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news about verrier elwin

  • Feb 09, 2019 19:23
    There can be absolutely no doubt that the Mahatma would have seen the movement for a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya as a tragic misdirection of the energies of Hindus and Hinduism read more
  • Dec 01, 2018 09:57
    In 2010, Alpa Shah, dressed as a man in military fatigues set out on a seven-night march with a naxal platoon. While her book looks at dispossession and the conflict at the heart of India, this excerpt also reveals how upper caste leaders police the... read more
  • Sep 22, 2018 18:44
    Between 2nd October 2018 and 2nd of October 2019, we shall hear many effusively complimentary things said about the Mahatma. Can we hope that at least some of these tributes are as insightful as those offered, during Gandhi’s lifetime, by Jan Smuts and... read more
  • Aug 04, 2018 00:01
    Pictures from Abujhmad, microfiction and poetry, and radical short fiction on caste - all this on HT Picks this week read more
  • Mar 30, 2014 12:11
    The freedom movement was largely led by those who exchanged professional success for an uncertain life of struggle. With independence came the career politician, in quest of prestige and profit, Ramachandra Guha writes in a new HT column. read more
  • Dec 23, 2010 11:58
    Ramachandra Guha (born 1958) is an Indian writer whose research interests have included environmental, social, political and cricket history. read more
  • Mar 12, 2010 01:14
    The tribals of central and eastern India may have roamed through the jungles in a state of nudity before Independence, but in the eyes of British anthropologist Verrier Elwin, they were far more civilised than the “so-called civilised world outside”. read more
  • Feb 21, 2009 22:56
    Anthropologist Verrier Elwin rubbed elbows with the elite of both Britain and India. Yet, he was the subaltern’s trusted friend, writes KumKum Dasgupta. read more
  • Apr 29, 2008 22:36
    Arunachal Pradesh has many things going for it, thanks to the visionary Verrier Elwin, writes Ramachnadra Guha. read more