India After Gandhi

  • Curfewed Night: Discovering the Capital through authors' eyes November 28, 2008

    New Delhi: The question of identity in this rapidly changing city has never been more critical. An issue Journalist Basharat Peer is more than familiar with. His memoir Curfewed Night, about growing up in Kashmir also addresses the difficulties he faced moving to Delhi. “I lived in this neighbourhood -...
  • History vs Journalism: Same pinch or different strokes? August 9, 2007

    “Journalism is the first rough draft of history.” New Delhi: The quote - widely credited to Washington Post publisher William Graham - perhaps defines best the complex and yet the fascinating relationship between history and journalism. While both complement each other amid the constant “battle of importance” between events and processes...
  • Freedom Chat: 'Hindu communalism is greater threat ' August 9, 2007

    Eminent historian, academician and columnist Ramachandra Guha was the guest on IBNLive chat room for our 'Freedom Chat' series on Thursday. He engaged IBNLive readers in a thought-provoking discussion on the topic 'India after Gandhi', which is interestingly his recent book title. Here we reproduce the full text of the...