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Almost 90% of my reading is non-fiction: Amish Tripathi

The author talks about his favourite Indian authors and his experience in the Indian publishing industry.
The author says he reads around 5-6 books per month.
The author says he reads around 5-6 books per month.
Updated on Jul 30, 2020 09:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByNavneet Vyasan

The New India Foundation announces the tenth round of fellowships for book projects on Post-Independence India

The deadline for sending in proposals is 31 August 2020
A range of serious titles has emerged from the work of New India Foundation Fellows.(www.newindiafoundation.org)
A range of serious titles has emerged from the work of New India Foundation Fellows.(www.newindiafoundation.org)
Updated on Jul 08, 2020 05:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Team

Shed partisanship, reach out to the best minds, writes Ramachandra Guha

In 1947, Nehru and Patel reached out to their fiercest critics and invited them to join the Cabinet. They worked with bureaucrats who had helped the Raj repress the freedom struggle. This helped the country tide over Partition. Modi-Shah should emulate the example
To accomplish these varied and complex tasks, Nehru and Patel recognised that, in the choice of their Cabinet colleagues, they must not be constrained by partisan considerations.(HT ARCHIVES)
To accomplish these varied and complex tasks, Nehru and Patel recognised that, in the choice of their Cabinet colleagues, they must not be constrained by partisan considerations.(HT ARCHIVES)
Updated on Apr 04, 2020 05:07 PM IST
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Karnataka minister Basavaraj Bommai misled Assembly, didn’t apologise: Ramachandra Guha

In two tweets on the topic, Guha said that this assertion by the minister was false and he had received no such call or apology.
Ramachandra Guha had participated in a peaceful anti-CAA protest in Bengaluru on December 19. The Bengaluru Police had manhandled the protesters and taken several of them into custody.(TWITTER.)
Ramachandra Guha had participated in a peaceful anti-CAA protest in Bengaluru on December 19. The Bengaluru Police had manhandled the protesters and taken several of them into custody.(TWITTER.)
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 09:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByHT Correspondent

Jaishankar’s post on Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel kicks up Twitter slugfest

Jaishankar, who launched the book “VP Menon, the unsung architect of modern India” here on Wednesday, tweeted that he “learnt from the book that Nehru did not want Patel in the Cabinet in 1947 and omitted him from the initial Cabinet list.
Foreign minister S Jaishankar at the launch of the book “VP Menon, the unsung architect of modern India” on Thursday.(@DrSJaishankar/Twitter)
Foreign minister S Jaishankar at the launch of the book “VP Menon, the unsung architect of modern India” on Thursday.(@DrSJaishankar/Twitter)
Updated on Feb 14, 2020 02:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Podcast: Jerry Rao on The Past, Present, and Future of Conservatism in India

Jerry Rao’s book, The Indian Conservative: A History of Indian Right-Wing Thought, examines the contribution conservative ideas have made—and could make in the future—to the economy, politics, culture, society, and aesthetics of India.
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 08:30 AM IST
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‘Distorted, cherry-picked’: Ramachandra Guha on Rahul Gandhi, PM Modi comments

After making the comments during his talk, “Patriotism vs Jingoism” at the Kerala Literature Festival (KLF), Guha sent out several tweets to issue a clarification.
Historian Ramachandra Guha(Photo: Kashif Masood/ Hindustan Times)
Historian Ramachandra Guha(Photo: Kashif Masood/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 11:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Young India doesn’t want a 5th-gen dynast’, says historian Ramachandra Guha

Guha, on the second day of the ongoing Kerala Literature Festival (KLF), spelt out other differences between the former Congress president and Prime Minister Modi.
Police personnel detain Indian historian Ramachandra Guha during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 at Townhall in Bengaluru.(Photo: ANI)
Police personnel detain Indian historian Ramachandra Guha during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 at Townhall in Bengaluru.(Photo: ANI)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 11:21 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

News updates from Hindustan Times: Delhi court sends 15 men to judicial custody for 2 days over Daryaganj violence and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Protestors try to get past the police barricades during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Daryaganj chowk, in New Delhi.((Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO))
Protestors try to get past the police barricades during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), at Daryaganj chowk, in New Delhi.((Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO))
Updated on Dec 21, 2019 08:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

‘Citizenship law immoral, wise government would withdraw it’: Ramachandra Guha

He also noted that immediate withdrawal of the NRC was a necessary first step to restore trust and heal the nation.
Historian Ramachandra Guha was detained by police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019.(ANI photo)
Historian Ramachandra Guha was detained by police during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019.(ANI photo)
Updated on Dec 21, 2019 08:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

‘Served hot lunch’: Cops after detaining Ramachandra Guha during CAA protest

The hot lunch comprised tomato baath, sambar/rasam rice and curd rice.
Noted historian Ramachandra Guha being detained by police during a protest against an amended Citizenship Bill, at Town Hall in Bengaluru on Dec 19, 2019.(PTI)
Noted historian Ramachandra Guha being detained by police during a protest against an amended Citizenship Bill, at Town Hall in Bengaluru on Dec 19, 2019.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 20, 2019 04:10 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByIndo Asian News Service

‘Am glad I went’: Ramachandra Guha explains why he joined CAA protests

Historian Ramachandra Guha was detained in Bengaluru on Thursday during a demonstration against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA.
Noted historian Ramachandra Guha being detained by police during a protest against an amended Citizenship Bill.(PTI)
Noted historian Ramachandra Guha being detained by police during a protest against an amended Citizenship Bill.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 19, 2019 08:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByVenkatesha Babu

BCCI to pay Vinod Rai, Diana Edulji Rs 3.5 crore each

The Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) will demit office after the BCCI AGM on Wednesday, ending a tumultuous 33-month tenure.
A file photo of Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji.(PTI)
A file photo of Vinod Rai and Diana Edulji.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 08:15 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

CoA to demit office after newly elected members take charge of BCCI: Supreme Court

The Apex court also said that the committee would be immune from action in respect of any act performed by them as COA in good faith and that no proceedings could be initiated against the member individually or jointly.
Vinod Rai led the CoA(Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Vinod Rai led the CoA(Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 01:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

‘Moving towards an authoritarian state’: Rahul Gandhi on FIR against celebs

The Congress leader is in Wayanad to express solidarity with protestors who are on a fast against the night traffic ban along the Kozhikode-Bengaluru National Highway 766.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is on a visit to his constituency Wayanad in north Kerala.(ANI PHOTO.)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is on a visit to his constituency Wayanad in north Kerala.(ANI PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 09:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | ByRamesh Babu

Closure of Daryaganj book market evokes shock, outrage and nostalgia

Started in 1974 and known for the availability of rare titles at throwaway prices, the Sunday book bazar in Daryaganj was shut down following a recent Delhi High Court order to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to ensure that weekly bazars on Sundays were not permitted on Netaji Subhash Marg.
The Daryaganj footpath that usually teems with bibliophiles scouring rows of neatly laid-out books every Sunday looked forlorn.(HT Photo)
The Daryaganj footpath that usually teems with bibliophiles scouring rows of neatly laid-out books every Sunday looked forlorn.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 12:58 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByZara Khan

Review: Ink of Dissent by Damodar Mauzo

Konkani icon Damodar Mauzo, who is on the hit list of religious extremists, represents the multi-cultural traditions of Goa. Ink of Dissent, the first compilation of his English writing, focuses on liberal concerns
Author Damodar Mauzo(Pantaleao Fernandes)
Author Damodar Mauzo(Pantaleao Fernandes)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 07:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByVivek Menezes

The river Ganga is flowing into ever more danger

Throughout my tenure I was at pains to point out that Nirmal Ganga is simply not possible without Aviral Ganga. The Modi government renamed Mission Clean Ganga as Namami Gange and took the Nirmal Ganga component forward. But many of its actions subvert the very objective of Aviral Ganga.
In this photo dated Oct 10, environmentalist G D Agarwal, who was on fast unto death since June 22, is being forcibly taken to the hospital. He died the next day.(PTI)
In this photo dated Oct 10, environmentalist G D Agarwal, who was on fast unto death since June 22, is being forcibly taken to the hospital. He died the next day.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 26, 2018 07:23 PM IST
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ByJairam Ramesh

India’s first Dalit cricketer Palwankar Baloo fought against caste barriers on the field and off it

India’s poor show in the recent England tour is almost a mirror image of its performance during its first-ever outing in 1911. But one man stood out by the grit of his spin and his fight against caste barriers on the field and off it. Why is he forgotten?
In many senses, Palwankar Baloo was the first modern Dalit icon.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
In many senses, Palwankar Baloo was the first modern Dalit icon.(Illustration: Mohit Suneja)
Updated on Sep 16, 2018 09:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDhrubo Jyoti

Writers, artists condemn arrest of activists by Pune police

At the event organised by the Gram Seva Sangha, linguist Ganesh N Devy said that all over the world the state is being controlled by capitalists
Poet-Social activist Varavara Rao as he returns home to be placed under house arrest, in Hyderabad on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018. Supreme Court gave relief to Rao and four other rights activists, who were arrested for their alleged role in Bhima Koregaon violence.(PTI File Photo)
Poet-Social activist Varavara Rao as he returns home to be placed under house arrest, in Hyderabad on Thursday, Aug 30, 2018. Supreme Court gave relief to Rao and four other rights activists, who were arrested for their alleged role in Bhima Koregaon violence.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 02, 2018 11:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | ByVikram Gopal, Bengaluru

Intellectuals condemn arrest of activists, call it ‘perilous, chilling, fascist’

Pune police on Tuesday carried out searches at residences of prominent lawyers and activists in five states across India in connection with their investigation into alleged Maoist links with the Elgar Parishad held in the city on December 31, 2017.
Arundhati Roy alleged that anybody who speaks up for justice or against Hindu majoritarianism is being made into a criminal.(File Photo)
Arundhati Roy alleged that anybody who speaks up for justice or against Hindu majoritarianism is being made into a criminal.(File Photo)
Updated on Aug 28, 2018 08:01 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Delhiwale: A hidden bookmark in publishing hub of Ansari Road

A bookstore in central Delhi, well-known among the scholars, offers a treasure trove of selections on almost all aspects of Indian history and society.
Manohar bookstore is located at Ansari Road, Delhi’s publishing hub.(HT Photo)
Manohar bookstore is located at Ansari Road, Delhi’s publishing hub.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 09, 2018 03:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMayank Austen Soofi

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Fine and high

London-based Michelin starred Vineet Bhatia.
London-based Michelin starred Vineet Bhatia.
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 03:14 PM IST
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HindustanTimes | ByMalavika Sangghvi, Mumbai
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