Jawaharlal Nehru

‘I have written on Ambedkar in good faith’

Ullekh NP

Shashi Tharoor’s latest book, Ambedkar: A Life, dwells on the scholar-politician’s trials and tribulations, achievements and associations, and his differences with leaders of the stature of Gandhi and Nehru

BR Ambedkar: Flawed Genius

In a new biography of Ambedkar, Shashi Tharoor gets a measure of the constitutionalist and nation-builder, contending that an honest survey of Ambedkar’s life and its impact needs to also look at those faults for which he can be legitimately criticised without taking away from his greatness

Misplaced Nostalgia

The Commonwealth has little value for India

Jawaharlal Nehru: The Man and the Myth

The rediscovery of Jawaharlal Nehru

Syama Prasad Mookerjee: The One Who Saw the Future

More than sixty years after his death, Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s position on Kashmir has been vindicated and his critique of the Nehruvian order is redefining the idea of Indian nationhood

1942: An Indian Tragedy

The price we paid for the failure of the Cripps Mission eighty years ago

Jagat Mehta: A Tragic Hero

How misunderstood diplomat Jagat Mehta’s career was cut short

Our History Wars

Hindutva and Swaraj VII

Was There Ever a Golden Age?

An era when Hindus and Muslims shared a bond

It’s Time for a New Hindu-Muslim Deal

...because Indian secularism was doomed to fail


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