TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His next book, Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle, will be published in 2024

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The Mughal and the Tudor

The two warrior poets are a perfect study in the elusive nature of power

22 December 2023
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The Whispering Past

Two historians at the intersection of race, sex and an emergent nationalism

11 August 2023
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The Architecture of Atonement

What Germany could teach Pakistan about admitting genocide

23 December 2022
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Asaf Ali’s Haveli

The hidden history of a girls’ primary school in Old Delhi

11 August 2022
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The End of Inevitability

The linear narrative of India’s freedom struggle and its unrealised possibilities

24 December 2021
The Pursuits of the Past
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The Pursuits of the Past

A problematic passage to the national soul

13 August 2021
The Sense of an Ending
The Sense of an Ending

The optics of America’s pullout from an unwinnable war in Afghanistan

30 April 2021
Convenient Histories
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Convenient Histories

Pandemic or not, the past is prologue

25 December 2020
A Requiem for My Boss
A Requiem for My Boss

Jaswant Singh (1938-2020)

02 October 2020
Speak, History
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Speak, History

Returning to the broken fragments of the 1990s to understand the China-driven churn of the present

13 August 2020


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