Some Say It's A Masterpiece

    If the image of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's White House meeting with President Donald Trump had been a painting, some say it could have been a masterpiece. Something about the symmetry, the light, and the postures of the figures in the room turned ordinary people into art historians who were captivated by the strength of the composition.

  • "Can't Silence Us": New Letter Slams Sedition Case Against Celebrities

    "Can't Silence Us": New Letter Slams Sedition Case Against Celebrities

    Over 180 public personalities, including actor Naseeruddin Shah and historian Romila Thapar, have come out against a police complaint lodged against 49 celebrities over an open letter they had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi three months ago.

  • JNU History Students 'Pained' By Administration's Move Over Romila Thapar's CV

    JNU History Students 'Pained' By Administration's Move Over Romila Thapar's CV

    Jawaharlal Nehru University's students of History have said they were "pained" by the administration's move to ask historian Romila Thapar to submit her CV.

  • New JNU Admin Doesn't Understand A Thing About Education: Shashi Tharoor

    New JNU Admin Doesn't Understand A Thing About Education: Shashi Tharoor

    Criticising the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration for asking historian Romila Thapar to submit her curriculum vitae, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor has said the new management doesn't understand the first thing about education and that universities give the professor emeritus status to honour themselves.

  • JNU Teachers' Body Demands Resume Letters To 12 Professors Be Withdrawn

    JNU Teachers' Body Demands Resume Letters To 12 Professors Be Withdrawn

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association (JNUTA) on Tuesday accused the varsity administration of spreading "blatant falsehood" on its letter to historian Romila Thapar asking her to submit her resume and demanded that it immediately retract such letters sent to 12 professors emeriti, besides tendering personal apology.

  • Romila Thapar Among 12 Professors Asked To Submit Resume: JNU

    Romila Thapar Among 12 Professors Asked To Submit Resume: JNU

    Former Jawaharlal Nehru University Vice-Chancellor Asis Datta, noted scientist R Rajaraman and historian Romila Thapar are among 12 emeritus professors whose curriculum vitae (CV) have been sought by the administration for a review of their work.

  • Outrage Over JNU Asking Historian Romila Thapar To Submit Resume

    Outrage Over JNU Asking Historian Romila Thapar To Submit Resume

    The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers' Association on Sunday called "politically motivated" the university administration's decision to ask historian Romila Thapar to submit her CV for assessment for continuation as professor emerita.

  • Emergency Was Also Constitutional But Was It Right? Sugata Bose On Article 370

    Emergency Was Also Constitutional But Was It Right? Sugata Bose On Article 370

    Professor Sugata Bose, historian and former Trinamool MP, has criticised the Narendra Modi government for removing the special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, calling it a reckless assault on federalism and democracy.

  • What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha

    What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha

    Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Monday criticised the "arbitrary" manner in which the BJP-ruled central government scrapped the special status provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, and warned that opting to remain silent at this juncture could backfire in the days to come.

  • "Authoritarianism", Says Historian Ramachandra Guha As Article 370 Ends

    "Authoritarianism", Says Historian Ramachandra Guha As Article 370 Ends

    President Ram Nath Kovind did a Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, historian Ramachandra Guha said on Monday after the government revoked Article 370 through a presidential order.

  • "Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Mani Ratnam, Others

    "Dear Prime Minister...": Letter From Aparna Sen, Mani Ratnam, Others

    Forty-nine eminent personalities including filmmaker Aparna Sen and historian Ramachandra Guha have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, drawing his attention to "a number of tragic events" recently, including incidents of lynching, and the alleged weaponisation of the slogan "Jai Shri Ram" into a "war cry".

  • More Than Activism, Remember Girish Karnad For His Work: Ramachandra Guha

    More Than Activism, Remember Girish Karnad For His Work: Ramachandra Guha

    Girish Karnad may have been in the crosshairs of many over his social and political views, but that's not what Ramachandra Guha -- historian and his contemporary in the arts -- would like to remember him for. Mr Guha says there was much more to the 81-year-old artiste, who died at a Bengaluru hospital around 6.30 am today, than the activism he freq...

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