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 Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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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 Telegraph, 2 weeks ago
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 Post, 7 hours ago
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 India, 2 weeks ago
0 Flares 0 Flares Geography means as little as history, politics, economics or culture at the levels at which young people from the north-east are attacked. Ethnicity is even more divisive than geography The pretty young girl in a long silk dress ...The Freepress Journal, 3 weeks ago
World Radio Day is occasion to recall Akashvani's pivotal role in shaping the nation. (Reuters) Jawhar Sircar Few people may be aware that the United Nations has declared February 13 World Radio Day. It was on this day in 1946 that the United ...Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
H Lalhmunsiama at an awareness campaign in a Mizoram school. In November, Ohey Tayem and 11 others trekked 18 days in the jungle carrying only rice, scouring for vegetables and dodging wild elephants, as they looked for hornbills. Had he belonged ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
Summary Chhattisgarh government is unable to accept the right to protest and unwilling to hear the people's voice. Chhattisgarh government is unable to accept the right to protest and unwilling to hear the people's voice. By going to ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
For almost 50 years following Independence, influential historians contributed nothing but falsehoods. Fortunately things have improved in the past two decades, as these historians are on their way into the dustbin of history, writes NS Rajaram On ...New Delhi Pioneer, 1 month ago
is a poet and novelist writing in English. She was correspondent of The Hindustan Times, The Telegraph and The Sentinel newspapers and President, Arunachal Pradesh Union of Working Journalists. She also worked with World Wide Fund for nature in the ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
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