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Ramachandra Guha on Verrier Elwin

Historian Ramachandra Guha remembers Verrier Elwin, a British priest who lived in and worked for tribal India, and wrote uncommonly well, about his experiences .Click here to read, 1 month ago

A builder of bridges

On February 22, 1964 exactly 50 years ago an Englishman, whose books changed my life, died. His name was Verrier Elwin. Born in Dover in 1902, the son of a former bishop of Sierra Leone, he took two first-class degrees at Oxford before being ordained as a ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago
Indian Express

Gogoi, the only Congressman smiling… and a weeping police officer in a masjid

Assam is the only state the Congress is tipped to dominate, defying the pan-national disaster staring at them. In Assam's fascinating demographics, everyone is a minority. But education and opportunity are challenging this collective grievance. Why ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Indian Express

In Assam, 1983 was a long time ago

Assam is the only state the Congress is tipped to dominate, defying the pan-national disaster staring at them. There is a reason why even as the AGP is declining, and the BJP is moving into its space, it isn't credibly challenging the Congress. The ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Tribal identity, callous bureaucracy

12 March 2014, New Delhi, Amarendra Kishore Rights of Agaria tribe, living in Naxal-infested Garhwa district, lie crushed under fastened files, despite being granted tribal status In the 3rd decade of 20th century, the much popular iron smelter ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago
Outlook India

The Embarrassed Modern Hindu

Perhaps the clearest statement on what exactly it is in Wendy Doniger's work that bothers some people—and who these people are—is outlined in Jakob De Roover's empathetic account of the imagined Hindu boy with intellectual inclinations born ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
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