Jadunath Sarkar, GS Sardesai and Raghubir Sinh offer lessons in dissent in our own time of churn
His scholarship helps us understand Islam better and grasp the intricacies of Jihadist thought
In his new book, the historian shows how modern South Asia remains a product of the World War II
The lamentation of Romila Thapar, our most venerable historian, is understandable: philistines have come to dominate the political space. The age of the philosopher king is gone; today it is all about spin and sound bites.