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The ICHR is holding the talks in several cities including Jaipur, Guwahati, Port Blair and Pune. The first in the series of talks ‘The Truth about Savarkar’ was held in Delhi on Monday.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Rajasthan University refuses to hold talk on Savarkar

By Urvashi Dev Rawal | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:36 PM IST
The Congress government in Rajasthan had earlier dropped the prefix ‘Veer’ from Savarkar’s name in school text books which had led to strong objection from the BJP and the RSS.
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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also directed the ICHR to renovate the library and maintain all books and journals in a professional manner.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank also directed the ICHR to renovate the library and maintain all books and journals in a professional manner.(HT FILE PHOTO)

‘Don’t dump files in corridors, digitize them’; HRD Minister to ICHR after surprise visit

By Amandeep Shukla | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 11:12 PM IST
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank‘s advice came during a surprise visit to the ICHR’s office in Delhi where files lying in the corridors coated in dust caught his eye.
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Even while battling cancer, Sabyasachi Bhattacharya completed his assignment of editing a three-volume Comprehensive History of Modern Bengal to be published by the Asiatic Society.(Photo courtesy: Family)
Even while battling cancer, Sabyasachi Bhattacharya completed his assignment of editing a three-volume Comprehensive History of Modern Bengal to be published by the Asiatic Society.(Photo courtesy: Family)

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, one of the country’s leading historians, passes away in Kolkata

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 08, 2019 01:28 PM IST
A prolific writer, Bhattacharya stepped out from the strict confines of his specialisation in economic history and provided an all-encompassing view of modern India, placing it in the context of world history.
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